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