Graduate thesis

RIN2 commitment to student training and highly-qualified personnel formation is reflected in the large number of URI MS and PhD thesis that RIN2 has helped with. Since 2013, 48 MS and PhD thesis have been defended by URI students that underwent training at RIN2.

Amer Charbaji, PhD 2021, A New paper-based microfluidic device for sensitive detection of nitrate in seawater.

Md Golam Jakaria, PhD 2021, Development and Characterization of Nanomaterials to Overcome Pulmonary Epithelial Barriers.

Mitchell Gravely, PhD 2021, Probing Interactions of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes at the Nano-Bio Interface.

Negar Rahmani, MSc 2021, Analyzing HSP104 chaperone function in disassembly of amyloid aggregates in Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast model system.

Yiwen Zhao, PhD 2021, Self-adjuvanted virus-like particle for safe and highly immunogenic vaccination.

Gregory Slaybaugh, PhD 2020, Molecular mechanism of polypeptide insertion into bilayer and exit

Erika Addison, MS 2020, Physicochemical implications of cyanobacteria oxidation with Fe(VI)

CJ Spellman, MS 2020, Feasibility assessment of acid mine drainage and municipal wastewater co-treatment

Minoo Madani, PhD 2020, Developing Stimuli-responsive Biomaterial Systems for Drug Delivery in Tissue Engineering & Cancer Chemotherapy

Zachary Shepard, MS 2020, Evaluating a New Design of Ceramic Water Filters Impregnated with Silver Nanoparticles

Dounia Elkhatib, PhD 2020, Assessment of microplastic in water and wastewater

Nasim Ganji, PhD 2019, Nanoparticle-Cell Membrane Interactions: Adsorption Kinetics and the Monolayer Response

Teresa Mako, PhD 2019, Detection of ions and small molecule toxicants in aqueous media using new colorimetric and fluorimetric methods

Lukas Duwe, MS 2019, All-solid Lithium-ion batteries for high safety and stability

Akram Abbasi, PhD 2019, Nanomaterials for Sensing, Heating and Applications in Composites and Emulsion Biofouling

Dilni Kaveendi Chandrasiri Koggala Wellalage, PhD 2019, The effect of additives and surface modifying agents on the solid electrolyte interface in lithium ion batteries

Timo K├╝ster, MS 2019, Nanostructured surface enhanced Raman Spectroscopy sensor for marine pollutants

Margaret Wilson, MS 2019,Biofilm adhesion on the sulfide mineral bornite & implications for astrobiology

Alexander Sousa, MS 2019, Distinguishing living and non-living surface deposition on serpentine: implications for biosignatures and astrobiology

Nishan Shah, PhD 2019, Overcoming Contemporary Obstacles in Drug Delivery via Acetalated Dextran Particle Formulations

Elisa Torrico, PhD 2019, Development and Characterization of Nanomaterials for Pulmonary Drug Delivery Applications

Jillian Freese, PhD 2019, Molecular and Morphological Investigations into the Evolution and Development of Red Algal Parasites

Tania Emi, PhD 2019, Remotely Activated Biomaterials for Optimizing the Temporal Profiles of Therapeutic Molecules

Rosa Ghatee, PhD 2019, Fabrication of Conductive Hydrogels and their Application in Neuroprosthetic Intervention and Drug Delivery

Christopher LaBreck, PhD 2019, Mechanisms of Division Site Selection and Role of the ATP-Dependent Protease CLPXP in Mind Regulation and Proteostasis in E. Coli

Ryan Ivone, MS 2019, Development of Pediatric Anti-HIV Formulations with Improved Dissolution Characteristics

Joseph Roccio, MS 2019, Surfactant Enhanced Bioremediation of Oil by Alcanivorax Borkumensis Using Food Grade Amphiphiles

Kevin Rivera, MSc 2018, Sensors for ceramic matrix composite (CMC) engine components

Zachary L. Brown, PhD 2018, Development of carbonate electrolytes for lithium metal electrodes

Ryan K. Sullivan, MSc 2018, Assessment of Ceramic Water Filters as a Point-of-Use Water Treatment System for Treatment of Microbiological, Organic, and Inorganic Contaminants in Drinking Water

Fatemeh Faghihzadeh, PhD 2018, Kinetic, Metabolic and Macromolecular Response of Bacteria to Antimicrobial Agents

Rolf Staud, MSc 2018, Carbon Nanotube Interactions with Human Cells Under Shear using Microfluidics

Yuzi Zhang, 2017, Performance Analysis and Morphology of Lithium Ion Battery Anodes Prepared by Colloidal Processing

Sauradip Chaudhuri, 2017, Derivatized Cyclodextrins and their Modified Synthetic Architectures for Sensing and Catalysis

Blanca Zelaya-Rincon, 2017, Structural Transformations in Diluted Micellar and Lamellar Systems, *Project in collaboration with Procter & Gamble

Yaser Kashkooli, 2016, NIR Light Activated Hollow Gold Nanoshell Structures Based on Layersome Template

Zimeng Wang, 2016, Dry Powder Aerosol Nanocomposite Microparticles for the Treatment of Pulmonary Diseases

Jennifer Daniels, 2016, Synthesis, Characterization, and Tumor Targeting of Novel pH Sensitive Nanoparticles

Matthew Ryan Preiss, 2016, Lipid Nanoparticle Interactions and Assemblies

Nelson Anaya-Archila, 2016, Nanoparticles Toxicity on Escherichia Coli: Batch and Kinetic Approach

Indrani Chakraborty, 2016, Fabrication of Multifunctional Graphene-based Polymer Composite Materials Using Different Fillers

Yajuang Li, 2015, Development of Copper Sulfide Nanoparticles for Photothermal and Chemotherapy of Cancer Cells

Rosa Ghatee, 2015, MSc Injectable Conductive Hydrogels for Use in Neuroprosthetic Intervention

Amitesh Saha, 2015, Understanding Behavior of Particle Stabilized Emulsions and Transformations in Colloidal Systems

Hari Katepalli, 2014, Formation and Stability of Emulsions: Effect of Surfactant-Particle Interactions and Particle Shape

Sarah Beaton Fields, 2014, A Responsive Particle Coating for Emulsion Formation at the Oil-Water Interface

Maximillian Sender, 2014, Effect of Silica Nanoparticle Aggregate State on Pickering Emulsion Formation and Stability

Qihua Sun, 2014, Tumor-Penetrating Acetalated Dextran Nanoparticles Capable of Tandem Delivery of Agents for the Treatment of Lung Cancer

Aihong Xi, 2014, Centrifugation-based Assay for Examining Nanoparticle-Lipid Membrane Binding and Disruption

Varun K. Kasaraneni, 2014, Fate and Removal of Contaminants in Urban Environment

Swapnil A,. Malekar,2014, Liposomes for the Controlled Delivery of Multiple Drugs

Hongyin Zhang, 2013, Application of Silver Nanoparticles in Drinking Water Purification

Kalyani Gude, 2013, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Colloidal Supported Metal Nanoparticles