Materials, Devices and Processes for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
Current Research Group
Research in Progress
Degrees Granted

Masters Theses


Ali Hasham, "Reduction of FeO in CaO-SiO2-Al2O3 Slags by Fe-C Melts," February 1992. Jason C. Desantis, "Metalorganic CVD of Metallic Films," June 1992.

Rodrigo R. Rubiano, "Low Temperature Deposition of Metal Carbide Films," December 1993.

Zain Hasham, "Galvanic Deoxidation of Steel Using Solid Electrolyte Cells," May 1994.

Prashant Soral, "Scaleup of Electrochemical-Metal-Refining Process," December 1997.

Dan Simon, "Electron Beam PVD of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Coatings," December 1997.

Aashish Agarwal, "Mechanism of Silicon Transfer in Tuyere Injected Reactors by Carbothermic Reduction of Silica," June 1998.

Prashant Soral, "Pollution Reduction and No-Regrets Options in the Iron/Steel and Pulp/Paper Manufacturing Sectors," June 1998.

Christopher McDonald, "Development of a High Accuracy Technique for Measuring Electrical Conductivity of Highly Conducting High Temperature Melts," completed December 1999.

Salil Joshi, "Synthesis of Cermet Anodes for SOM Cell," completed December 2001.

Timothy Keenan, "SOM Process for Magnesium Synthesis," completed December 2001 .

Scott McDonald, "Novel Electrosmelting Technology for Metal and Alloy Recovery," completed December 2001.

William C. Chernikoff, "Decontamination of Radioactive Stainless Steel in the Electroslag Remelting Process," completed January 2001.

Edward Chiang, "Measurement of High Temperature Thermophysical Properties of Complex Oxide-Halide Melts," completed January 2001.

Chris Schumakar, "Hybrid Processing of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," completed December 2002.

Sourav Sen, "SOM Process for Tantalum Synthesis from its Oxide," completed May 2004

Ju Feng, "Low Cost Manufacture of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," completed August 2005.

Ms. Jialing Hong, "MIEC Membranes for Hydrogen Generation and Separation", May 2007

Marko Suput, "SOM Process for Primary Production of Titanium from Titanium Oxide," August 2007

Rachel Delucas, "Scale-up Modelling of SOM Process for Primary Production of Magnesium from Magnesium Oxide," May 2008

.Petros Sakas, "Analysis of SOM process for Optimum Reactor Design," May 2009.

Mario Jachtorowicz, "Magnesiothermic Reduction of Silica employing the SOM Process," May 2009.

Michael Galbo, "Protective Coatings for Ferritic Stainless Steel Interconnects for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", December 2009.

Jarrod D. Milshtein, "SOM Membrane Stability during Magnesium Oxide electrolysis", May 2013