Department of Materials Science and Engineering Shines at Drexel's Research Day

Published on Friday June 2, 2006

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering brought home a number of awards and honorable mentions from Drexel University's Research Day. Drexel's Seventh Annual Research Day took place on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 in the Daskalakis Athletic Center. The event is sponsored by the Office of Research and Graduate Policy and highlights research, scholarly, creative, and entrepreneurial activities in categories such as "Advances in Clinical Practice," "Basic and Applied Sciences," "Emerging Technologies," "Creative Arts and Design," "Humanities," "Innovations in Education and Outreach," and "Business Research Initiatives."

Following is a list of departmental award winners:

Poster Winners


Post-doctoral fellow (Ph.D.)

Effect of removing the nucleus pulposus on the mechanical behavior of the human lumbar intervertebral disc
by Marco Cannella, Shanee Allen, Michele Marcolongo
advisor Marcolongo, Michele


Poster Honorable MentionsShahram

Basic/Applied Science: Graduate student

Synthesis and characterization of fully dense Ti2SC
by Shahram Amini, Tamer El-Raghy
advisor Michel Barsoum

 

Ordered Arrays of Silicon Nanowires by Conductive AFM Nanolithography
by B. Garipcan, E. Piskin, S. S. Nonnenmann, E. Gallo, C. Staii, B. Nabet, J. E. Spanier
advisor Bahram Nabet

 

Spherical nanoindentations and deformation by kinking
by Sandip Basu, Michel W. Barsoum, Surya R. Kalidindi
advisor Michel Barsoum

 Sid

Mechanical Properties of LaGaO3 SingleCrystals
by Siddhartha Pathak, Nina Orlovskaya, Christine Klemenz
advisor Surya Kalidindi

 

Semiconductor nanocones and nanowires: shedding light on an expanding role of silicon in photonics
by Linyou Cao, Bora Garipcan, Cristian Staii, Stephen S Nonnenmann, Lee Laim, Eric Gallo, Bahram Nabet, Jonathan E Spanier
advisor Jonathan Spanier

 

Adsorption of Cytokines using Nanoporous Carbide Derived Carbon
by Elizabeth N. Hoffman, Gleb Yushin, Michel W. Barsoum
advisor Yury Gogotsi

 Matthew

Structurally colored thin films of Ca(II)-crosslinked alginate for cation detection
by Matthew D. Cathell
advisor Caroline Schauer

 


 Jameson

Emerging Technology: Undergraduate student

Nanodiamond Polymer Composites
by Jameson M. Detweiler, Kris Behler, Adrian Gurga, Vadym Mochalin, Yury Gogotsi
advisor Yury Gogotsi

 


 

Emerging Technology: Graduate student

Novel Injectable Bioresponsive Hydrogels for Nucleus Pulposus Replacement
by Jonathan Thomas, Garland Fussell, Michele Marcolongo
advisor Anthony Lowman

 Brandon

X-Ray vision: Applications of micro tomography in materials science and engineering
by Brandon A. McWilliams, Antonios Zavaliangos
advisor Antonios Zavaliangos

 

 

Aaron

 Advances in the development of Geopolymer-based concretes
by Aaron R. Sakulich, Zeljko M. Ivosevic
advisor Michel Barsoum

 

 

DavideControlling Surface Chemistry and Structure of Carbon Nanotubes Towards Nanofluidic Applications
by Davide Mattia, Guzelya Korneva, Yury Gogotsi
advisor Yury Gogotsi

 

 

JessicaElectrospinning of Various Chitosans for Medical Applications
by Jessica D. Schiffman
advisor Caroline Schauer

  


 

 Post-doctoral fellow (Ph.D.)

Testing Parameters that Effect the Compressive Mechanical Behavior of the Intervertebral Disc
by Marco Cannella, Michele Marcolongo

 


 

Dean's Award Winners

College of Engineering: UNDERGRADUATE

Preparation of Electrospun Chitosan-PEO Nanofibers
by Jennifer L. Vondran, Maria Rodriguez, Wei Sun
advisor Caroline Schauer

 


 

College of Engineering: GRADUATE

MilanSplatting of Thermally Sprayed Polymer Particles
by Milan Ivosevic, Richard A. Cairncross, Richard Knight
advisor Richard Cairncross

 

 

Nanoprobe Fabrication by Magnetic Field Manipulation of Nanotubes
by Joshua R. Freedman, Gary Friedman, Yury Gogotsi, Davide Mattia, Guzeliya Korneva
advisor Adam Fontecchio

  


 

Dean's Award Honorable Mentions

College of Engineering: UNDERGRADUATE

Nanodiamond Polymer Composites
by Jameson M. Detweiler, Kris Behler, Adrian Gurga, Vadym Mochalin, Yury Gogotsi

 

MelanieINVESTIGATION OF NANOINDETATION IN MOUSE FEMORAL BONE
by Melanie A. Patel, Siddhartha Pathak, Haviva M. Goldman

  


 

College of Engineering: GRADUATE

Spherical nanoindentations and deformation by kinking
by Sandip Basu, Michel W. Barsoum, Surya R. Kalidindi


X-Ray vision: Applications of micro tomography in materials science and engineering
by Brandon A. McWilliams, Antonios Zavaliangos


Advances in the development of Geopolymer-based concretes
by Aaron R. Sakulich, Zeljko M. Ivosevic


Novel Injectable Bioresponsive Hydrogels for Nucleus Pulposus Replacement
by Jonathan Thomas, Garland Fussell, Michele Marcolongo


Synthesis and characterization of fully dense Ti2SC
by Shahram Amini, Tamer El-Raghy


Mechanical Properties of LaGaO3 Single Crystals
by Siddhartha Pathak, Nina Orlovskaya, Christine Klemenz