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2018 Graduates

Nathan L. Hebert, M.S.

Nathan Hebert

Position:
Graduate Position

Company:
Glanbia Nutritionals

Major Advisor: Randolph Lewis

Thesis:
Novel Methods to Produce Large Recombinant Spider Silk Proteins via Polymerization

Benjamin L. Peterson, M.S.

Benjamin Peterson

Abul Bashar Mohammad Giasuddin, Ph.D.

Abul Giasuddin

Position: 
Research Assistant

Company: 
Utah State University

Major Advisor: David Britt

Thesis:
Silane Modulation of Protein Conformation and Self-Assembly

Cynthia Hanson, Ph.D.

Cynthia Hanson

Position: 
Research Assistant and
SolidWorks Instructor

Company: 
Utah State University

Major Advisor: Elizabeth Vargis

Thesis:
The Use of Microfluidics and Dielectrophoresis for Separation, Concentration, and Identification of Bacteria

Chad L. Nielsen, M.S.

Chad Nielsen

Position:
Laboratory Technician Contractor

Company:
G.E. Healthcare

Major Advisor: Charles Miller

Thesis:
Investigations of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Secretion and Production Using Sustainable Carbon Sources

Jonathan L. Wood, M.S.

Jon Wood

2017 Graduates

Zachary T. Fica, M.S.

Zachary Fica

Alan J. Hodges, M.S.

Alan Hodges

Position:
MD/PhD Student

Company:
Texas A&M University

Major Advisor:
Charles Miller

Thesis:
Alternative Treatment Technologies for Low-Cost Industrial and Municipal Wastewater Management

Jason J. Peterson, M.S.

Jason Peterson

Position: 
Product Test Engineer

Company: 
Campbell Scientific, Inc. 

Major Advisor:
Ronald Sims

Thesis:
Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater: Effects of Inoculants and Nutrient Management on Biomethane Production and Treatment

Lei Sun, Ph.D.

Lei Sun

Company: Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine

Major Advisor: Jixun Zhan

Thesis:
Investigation and Engineering of Polyketide Biosynthetic Pathways


2016 Graduates

Randy Santos, M.S.

Randy Santos

Position:
Design Engineer

Company:
Compañía Operadora del Agua Tecca

Major Advisor:
Foster Agblevor

Thesis:
Catalytic Pyrolysis of Poly Vinyl Chloride as a Viable Way of Waster Management