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    • 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 ...
    • Designing New Chemical Products 

      Cussler, E. L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-24)
      The chemical industry hopes to grow through the design and development of new products. Such growth would be greatly aided by a cogent theory of product design. This talk outlines early efforts to develop such a theory. ...
    • Designing Reaction Pathways to Novel Chemicals and Materials Using Kinetic Modeling 

      Broadbelt, Linda (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-14)
    • Developing Ceria-Based Catalysts 

      Gorte, Raymonde (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-09-11)
      Ceria-supported metal catalysts are widely used in automotive emissions control, where ceria provides “Oxygen Storage Capacitance.” Ceria-supported metals also have potential for a large number of other applications, ...
    • Developing Improved Models of Signal Transduction Pathways via Systems Biology 

      Hahn, Juergen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-14)
      Gaining an improved understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in the acute phase response (APR) in the liver upon trauma or injury can lead to improved treatment of complications arising from inflammatory disorders. ...
    • Development of a Scalable Bottom-Up Nanofabrication Platform 

      Jiang, Peng (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-01)
      We have developed a versatile spin-coating technique that combines the simplicity and cost benefits of bottom-up self-assembly with the scalability and compatibility of standard microfabrication. The methodology is based ...
    • Diffusion in Nanostructured Systems by High-Field NMR 

      Vasenkov, Sergey (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-12-07)
      Fundamental knowledge of an influence of structural inhomogeneity on transport properties of nanostructured systems in a broad range of length scales between hundreds of nanometers and tens of microns can be obtained by ...
    • Disassembling and Reconstructing Ionic Liquids: Finding New Molecular Building Blocks for CO2 Capture Applications 

      Bara, Jason E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-05)
      Research using ionic liquids (ILs) in gas separations is now entering its second decade. The versatility and tunability of ILs has resulted in a great number of unique materials (bulk solvents, reactive/reversible ...
    • Dissolving Microneedles for Transdermal Drug Delivery 

      Lee, Jeong Woo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-22)
      Microfabrication technology has been adapted to produce micron- scale needles as a safer and painless alternative to hypodermic needle injection, especially for protein biotherapeutics and vaccines. This study presents a ...
    • Diverse Carbon Nanotube Artificial Muscles Meet an Exciting New Family Member 

      Baughman, Ray (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-29)
      Humankind has had little success in replicating the wondrous properties of natural muscle, which has meant that the most advanced prosthetic limbs, exoskeletons, and humanoid robots lack critically needed capabilities. Use ...
    • Electrically Functional Soft Matter: From Precise Colloidal Assembly to Hydrogel Photovoltaics 

      Velev, Orlin D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-23)
      We will present strategies for the fabrication of novel electrically functional structures from particles or gels operating in water environment. In the first part of the talk we will discuss how electric fields can ...
    • Energy and Sustainability: Context, Challenges, Opportunities 

      Rousseau, Ronald W (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-24)
      Rational economic growth in national economies is fed by aspirations for an improved standard of living, and such growth often relies on exploitation of natural resources. Industrial development in the 21st century raises ...
    • Engineering Approaches for Functional Nerve Regeneration 

      Schmidt, Christine E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-01)
      Damage to spinal cord and peripheral nerve tissue can have a devastating impact on the quality of life for individuals suffering from nerve injuries. Our research is focused on analyzing and designing biomaterials that ...
    • Engineering Fracking Fluids with Computer Simulation 

      Shaqfeh, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-10-07)
      There are no comprehensive simulation‐based tools for engineering the flows of viscoelastic fluid‐particle suspensions in fully three‐dimensional geometries. On the other hand, the need for such a tool in engineering ...
    • Engineering the Interface Between Biomolecules, Solvents, and Surfaces Using Molecular Simulation 

      Pfaendtner, Jim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-02)
      Rational design of unique solvents and surfaces holds great potential for providing new ways to use biomolecules in engineering applications. Computational models such as molecular dynamics (MD) hold great potential for ...
    • Exploiting Anaerobes for Biomass Breakdown and Sustainable Chemistry 

      O'Malley, Michelle (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-26)
      Renewable chemicals derived from plant biomass (mainly composed of cellulose and lignin) are attractive alternatives to those made from petroleum. To produce chemicals from biomass, enzymes are used to break down cellulose ...
    • Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Cellulose Surfaces via Plasma Processing 

      Balu, Balamurali (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-22)
      In 1805, Young proposed a relationship between the forces acting at an interface between a liquid and solid: “…for each combination of a solid and a fluid, there is an appropriate angle of contact between the surfaces of ...
    • Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass and Catalytic Hydrotreating to Hydrocarbon Fuels 

      Elliott, Douglas C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-23)
      Biomass is a renewable source of carbon, which could provide a means to reduce the greenhouse gas impact from fossil fuels in the transportation sector. Recycling of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, either by direct ...
    • Fighting Cancer with Nanoparticle Medicines 

      Davis, Mark E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-09)
      For centuries, cancer has been one of the most devastating diseases. Papyrus writings from 1600-1500 BC describe cancer and attempts at its treatment. Today, the molecular basis of cancer is being unraveled, and new ...