School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Option Theses
The Research option offers students majoring in chemical and biomolecular engineering the opportunity for a substantial, in-depth research experience. Students are strongly encouraged at the end of their experience to work with their faculty mentor to develop a journal publication or conference presentation on the research in addition to the actual thesis.
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(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-08)Microgels are used in applications ranging from optics to medicine. Due to their ubiquity, a better understanding of their mechanical properties is desired. In these systems, the softness of individual constituents plays ...
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-08)Algae-based biofuels are a promising approach for producing fuel grade ethanol at industrially relevant scales. To achieve this goal, algae processes require large amounts of CO₂ to operate efficiently — this CO₂ ideally ...
Dynamic Fluid Shear Stress Measurements on the Normal Aortic Valve Leaflet Using Laser Doppler Velocimetry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-05-09)Aortic valve (AV) calcification is a major cause of mortality and morbidity. This disease involves the chronic inflammation of the AV leaflets and calcium deposition, resulting in valve stenosis and regurgitation. The exact ...