Ali Mansoori

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    College: Engineering Department: Bioengineering
    Secondary Department: Chemical Engineering
    Title: Professor Emeritus
    Office: 204 SEO M/C 063 Phone: 996-5592
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Atomic and molecular nanotechnology, molecular based study of disease diagnostic methods and therapeutic agents, nanobiostructures design (nanoclusters, nanoconjugates, nanoparticles), phase transitions, ab initio methods, density functional and molecular dynamics simulations, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics.

    Specific ongoing projects:

    1. Cancer nanotechnology - Cancer detection, prevention and teatment through nanotechnology.
    2. Alzheimer's disease nanotechnology - Development of very early (in vivo and in vitro) detection as well as (neuroprotective and regenerative) diagnostic methods.
    3. Supercritical fluids and their applications.
    4. Alternative and fossil energy resources.

    Please visit my website at for more information.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: Open

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Engineering or science major; Good experimental or computer programming (Visual Basic, C++, Flash or Fortran) knowledge; Good mathematical or analytical background

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    To perform supervised research in the areas mentioned above.

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