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Thomas C. Skalak

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Charlottesville, VA 22904


2012-13 Funded Projects

“Ocean safe biodegradable microspheres for the cosmetic and toiletries industry,” led by Kirk Havens and Donna Marie Bilkovic, The College of William & Mary

“Evaluating P1C1 in a model of acute intravascular hemolytic transfusion reaction,” led by Neel Krishna, Dr. Kenji Cunnion, Julius Nyalwidhe and Frank Lattanzio, Eastern Virginia Medical School

“Synergistic traffic counting: A cost-effective solution to traffic count collection,” led by ManWo Ng, Old Dominion University

“PureMadi: Metallic-ceramic technologies for global household water purification,” led by James Smith, Dr. Rebecca Dillingham and Richard Crawford, University of Virginia

“Effective cooling solutions for very high heat flux applications,” led by Hossein Haj-Hariri, University of Virginia

“Gas expanded lubricants: Energy efficiency and increased reliability in power production using tunable fluids,” led by Andres Clarens and Timothy Dimond, University of Virginia

“Surge suppression technology based on active magnetic bearings for increasing the energy efficiency of centrifugal compressors,” led by Zongli Lin and Se Young Yoon, University of Virginia

“Hacker-proofing the Web,” led by Anh Nguyen-Tuong, Jason Hiser and Jack Davidson, University of Virginia

“A non-scaffold drug delivery system to treat nerve injury,” led by Christopher Deppman and Anthony Spano, University of Virginia

“Augmenting Erythropoiesis,” led by Dr. Thomas Braciale and Taeg Kim, University of Virginia

“Reconfigurable array of magnetic automata,” led by Stuart Wolf and Jiwei Lu, University of Virginia

“Development of a novel chimeric vaccine for tick-transmitted disease,” led by Jason Carlyon and Richard Marconi, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Transporter-directed prodrugs for drug delivery to the brain: In vivo proof of concept,” led by Phillip Gerk, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Point-of-care biomarker of ischemia,” led by Dr. Lynne Gehr, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Airway stent delivery system,” led by Dr. Aamer Syed and Dr. Hans Lee, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Sustained drug release formulation for glaucoma,” led by Hu Yang, Virginia Commonwealth University

“Vortex-induced vibration energy harvester for distributed power supply,” led by George Hagerman, Richard Hirsh, Khai Ngo, Shashank Priya, Mark Stremler and Pavlos Vlachos, Virginia Tech.

“Coupling of nanofibrous electrodes with nanostructured electrolytes for enhanced performance in energy storage devices,” led by Robert Moore and E. Bruce Orler, Virginia Tech