Monthly Archives: June 2015

Addition to SURFI Team

Surface Innovations team welcomes Ms. Avishan Arabshomali. Avishan has decided to join our research team for at least this summer, and likely will pursue her M.S. program in the area of bioabsorbable polymers. Avishan has earned her B.S. degree in … Continue reading

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Advisory Committee Member

Prof. Drelich has been invited by the MLR Institute of Technology in Hyderabad (India) to serve as the Advisory Committee Member to the International Conference on Advancements in AeroMechanical Materials for Manufacturing that will take place in Hyderabad on June … Continue reading

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Symposium on Magnesium Implants

Patrick K. Bowen and Dr. Drelich are involved in organization of the symposium Magnesium-based Biodegradable Implants – to be part of the 2016 TMS Annual Meeting. Magnesium-based Biodegradable Implants: One of the trends in biomedical implants is toward the use … Continue reading

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Successful PhD research proposal

Please congratulate Shan Zhao for the successful defense of her Ph.D. research proposal this morning. Her Ph.D. research proposal is entitled Structural characteristics and corrosion behavior of biodegradable Zn-X alloys in stent application.

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New contribution to SI

A new paper was published in the Surface Innovations journal by our team. The title of the paper is “Hydrophobic nano-asperities in control of energy barrier during particle-surface interactions” and is co-authored by J. Drelich and P.K. Bowen. The paper … Continue reading

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Paper on flotation of rough particles

Last year, Mr. Onur Guven, PhD candidate in the program of mineral processing engineering at the Istanbul Technical University in Turkey, working under a supervision of Prof. Mehmet S. Celik, spent a few months in our laboratories. He researched the … Continue reading

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