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     Edward LeRoy Michor

              PhD Student         

Department of Chemical Engineering

      University of Washington                                             Prof. Berg Research Group

Edward Michor
PhD Student
Colloids and Interface Science Group

Dept. of Chemical Engineering
University of Washington
Box 351750, Seattle

WA 98195-1750





PhD Student

Chemical Engineering

University of Washington, USA




Advisor:  Dr. John C. Berg




Chemical Engineering

University of Minnesota, USA




Advisors: Dr. Lanny Schmidt and Dr. Aditya Bhan



Industrial & Research Experience


Research Assistant

University of Washington, Seattle, USA



R&D Engineer

Xerox Corporation, Wilsonville, OR, USA

Summer 2013


Undergrad Research Assistant

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA



Current Research Interests

My current research focuses on the charging behavior of reverse micelles in apolar media. Also of interest is the process of micellization and structure of surfactants in such media. 


1.  Extension to the Charge Fluctuation Model for the Prediction of Conductivity of Apolar, Reverse Micellar Systems

·        Published: Michor, E. and Berg, J. Langmuir, 2012, 28(45), pp 15751-15755

2.  Effects of Trace Water on Charging of Silica Particles Dispersed in a Nonpolar Media

·        Published: Gacek, M., Bergsman, D., Michor, E., and Berg, J. Langmuir, 2012, 28(31), pp 11633-11638

3.  Autothermal Reforming of Butanol to Butenes in a Staged Millisecond Reactor: Effect of Catalysts and Isomers

·        Published: Sun, H., Blass, S., Michor, E., and Schmidt L. Applied Catalysis A: General, 2012, 455-456, pp35-41

4.   Ethanol Dehydration to Ethylene in a Stratified Autothermal Millisecond Reactor

·        Published: Skinner, M.J., Michor, E., et al. Chemsuschem, 2011, 4(8), pp 1151-1156




 University of Washington

UW Chemical Engineering

Prof. Berg Research Group





Last Update:  August 6th, 2012