Theses and Dissertations — 2020

Masters Theses

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Zihan Xiao Dr. Alamgir Karim Phase Behavior of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles Blends Thin Film Induced by Solvent Annealing and Thermal Annealing [Link]
Shenghui Zhou Dr. Alamgir Karim Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers in thin films [Link]

Dissertations

Student Advisor(s) Thesis/Dissertation Title
Aseem Chawla Dr. Jeffrey Rimer Controlling Microporous and Mesoporous Domains in Zeolite Crystallization [Link]
Ya-Ming Chen Dr. Vincent Donnelly, Dr. Demetre Economou Nearly Monoenergetic Positive Ion Beam with Self-Neutralized Space Charge Extracted from a Pulsed Plasma and Its Application [Link]
Narendra Kumar Dewangan Dr. Jacinta Conrad Bacterial Adhesion and Motility at Oil-Water Interfaces
Mohsen Fathi Dr. Navin Varadarajan Single-Cell Screening of Exosome Secretion in Breast Cancer
Rajat-Subhra Ghosh Dr. Michael Harold Enhanced Selective Oxidation of NH3 in a Pt/Al2O3@CU/ZSM-5 Core Shell Catalyst
Jingxiang Guo Dr. Jeremy Palmer Modeling the Anomalous Behaviors of Supercooled Tetrahedral Liquids
Emilia Wu Hirsch Dr. Vincent Donnelly In-Plasma Photo-Assisted Etching of Silicon in a High-Density Chlorine Discharge [Link]
Karun Kumar Rao Dr. Lars GrabowDr. Yan Yao Machine Learning Guided Discovery of Advanced Functional Energy Materials
Thuy Thanh D. Le Dr. Jeffrey Rimer Modulation of Zeolite Composition and Its Catalytic Effect on Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons Reaction
Hanyang Li Dr. Vincent Donnelly Optical and Mass Spectrometric Measurements of Plasma Diagnostics in Low Frequency, High Density, Remote Source O2/Ar, NF3/Ar and CH4/CO2 Dry Reforming Plasmas
Xiao Li Dr. Lars Grabow Prediction of acid site evolution and distribution using first-principles kinetic Monte Carlo and Genetic Algorithms: Implications for catalytic hydrotreating of biomass
Ali Masud Dr. Alamgir Karim Enhancing the Orientational Order in Block-Copolymers Using Ionic Liquid and Solvent Processing [Link]
Tam Quang Nguyen Dr. Vincent Donnelly Investigation of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet Properties and Operations in Ambient Air [Link]
Jialin Qiu Dr. Megan Robertson Thermodynamic Interactions in Polydiene/Polyolefin Blends [Link]
Ryan Cedric Roberts Dr. Jacinta Conrad Anomalous Dynamics in Glassy Colloidal Liquids
Zhiyu Zhou Dr. Michael Harold Role of Storage Material in NOx Storage and Reduction (NSR) and Three-Way Catalysts (TWC) During Cycling Operation
Yunwen Zhou Dr. Jeffrey Rimer Engineering Zeolite Catalysts with Improved Performance for Aromatics Production [Link]