Graduate Students

Megan Gillespie, 2015

Improving Sensing Through the Design of Recombinant Proteins

Bradley J. Newsome (jointly supervised with Bernhard Henning), 2014

Addressing Public Health Risks of Persistant Pollutants Through Nutritional Modulation and Biomimetic Nanocomposite Remediation Platforms

Jivan Yewle (jointly supervised with David Puleo), 2012

Bifunctional Bisphosphonates for Delivering Biomolecules to Bone

Elsayed M. Zahran, 2011

Nanostructured Materials and Sensors for Environmental Applications 

Marci White, 2010

Andrea D. New, 2010

Ion-Selective Electrodes Based on Membranes with Incorporated Polymeric Plasticizers and Immobilized Ionophores

Karthik Venkatchalam, 2010

 Application of Doped and Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes in Reductive Dechlorination, Surface Wetting, and SuperCapacitors

 Robin Ehrick, 2009

Hydroxyapatite-Targeting Biomolecules and Functional Materials

Jeffrey S. Lenihan, 2007 

Modification of surfaces containing micro-and nanometer-scale features for the development of sensing systems 

Jason D. Ehrick, 2007 (Jointly supervised with Dr. Sylvia Daunert, Chemistry)

Stimuli-responsive hydrogels integrated with genetically engineered proteins for sensing and drug delivery

Morgan Barrera, 2007 (Jointly supervised with Dr. K. Anderson, Chemical Engineering)

Biomimetic approaches to biocompatibility using bacteria as models

Stacy A. Law, 2007

Amanda Watts, 2006

Ion-selective Sensors for Incorporation into Microfluidics Devices

Pramod Nednoor, 2006

Portein Functionalized Nanomaterials for Flow Control, Biocatalysis and Architectural Organization

Deepak Ahuja, 2006 (Jointly supervised with Dr. D. Bhattacharyya, Chemical Engineering)

Degradation of toxic chloroethylenes and chloroaromatics by vitamin B(12)-based reductive dechlorination and by hydroxyl radical-based oxidative dechlorination reactions

David Meyer, 2006 (Jointly supervised with Dr. D. Bhattacharyya, Chemical Engineering)

Kimberly May, 2005 (Jointly supervised with Dr. K. Anderson, Chemical Engineering)

The fabrication, optimization, and characterization of a whole cell-based biosensor with physiological and environmental applications

Shabnam Haghi Shahir, 2004

Ion-selestive [sic] electrodes based on mixed ionophores

Libby Puckett, 2003 (Jointly supervised with Dr. Sylvia Daunert, Chemistry)

An integrated approach to the development of sensing systems for clinical and pharmaceutical applications

J. Christopher Ball, 2003 (Jointly supervised with Dr. Sylvia Daunert, Chemistry)

Electrochemical Nanoliter Vial and Magnetoelastic Films as Sensing Platforms

Ramesh Iyer, 2002

Thermophilic Enzymes and Binding Proteins in Biosensors and Biotransformations

Ju Li, 2002

Enzymes in Thermostable Biosensors and Nanomaterials

Calvin J. Gregory, 2002

Protein/Peptide Binding Interactions: Applications in Binding Assays and Enzyme/Cell Immobilization

R. Daniel Johnson, 2002

Synthetic Receptors for Sensors and Integration into Microfludic Systems

Xiyun Guan, 2002 (Jointly supervised with Dr. Sylvia Daunert, Chemistry)

Application of bacterial sensing systems for detection of polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorocatechols

Melanie Loiselle, 2002 (Jointly supervised with Dr. Sylvia Daunert, Chemistry)

Control of bacterial biofilm using enzymes to degrade biofilm exopolysaccharides and inhibit biofilm formation

Maria J. Berrocal, 2001

Biologically Inspired Potentiometric Sensors

Hau Shao, 2001

Vinita Marathe, 2001 

Potassium-selective fluorescence sensors based on photopolymerized decyl methacrylate membrane

Stephen M. C. Ritchie, 2001 (Jointly supervised with Dr. D. Bhattacharyya, Chemical Engineering) 

Development, characterization, and modeling of polyamino acid functionalized microfiltration membranes

Mervat Issa, 2000 

Bioanalytical applications of magnetoelastic sensors

Jamie A. Hestekin, 2000 (Jointly supervised with Dr. D. Bhattacharyya, Chemical Engineering) 

Polyamino acid functionalized membranes for metal capture and nanofiltration of organics: Modeling and experimental verification

Jianquan Wang, 1999

Genetically Engineered Proteins in the Development of Immunoassays and Site-directed Protein Immobilization

Zhiren Xia, 1998 

Design, synthesis and evaluation of a new ionophore for potassium

John Christopher Ball, 1997

Ion-selective electrodes for sodium and ibuprofen

Shawn Leigh Plummer, 1997

New potentially useful ionophores for ion-selective electrodes

Emily C. Hernández, 1997

Development of Biosensors and Binging Assays using Molecular Recognition Systems

Wei Huang, 1996 

Genetic and Chemical Modification of Proteins for Site-specific Immobilization and Binding Assays

Nathaniel G. Hentz, 1996 

Liquid Chromatography Systems Based on Bio-Recognition Properties

Srivatsa Rao, 1996 (Jointly supervised with Dr. K. Anderson, Chemical Engineering) 

Controlled immobilization of biotinylated horseradish peroxidase in the development of novel biosensors and bioreactors

Richard S. Hutchins, 1995

The Rational Design of Anion-Selective Potentiometric Sensors

John R. Allen, 1995

Novel Polymer Membrane Ion-Selective Electrodes

Cathleen Clark, 1995 

 Allan Witkowski, 1994 

Competitive Binding Assays Based on Genetically Engineered Proteins

Timothy L. Blair, 1993

Use of Recognition Chemistry in the Development of Ion Sensors

Alynne I. MacLean, 1992

Preparation and Evaluation of Conjugates for the Development of Enzyme-Linked Competitive Binding Assays

Minas S. Barbarakis. 1992

Homogeneous Enzyme- and Fluorophore-linked Binding Assays that Employ the (strept)avidin-biotin System

Mary K. M. Freeman, 1991

Development of Optical Systems based on Recognition Chemistry

Vanessa J. Worting, 1991

Design and Development of Polymer Membrane Anion-Selective Electrodes

Thea Kjellstrom, 1989 

Potentiometric homogenous enzyme-linked competitive binding assay using adenosine deaminase as the label and its potential application as a post- column detection system for HPLC