Grad Students

Recent M.S. Degrees

All M.S. candidates work closely with faculty members and do independent research to earn their degree. In addition, some submit a thesis. The list below names recent M.S. awardees along with their faculty advisors and thesis titles.

 

Thesis Option

2017 to date

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Thesis Title

Aditya Salunkhe

Rene Overney

 & John Berg

 The Use of Boundary Lubricants for the Reduction of Particle  Jamming in Jet Cutting                                                                                                                  


2016

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Thesis Title

 Jia-Ruey Ai

 Shaoyi  Jiang

 Mixed-charge Copolymer as Environmentally Friendly Low fouling Marine  Coatings                                                                                                                     

 Kannan  Aravagiri

 François  Baneyx

 Affinity Tag Excision Strategies for Car-9 Tagged Positions

 Julie Blanchfield

 Qiuming Yu

 Characterization and Degradation of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters and  Biodiesel in  Artificial Seawater Under UV Exposure Using Raman  Spectroscopy                                                                                                            

 Xinran Che

 Shaoyi Jiang  Bioinspired Anti-fouling Coating on Hydrophobic Surfaces

 Prathamesh  Gawade

 Cole  DeForest  Logic Based Delivery of Site-Specifically-Modified Proteins from Gels  through  Engineered Biomacromolecular Architecture

 Soohyung Lee

 Vincent  Holmberg  A Comparative Study of Copper Chalcogenide Nanocrystals as Agents for  Photothermal Therapy

 Hsin-Ju Tung

 Jim  Pfaendtner  Accelerating Protein Unfolding Simulations: Effect of Ionic Liquids on Villin  Headpiece Unfolding Time

 Wenlan Yang

 François  Baneyx  Chemically Addressable Protein Emtrapment in Silica Sol-gels

                                                                                                                 

2015

 

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Thesis Title

 Michael P.  Comerford

 Cole A.  DeForest

 Programmable Logic-Based Delivery of Small Molecule Therapeutics  from Gels                                                                                                                      

 Yu-Han Ho

 Qiuming Yu

 Development of Microfluidic Devices For In Situ Investigation of Cells Using  Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

 Changlong Zou

 Daniel T.  Schwartz

 Implementation of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy on the Mobile  Phone                                                                                                                      

 

2014

 

Student Name

Faculty Advisor

Thesis Title

 Stephanie Marie  Hoffmann

 Jim  Pfaendtner

 Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Poly(3-hexyl thiophenes) in Dilute  Solutions                                                                                                                      

 Michael T.  Lombardo

 Lilo D. Pozzo

 Self-Assembly of Nanoparticle Surfactants   

 

 

Non-Thesis Option

 

2017 to-date

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Steven Adelmund

 Cole DeForest

 Yi-Ting Lee

 Lilo Pozzo

 Sawyer Morgan

 Minoru Taya

 Yanbo Qi

 Venkat Subramaniam & Daniel T.  Schwartz

2016 

 

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Fahad Abdullah Alamer

 Vincent Holmberg

 Mohammed Aldighaithir

 Qiuming Yu

 Wesley Beckner

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Kyle Caldwell

 John C. Berg

 Christopher Fu

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Daniel Galvan

 Qiuming Yu

 Elisa Harrison

 David G. Castner

 Oliver Jan

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Kiran Kanekal

 Lilo Pozzo
 Ryan Kastilani

 Lilo Pozzo

 Matthew Murbach

 Daniel T. Schwartz

 Jessica Soto-Rodriguez

 François Baneyx

 Stephen Susantyo

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Caroline Tsao

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Zehua Wei

 Rene Overney

 Kan Wu

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Yuyin Xi

 Lilo Pozzo

 Peng Zhang

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Dejie Zhou

 Hugh Hillhouse

 

 

2015

 

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Hussain Aloufi

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Ian Braly

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Brett A.E. Courtright

 Samson A. Jenekhe

 Frank Eberle

 Samson A. Jenekhe

 Kevin Fu

 Qiuming Yu

 John Katahara

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Gary Kerr

 Samson A, Jenekhe

 Fei Li

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Xinpei Li

 Qiuming Yu

 Erik J. Liu

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Karl Ray Oleson

 Daniel T. Schwartz

 Warren Pinkard

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Arushi Prakash

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Manoj Saiprasad

 Daniel T. Schwartz

 Honorio Valdes

 Eric M. Stuve and Stuart B. Adler

 William E. Voje, Jr.

 James Carothers

 Jie Xu

 Stuart B. Adler

 Yao Xu

 Qiuming Yu

 

2014

 

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Tao Bai

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Mark D. Borysiak

 Jonathan Posner

 Trevor M. Braun

 Daniel T. Schwartz

 Matthew Crane

 Peter Pauzauskie

 Yanfen Fu

 Mary E. Lidstrom

 Alexey Gilman

 Mary E. Lidstrom

 Blake Robert Hough

 Daniel T. Schwartz and Jim  Pfaendtner

 Razieh Y. Khalifehzadeh

 Buddy D. Ratner

 James M. Lownsbury

 Charles T. Campbell

 Edward L. Michor

 John C. Berg

 Kayla G. Sprenger

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Yimin Wang

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Minquian Zhang

 Samson A. Jenekhe

 

2013

 

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 Yina An

 Qiuming Yu

 Cori N. Bucherl

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Patrick R. Burney

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Moses Cho

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Charlie Corredor

 Jonathan D. Posner

 Pablo de la Iglesia

 Lilo D. Pozzo

 Kelly L. Fleming

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Rami N. Foster

 David G. Castner

 Vance Q. Jaeger

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Xiaoyu Liang

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Janet Bickford Matsen

 Mary E. Lidstrom

 Christina E. Nelson

 François Baneyx

 Genaro A. Perez Selsky

 Stuart B. Adler

 Andrew William Sinclair

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Fang Sun

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Brian J.F. Swift

 François Baneyx

 Xuezhen Wang

 Qiuming Yu

 Weiran Zhang

 François Baneyx

 

2012

 

 Student Name

 Faculty Advisor

 John H. Bae

 Qiuming Yu

 Andrew D. Collord

 Hugh Hillhouse

 Rosa Daneshvar

 Buddy D. Ratner

 Michael A. Deighan

 Jim Pfaendtner

 Matthew Michael Gacek

 John C. Berg

Tim C. Geary

 Stuart B. Adler

 Ye-Jin Hwang

 Samson A. Jenekhe

 Timothy J. McDonald

 Stuart B. Adler

 Ann K. Nowinski

 Shaoyi Jiang

 Beau J. Richardson

 Qiuming Yu

 Lige Tonggu

 Hong Shen

 Christopher A. Wolcott

 Charles T. Campbell

 Xi Zhan

 Hong Shen

 Leize Zhu

 Qiuming Yu