M.S. theses and Reports


"The Morphology and Film Formation of Low Tg Core -Shell Latex Particles", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2001, Karl Seven. (Co -Advisor: James Roberts)

"Synthesis and Characterization of Copolymer Latexes based on MMA/MAA -Macromonomer", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2000, Dingying Xu.

"Miniemulsion Copolymerization of Styrene and n -Butyl Acrylate Using TritonX -405 as Surfactant", (ChE), 1999, Christopher D. Anderson.

"Living Free -Radical Miniemulion Polymerization of Styrene", (Polymer Sci.),1998, Thummanoon Prodpran.

"The Role of the Polymerizable Surfactant Sodium Dodecyl Allyl Sulfosuccinate in the Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene", (Ch.E.), 1997,Johanna Chu.

"Chemical Characterization of the Surface of Polymer Systems Using Flow Microcalorimetry", (Polymer Sci.), 1995, Jinwen Fan.

"Characterization of Latex Particle Surfaces:The Effect of PolyoxyethyleneChains", (Polymer Sci.), 1992, Rong Hu.

"The Role of Water -Soluble Oligomers in Emulsion Polymerization", (Ch.E.),1992, Claudia Emma Kokkeler.

"Grafting Reactions in the Emulsion Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate using Poly(vinyl alcohol) as Emulsifier", (Polymer Sci.), 1992, Guadalupe del Socorro Magallanes Gonzalez.

"Dispersion Polymerization of Styrene using Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) as Stabilizer", (Polymer Sci.), 1992, Janette Atieno Anyumba.

"Emulsion Polymerization in an Automated Reaction Calorimeter", (Polymer Sci.), 1992, Luis Varela -de la Rosa.

"Miniemulsion Polymerization of Divinylbenzene -HP: A Facile Route to Highly Crosslinked Particles", (Ch.E.), 1992, Sami Mohammed.

"Synthesis and Characterization of Core -Shell Ionomeric Latexes", (Polymer Sci.), 1992, Atul Arora.

"Modeling and Control of Latex Particle Size Distribution in Emulsion Polymerization", (Ch.E.), 1992, Ashwini Sood. (Co -Advisor: ChristosGeorgakis)

"Preparation of Large -Particle-Size Monodisperse Latexes in Simulated Microgravity Conditions using a Rotating -Cylinder Reactor", (Ch.E.), 1991, Vinay Mishra.(Co -Advisor: John W. Vanderhoff).

"The Role of Compatibilizing Agents in the Development of Particle Morphology in Composite Latexes", (Polymer Sci.), 1991, Wichai Chotirotsukon.

"Semicontinuous Polymerization Utilizing Miniemulsions", (Ch.E.), 1989,Phan Linh Tang.

"Particle Morphology in Seeded Composite Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1989, Yi -Cherng Chen.

"Miniemulsion Copolymerization of Vinyl Acetate and Butyl Acrylate in a Tubular Reactor", (Ch.E.), 1989, by Scott A. Adamec.

"Batch and Semicontinuous Copolymerization of Vinyl Acetate and Methyl Acrylate", (Ch.E.), 1988, by Hope Pelsynski.

"Polymerization of Styrene Miniemulsions", (Ch.E.), 1987, by Jong -Shing Guo.

"Coagulation Studies of Solvent -Swollen Latex Particles in a Stirred Tank Reactor", (Ch.E.), 1986, by John Wydila.

"Latex Aggregation with Methylcellulose", (Ch.E.), 1985, by Kendall Brown.

"The Covalent Binding of beta -Glucosidase to Activated Polystyrene Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1985, by Katherine Lawrence.

"Investigation of the High Conversion Range in Styrene-Butadiene Copolymerizations", (Ch.E.), 1985, by Thomas Kauffman.

"Feasibility Study: Preparation of a -Methylstyrene -Acrylonitrile Copolymers by Combined Emulsion -Suspension Polymerization", (Ch.E.), 1984, by Hrong-Roang Sheu.

"Inverse Emulsion Polymerization of Acrylamide in a Tubular Reactor", (Ch.E.) 1985, by Thomas F. Bash.

"The Effect of Initial Pressure on Coagulation during the Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene", (Ch.E.), 1985, by Debra Bartsch.

"The Slide Agglutination Assay: A Study of the Factors Affecting Sensitivity", (Ch.E.), 1984, by Mark Smith.

"The Effects of Prepolymer Contamination on Coagulation During the Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene Monomer", (Ch.E.), 1983, by Vern Lowry.

"The Cathodic Electrodeposition of Polymer Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1983, by Andrew Hadley.

"Freezing of Coal", (Polymer Sci.), 1983, by Manju Agrawal.

"Freezing of Coal", (Polymer Sci.), 1983, by Neal Earhart.

"The Effect of Hydroquinone on the Kinetics of the Seeded Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene", (Ch.E.), 1983, by Anthony Silwanowicz.

"The Effect of Hydroquinone on the Kinetics of the Seeded EmulsionPolymerization of Styrene", (Ch.E.), 1983, by Anthony Silwanowicz.

"The Interfacial Characterization of Mixed Emulsifier Systems", (Ch.E.), 1983, by Craig D. Lack.

"The Binding of Protein Molecules to Modified Polystyrene Latexes", (Ch.E.),1983, by Eric S. Daniels.

"Drying and Curing of Epoxy Films", (Poly. Sci. & Eng.), 1983, by Ata -Ur Rahman.

"Seeded Suspension Polymerization", (Ch.E.), 1982, by Douglas Bloom.

"The Use of Mixed -Emulsifier Systems in the Preparation and Stabilization of Emulsions and Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1982, by William L. Grimm.

"Role of Surface Active Agents in Emulsion Copolymerization", (Ch.E.), 1982,by Michael P. Merkel.

"Kinetics and Mechanism of Cathodic Electrodeposition of Epoxy Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1982, by Arif Humayun.

"Preparation and Polymer Interaction of Colloidal Iron Corrosion Products", (Polymer Science), 1981, by James Kang.

"Inverse Emulsion Polymerization of Acrylamide - A Mechanistic Study", (Ch.E.), 1981, by Frank DiStefano.

"Kinetics and Mechanism of Cathodic Electrodeposition of Epoxy Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1982, by Arif Humayun.

"Adsorption Studies of Emulsifiers on Latex Particles", (Polymers), 1981, byMaqsood S. Ahmed.

"Separation of Oil -in-Water Emulsions", (Ch.E.), 1979, by Samuel D. Jaimes.

"Toward the Production of Large -Particle-Size Monodisperse Latexes -- AFeasibility Study --Photoinitiated Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene", (Ch.E.)1978, by E. David Sudol.

"Preparation, Characterization, and Theoretical Comparisons of PolystyreneLatexes Prepared with the Ionogenic Monomer 2 -Acrylamido -2-Methylpropane Sulfonic Acid", (Ch.E.), 1978, by Richard L. Schild.

"Studies on the Characterization and Stability of Vinyl -Acetate -Butyl acrylateEmulsion Copolymers", (Polymers), 1978, by Trisno Makgawinata.

"Development of Microvoid Coatings", (Ch.E.), 1978, by Daniel P. Durbin.

"Improved Latex Stabilization by Functional Monomer Incorporation", (Ch.E.), 1978, by David F. Witman.

"Model Microvoid Films", (Ch.E.), 1977, by Sikander Iqbal.

"Surface Characterization of Latexes and Latex Rheology", (Ch.E.), 1977, bySyed M. Ahmed.

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