Presentations of the 2004 REU-NSF Program on Novel Materials and Processing
Thursday, August 5, 2004, University of Illinois at Chicago - CEB Room 230
9:00 a.m. Prof.Christos G.Takoudis Introductory Remarks
9:05 a.m. Naja Joseph/Jason Burbey "Microwave Assisted Fluidized Bed Synthesis – I & II”
9:35 a.m. Jaime O.Robles "The Engineering of Pt/Carbon Catalyst Preparation for application on Proton Exchange Fuel Cell Memebraines”
9:50 a.m. Ashley Dering "Catalyst Preparation: Uptake of Gold onto Different Supports”
10:05 a.m. Sean Anderson “Modeling changes in Brain Pressures, Volumes and Cerebral Capillary Fluid Exchange: Hydrocephalus”
10:20 a.m. Sarah Inwood "Using Computational Fluid Dynamics to Solve Fluid Flow Problems”
10:35 a.m. Joel Stanfield "Developing a Volume Sensor for the Venricular System of the Brain”
10:50 a.m. Coffee Break
11:05 a.m. Kuan F.Lin "Investigation of Novel Semiconducting Materials"
11:20 a.m. Joel Abrahamson "Modeling of Alternative High Dielectric Constant Thin Films"
11:35 a.m. Jacob Hunter "Design of Solvent Recovery Systems Under Uncertainty"
11:50 a.m. Melanie Rondot "VOC Reduction by Dynamic Condenser Design”
12:05 p.m. Xavier Hailey/Gimena Gordillo "Nanopowder Production: A Comparison of Several Methods-I & II”
12:35 p.m. Prof. Christos G. Takoudis Concluding Remarks
Discussion between REU-NSF Students and RET-NSF Program Teachers