Nanotechnology Studies Undergraduate Research Symposium

Student Activities Center, SAC 304

Wednesday, April 27th, 9:00-10:30 am

9 am, Welcome & Introductory remarks, Gary Halada, Materials Science & Engineering

           

I. ORAL PRESENTATIONS (9:20-10:30):

 

Environmentally-benign electrochemical method for formation of silver nanoparticles in a chitosan matrix

Jamie Ging

Faculty advisor: Gary Halada, Materials Science and Engineering

 

Silver nanoparticle coating on chitosan functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Kirill Shkolnik

Faculty advisors: Gary Halada, Materials Sciences and Engineering and Chad Korach, Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Gadolinium single wall carbon nanotubes as advanced magnetic resonance imaging nanolabels

Yahfi Talukda

Faculty advisor: Balaji Sitharaman, Biomedical Engineering

 

In vitro RBC heating

Mohammad Halaibeh and Altaz Khan

Faculty advisor: Molly Frame, Biomedical Engineering

 

Artificially layered PbTiO3/CaTiO3 superlattices

Jonathan Daley

Faculty advisors: Matthew Dawber, Physics and Astronomy

 

Quantification of Carbon Nanostructure Fluorination

Emily Hutton

Faculty advisor: Balaji Sitharaman, Biomedical Engineering

 

II. POSTER PRESENTATIONS, See the following Posters/Exhibits in SAC Ballroom A:

28 (Kwame Asante, Farha Islam, Debapria Das,  Particle dispersion at branch points in a large scale model system of the microcirculation);

31 (Joe Garlow, Size dependent enzymatic degradation of graphitic nanostructures);

33 (Mohammed Halaibeh, In vitro burn model system to test temperature and hematocrit dependence of red blood cell clump formation);

35 (Emily Hutton, Ada Tsoi, Jibril Ashiru-Balogun, Mohanlall Narine, Non electronic blood pressure assist device);

37 (Robert Kimmerling, Droplet based microfluidics for single cell genetic analysis);

41 (Erica Palma, Characterization of gold nanoparticle-quantum dot assemblies and their potential applications as biosensor);

43 (Yahfi Talukdar, Gadolinium single wall carbon nanotubes as advanced magnetic resonance imaging nanolabels);

45 (Antonio Wong, In vitro photoacoustic imaging of PLGA/single walled carbon nanotube scaffolds in tissue engineering);

53 (Deena Ghoul and Bryn Lartin, Polyethylene oxide/Lithium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide thin film fabrication for the use as polymer electrolytes in lithium ion batteries);

55 (Junkyu Park and Dong Won, The effect of ocean acidification and oil spills on diatoms transparent exopolymer particles);

58 (Kun Tan, Gas purification using membrane filters);

59 (Zhenguan Tang and Canxian Wu, Using Zn-doped hydroxyapatite as a drug carrier);

97 (Nathan Akhavan and Benjamin Goldman, Manufacturing an improved polymer photovoltaic cell using graphene and graphene oxide);

102 (James Ging, Environmentally-benign Electrochemical Method for Formation of Silver Nanoparticles in a Chitosan Matrix);

108 (Kirill Shkolnik, Silver nanoparticle coating on chitosan functionalized multiwalled carbon nanotubes);

154 (Peter Beierle, Fabrication of crystalline CVD graphene through growth parameter optimization);

156 (Jonathan Daley, Artificially layered PbTiO3/CaTiO3 superlattices).

 

NTS gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Science Foundation.