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    • Leadership Practices 

      Wright, Glenn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-12)
    • 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 ...
    • Modeling and Simulation of Dynamics of Polymeric Solutions: Progress and Challenges 

      Khomami, Bamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-17)
      Quantitative understanding of the influence of physico-chemical parameters on the dynamic evolution of microstructure in polymeric solutions plays a central role in processing of wide variety of micro-structured materials. ...
    • Modeling Plasma Membranes and Proteins that Transport Small Molecules and Membrane Components 

      Klauda, Jeffery B. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-13)
      Lipid membranes protect cells from unwanted compounds and proteins control the transport of substrates between and across cellular membranes. The composition of these membranes varies significantly between organisms and ...
    • Molecular Engineering of Stem Cell and Gene Therapies 

      Schaffer, David V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-02)
      There are numerous diseases for which there is still no cure, and new molecular therapies based on stem cells and gene delivery have significant therapeutic potential. Before these approaches can succeed, however, a ...
    • Molecular Simulations of Molecules and Membranes: Contributions to Mechanistic Understanding in Biology (RNA Delivery) and in Gas Separation (Quantum Isotopic Sieving) 

      Smith, Sean (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-16)
      In this talk I will provide an overview of ways in which computational molecular science is able to contribute to mechanistic understanding as well as raising new questions and suggesting new approaches in diverse areas ...
    • Nanoparticles, Nanospaces and the Catalysis Toolbox 

      Iglesia, Enrique (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-04-01)
      Chemical reactions occur at the smallest of dimensions, where bonds cleave and form. The size of molecules, of catalytic structures, and of their containers matters at this nanometer scale. Diversity and specificity in ...
    • Nanostructured Inorganic-Organic Hybrids: Engineering a New Class of Porous Materials 

      Walton, Krista S. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-07)
      Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) or coordination polymers are inorganic-organic hybrids that represent a new direction in porous materials research. MOFs possess highly uniform structures with permanent, high porosities and ...
    • New Heterogeneous Catalysts for Converting Sugars in Aqueous Media 

      Davis, Mark E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-10)
      The isomerization of glucose into fructose is a large-scale reaction for the production of high-fructose corn syrup and recently is being considered as an intermediate step in the possible route of biomass to fuels and ...
    • New Materials & Printing Processes for Flexible Electronics 

      Frisbie, Daniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-02)
      Currently there is great interest in developing manufacturing methods for integrating electronic circuitry into flexible and stretchable substrates for a spectrum of applications including roll‐up displays, wearable ...
    • New Membrane Nano-Morphologies for Improved Fuel Cell Operation 

      Pintauro, Peter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-04)
      Polymeric membranes play a crucial role during the generation of electricity in hydrogen/air and direct methanol proton-exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The membrane in such devices has three functions: (1) to physically ...
    • New Methods to Generate Hydrogen from Boron Compounds and Water for Fuel-Cell Applications 

      Varma, Arvind (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-12-01)
      Sodium borohydride (SBH; NABH4) and ammonia borane (AB; NH3BH3) contain 10.8 and 19.6 wt% H2, respectively, and are promising hydrogen storage materials for PEM fuel cell power systems. To release hydrogen from these ...
    • Organic‐Functionalized Single‐Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes 

      Kang, Dun-Yen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-10-05)
      Synthetic single-walled metal oxide (aluminosilicate) nanotubes are emerging materials for a number of potential applications involving molecular transport and adsorption; due to their unique pore structure, high surface ...
    • Polyurethane Biomaterials 

      Cooper, Stuart (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-09)
      Polyurethanes have gained acceptance in the biomedical field because they have good physical properties and biocompatibility. The name “polyurethane” describes a class of polymers that can be synthesized to possess a ...
    • Property Based Techniques for Process and Product Design 

      Eden, Mario Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-03)
      Introduction of the property integration framework has allowed for representation of processes and products from a properties perspective. This methodology enables identification of the desired product properties by ...
    • Proteins That Nature Never Made 

      Tirrell, David A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-01)
      Macromolecular chemistry has traditionally been divided into two fields, with biochemists and biochemical engineers working on proteins and nucleic acids while polymer chemists and materials scientists have concerned ...
    • Putting Chemistry to Work for Nano and Biomedical Research 

      Xia, Younan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-29)
      Nanomaterials are finding widespread use in many applications, including electronics, photonics, information storage, catalysis, as well as diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Chemistry plays a pivotal role in all these ...
    • The Responsibilities of Energy Leadership 

      Mulva, James J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-04)