Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Surface Probing of Materials"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2016 - DURI
Research area(s):
Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Materials
Project Description:
Surfaces are first hand exposed to environment and substrates. This project deals with probing surface properties of materials for pharmaceutical and food applications.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern will be assessing the surface of materials using various techniques. The student will be analyzing the data and making some correlations for establishing relationships.
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
GPA> 3.3 chemistry, physical-chemistry courses. Students from Engineering are encouraged to apply (ABE, ChE, ME, Materials, etc), Chemsitry, BS in Pharmaceutics. Junior and Senior are preferred, however, sophomore could be considered.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
9
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Carvajal, Teresa
Deptartment/College:
agricultural and biological engineering

Student Supervisor

Name:
Teresa Carvajal
Title:
Faculty ABE

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Steve Beaudoin
Deptartment/College:
ChE/Engineering
Name:
Rodolfo Pinal
Deptartment/College:
IPPH/Pharmacy