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    • The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Researchers 

      Sholl, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-08-20)
    • Advanced Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for Waste Heat Recovery 

      Wu, Yue (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-27)
      The rapid development of thermoelectric materials in the past decade has provided a possibility of directly converting waste heat back to electricity based on the Seebeck effect. In the past three years, we have developed ...
    • Atmospheric Aerosols: Chemistry, Clouds, and Climate 

      McNeill, V. Faye (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-31)
      Atmospheric aerosol particles impact Earth’s radiation balance, and therefore its climate, both directly by scattering and absorbing solar radiation and indirectly by influencing cloud albedo. By their direct and indirect ...
    • Biocatalyzed Fuel Cells for Microscale Devices 

      Barton, Scott Calabrese (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-18)
      Biocatalysts represent a compelling alternative to precious metals as catalysts for low-temperature, microscale fuel cell power systems. Enzymatic catalysts capable of reducing oxygen or oxidizing small organic molecules ...
    • BP Oil Tragedy: What Went Wrong and Leadership Challenges 

      Stancell, Arnold F. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-18)
    • Canonical Modeling as a Tool in Metabolic Engineering 

      Voit, Eberhard O. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-12)
      A growing branch of metabolic engineering uses mathematical pathway models for the development of strategies for optimizing yield in microbes. The use of such models is necessary because the production pathways are often ...
    • Catalysis on a Crowded Surface: The Role of Surface Oxygen on NO Oxidation of Pt 

      Ribeiro, Fabio H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-03)
      The reaction NO + 1/2O₂ → NO₂ is a key step in a new technology for exhaust emissions called NOx catalytic traps. The reaction proceeds on a Pt catalyst only when a high coverage of oxygen lowers the binding energy of ...
    • Cell and Particle Behavior in Microfluidic Mixers: Applications in Cell Signaling Dynamics 

      Hirsch, Alison (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-14)
      Fluid mixing is common in large-scale chemical processes. Recently, many biological or chemical processes are carried out in microfluidic systems, where mixing of solutes is predominantly a diffusion process due to the ...
    • Chemical and Biological Microsystems - What Are the Advantages of Small Systems? 

      Jensen, Klavs F. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-14)
      Microfabrication techniques have fueled spectacular advances in the electronic and telecommunications industries, and more recently, in microanalysis chips for chemical and biological applications. These systems promise ...
    • Collaborative Control of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems 

      Weiss, Lora (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-23)
      This talk will present a collaborative control capability that allows a group of heterogeneous, autonomous, unmanned vehicles to dynamically and autonomously collaborate and reconfigure in response to varying mission ...
    • Collapsing Colloidal Gels: How and When? 

      Russel, William B. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-15)
      Drying colloidal dispersions by evaporating the liquid to create particulate solids, porous coatings, or continuous films is common to a number of important technologies, ranging from applying latex paint and manufacturing ...
    • Combining Science and Engineering for Molecular Separations: Thoughts from a Career 

      Belfort, Georges (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-15)
      In this lecture, I will attempt to integrate several aspects of my research with selected recent grand challenges announced by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering¹. In addition, I hope to demonstrate that collaboration ...
    • Combustion Aerosols and Addressing the Global CO₂ Challenge 

      Biswas, Pratim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-12-02)
    • Computational Approaches to Resolving the TGF-β Paradox in Cancer 

      Ogunnaike, Babatunde A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-16)
      Transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) signaling regulates a wide range of cellular and physiologic processes including proliferation, apoptosis, differentiation, migration, angiogenesis, and immune surveillance. During ...
    • Computer-Aided Molecular Design: Approaches and Applications 

      Visco, Donald P., Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-04)
      Computer-aided molecular design (CAMD) is a cost-effective technique which allows researchers to computationally generate molecular structures according to an algorithm and score those structures for fitness. While CAMD ...
    • Control of Microfluidic Devices 

      Burns, Mark A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-22)
      The field of microfluidics is uniquely poised to significantly impact the biomedical sciences through the miniaturization and massive parallelization of biochemical assays. For example, future advances in microfluidics ...
    • Controlling Selectivity in Heterogeneous Catalysis With Organic Monolayers 

      Medlin, Will (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10-08)
      Performing selective reactions of compounds with multiple functional groups is a challenging objective, since each functional group can potentially adsorb and react on a catalytic surface. Addressing this problem is important ...
    • Conversion of Bio-Based Molecules: New Catalytic Approaches 

      Shanks, Brent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-07)
      The development of catalytic processes for generating bio-based chemicals will require the emergence of new catalytic systems. Given the excess oxygen present, acid catalyzed dehydration is an important reaction in ...
    • Design of Microbial Consortia for Industrial Biotechnology 

      Barton, Paul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-09-17)
      Large-scale production using microorganisms has long been recognized as a promising source for sustainable fuels and chemicals. However, monocultures optimized for high metabolic production in a sterile laboratory ...
    • Design of Vascular‐Targeted Carriers for Optimal Performance in Humans: Bringing Blood Cells and Plasma Proteins into the Game 

      Eniola‐Adefeso, Omolola (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-04-15)
      Overall, localized delivery of therapeutics offer the possibility of increased drug effectiveness while minimizing side effects often associated with systemic drug administration. Factors that affect the possibility of ...