2007 JDRD Awards

First-year Projects

Mongi Abidi Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

3D Blind Deconvolution of STEM Data (Imaging Energy Materials in Operandi with Atomic Resolution STEM, Albina Y. Borisevich)

Alison BuchanDepartment of Microbiology and Gladys Alexandre Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology

Assessing the Role of Sensory Mechanisms in Defining Microbial Activities (Novel Approaches for Uncovering Total Environmental Gene Expression Patterns, Martin Keller)

Shengting Cui and Bamin Khomami Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Atomistic Simulation of Interfacial Metal Ion Extraction (Developing a Science Base for Fuel Reprocessing Separations in Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, Valmore de Almeida)

Veerle Keppens Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Resonant Ultrasound Studies of Quasi-2D Cobalt Oxide Thermoelectric (Nanostructured Thermoelectrics for Power Generation: Smaller is Cooler, Rongying Jin)

Cheng-Xian (Charlie) Lin and Don Dareing Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering

Investigation of Nano-Scale Thermo/Electro/Mechanical Energy Conversions (NanoePower – Nanoscatalytic Direct-Fuel Thermoelectric Generator, Zhiyu (Jerry) Hu)

Phillip Rack Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Nanofabricated Scanning Probe Microscopy Tips for Enhanced Detection of Molecular Photo Electrochemical Processes (Energy Flow and Conversion on the Molecular Level: a View of Molecular Photo Electromechanical Machines, Sergei V. Kalinin)

John Sanseverino Center for Environmental Biotechnology and Paul Frymier Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

An Investigation of Anaerobic Microbial Fuel Cell Performance (Electricity and Biohydrogen Production via Systems Level Understanding of Microbial Fuel Cells, Abhijeet P. Borole)