News

July 19, 2016
Erica is presenting her poster "Wireless Heating of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms for In Situ Implant Mitigation" at the 2016 Biofilm Science at Technology Meeting in Bozeman, MT.

July 17, 2016
Graduation! Congratulations Doctor Joel Coffel. Well Done!      

June 15, 2016
Joel's paper "Poly(vinyl alcohol)  tissue phantoms as a robust in vitro model for heat transfer" is now online at the International Journal of Polymeric Materials.

May 30, 2016
Welcome to Natalia Gonzalez, who is joining us as an NSF-REU Nanotechnology and Nanoscience fellow this summer. 

May 2, 2016
Congratulations to Eric! The Board of Regents of the State of Iowa have approved his application for promotion to the position of Associate Professor with tenure.

April 8, 2016
Congratulations to Joel for receiving the department's Kammermeyer Research Award and Erica for receiving the Osborn Teaching Award.

April 7, 2016
Erica was awarded the Ballard Seashore Dissertation Fellowship by the Graduate College. Congratulations!

April 1, 2016
Joel was awarded the Graduate College Summer Fellowship. Congratulations!

March 28, 2016
Congratulations to Joel and Swapnill! Their paper “Unified Polymer Erosion Model for Pulsatile Drug Delivery” was accepted by the Journal of Membrane Science and is available online.

March 23, 2016
Congratulations to Joel! His paper "Poly(vinyl alcohol)  tissue phantoms as a robust in vitro model for heat transfer" was accepted by the International Journal of Polymeric Materials.

January 24, 2016
Joel has been invited to present his work at Coe College's Science talk Series in the Department of Physics. His presentation "How to Kill a Biofilm: A Chemical Engineer’s Prospective" will be given on March 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM in Peterson Hall.

November 29, 2015
Congratulations to Yasuhiro and Swapnil! Their paper "Glucose Powered Pulsatile Release" was accepted by the Journal of Chemical Engineering Research and Design and is available online.

October 24, 2015
Congratulations to Swapnil! His paper "Non-delaminating Pulsatile Release Composites" was accepted by the Journal of Chemical Engineering Science and is available online.

October 23, 2015
Congratulations to Erica on her poster award at the 24th Annual Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing Conference!

October 15, 2015
Congratulations to Erica on her GSS travel grant! On to Chicago!

September 15, 2015

Ann and Erica’s paper “Thermal Deactivation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms” is now online

September 1, 2015
Congratulations to Erica!  Her abstract “Thermal Mitigation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms” has been accepted at the American Society for Microbiology’s 7th Conference on Biofilms in Chicago in October.

August 28, 2015
Kristan’s paper “Pre-vascularized silicon membranes for the enhancement of transport to implanted medical devices” is now online

August 25, 2015
Congratulations to Joel!  His paper “Magnetic nanoparticle/polymer composites for medical implant infection control” was just accepted by the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.  It’s already available online

August 21, 2015
Swapnil, Matt, and Yasu’s paper “Barrier-mediated Pulsatile Release” is now online

August 14, 2015
Congratulations to Kristan and crew!  Their paper “Pre-vascularized silicon membranes for the enhancement of transport to implanted medical devices” was just accepted by the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research B:  Applied Biomaterials.

August 11, 2015
Congratulations to Ann and Erica!  Their paper “Thermal Deactivation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms” was just accepted by Biofouling.

August 11, 2015
Prof. Nuxoll’s paper “Added Release Time in Diffusion/Dissolution Coupled Release” is now available online

August 5, 2015
Prof. Nuxoll’s paper “Added Release Time in Diffusion/Dissolution Coupled Release” was just accepted by the International Journal of Pharmaceutics.

July 30, 2015
Congrats to Swapnil, Matt, and Yasu!  Their paper “Barrier-mediated Pulsatile Release” was just accepted by the Journal of Membrane Science.

July 10, 2015
Congratulations to Erica!  Her abstract “Biofilm Mitigation on Implanted Devices” has been accepted at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Meeting in Salt Lake City in November.

May 27, 2015
Congratulations to Joel!  His abstracts “Poly(vinyl alcohol)  Tissue Phantoms  for Robust Modeling of in vitro Thermal Transport” and “Wireless, Thermal Deactivation of Medical Device Infections using an Iron Oxide Nanoparticle / Polymer Coating” has been accepted at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Meeting in Salt Lake City in November.

May 15, 2015
Graduation!  Congratulations, Doctor Swapnil Gandhi, and congratulations to Ann and Bryce on their Masters degrees.  We’ll miss you!