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High-school teachers

Joanna Price (St Vince & St Mary High School; Akron, OH, Summer 2013) - hydrogel for control release (NSF-RET)

Joshua Odom (East High School, Akron, OH; Summer 2012) - super water repellent surfaces (NSF-RET)

Research Lab for Surface Modification and Materials

# Honors project ** Biomedical engineering student

*Brazil Scientific Mobility Program Summer Intern, from the Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valeys (UFVJM), Brazil.

Name

summer

Highschool

Program involved

Ian Adams

2015

Western Reserve Academy (WRA), Hudson, OH

Summer Research Academy in Engineering

Wanxin Zhang

Westview, San Diego, CA

Wanxin Zhang

2013, 2014

Westview, San Diego, CA

NIH AREA (HS outreach)

Tony X. Pan

2013

Lynbrook, San Jose, CA

Andrew Quinn

2013

Hoover, Canton, OH

Corrosion Research Academy

Quinn Gilbert

Firestone, Akron, OH

Lisa Blumenthal

2012

Laurel School, Shaker Heights, OH

NIH AREA (HS outreach)

David Ma

WRA, Hudson, OH

Bryce Mitchell

2010

Firestone, Akron, OH

Project-Lead-the Way

Nicholas Kienzle

Louis Ray

2010

Firestone, Akron, OH

Project-Lead-the Way

Abigail Freitag

Xiao (Amy) Gao

2010

Firestone, Akron, OH

ACS Project SEED

Abigail Freitag

2009

Firestone, Akron, OH

Project-Lead-the Way

James Ray

Donella Oliver

2008

Buchtel, Akron, OH

Upward Bound

Holly Beach

2008

Buchtel, Akron, OH

ACS Project SEED

Bruce Perry

2006, 2007

Firestone, Akron, OH

Project-Lead-the Way

Shammas Malik

Name

Period

Project

Zach Benekos#

08/2016 05/2017

Squid ring teeth protein based hydrogels

Maelani Dennis

01/2016 05/2017

Bacterial cellulose hydrogels

John Demopoulos#

08/2016 05/2017

Corrosion protection for aluminum and magnesium alloys

Kamshat Dukenbaeva#

06/2016 05/2017

Aluminum alloy corrosion by Aspergillus niger

Mary McCannon#

10/2016 05/2017

Crumb rubber/concrete composites

Sean Stybel#

08/2016 05/2017

Stability of low fouling polyelectrolyte films

Rima Vasudevan#

08/2016 05/2017

Prolong shelf life of red roses

Heather Fairbairn#

08/2015 05/2016

Thermal responsive drug delivery systems

Dounsavanh Letdara#

08/2015 05/2016

Polyelectrolyte complex delivery systems

Ryan Loftus#

08/2015 05/2016

Alginate microbeads via an air assisted shearing process

Gregg Butala Jr

01/2016 05/2016

Cellular behaviors on silanied surfaces

Camila Teles Garcia*

05/2015 07/2015

Corrosion of aluminum by fungi

Dan Peters#

08/2014 05/2015

Polymeric micro-tubes

Abdullah Alghunaim

01/2014 05/2014

Marangoni cleaning and thermoresposive surfaces

Jamie Whyte#

08/2013 05/2014

Controlled release from hydrogels

Renea Horn**

08/2013 05/2014

Drug release from hydrogels

Lauren Kukwa

09/2012 12/2012

Drug release from hydrogels

David Ratino

06/2012 05/2013

Bacterial and fungal induced corrosion

Sean Dilion#

08/2011 05/2013

Multicomponent distillation of aromatic compounds

Mike Pienoski

08/2011 12/2011

Multicomponent distillation of aromatic compounds

Kevin Cameron#

08/2011 05/2012

Cell sheet engineering

John Cavicchia**

05/2011 05/2012

Thermoresponsive polymers and cell sheet engineering

Xin He

08/2008 05/2012

Antifouling, microbiologically influenced corrosion

Michael Lembono#

08/2011 05/2012

Polymer blend thin films

Tanya Miracle#

06/2011 05/2012

Superhydrophobic coatings for corrosion prevention

Keith Dick

08/2011 12/2011

Properties of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

Aaron Cook

05/2010 08/2010

Vinyl foam adhesion evaluation

David Thomas#

08/2010 05/2011

Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)

Kathrine Morris#

08/2010 05/2011

Environmental conditions on carbon steel corrosion

Schuan Ginesi#

08/2010 05/2011

Temperature responsive on demand adhesive

Christopher King

08/2009 05/2010

Synthesis of zosteric acid

Eric Rasmussen

08/2009 05/2010

Marangoni-flow assembly

Chris Palmer#

08/2009 05/2010

Control release from biodegradable polymers

Lindsey Ondo#

08/2009 05/2010

non-lithography for patterning proteins

Stephanie Crews#

08/2009 05/2010

control release from hydrogels

Robert Gassener#

08/2008 05/2009

Marangonic flow for protein patterning

Jonathan Rajala#

08/2008 05/2009

superhydrophobic coatings via breath fingers

Pretik Doshi

08/2007 12/2007

superhydrophobic nature systems

Jonathan Golob

01/2007 05/2007

modeling of control release of hydrophilic drugs

Mike Nicolosi

08/2006 05/2007

control release of hydrophilic drugs from silicone

James Anson

01/2007 05/2007

superhydrophobic plant leaves

Carl Loskofsky

05/2005 12/2006

under water adhesion measurements

Lateefah Hafeez

08/2004 05/2006

hydrophobicity recovery of oxidized silicone surfaces

Justin Wolfe

05/2004 12/2004

peel adhesion

Adam Sinick

05/2004 12/2004

interfacial assembly

Zeth Eberling

05/2004 05/2005

interfacial assembly

Jeb Gayheart

05/2004 05/2005

interfacial assembly

Deanna Beasley

08/2002 05/2004

surface modification

Hossein Youssefi

08/2000 05/2003

modification of metal surfaces

Name

joined the group

Project

Michelle Ayers

08/2017

Fluid dynamics of an industrial mixer

Manea Saleh Alyami

01/2017

Thermo-responsive polymers on polycarbonate

Eric Brink

03/2015

Immobilization of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)

Eric Britton

08/2017

Rheological properties of protein based hydrogels

Kristi Ferrato

06/2016

Modification of bacterial celluloses

Autumn Furniss

06/2017

Hydrogels of squid ring teeth proteins

Mitchell Habegger

06/2016

Patterning bacterial cellulose via bio-lithography

Alexander Hoyt

05/2017

Aluminum corrosion by oxalic acid

Ahmed Hussein

01/2017

Hydrogels from squid ring teeth proteins

Ellie Malekzadeh

08/2017

Thermoresponsive surfaces

Joshua Moser

01/2016

Hofmeister ions on polyacrylamide gelation

Alex Pica

09/2017

Coating degradation by fungal metabolites

Qing Wang

08/2013

Drug release from hydrogels

Name

Period

Degree

Current location position

Abdullah Alghunaim

08/2014 08/2016

MS

The Dow Chemical Company, Dow Middle East Innovation Center (MEIC), Saudi Arabia

Lead Product Development Engineer

Kaylee Sutton

05/2015 05/2016

ME

Sherwin-William, Akron, OH

R&D Academic Fellow

Siriporn Taokaew

09/2012 12/2015

(co-advised)

PhD

Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

Assistant Professor

Hokyung Song

08/2010 12/2014

PhD

LG, Seoul, S. Korea Senior Research Manager

Hua Wang

08/2009 5/2014

PhD

Monsanto, St. Louis, MO

Microbial formulations chemist

Nikul Patel

08/2009 5/2014

(co-advised w. Zhang)

PhD

Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., Richmond, CA

Senior Process Development Engineer

Jia Fang

08/2009 12/2011

MS

 

Maureen E. Cheung

08/2008 08/2010

MS

Summa Health System, Akron, OH  Residence

Yangjun Cai

08/2006 12/2009

PhD

Bloo Solar, Sacramento, CA Imprint Chemist

Akhila Raya

08/2007 12/2009

MS

Shire, Westlake Village, CA Principal Engineer

Feng Song

08/2002 05/2007

PhD

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, NJ/DE

Senior Staff Scientist

Abdulhadi A. Al-Juhni

08/2001 08/2007

PhD

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,

Saudi Arabia Associate Professor

Sung-Hwan Choi

08/2000 05/2006

PhD

IHN Laboratories, Inc, South Korea CEO

Lifang (Lisa) Wang

08/2002 12/2004

MS

Fada Nitrogen Inc, Houston, TX Sales Engineer

Carlos A. Barrios

01/2002 08/2004

MS

3M, Minneapolis/St Paul Research Specialist

Qing wei Xu

01/2002 12/2004

(co-advised w. Cutright)

MS

Linyi Jinmin Water Co., Ltd, Shangdong, P. R. China

Karunakar R. Jaggari

08/2000 12/2002

MS

AkzoNobel Polymer Chemicals LLC, Chicago, IL

Technical Market Development Manager

Pradeep K. Thallapalle

08/2000 08/2002

ME

California Dept. of Conservation, Sacramento, CA

Associate Oil and Gas Engineer