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(42) Selected Research Projects

  • August 2014—July 2015, "Characterization and Treatment of Flowback Water from Marcellus Shale Gas Processing Using Membrane Systems," (Sponsor: College of Engineering).
  • April 2014—April 2015, "Towards a Membrane Science and Technology Center at Penn State: Workshops and Industry Outreach," (Sponsor: PSIEE - Seed Grant).
  • July 2004—June 2006, "Fibrillar Network Adaptive Structure with Ion Transport Actuation (with Kon-Well Wang, Christopher Rahn, and Charles Bakis)," (Sponsor: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)).
  • March 2004—February 2006, "Protein Engineering Activities," (Sponsor: Merck Engineering Grant Program).
  • April 2001—March 2004, "Bioseparations via Coupled TPP and Electrostatic Forces," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation (with Professor Victor Rodges, University of Iowa)).
  • January 2000—December 2003, "Use of Protein Charge Ladders to Study Electrostatic Interactions in Membranes," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 1999—September 2003, "High Performance Tangential Flow Filtration for Purification of Whey Proteins," (Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture).
  • September 2000—August 2002, "Effects of Reprocessing on the Surface Charge and Transport Properties of Hemodialysis Membranes," (Sponsor: Fresenius Medical Care and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • April 2001—June 2002, "Enhanced Ultrafiltration Process," (Sponsor: Genentech Incorporated, Millipore Corporation, and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • June 2001—May 2002, "Novel Approach to Reprocessing Hemodialyzers," (Sponsor: Novaflux Technologies, Incorporated and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • July 1999—December 2001, "Chemistry - Biology Interface Predoctoral Training," (Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (one of 14 co-PIs in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Marine Studies, and Life and Health Sciences, Program Director: Roberta Colman, Chemistry)).
  • May 1999—December 2001, "Undergraduate Research Program in Chemical Engineering," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • April 1999—March 2001, "High Performance Tangential Flow Filtration," (Sponsor: Genentech Incorporated, Millipore Corporation, and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • October 1998—September 2000, "Multilayer Membrane Structures for Protein Separations," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 1994—June 1999, "Chemistry - Biology Interface Predoctoral Training," (Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (one of 14 co-PIs in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Marine Studies, and Life and Health Sciences, Program Director: Roberta Colman, Chemistry)).
  • April 1997—March 1999, "Membrane Filtration for Downstream Processing in Biotechnology," (Sponsor: Genentech Incorporated, Millipore Corporation, and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • September 1994—August 1998, "Protein Fouling During Membrane Filtration," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • December 1994—November 1997, "Design of an Artificial Pancreas for Type I Diabetics," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation (with Carlos A. Ramirez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez)).
  • January 1996—June 1997, "Mass Transport in Hollow Fiber Artificial Organs," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • April 1995—March 1997, "Protein Separations via Membrane Filtration," (Sponsor: Genentech Incorporated, Millipore Corporation, and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • January 1995—December 1996, "Blood-Membrane Interactions and Dialyzer Re-Use," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and University of Delaware).
  • July 1994—June 1995, "Semipermeable Membranes for Artificial Organs," (Sponsor: W.R. Grace & Co. - Conn. and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • January 1994—December 1994, "Effect of Blood Contact and Re-Use on Dialyzer Mass Transfer," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and University of Delaware).
  • January 1993—December 1993, "Protein and Blood Cell Interactions with Hemodialysis Membranes," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and University of Delaware).
  • July 1989—July 1993, "Size-Selective Filtration of Plasma Proteins," (Sponsor: National Institutes of Health).
  • January 1992—December 1992, "Membrane Fouling and Interactions with Macromolecules and Blood Cells," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • September 1988—August 1992, "Selective Protein Filtration," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 1991—December 1991, "Effect of Uremia on Red Cell Membrane Permeability," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation).
  • November 1989—December 1990, "Solute Transport in Hemodialysis for Renal Therapy," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • July 1987—December 1989, "Thermomechanical Behavior of Concentrated Protein Solutions," (Sponsor: NSF Engineering Initiation Award).
  • September 1987—August 1989, "Characterization of Reaction and Transport in the Hollow Fiber Bioartificial Pancreas," (Sponsor: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation).
  • July 1988—May 1989, "Mass Transfer and Cell Metabolism in Membrane Bioreactors," (Sponsor: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • June 1988—May 1989, "Solute Transport in Blood During Hemodialysis," (Sponsor: Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • September 1985—December 1988, "Shell Faculty Career Initiation Fellowship," (Sponsor: Shell Companies Foundation).
  • June 1987—May 1988, "Analysis of Membrane Bioreactors," (Sponsor: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and Delaware Research Partnership Program).
  • January 1986—June 1987, "Mass Transport in the Bioartificial Pancreas," (Sponsor: University of Delaware Research Foundation).
  • January 1986—June 1987, "Separation Science," (Sponsor: UNIDEL Foundation).
  • June 1986—March 1987, "Mass Transfer Analysis of the Bioartificial Pancreas," (Sponsor: NIH Biomedical Research Support Grant).
  • June 1985—March 1986, "Protein Fractionation via Selective Membrane Filtration," (Sponsor: NIH Biomedical Research Support Grant).
  • "Effect of Surface Charge on Phosphate Transport in Hemodialysis," (Sponsor: Fresenius Medical Care).
  • "IGERT in Protein Engineering," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • "IGERT in Protein Engineering," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
 

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