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     Edward L. Michor

              PhD Student         

Department of Chemical Engineering

      University of Washington                                             Prof. Berg Research Group


Edward L. Michor
PhD Student
Colloids and Interface Science group

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

WA 98195-1750

Phone # 708-209-7431
Email: elmichor@u.washington.edu

 

Education

 

PhD Student

Chemical Engineering

University of Washington, USA

   2011-present

 

 

Advisor:  Dr. John C. Berg

 

 

B.S.

Chemical Engineering

University of Minnesota, USA

   2007-2011

 

Research Experience

 

Undergrad Research Assistant

Prof. Aditya Bhan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

      2007-2009

 

Undergrad Research Assistant

Prof. Lanny Schmidt, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

2009-2011

 

Current Research Interest

     My current research investigates the effects of water on charging and electrokinetics in apolar colloidal systems.  I am developing equations to predict the conductivity of apolar micellar systems and investigating the charging mechanisms involved.

 

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

·   Published Paper: Skinner, MJ., EL. Michor, et al. Chemsuschem 2011.

 

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

·   Submitted Paper: Sun, H., Blass, S., Michor EL., Schmidt, L. Green Chemistry Submitted 2012.

    3.  Effects of Trace Water on Charging of Silica Particles Dispersed in a Nonpolar Medium

·   Accepted Paper: Gacek, M., Bergsman, D., Michor, E., Berg, J. Langmuir Accepted 2012

 


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Last Update:  August 6th, 2012