ICTAS: Research Awards

Back to funding awards by year

Research Awards in 2010


Contactless-AC-Modulated Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis (CiDEP) for Rare Cancer Cell Separation
Principal Investigator: Masoud Agah, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator: Rafael Davalos, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences; Eva Schmelz, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise


Design and Fabrication of a Biologically Accurate, Vascularized Artificial Bone Graft
Principal Investigator: Joseph W. Freeman, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Co-Principal Investigator: Aaron Goldstein, Chemical Engineering.


Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Recombinant Elastomeric Proteins
Principal Investigator: Daniel M. Dudek, Engineering Science and Mechanics
Co-Principal Investigator: Chenming (Mike) Zhang, Biological Systems Engineering


Hemocompatibility of Drug-laden Nanomaterials
Principal Investigator: Elankumaran Subbiah, Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Co-Principal Investigator: Nammalwar Sriranganathan, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology; Judy Riffle, Chemistry


Hierarchical Design and Assembly of Structures: Nano to Mesoscale
Principal Investigator: Amrinder S. Nain, Mechanical Engineering and School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Co-Principal Investigator: Chris Cornelius, Chemical Engineering; Bahareh Behkam, Mechanical Engineering


Interdisciplinary Teaming and Graduate Education Study of ICTAS
Principal Investigator: Maura Borrego, Engineering Education
Co-Principal Investigator: Roseanne Foti, Psychology


Molecular Target of Soy Genistein for Potential Therapeutic Intervention of Inflammatory Induced Vascular Dysfunction
Principal Investigator: Zhenquan Jia, Division of Biomedical Sciences, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Co-Principal Investigator: Hara P. Misra, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Dongmin Liu, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise; S. Ansar Ahmed, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology


Nanofibers from Multi-layer Melt Electrospinning (MME)
Principal Investigator: Eugene G. Joseph, Chemical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator: Abby W. Morgan, Chemical Engineering; J. Randy Heflin, Physics


Nanostructure III-V Multijunction Solar Cell on Germanium and Lattice Engineered Silicon Substrates
Principal Investigator: Mantu K. Hudait, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Novel Electrode Design to Increase Power Generation in Microbial Fuel Cells
Principal Investigator: Bahareh Behkam, Mechanical Engineering and School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Co-Principal Investigator: Michael W. Ellis, Mechanical Engineering


Real-world Oriented Design for Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems
Principal Investigator: Yaling Yang, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator: George Morgan, Finance; Dilip Shome, Finance; Tamal Bose, Electrical and Computer Engineering


The Origin of Nanoscale-derived Properties in Nanoparticles
Principal Investigator: M. Murayama, Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory (ICTAS) and Chemical Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator: William T. Reynolds, Materials Science and Engineering


Using Nanomaterials to Track Messenger RNA in Plants
Principal Investigator: James Westwood, Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science
Co-Principal Investigator: Giti Khodaparast, Physics


Contactless-AC-Modulated Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis (CiDEP) for Rare Cancer Cell Separation
Principal Investigator: Masoud Agah, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Co-Principal Investigator: Rafael Davalos, School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences; Eva Schmelz, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise


Subscribe to our Newsletter

* indicates required

Contact Us

ICTAS (MC 0193)
Kelly Hall, Suite 410, Virginia Tech
325 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061


(540) 231-2597