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Graduate Student Symposium 2012

The Fifth Annual Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Mary Gates Hall, Room 389
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The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium will be held on September 20th. This event provides an excellent opportunity for graduate students to share their work to representatives from industry. For industry representatives this event is a chance to learn about the exciting research being done at the UW, meet future research leaders, and help improve the quality of graduate education in the chemical engineering department. Dr. Montgomery Alger, Chief Technology Officer of Air Products and Chemicals will give a keynote address at the event.

Symposium Schedule

8:30 am Light Breakfast
9:00 am Welcome Address from Professor Lilo D. Pozzo
9:15 am Research Talks from Graduate Students
11:00 am Keynote Address from Dr. Montgomery Alger
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Research Talks from Graduate Students
3:30 pm Poster Session/Mixer

 List of Presenters

Presenter Name Advisor Abstract Title
Helen Chen Hong Shen Effects of particle size on toll-like receptor 9-mediated cytokine profiles
Brandon Coyle Fran├žois Baneyx Preferential Binding of Peptides with Differential Affinity for sp2-hybridized and sp3-hybridized Alloforms of Carbon
Taeshik Earmme Samson Jenekhe High Performance Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (PhOLEDs) Enabled by Orthogonal Solution-Processed Electron-Transport Layer
J. Alaina Floyd Buddy Ratner Localized Brain Tumor Therapy, Temporally-Staged with Drug Encapsulated Polymeric Microspheres
Matt Gacek John Berg Acid-Base Charging of Mineral Oxides in Apolar Media
Robert McCarthy Hugh Hillhouse The Electrical Characterization of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 and Cu2ZnZn(S,Se)4 Photovoltaic Devices Deposited by Nanocrystal Inks
Greg Newbloom Lilo D. Pozzo In Situ Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Property Development During the Self-Assembly of Conjugated Polymer Organogels
Guoqiang Ren Samson Jenekhe Photoinduced Hole Transfer Becomes Suppressed with Diminished Driving Force in Polymer-Fullerene Solar Cells While Electron Transfer Remains Active
Trent Silbaugh Charlie Campbell Experimental determination of the enthalpy of formation of monodentate and bidentate formate on Pt(111)
Andrew White Shaoyi Jiang Resisting Nonspecific Interactions in Biology through Experiments, Modeling, and Simulations