Final Program

MICROGRAVITY TRANSPORT PROCESSES
IN FLUID, THERMAL, BIOLOGICAL
AND MATERIALS SCIENCES II

September 30 - October 5, 2001
Banff Center for Conferences
Banff, Alberta, Canada

Conference Chair & Scientific Secretary:
Prof. S.S Sadhal
University of Southern California, USA

Co-Chairs:
Prof. V.K. Dhir, UCLA, USA
Prof. J. Straub, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Prof. H. Ohta, Kyushu University, Japan
Prof. R.W. Smith, Queen's University, Canada

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2001

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Registration (Professional Development Center)

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner (Main Dining Hall)

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Opening Reception and Introductory Remarks (PDC Room 301, Third Floor Lounge Area)

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

UEF Conferences are smoke-free. Please do not smoke at any conference function.
Please turn off (or turn to vibrate) your cell phone during technical sessions
Technical Sessions: Donald Cameron Hall 300 North Wing
Social Hours:
Sunday: Trans Canada Pipeline Pavilion (across from Main Dining Room)
Rest of Week: PDC Room 301, Third Floor Lounge Area

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2001

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Introductory Remarks

Satwindar Sadhal, Conference Chair
Reginald Smith, Canadian Co-Chair
Catherine Casgrain, Canadian Space Agency
Frank Schmidt, UEF Liaison

8:30 am - 10:30 am Session 1 Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Phenomena
Session Co-Chairs: A. Prosperetti and T. Maxworthy

8:30 am - 9:10 am
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: THE USE OF AN ELECTRIC FIELD IN AN ELECTROSTATIC LIQUID FILM RADIATOR (Paper No.: MTP-01-01)
S. George Bankoff, E.M. Griffing and R.A. Schulter, Northwester University, Chemical Engineering Department, USA

9:10 am - 9:30 am
2. ELECTROMAGNETIC LEVITATION MELTING TECHNIQUE: HISTORY AND FUTURE (THERMOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES MEASUREMENT UNDER MICROGRAVITY CONDITIONS)
(Paper No.: MTP-01-02)
Sayavur I. Bakhtiyarov and Ruel A. Overfelt, Auburn University, Mechanical Engineering
Department, USA

9:30 am - 9:50 am
3. STUDIES IN ELECTROHYDRODYNAMICS: STABILITY OF A LIQUID BRIDGE (Paper No.: MTP-01-03)
D. A. Saville, Princeton University, Department of Chemical Engineering, USA
B.L. Burcham, Dow Agrosciences

9:50 a.m. - 10:10 am
4. LARGE SCALE GEOPHYSICAL FLOWS ON A TABLE TOP (Paper No.: MTP-01-75)
John Hegseth and Kamel Amara, Department of Physics, University of New Orleans, USA

10:10 am - 10:30 am
5. HEAT TRANSFER AT BUBBLING OF DIELECTRIC LIQUID IN AN ELECTRIC FIELD (Paper No.: MTP-01-89)
Oleg V. Motorin, Petru Organ, T.M. Sajin and Anatol Rosca, Institute of Applied Physics of Academy of Sciences of Moldova, MOLDOVA

10:30 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:30 pm Session 2 Materials Processing I
Session Co-Chairs: R.M. Banish and K. Ohsaka

10:45 am - 11:35 am
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: THE INFLUENCE OF GRAVITY ON THE PRECISE MEASUREMENT OF SOLUTE DIFFUSION COEFFICIENTS IN DILUTE LIQUID METALS AND METALLOIDS (Paper No. : MTP-01-04)
Reginald W. Smith, Xiaohe Zhu and Mark C. Tinnicliffe, Queen's University Department of Materials & Metallurgical Engineering, CANADA
Timothy J.N. Smith, Lowell Misener and Josee Adamson, Biologix, Inc., CANADA

11:35 am - 12:00 noon
2. UNIDIRECTIONAL SOLIDIFICATION OF MAGNETOSTRICTIVE MATERIALS USING MAGNETIC FIELD IN MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-06)
Hideki Minagawa, Hideaki Nagai, Yoshinori Nakata and Takeshi Okutani, Hokkaido National
Industrial Research Institute, JAPAN
Keiji Kamada, Japan Space Utilization Promotion Center

12:00 noon - 12:25 pm
3. DIELECTRIC IN-SITU MONITORING OF MICROGRAVITY POLYMERIZATIONS
(Paper No.: MTP-01-07)
Alvin P. Kennedy, Solomon Tadesse and Tanika Allen, Morgan State University, Department
of Chemistry, USA

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Session 3 Crystal Growth
Session Co-Chairs: R.W. Smith and B. Andrews

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: SYNTHESIS OF InSb SEMICONDUCTOR CRYSTAL BY UNIDIRECTIONAL SOLIDIFICATION IN SHORT-DURATION MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-13)
Takeshi Okutani, Hideko Minagawa, Hideaki Nagai and Yoshinori
Nakata, Hokkaido National Industrial Research Institute, JAPAN
Keiji Kamada, Japan Space Utilization Promotion Center

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
2. MICROGRAVITY EFFECTS ON SOME THERMODYNAMIC AND KINETIC PROPERTIES OF COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS (Paper No.: MTP-01-12)
Tsuneo Okubo and Akira Tsuchida, Department of Applied Chemistry,
Gifu University, JAPAN

3:00 pm- 3:30 pm
3. GRAVITY-INDUCED ANOMALIES IN INTER-PHASE SPACING REPORTED FOR BINARY EUTECTICS (Paper No.: MTP-01-91)
Reginald W. Smith, Queen's University at Kingston
Ontario, CANADA

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Informal Discussion

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4 Materials Processing II
Session Co-Chairs: K. Rezkallah and Takeshi Okutani

5:00 pm - 5:24 pm
1. THE INFLUENCE OF GRAVITY ON COMPOSITIONAL UNIFORMITY AND MICROSTRUCTURE INIMMISCIBLE Al-In ALLOYS (Paper No.: MTP-01-08)
Prof. J. Barry Andrews, Leticia J. Hayes, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

5:24 pm - 5:48 pm
2. THE INFLUENCE OF MARANGONI FLOWS ON CRACK GROWTH IN CAST METALS  (Paper No.: MTP-01-09)
B.J. Yang and Reginald W. Smith, Queen's University at Kingston
Ontario, CANADA
M. Sahoo and M. Sadayappan, CANMET, NRC Canada, CANADA

5:48 pm - 6:12 pm
3. THERMAL DIFFUSIVITY COEFFICIENT OF GLYCERIN DETERMINED ON AN ACOUSTICALLY LEVITATED DROP (Paper No.:MTP-01-10)
Kenichi Ohsaka, Alexei Rednikov and Satwindar S. Sadhal, University of Southern California, USA

6:12 pm - 6:36 pm
4. REDUCED ALGORITHMS FOR MASS AND THERMAL DIFFUSIVITY DETERMINATIONS (Paper No.: MTP-01-87)
R. Michael Banish, Lyle B. Jalbert, Timothee L. Pourpoint, CMMR, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Iwan D. Alexander1 and Robert F. Sekerka2
1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 2Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania 15213 USA

6:36 pm - 7:00 pm
5. ATEN - A NEW HIGH TEMPERATURE MATERIALS PROCESSING FACILITY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (Paper No.: MTP-01-88)
Wayne N.O. Turnbull, Lowell Misener, Timothy J.N. Smith and Guy Oram
Millenium Biologix Inc., Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
Reginald W. Smith, Queen's University, CANADA

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Dinner

8:30 pm - 9:30 Social Hour

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2001

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:45 am Session 5 Interfacial Phenomena I
Session Co-Chairs: L.G. Leal and Yoshiyuki Abe

8:00 am - 8:26 am
1. MEASUREMENTS OF VELOCITY AND STREAMLINE FIELDS OF MISCIBLE DISPLACEMENT IN ROUND TUBES (Paper No.: MTP-01-20)
J. Kuang and T. Maxworthy, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical
Engineering, University of Southern California, USA
P. Petitjeans, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, Paris, FRANCE

8:26 am - 8:52 am
2. THREE-DIMENSIONAL STABILITY ANALYSIS AND NONLINEAR SIMULATIONS OF UNSTABLY STRATIFIED MISCIBLE FLUIDS IN A HELE-SHAW CELL (Paper No.: MTP-01-21)
Eckart Meiburg and Frank Graf, Mechanical and Environmental
Engineering Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Carlos Haertel, ETH Zurich

8:52 am - 9:18 am
3. OPTICAL MEASUREMENT OF CONCENTRATION GRADIENT NEAR MISCIBLE INTERFACES (Paper No.: MTP-01-22)
Nasser Rashidnia and R. Balasubramaniam, National Center for
Microgravity Researh on Fluids and Combustion NASA GRC, USA

9:18 am - 9:45 am
4. STUDIES OF THIN FILM EVAPORATION IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE CIMEX (CONVECTION AND INTERFACIAL MASS EXCHANGE) RESEARCH PROGRAM (Paper No.: MTP-01-25)
P. Stephan, T. Gambaryan-Roisman, C. Brandt and C. Hoehmann, Darmstadt University of
Technology, Institute of Technical Thermodynamics, GERMANY
J.-C. Legros, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Microgravity Research Centre, BELGIUM
G. Bekaert, Société Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques, Belgium

9:45 am - 10:00 am Coffee Break

10:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 6 Two-Phase Flows I: Drops, Bubbles and Particles
Session Co-Chairs: S.S. Sadhal and J. Kim

10:00 am - 10:50 am
1.KEYNOTE LECTURE: FLOW-INDUCED COALESCENCE OF DROPS IN A VISCOUS LIQUID (Paper No.: MTP-01-26)
L. Gary Leal, University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of
Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, California, 93106, USA

10:50 am – 11:15 am
2. SPRAY COOLING HEAT TRANSFER IN REDUCED GRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-28)
Yoshiyuki Abe, Electrotechnical Laboratory, JAPAN
Ken-ichi Yoshida, Former Graduate Student of Keio Univ.
Toshiharu Oka, IHI Co., Ltd.
Yasuhiko H. Mori and Akira Nagashima, Keio University, JAPAN

11:15 am – 11:40 pm
3. CONDENSATE REMOVAL MECHANISMS IN A CONSTRAINED VAPOR BUBBLE HEAT EXCHANGER (Paper No.: MTP-01-29)
Joel L. Plawsky, Ling Zheng, Yingxin Wang and Peter C. Wayner, Jr., Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute, Chemical Engineering Department, USA

11:40 am – 12:05 pm
4. NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF BUBBLE MOTION IN A VIBRATED CELL UNDER MICROGRAVITY USING LEVEL SET AND VOF ALGORITHMS (Paper No.: MTP-01-30)
Hiroyuki Takahira, Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, JAPAN
Timothy Friesen, Yoshitaka Yasuda*, Lisa Allegro and Masahiro Kawaji, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, CANADA
*Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University

12:05 am - 12:30 pm
5. STUDIES OF FUNDAMENTAL PARTICLE DYNAMICS IN MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-32)
Roger Rangel, University of California at Irvine,Dept. Mech.and Aerospace Eng, USA
James Trolinger, MetroLaser Inc.
Carlos Coimbra, University of Hawaii
Jose Castillo and Carlos Torres, San Diego State University, USA

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Ad hoc sessions / Free Time

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Session 7 Interfacial Phenomena II
Session Co-Chairs: R. Balasubramaniam and W. Grassi

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
1. AGGREGATION OF BUBBLES AND PARTICLES ON SURFACES BY THERMOCAPILLARY AND ELECTROOSMOTIC FLOWS (Paper No.: MTP-01-35)
Paul J. Sides, John L. Anderson, Hiroki Kasumi and Scott Guelcher, Carnegie Mellon University,
Department of Chemical Engineering, USA
Yuri E. Solomentsev, Motorola

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm
2. THERMOCAPILLARY CONVECTION AROUND GAS BUBBLES - AN IMPORTANT NATURAL EFFECT FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF HEAT TRANSFER IN LIQUIDS UNDER MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-36)
J. Betz,GERMANY
J. Straub, Lehrstuhl A für Thermodynamik, Technical University of Munich, GERMANY

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm
3. EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE LIQUID INTERFACE REORIENTATION UPON STEP REDUCTION IN GRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-23)
Mark Michaelis, Michael E. Dreyer and Hans J. Rath, Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity - University of Bremen, GERMANY

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm
4. CHARACTERISICS OF MARANGONI-BENARD CONVECTION DURING WATER EVAPORATION (Paper No.: MTP-01-24)
C.A. Ward, F. Duan, D. Stanga and Z. Saghir, University of Toronto, Dept. of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, CANANDA

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm
5. NEAR-CRITICAL CONVECTION IN GROUND-BASED AND MICROGRAVITY ENVIRONMENTS (Paper No.: MTP-01-17)
V.I. Polezhaev, M. Emelianov, A.A. Gorbunov and E.B. Soboleva, The Institute for Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, RUSSIA

5:10 pm - 5:30 pm
6. MICROSCALE HEAT TRANSFER TO SUBCOOLED WATER: 200 – 6000 PSIA, 0 - 3500 W/CM2 (Paper No.: MTP-01-18)
Robert H. Leyse, Inz, Incorporated, USA

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm Refreshment Break

5:45 - 7:05 pm Session 8 Two-Phase Flows II
Session Co-Chairs: H.Ohuta and E. Meiburg

5:45 pm - 6:05 pm
1. MICROWAVE HEATING OF MULTIPHASE FLUIDS (Paper No.: MTP-01-37)
Alvin P. Kennedy, Solomon Tadesse and Janine Nunes, Morgan State University, Department of
Chemistry, USA

6:05 pm - 6:25 pm
2. A STUDY OF ANNULAR FLOW FILM CHARACTERISTICS IN MICROGRAVITY AND HYPER-GRAVITY CONDITIONS (Paper No.: MTP-01-38)
Ryan MacGillivray and Kamiel S. Rezkallah, Microgravity Research Group, Mechanical Engineering,
University of Saskatchewan, CANADA

6:25 pm - 6:45 pm
3. A STUDY FOR GAS-LIQUID TWO-PHASE FLOW IN HORIZONTAL TUBE UNDER MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-39)
Buhong Choi, Terushige Fujii, Hitoshi Asano and Katsumi Sugimoto, Department of Mechanical Engineering Kobe University

6:45 pm - 7:05 pm
4. STEADY AND UNSTEADY COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATIONS FOR INTERNAL CONDENSING FLOWS (Paper No.: MTP-01-40)
 Q. Liang, A.S. Barve and Amitabh Narain, Michigan Technological University, USA

7:05 pm - 8:30 pm Dinner

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2001

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am Session 9 Boiling Phenomena I
Session Co-Chairs: V.K. Dhir and S.G. Bankoff

8:00 am - 8:40 am
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE:VAPOR BUBBLES IN FLOW AND ACOUSTIC FIELDS (Paper No.: MTP-01-85)
Andrea Prosperetti and Y. Hao, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins
University, USA

8:40 am - 9:00 pm
2. ORIGIN AND EFFECT OF THERMOCAPILLARY CONVECTION IN SUBCOOLED BOILING - OBSERVATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS FROM EXPERIMENTS PERFORMED AT MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-41)
Johannes Straub, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Institut fuer Thermodynamik, GERMANY

9:00 am - 9:20 am
3. HEAT FLUX COOLING BY MICROBUBBLE EMISSION BOILING (Paper No.: MTP-01-42)
Koichi Suzuki, Hiroki Saitoh and Kazuaki Matsumoto, Graduate School, Science University of Tokyo,
JAPAN

9:20 am - 9:40 am
4. DYNAMICS OF SINGLE AND MULTIPLE BUBBLES AND ASSOCIATED HEAT TRANSFER DURING NUCLEATE BOILING UNDER LOW GRAVITY CONDITIONS (Paper No.: MTP-01-43)
Dongming Qiu, Gihong Son and Vijay K. Dhir, Dept. of Mech. & Aerospace Eng., University of California at Los Angeles, USA
David Chao and K. Logsdon NASA Glenn Research Center, Microgravity Division, USA

9:40 am - 10:00 am
5. RAPIDLY EXPANDING VISCOUS DROP FROM A SUBMERGED ORIFICE AT FINITE REYNOLDS NUMBERS (Paper No.: MTP-01-44)
Nivedita R. Gupta and Kathleen J. Stebe, Johns Hopkins University, USA
R. Balasubramaniam, National Center for Microgravity Research on Fluids and Combustion, NASA GRC, USA

10:00 am - 10:10 am Coffee Break

10:10 am - 12:30 am Session 10 Boiling Phenomena II
Session Co-Chairs: J. Straub and M. Kawaji

10:10 am - 10:50 am
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: REVIEW OF EXISTING RESEARCH ON MICROGRAVITY BOILING/TWO-PHASE FLOW AND FUTURE EXPERIMENTS ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (Paper No.: MTP-01-90)
Haruhiko Ohta, Dept. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyushu University, JAPAN
Atsushi , NASDA, JAPAN
Kamiel S. Rezkallah, Microgravity, Microgravity Research Group, Mechanical Engineering, University
of Saskatchewan,CANADA

10:50 am - 11:10 am
2. POOL FILM BOILING EXPERIMENTS ON A WIRE IN LOW GRAVITY: PRELIMINARY RESULTS (Paper No.: MTP-01-45)
Walter Grassi and Federico Trentavizi, Dipartimento di Energetica - Università di Pisa, ITALY

11:10 am - 11:30 am
3. POOL BOILING HEAT TRANSFER ON SMALL HEATERS: EFFECTS OF GRAVITY AND SUBCOOLING (Paper No.: MTP-01-46)
Jungho Kim, John F. Benton, and Derek Wisniewski, University of Maryland, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, USA

11:30 am - 11:50 am
4. MECHANISMS ON STEADY-STATE NUCLEATE BOILING IN MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-47)
Ho Sung Lee, Western Michigan University, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, USA

11:50 am - 12:10 pm
5. HEAT TRANSFER MECHANISMS IN MICROGRAVITY FLOW BOILING (Paper No.: MTP-01-48)
Haruhiko Ohta, Kyushu University,Dept. Aeronautics and Astronautics, JAPAN

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm
6. CRITERIA FOR APPROXIMATING MICROGRAVITY FLOW BOILING CHARACTERISTICS INEARTH GRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-49)
Herman Merte Jr., Jaeseok Park, William W. Schultz and Robert B. Keller, University of Michigan,
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ann Arbor, USA

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 5:70 pm Informal Discussion/Free Time/Optional Excursion

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Banquet (Function Room #6)

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Social Hour

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2001

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am Session 11 Bio-Transport Processes I
Session Co-chairs: P.S. Ayyaswamy and Marc Pusey

8:00 am - 8:40 am
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: MICROGRAVITY STUDIES OF CELLS AND TISSUES (Paper No.: MTP-01-53)
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic and Lisa E. Freed, M.I.T., USA
Javier de Luis, Payload Systems Inc.
Nancy Searby, NASA Ames Research Center

8:40 am - 9:00 am
2. COLLAGEN FIBRIL FORMATION AT MICROGRAVITY CONDITIONS: FIBRILLOGENESIS UNDER DIFFUSION CONTROL (Paper No.: MTP-01-56)
Dale P. DeVore, Collagenesis, Inc. , USA
Arthur Veis and Thomas Dahl, Northwestern University, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, USA
Kenneth E. Hughes, Cornerstone Solutions, Inc., USA

9:00 am - 9:20 am
3. FLOW FIELD MEASUREMENTS IN THE CELL CULTURE UNIT (Paper No.: MTP-01-57)
Steve Walker, Michael Wilder, Donovan Mathias and Nancy
Searby NASA Ames Research Center, USA

9:20 am- 9:40 am
4. COMPACT OPTICAL SENSOR FOR REAL TIME MONITORING OF BACTERIAL GROWTH FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS (Paper No.: MTP-01-58)
R.C. van Benthem and D. van den Assem, Dutch National Laboratory, NLR, Amsterdam, THE
NETHERLANDS
Janneke Krooneman, Bioclear Environmental Biotechnology, Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS

9:40 am - 10:00 a.m.
5. EFFECTS OF MICROGRAVITY ON THE SELF-ASSEMBLY OF TYPE I COLLAGEN AND CELL-EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX INTERACTIONS AND ITS POSSIBLE EFFECT ON MECHANOCHEMICAL TRANSDUCTION (Paper No.: MTP-01-68)
Frederick H. Silver, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
Michael Jaffee, Medical Device Concept Laboratory, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Dale DeVore, Collagenesis, Inc.

10:00 am - 10:10 am Coffee Break

10:15 am - 12:30 pm Session 12 Protein Crystal Growth
Session Co-Chairs: G. Vunjak-Novakovic and N. Searby

10:10 am - 10:50 am
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: MICROGRAVITY PROTEIN CRYSTALLIZATION: ARE WE REAPING THE FULL BENEFIT OF OUTER SPACE (Paper No.: MTP-01-60)
Naomi E. Chayen and John R. Heliwell, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine,
Biological Structure and Function Section, Division of Biomedical Sciences, UNITED KINGDOM

10:50 am - 11:10 am
2. 2. PRIMARY STRUCTURE AND CRYSTALLIZATION OF PROKARYOTIC EXTREMELY THERMOPHILIC OUTER SURFACE LAYER GLYCOPROTEINS (Paper No.: MTP-01-61)
H. Claus, Erol Akca and Helmut König, Institut für Mikrobiologie und Weinforschung, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, GERMANY
C. Evrard, J.-P. Declercq, Université Catholique de Louvain, BELGIUM
T. Debaerdemaeker, Universität Ulm, GERMANY

11:10 am - 11:30 am
3. NEW FLIGHT HARDWARE FOR MICROGRAVITY CRYSTAL GROWTH EXPERIMENTS (Paper No.: MTP-01-63)
Karen Moore, Robyn Rouleau and Lawrence DeLucas, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

11:30 am - 11:50 am
4. A MODEL FOR MACROMOLECULAR CRYSTALLIZATION (Paper No.: MTP-01-64)
Marc L. Pusey, Biophysics, NASA/MSFC, USA

11:50 am - 12:10 pm
5. SPACE GROWN PROTEIN CRYSTALS ARE MORE USEFUL FOR STRUCTURAL DETERMINATION (Paper No.: MTP-01-65)
Joseph D. Ng, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Laboratory for Structural Biology, Dept. of
Biological Sciences, USA

12:10 PM - 12:30 pm
6. MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR DIFFUSION OF A PROTEIN AND A PRECIPITANT ABOUT A GROWING PROTEIN CRYSTAL IN MICROGRAVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-66)
Onofrio Annunziata and John G. Albright, Texas Christian University, Chemistry Department, USA

 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Informal Discussion

4:30 pm - 6:55 pm Session 13 Bio-Transport Processes II
Session Chairs: Naomi Chayen and Joseph Ng

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
1. KEYNOTE LECTURE: COMPOSITE MICROSPHERE: EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT FILLER MATERIALS ON POLYMERIC SURFACE BIOACTIVITY (Paper No.: MTP-01-67)
P.S. Ayyaswamy, Q.Qiu* and P. Ducheyne, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, USA, *Gliatech Inc

5:15 pm - 5:40 pm
2. VAPOR TRANSPORT GROWTH OF ORGANIC SOLIDS IN MICROGRAVITY AND UNIT GRAVITY: SOME COMPARISONS AND RESULTS TO DATE. (Paper No.: MTP-01-69)
Maria Ittu Zugrav, William E. Carswell, Glen B. Haulenbeek, Mohan Sanghadasa, Sue K. Obrien,
Bogadan C. Ghita and William E. Gathings, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA

5:40 pm - 6:05 pm
3. ANALYSIS OF GRAVITY-DEPENDENT AND INDEPENDENT EXTRACELLULAR MASS TRANSPORT PHENOMENA (Paper No.: MTP-01-70)
David M. Klaus and John D. Jost, University of Colorado, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, USA

6:05 pm - 6:30 pm
4. SLIDING-CAVITY FLUID CONTACTORS IN LOW-GRAVITY FLUIDS, MATERIALS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH (Paper No.: MTP-01-71)
Paul Todd and John C. Vellinger, Space Hardware Optimization Technology, Inc., USA
Shramik Sengupta and Michael G. Sportiello, University of Colorado, USA
William B. Krantz, University of Cincinnati

6:30 pm - 6:55 pm
5. VERSATILE RESEARCH TOOLS FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY AND LIFE SCIENCES EXPERIMENTS IN SPACE (Paper No.: MTP-01-72)
John C. Vellinger, Anthony Sharpe, William M. Jennings, Heidi Platt and Paul Todd, Space Hardware
Optimization Technology, Inc., USA

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Dinner

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm Social Hour

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2001

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am Session 14 Space Systems Fluid and Thermal Management I
Session Co-Chairs: H.S. Lee and Oleg V. Motorin

8:00 am – 8:25 am
1. NORMAL AND MICROGRAVITY TESTING OF A MICROCHANNEL PHASE SEPARATOR (Paper No.: MTP-01-83)
V. Susie Stenkamp and Ward E. TeGrotenhuis, Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division, USA

8:25 am – 8:50 am
2. THE USE OF PULSATILE FLOW TO SEPARATE SPECIES (Paper No.: MTP-01-84)
R. Narayanan and Aaron Thomas, University of Florida, Department of Chemical Engineering, USA

8:50 am - 9:15 am
3. THE ELEMENTS OF MOTIVE THERMODYNAMICS FOR NEW SOLAR SPACE SYSTEMS (Paper No.: MTP-01-82)
Anatoly Sukhodolsky, General Physics Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, RUSSIA

9:15 am – 10:00 am
Session 15: Open Forum

10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:45 am Closing Remarks, Panel Discussions and Wrap up

11:45apm - 1:15 pm Lunch and Departure

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