ICTAS: Research Awards

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Research Awards in 2013

"Filming" Biomolecules in Action with Terahertz Spectroscopy
Principal Investigator: Vinh Nguyen
Co-Principal Investigator: Daniel Capelluto

Bat Swarming as a Model System for Novel Air Traffic Control
Principal Investigator: Nicole Abaid
Co-Principal Investigator: Rolf Mueller

Cardiovascular Computed Tomography with Stationary Carbon Nanotube X-ray Sources
Principal Investigator: Guohua Cao
Co-Principal Investigator: John L. Robertson

Coherent Polarization Microscopy - A Quantitative, Label-free Approach to Understanding the Inflammatory Mechanism of Atherosclerosis
Principal Investigator: Yizheng Zhu
Co-Principal Investigator: Liwu Li

Giant Thermoelectric Performance through Combinatory Computation Modeling and Microstructural Engineering
Principal Investigator: Celine Hin
Co-Principal Investigator: Shashank Priya

H2S-Releasing Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy
Principal Investigator: John Matson
Co-Principal Investigator: Carla Finkielstein

Nanoscale Structural/Chemical Characterization of Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles in Drinking Water Systems
Principal Investigator: Mitsuhiro Murayama
Co-Principal Investigator: Michael Hochella, William Knocke

Paper-Based Sensors and Bicycle Pumps for Airborne Pathogen Detection
Principal Investigator: Linsey Marr
Co-Principal Investigator: Elankumaran Subbiah, Peter Vikesland

Polymer-Supported Light-Activated Supramolecular Complexes in Catalysis
Principal Investigator: Karen Brewer
Co-Principal Investigator: John L. Robertson

Tailoring Metal Oxide Morphology and Interfacial Energetics for High Efficiency Hybrid Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells
Principal Investigator: Amanda Morris
Co-Principal Investigator: Harry Gibson

Uncovering the Role of the Tumor Microenvironment in Cancer Progression and Therapeutic Intervention using a Multi-Disciplinary Tumor Engineering Platform
Principal Investigator: Nicole Rylander
Co-Principal Investigator: Carla Finkielstein, John L. Robertson, Pavlos Vlachos

Unmanned Aerial System Airworthiness: A Case Study in Safety Certification for Complex, Non-Deterministic Systems
Principal Investigator: Craig Woolsey
Co-Principal Investigator: Mazen Farhood, Mayuresh Patil, Patrick Roberts, Christopher Roy

Using High Sensitivity Transcriptomics and Metabolomics to Develop New Strategies against Plant Pathogens
Principal Investigator: Guillaume Pilot
Co-Principal Investigator: John M. McDowell

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