Work by the faculty and students of the Department of Chemical Engineering

Recent Submissions

  • Gas Phase Deposition of Trichloro(1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorooctyl)silane on Silicon Dioxide, by XPS 

    Lee, Michael V.; Husseini, Ghaleb; Sautter, Ken; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2012)
    Monolayers of trichloro(lH,1H,2H,2H-perfluorooctyl)silane, Cl3SiCH2CH2(CF2)5CF3, were deposited via chemical vapor deposition onto the native oxide layer on silicon after plasma-cleaning. The samples have high hydrophobicity, ...
  • Analysis of Grain Screenings by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Sawdust by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Sunflower Shells by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Shea Nut Shells by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of Sugar Beet Pulp by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy 

    Jiang, Guilin; Husseini, Ghaleb; Baxter, Larry L.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2005)
    Determining the chemical structure and composition of biomass fuels using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) can provide fundamental knowledge of their structures that is useful in understanding and predicting their ...
  • Analysis of 5-chloro-8-methoxy-2-(bromomethyl)quinoline by XPS 

    Thomson, Jeff; Stoker, Josh; Bunker, Jared; Agbonkonkon, Nosa; Iyer, Gayathri; Bronson, R. Todd; Savage, Paul B.; Linford, Matthew R.; Husseini, Ghaleb (American Vacuum Society, 2004)
    Macrocyclic ethers are used extensively for their ability to form strong and selective interactions with charged species. It has been shown that the incorporation of heterocyclic groups into macrocylclic ethers increase ...
  • Analysis of 10,16-Diaza-1,4,7,13-tetrathiacyclooctane-9,17-dione by XPS 

    Radicic, Neil; Becerril-Garcia, Hector; Myrer, Amber; Cory, Erin; Gertsch, Kevin R; Bronson, R. Todd; Savage, Paul B.; Linford, Matthew R.; Husseini, Ghaleb (American Vacuum Society, 2004)
    10,16-Diaza-1,4,7,13-tetrathiacyclooctane-9,17-dione is important for its use as a fluorophoric metal detector. XPS was used to analyze the compound. The compound was mounted on a silicon plate using sticky tape.
  • Analysis of 7,13-Bis((8-hydroxy-2-quinolinyl)methyl)-1,4-dimethyl-1,4,7,13-tetraaza-10-thiacyclopentadecane by XPS 

    Hoggard, Jamin; Carlson, Eric D.; Frederickson, Scott H.; Monson, Chris F.; Gertsch, Kevin R; Bronson, R. Todd; Savage, Paul B.; Linford, Matthew R.; Husseini, Ghaleb (American Vacuum Society, 2004)
    Highly toxic metals abound in the environment as a result of pollution. Macrocyclic ligands have been designed that are selective in binding certain toxic metals. This allows for a sensitive means of detecting these poisonous ...
  • Alkyl Monolayers on Silica Surfaces Prepared from Neat, Heated (Tridecafluoro-1,1,2,2-tetrahydrooctyl)-1- dimethylchlorosilane Analyzed by XPS 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Sevy, Eric T.; Asplund, Matthew C.; Peacock, Justin G.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2004)
    Silane monolayers on silica, prepared from mono-, di-, and trichlorosilanes, are widely used in industry for surface functionalization and modification. However, unlike di- and trichlorosilanes, monochlorosilanes are ...
  • Alkyl Monolayers on Silica Surfaces Prepared from Neat, Heated 3-Glycidoxypropyldimethylethoxysilane Analyzed by XPS 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Linford, Matthew R.; Asplund, Matthew C.; Peacock, Justin G.; Sevy, Eric T. (American Vacuum Society, 2002)
    Silane monolayers on silica, prepared from mono-, di-, and trichlorosilanes, are widely used in industry for surface functionalization and modification. However, unlike di- and trichlorosilanes, monochlorosilanes are ...
  • Alkyl Monolayers on Silica Surfaces Prepared from Neat, Heated ClSi(CH₃)₂(CH₂)₆CH=CH₂ Analyzed by XPS 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Sathyapalan, Amarchand; Sevy, Eric T.; Linford, Matthew R.; Asplund, Matthew C. (American Vacuum Society, 2002)
    Silane monolayers on silica, prepared from mono-, di-, and trichlorosilanes, are widely used in industry for surface functionalization and modification. However, unlike di-and trichlorosilanes, monochlorosilanes are ...
  • Alkyl Monolayers on Silica Surfaces Prepared from Neat, Heated ClSi(CH₃)₂(CH₂)₁₇CH₃ Analyzed by XPS 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Zilch, Lloyd W.; Sevy, Eric T.; Asplund, Matthew C.; Linford, Matthew R. (American Vacuum Society, 2002)
    Silane monolayers on silica, prepared from mono-, di- and trichlorosilanes, are widely used in industry for surface functionalization and modification. However, unlike di- and trichlorosilanes, monochlorosilanes are ...
  • Investigating the Release Mechanism of Calcein from eLiposomes at Higher Temperatures 

    Husseini, Ghaleb; Pitt, William G.; Williams, Jacob B; Javadi, Marjan (American Scientific Publishers, 2014)
    Numerous nanocarriers are currently being investigated as drug delivery vehicles for transporting chemotherapeutics to cancer cells. Our research group has recently synthesized a new generation of echogenic liposomes based ...
  • Ultrasound-triggered Release from Micelles 

    Pitt, William G.; Husseini, Ghaleb; Kherbeck, Laura (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013)
  • Ultrasonic Drug Delivery Using Micelles and Liposomes 

    Martins, Ana M.; Ahmed, Salma E.; Vitor, Rute F.; Husseini, Ghaleb (Springer, 2016)
    The encapsulation of drugs in nanocarriers revolutionized research in drug delivery, especially in cancer chemotherapeutics. Several nanosystems have been developed including liposomes, polymeric micelles, dendrimers, solid ...
  • Green Nanotechnology—A Road Map to Safer Nanomaterials 

    Bai, Reenu Geetha; Sabouni, Rana; Husseini, Ghaleb (Woodhead Publishing, 2018)
    Nanotechnology has remained at the forefront of scientific research for the past few decades due to its outstanding properties and associated applications. The unlimited potential of nanomaterials have already influenced ...
  • Drug delivery in pluronic micelles: effect of high-frequency ultrasound on drug release from micelles and intracellular uptake 

    Marin, Alexander; Sun, Hao; Husseini, Ghaleb; Pitt, William G.; Christensen, Douglas A.; Rapoport, Natalya Y. (Elsevier, 2002)
    The effect of high-frequency ultrasound on doxorubicin (DOX) release from Pluronic micelles and intracellular DOX uptake was studied for promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells, ovarian carcinoma drug-sensitive and multidrug-resistant ...
  • Multi-Model Investigation and Adaptive Estimation of the Acoustic Release of a Model Drug From Liposomes 

    Wadi, Ali; Abdel-Hafez, Mamoun; Husseini, Ghaleb; Paul, Vinod (IEEE, 2019)
    This paper researches a suitable mathematical model that can reliably predict the release of a model drug (namely calcein) from biologically targeted liposomal nanocarriers triggered by ultrasound. Using mathematical models, ...
  • Factors affecting sedimentational separation of bacteria from blood 

    Pitt, William G.; Alizadeh, Mahsa; Blanco, Rae; Hunter, Alex K.; Bledsoe, Colin G.; McClellan, Daniel S.; Wood, Madison E.; Wood, Ryan L.; Ravsten, Tanner V.; Hickey, Caroline L.; Beard, William Cameron; Stepan, Jacob R.; Carter, Alexandra; Husseini, Ghaleb; Robison, Richard A.; Welling, Evelyn; Torgesen, Rebekah N.; Anderson, Clifton M. (American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), 2019)
    Rapid diagnosis of blood infections requires fast and efficient separation of bacteria from blood. We have developed spinning hollow disks that separate bacteria from blood cells via the differences in sedimentation ...

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