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Creating a 3D Stem Cell Microenvironment to Produce Human Developing Cardiac Tissues for Scale-Up and Disease Modeling 

Kerscher, Petra (2016-08-03)
In the field of tissue engineering, the use of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) has proven extremely valuable based on their ability to differentiate into almost any cell type within the human body, but keep ...

CZTS (Cu2ZnSnS4) photocathode for solar energy conversion and storage 

Mondal, Animesh (2019-04-23)
Sunlight provides abundant, renewable energy on earth’s surface. Photoelectrochemical photovoltaic cells (PEPC) are one of the most convenient ways to capture this solar energy and convert into electricity. Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) ...

Data Driven Methods for Chemical Process and Product Synthesis and Design 

Davis, Sarah E (2018-11-20)
Data driven methods for chemical process and product synthesis have become integrated in all aspects of design. The responsibly of the academic community should be to provide users with guidance when managing the ...

Data-driven semiconducting nanomaterials design for energy applications 

Choi, Yeseul (2022-08-04)  ETD File Embargoed
Silicon nitrides and hydrogenated silicon nitrides attract widespread scientific interest across multiple application fields due to their superior combination of optical, mechanical, thermal and optoelectronic properties. ...

Data-Driven Systems Engineering Techniques for Advanced Manufacturing 

Suthar, Kerul (2021-07-19)
This dissertation presents research performed in the area of data-driven systems engineering to address some challenges of existing sensing and modeling technologies when applied in the emerging field of advanced manufacturing. ...

A Data-Mining Framework for Uncertainty Analysis in Pipeline Erosion Modeling 

Dai, Wei (2018-07-24)
The transport of solids in multiphase flows is common practice in energy industries due to the unavoidable extraction of solids from oil and gas bearing reservoirs either from onshore or offshore sites. The safe and efficient ...

Defatted Soy Flour Substitution in Phenol Formaldehyde and Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate Wood Adhesives and their Curing Kinetic Behavior 

Hand, William (2018-04-27)
Composite wood products are manufactured utilizing reconstituted cellulosic material formed with thermosetting adhesives, primarily adhesives made from non-renewable materials. Natural wood adhesives, or bio-adhesives, had ...

Design and Optimization of a Continuous Bioreactor for Enhanced Cell Production 

Avvari, Rithvija (2022-05-02)
This research investigated a novel continuous bioreactor which can be operated both in batch and chemostat modes. The bioreactor showed significant improvement in cell growth due to addition of a spiroid which increased ...

Design and Simulation of a Circulating Tumor Cell Detector 

Qian, Zhixi (2016-05-05)
Recent advances in magnetic cell selection have enhanced the possibility of isolating cells of interest. The detection of fetal cells in maternal blood, circulating stem cells and circulating tumor cells will soon be a ...

Design of Copper-Based Adsorbents for Gas Separation and Purification: Exploring Novel Materials and Optimization Strategies 

Feyzbar Khalkhali Nejad, Farshad (2023-08-14)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation provides a comprehensive overview of the design, synthesis, and performance optimization of copper-based adsorbents for gas separation and purification. Adsorption, a cost-effective separation technique ...

Designer Silica Layers for Advanced Applications: Processing and Properties 

Anderson, Adam (2009-05-04)
Recently, as scientists have investigated the application of conventional MEMS devices to biological systems, the exciting fields of bio-MEMS and microfluidics have emerged. Due to their small size, bio-MEMS and microfluidics ...

Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels at Ambient Conditions Using Supported Silver Oxide-Titania Sorbents 

Nair, Sachin (2010-11-10)
Sulfur in refined fuels is considered a significant cause for atmospheric pollution such as acid rain and smog. Sulfur is also a poison for electrocatalysts in fuel cells and catalysts in hydrocarbon refining and reformation ...

Developing Nucleic Acid-Based Tools for Precision Medicine 

Whitener, Ricky (2019-07-23)
Nucleic acid aptamers are new therapeutic tools that are growing in use in the bionanotechnology field. Understanding their behavior and engineering their structure is desirable for many applications due to unique advantages ...

Development and Application of the Surface Laser Induced Fluorescence Technique 

Donath, Gregory (2008-12-15)
The mechanisms that control the mass transfer of gases across the air-water interface are not well understood. Current models for air and water gas transfer have limited effectiveness because they are based on large scale ...

Development of a Drop Tube Furnace for Visualization of Combustion of Fuel Particles 

Huang, Fengming (2010-03-26)
This thesis describes the development of a laboratory-scale burn simulator designed to maximize visualization capability in a combustion furnace with a high degree of control of temperature and particle presence. A ...

Development of a Quantitative Structure–Activity Relationship (QSAR) Model relating Solvent Structure to Ibuprofen Crystal Morphology using 2D and 3D Molecular Descriptors 

Haser, John (2013-07-10)
The objective of this thesis is to develop a quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) that relates solvent structure to the morphology of ibuprofen crystals grown within that solvent. Morphology can be quantified ...

Development of Biomimetic Materials for Enhanced Maturation of Engineered Cardiac Tissue 

Hodge, Alexander (2016-05-06)
The creation of cardiac tissue constructs holds potential in the development of clinical and diagnostic platforms, including the creation of novel treatments for patients with heart disease and cost-effective platforms for ...

Development of Cathode Air Filters for PEM Fuel Cells Using Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbents 

Phalle, Abhijeet (2013-11-25)
The performance of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) is degraded significantly as a result of poisoning of the cathode catalyst by trace levels of contaminants present in the cathode air. Three of the most common ...

Development of computational approaches for the design of antibodies and other binding proteins for target epitopes 

Chauhan, Varun Mahendra (2022-07-26)
Antibodies are the most studied and successful therapeutic binding protein. Alternative, smaller-sized binding proteins are being modified for therapeutic applications. Computational energy models i.e. forcefields, protein ...

Development of High Performance Filtration System Using Composite Bed Filter and Multi-element Structured Array 

Xu, Guomin (2015-07-28)
A composite nonwoven (CNW) material, activated carbon fiber enhanced microfibrous entrapped sorbent (ACF-MFES) , was prepared by incorporating micro sized (100-500µm) sorbent particulates into the blended microfiber ...