2006 JDRD Awards

First-year Projects

Sandeep Agnihotri, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Characterization of Physical Properties of Nanocarbons for Adsorption and Energy Storage (Novel Carbon Materials for Advanced Energy Storage, David DePaoli)

David C. Baker, Department of Chemistry

Sculpting the Surface of Nanoparticles with Carbohydrates (Photoregulated Peptide-Protein Interaction Systems for Bionanotechnology Applications, Robert F. Standaert)

Jeffrey M. Becker, Department of Microbiology

Membrane Proteins and Their Use in Neutron Scattering Studies (Infrastructure Development for Neutron Scattering for Biomembranes and Biomimetic Membranes, William T. Heller)

Brian Edwards and David Keffer, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Multi-scale Modeling: Application to Hydrogen and Helium in Steels 9Multi-scale Modeling: Application to Hydrogen and Helium in Steels, Don M. Nicholson)

Hong Guo, Department of Biochemical and Cellular and Molecular Biology

Large-Scale Exploration of Protein Models for System Biology Applications: Understanding and Predicting Protein Structures (Large-Scale Exploration of Protein Models for System Biology Applications, Andrey A. Gorin)

Gregory Peterson, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Enabling Computational Science on Advanced High Performance Reconfigurable Computing Architectures (Exploring Reconfigurable Computing Programming Models to Accelerate High-Performance Computing Applications, Olaf O. Storaasli)

Ronald Pevey, Department of Nuclear Engineering

Terascale Simulation Tools for Next-Generation Nuclear Energy Systems (Terascale Simulation Tools for Next-Generation Nuclear Energy Systems, Kevin T. Clarno)

Jayne Wu, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

AC Electrokinetic Synthesis of Nanocomposite Dielectrics/Polymer: Applications for Electric Power Grid (Nanocomposite Dielectrics: New Smart Materials for Electric Power Applications and the Advanced Grid, Isidor Sauers)