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«Assistant Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University 8 Clarkson Avenue, Potsdam, NY, 13699 ...»

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SELMA MEDEDOVIC THAGARD

CURRICULUM VITAE

September 2013

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,

Clarkson University

8 Clarkson Avenue, Potsdam, NY, 13699

http://people.clarkson.edu/~smededov/

(315)-268-4423 (TEL)

(315)-268-6654 (FAX)

e-mail: smededov@clarkson.edu

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor (August 2010-Present) • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York.

Postdoctoral Researcher (August 2009-July 2010) • Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Postdoctoral Researcher (August 2007-April 2009) • Department of Ecological Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan.

Graduate Research Assistant (August 2003-June 2007) • Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, Florida.

Research and Development Engineer (January 2002-May 2003), Katran, Zagreb, Croatia.

EDUCATION

Ph.D in Chemical Engineering (August 2003-June 2007) • Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Dissertation Title: Chemical Processes in Aqueous Phase Pulsed Electrical Discharges:

Fundamental Mechanisms and Applications to Organic Compound Degradation.

Dissertation advisor: Bruce R. Locke.

BS Chemical Engineering (September 1997-May 2002) • Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Publications (Clarkson graduate* and undergraduate** students) Number of citations: 184 h-index: 7

1. Parag R. Gogate, Selma Mededovic Thagard, Jamar Blackmon, Robert Cathey, and George Chapas, “Hybrid Reactor Based on Combined Cavitation and Ozonation: From Concept to Practical Reality”, accepted for publication, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2013.

2. Verica Batur, Selma Mededovic Thagard, Anet Režek Jambrak, Tomislava Vukušić and Zoran Herceg, “Effect of Tribomechanical Micronisation and Activation Treatment on Textural and Thermophysical Properties of Wheat and Potato Starch Gels”, Food Technology and Biotechnology, 51, pp.278-283, 2013.

3. Ravindra P. Joshi and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Streamer-like electrical discharges in water: Part II. Environmental applications”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 33, pp.17-49, 2013.

4. Ravindra P. Joshi and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Streamer-like electrical discharges in water: Part I. Fundamental mechanisms”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 33, pp.1-15, 2013.

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5. Tessora Young**, Make Geng*, Lin Lin and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Oxidative Degradation of Bisphenol A: A comparison between Fenton reagent, UV, UV/H2O2 and ultrasound”, Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 16, pp.89-101, 2013.

6. Make Geng* and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “The effects of externally applied pressure on the ultrasonic degradation of Rhodamine B”, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 20, pp.618–625, 2013.

7. Bruce R. Locke and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Analysis and Review of Chemical Reactions and Transport Processes in Pulsed Electrical Discharge Plasma Formed Directly in Liquid Water”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 32, pp.875-917, 2012.

8. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Graciela Prieto, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Identification of Gas Phase Byproducts Formed During Electrical Discharges in Liquid Fuels”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 40, pp.2016-2111, 2012.

9. Kevin B. Fisher** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Transformation of Organic Solvents into Carbon-based Materials by Liquid-Phase Plasmas”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 32, pp.919-931, 2012.

10. Zoran Herceg, Anet Rezek Jambrak, Vesna Lelas and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Application of High Intensity Ultrasound Treatment on Amount of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in Milk”, Food Technology and Biotechnology, 50, pp. 46-52, 2012.

11. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Yohei Kinoshita, Hiromitsu Ikeda, Kazunori Takashima, Shinji Katsura, and Akira Mizuno, “NO3- Reduction for NOx Removal Using Wet-Type Plasma Reactor”, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 46, pp. 2165-2171, 2010.

12. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Ellen R. Fisher, Graciela Prieto, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Production of Hydrogen from Sugar by a Liquid Phase Electrical Discharge”, International Journal of Plasma Environmental Science and Technology, 4, pp.163-168, 2010.

13. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Electrical Discharge in Relatively Polar Organic Liquids”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 6, pp. 741-750, 2009.

14. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Chemistry of the Positive and Negative Electrical Discharges Formed in Liquid Water and Above a GasLiquid Interface”, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 29, pp.455-473, 2009.





15. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Plasma Chemistry in Pulsed Electrical Discharge in Liquid”, Transaction of the Material Research Society of Japan, 34, pp. 257-262, 2009.

16. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Adrian Mihailcioiu, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Analysis of the Byproducts in the Ammonia Production from Urea by Dielectric Barrier Discharge”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37, pp. 444-448, 2009.

17. Bruce R. Locke and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Analysis of Chemical Reactions in Gliding-Arc Reactors With Water-Spray Into Flowing Oxygen”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37, pp. 494-501, 2009.

18. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Decolorization of Indigo Carmine Dye by Spark Discharge in Water”, International Journal of Plasma Environmental Science and Technology, 2, pp. 56-66, 2008.

19. Selma Mededovic and Bruce R. Locke, “Primary Chemical Reactions in Pulsed Electrical Discharge Channels in Water”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 40, pp. 7734-7746, 2007.

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20. Selma Mededovic, Wright C. Finney and Bruce R. Locke, “Electrical Discharges in Mixtures of Light and Heavy Water”, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 56, pp. 76-83, 2007.

21. Selma Mededovic and Bruce R. Locke, “Side Chain Degradation of Atrazine by Pulsed Electrical Discharge in Water”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 46, pp.

2702-2709, 2007.

22. Selma Mededovic and Bruce R. Locke, “Aqueous Phase Mineralization of s-Triazine Using a Pulsed Electrical Discharge”, International Journal of Plasma Environmental Science and Technology, 1, pp. 2-9, 2007.

23. Selma Mededovic and Bruce R Locke, “The Role of Platinum as the High Voltage Electrode in the Enhancement of Fenton’s Reaction in Liquid Phase Pulsed Electrical Discharge”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 72, pp. 342-350, 2006.

24. Selma Mededovic and Bruce R Locke, “Platinum Catalyzed Decomposition of Hydrogen

Peroxide in Aqueous-Phase Pulsed Corona Electrical Discharge”, Applied Catalysis B:

Environmental, 67, pp. 149-159, 2006.

Conference Proceedings S. Mededovic and B. R. Locke, “The Role of Platinum High Voltage Electrode in the Enhancement of Fenton’s Reaction in Pulsed Corona Aqueous Phase Discharge, 5th International Symposium on Non-Thermal Plasma Technology for Pollution Control and Sustainable Energy Development, June 19-23, 2006, Ile d’Oleron, France.

Patents Hinomoto Company, Kazunori Takashima, Akira Mizuno, Selma Mededovic and Adrian Mihailcioiu, Ammonia Production From Urea in a Dielectric Barrier Discharge, 2008, Japan Patent Application, 080007.

PRESENTATIONS

(*- speaker) National and International Meetings

1. Joshua Franclemont, Gunnar Stratton and Selma Mededovic Thagard*, “Electrical Discharges Directly in Liquid Glycerol for the Production of Hydrogen”, IEEE Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, June 16-21, 2013.

1. Joshua Franclemont* and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Mathematical Modeling of Electrical Discharges in Liquid Water: The Chemistry Inside the Plasma Channel”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, October 28-November 2, 2012.

2. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, “Chemical Properties and Degradation Efficiency of RadioFrequency Plasmas in Water”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, October 16-21, 2011.

3. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Kazunori Takashima, Hirofumi Takikawa and Akira Mizuno, “Production of Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coatings by the Liquid-Phase Electrical Discharge”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, November 7-12, 2010.

4. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Ellen R. Fisher, Graciela Prieto, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “The Production of Hydrogen by the Electrical Discharge in Sugar Solution”, AIChE Spring National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, March 21-25, 2010.

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5. Graciela Prieto, Oscar Prieto, Carlos R. Gay, Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Ellen R. Fisher, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Hydrogen Production from Residual Heavy Oil”, AIChE Spring National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, March 21-25, 2010.

6. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Graciela Prieto, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Electrical Discharge in Liquid Ethanol: By-products Identification”, Japanese Institute of Electrostatics, Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, March 9-11, 2009.

7. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “The Chemistry of Ammonium and Nitrate Ions in an Electrical Discharge”, International Workshop on Electrostatics, Ishigaki, Japan, November 12-15, 2008.

8. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Comparison of the Positive and Negative Electrical Discharge in Water”, International Electrostatics Symposium, Okinawa, Japan, November 9-12, 2008.

9. Adrian Mihailcioiu*, Selma Mededovic Thagard, Kazunori Takashima and Akira Mizuno, “Ammonia Generation From Solid Urea in Needle Array DBD Reactor”, Symposium of the Institute of Electrostatics Japan, September 18th, Kyoto, Japan, 2008.

10. Bruce R. Locke* and Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Chemical Reaction Analysis of the Formation of Hydrogen Peroxide and Hydrogen in Water-Spray Gliding Arc Reactors”, 35th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Karlshrue, Germany, June 15-19, 2008.

11. Selma Mededovic Thagard*, Kazunori Takashima, Hirofumi Takikawa and Akira Mizuno, “Production of Diamond-Like Carbon Coatings by the Electrical Discharge in Different Organic Solvents”, 6th International Symposium on Non-Thermal Plasma, Taipei, Taiwan, May 12-16, 2008.

12. Selma Mededovic* and Bruce R. Locke, “The Role of Platinum High Voltage Electrode in the Enhancement of Fenton’s Reaction in Pulsed Corona Aqueous Phase Discharge”, 5th International Symposium on Non-Thermal Plasma, Oleron Island, France, June 19-23, 2006.

13. Mayank Sahni, Frank Holzer, Selma Mededovic, Wright C. Finney and Bruce R. Locke*, “Analysis of Reactive Species Formation in High Voltage Electrical Discharges in GasLiquid Systems”, 4th Asia Pacific International Symposium on Basics and Applications of Plasma Science and Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan, December 12-14, 2005.

Local, State and Regional Meetings (Clarkson graduate* and undergraduate** students)

1. Ryan Anthony** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, Removal of Rhodamine B by a Dielectric Barrier Discharge (DBD) Plasma Jet, 16th Annual Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, July 2013 [poster].

2. Mengli Shi**, Shane Rogers, and Selma Mededovic Thagard, The efficiency of electrical discharge plasma in liquid sterilization, 16th Annual Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, July 2013.

3. Callum Symons** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, Density functional theory study on energy of methanol degradation by non-thermal plasma, 16th Annual Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, July 2013.

4. Erika Chin** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, Identifying the Location of Degradation Process in Ultrasonic Treatment, 15th Annual Spring Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, April 2012.

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5. Kate Price** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, Glow discharge plasma for the treatment of colored industry effluents, 15th Annual Spring Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, April 2012 [poster].

6. Kevin Fisher** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, Carbon-based material synthesis using liquid-phase plasma, AIChE Northeast Regional Conference, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, April, 2012.

7. Tessora Young** and Selma Mededovic Thagard, Oxidation of Bisphenol A using Advanced Oxidation Processes, 14th Annual Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE), Clarkson University, July 2011.

8. Selma Mededovic Thagard, “Electrical Discharges in Organic Liquids for Material Synthesis”, CAMP Annual Spring Symposium, Fairport, New York, March 6-7, 2011.

Invited Seminars

1. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Science Café, Plasmas, Potsdam, New York, scheduled for Spring 2014.

2. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Yay, You!: Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On, keynote speaker for the Society of Women Engineers, Syracuse, New York, May 20, 2013.

3. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Fundamental Studies and Applications of Plasmas in Water, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, November 17th, 2011.

4. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Electrical Discharges in Liquids: Fundamental Studies and Applications, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, October 26th, 2010.

5. Selma Mededovic Thagard, Expectations of Undergraduate Researchers, Student Chapter of the AIChE, Clarkson University, Fall 2010.



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