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    • 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)
    • Routes to Chiral Purity Involving Crystallization 

      Rousseau, Ronald W (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-25)
      Chiral purity has become an increasingly important characteristic of many specialty chemicals, especially pharmaceuticals. Manufacturers seeking chiral purity have two choices: (1) utilize syntheses that directly yield ...
    • Science and Serendipity in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research 

      Hermans, Ive (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-10-14)
    • Self-assembly of Interfacially Confined Sheet Forming Peptides 

      Tu, Raymond (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-21)
      Periodically sequenced peptides can be confined to interfaces and assembled into patterns that present chemical functionalities with exceptional spatial precision. The role of dynamics during the assembly of these peptides ...
    • Sophisticated Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices Based on 2D Paper Networks 

      Yager, Paul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-24)
      The long-range goal of the Yager laboratory is to decentralize medical testing for improved health, improved quality of life, and reduction in the cost of healthcare in the developed and developing worlds. Our approach ...
    • Synergistic Approaches in Molecular and Nanoscale Therapeutics and Delivery Systems for Cancer Diseases 

      Rege, Kaushal (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-10-12)
      Cancer diseases place an enormous burden on the human condition. While surgery and radiation therapy are common primary interventions for localized disease, new developments in chemotherapy, gene therapy, immunotherapy, ...
    • Synthesis and Applications of Complex Microparticles Using Microfluidic Devices 

      Doyle, Patrick S. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-28)
      Microfluidic devices offer the ability to finely control physical and chemical conditions which is advantageous for materials synthesis. Several groups have used multi-phase microflows to produce microparticles and ...
    • Synthesis and Assembly of High Performance Nanomaterials to Create Next-Generation Energy Conversion Devices 

      Taylor, André D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-17)
      One of the key challenges facing the widespread use and commercialization of promising energy devices (i.e. fuel cells, batteries, organic solar cells etc.) is the high cost of the electrocatalytic and electrolyte ...
    • Systems Engineering Approaches to the Study of Industrial Processes and Biological Systems 

      Wang, Jin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-09-04)
      Large-scale industrial processes and biological systems share many similarities at the systems level: they both consist of many individual components; they both have built-in feedback control/regulation mechanisms; and the ...