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Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Jasmin Athas

University of Maryland

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

0107 Chemistry Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD  20742-445  

jasathas@umd.edu

Project List:

Molecular Engineering of Food-Grade Dispersants as Highly Efficient and Safe Materials for the Treatment of Oil Spills

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Graduate Student - PhD Level

Consortium for the Molecular Engineering of Dispersant Systems (C-MEDS)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Graduate Student - PhD Level, GoMRI Scholar

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2014

Athas, J. C., Jun, K., McCafferty, C., Owoseni, O., John, V. T., & Raghavan, S. R. (2014). An Effective Dispersant for Oil Spills Based on Food-Grade Amphiphiles. Langmuir, 30(31), 9285–9294.

Conference Presentations - 2

2017

McCormick, A., Athas, J., Neilsen, K., Bothun, G., John, V., Raghavan, S., et al. (2017). Efficient Dispersion of Crude Oil by Blends of Food-Grade Surfactants: Toward Greener Oil Spill Treatments. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2014

Athas, J. C., Jun, K., McCafferty, C., Owoseni, O., John, V. T., & Raghavan, S. R. (2014). A safe and effective dispersant for oil spills based on food-grade amphiphiles. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.