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    • 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 ...
    • Fog Chemistry and Air Pollution in the U.S. Gulf Coast Region 

      Valsaraj, Kalliat T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-11)
      Aerosols in the atmosphere play a critical role in determining the fate of atmospheric pollutants and also influence global climate change. Fog is a lower atmospheric, near-surface cloud and plays a role in determining ...
    • Fourth Year Colloquium, October 22, 2008 [Program] 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-22)
      Complete colloquium program, including abstacts and location information for the 2008 School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Fourth Year Colloquium.
    • From Water Structure and Fluctuations to Hydrophobicity of Proteins and Interfaces 

      Garde, Shekhar (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-10)
      Water-mediated interactions (e.g., hydrophobic interactions) govern a host of biological and colloidal self-assembly phenomena from protein folding, and micelle and membrane formation, to molecular recognition. ...
    • Functional Colloidosomes: Tunable Permeability and Stimilus-Responsive Release 

      San Miguel Delgadillo, Adriana; Rubin, Jonathan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-20)
      Self-assembly of colloidal particles in the liquid interface of double emulsion droplets can be used to fabricate "colloidosome" microcapsules, which have great potential as vehicles for the controlled delivery of drugs ...
    • Functionalized Nanostructured Tri-Block Copolymer Ionomers for Separations and Fuel Cell Applications 

      Rosado, David Suleiman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-09-09)
      Proton exchange membranes (PEMs), commonly used in direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC), are typically limited by either high methanol permeability (also known as the cross-over limitation) or low proton conductivity. A ...
    • Harvesting Solar and Thermal Energy with Photonic Nanostructures 

      Han, Sang Eon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-19)
      The energy and environmental challenges we face today require a radical transformation of energy conversion and storage systems to make them highly efficient, environmentally friendly, and inexpensive. Nanotechnology can ...
    • High Level Nuclear Waste at the Savannah River Site— Past, Present, and Future 

      Hobbs, David T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-07)
      The Savannah River Site (SRS) operated five heavy water nuclear reactors and two separation canyons for the production of nuclear materials for defense, special isotope production and space programs. These operations ...
    • How Shall We Choose? Making Useful Comparisons Between Petroleum Alternatives 

      Dale, Bruce E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-09)
      The world is beginning a long, and certainly painful, transition between the fossil energy sources, particularly petroleum, that have powered our economic growth over the last couple of centuries, and whatever energy ...
    • How To Give A Truly Bad Talk 

      Sholl, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09-07)
    • How To Win The Nobel Prize And Change The World 

      Sholl, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-08-21)
    • Integration of Production Planning and Scheduling in the Chemical Industry 

      Maravelias, Christos T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-15)
      To remain competitive in today’s environment, chemical companies must adopt an integrated view across all their operations and use advanced planning methods to achieve enterprise-wide optimality. At the production level, ...
    • Interrogating Single Molecules Using Force 

      Arya, Gaurav (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-06)
      Dynamic single molecule force spectroscopy provides a powerful approach to probe the underlying energy landscape that governs how molecules fold, bind to each other, and undergo conformational transitions. These sophisticated ...
    • Leadership Practices 

      Wright, Glenn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-12)
    • Mechanistic Aspects of the Hydrodeoxygenation of Phenolics and Furanics over Supported Metal Catalysts 

      Resasco, Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-19)
      Elucidating the detailed reaction mechanisms of the hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of phenolics has been the goal of a number of recent studies. Yet, there are aspects of the mechanism that remain unsettled and require further ...
    • Membrane Dreams 

      Cussler, E. L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-24)
      Thirty years ago we knew nothing that membranes could not do. Of course, we knew nothing that they could do either. Now we know that membranes can purify water and separate air. Now we also know many tasks where membranes ...
    • Metal-Organic Frameworks Through Cavity Design 

      Zhou, Hongcai J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-08-28)
      Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) have attracted worldwide research efforts because of their fascinating structures and intriguing potential applications in clean energy, especially in gas storage and carbon capture. ...
    • Microfluidic Platforms for Medical Diagnostics & Synthetic Biology Applications 

      Singh, Anup K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-04)
      Microfluidic assays and devices have attracted a significant attention for performing biochemical reactions and analysis as they provide significant improvements over their macroscale counterparts with respect to ...