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Alvin R. (Al) Womac
Professor
Equipment performance & environmental impact

 

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Nozzle Selection 
Nozzle selection has been simplified over the years, but different types of nozzles are needed for different situations.


 

Recent Publications

The Effect of a Novel Low Temperature-Short Time (LTST) Process to Extend the Shelf-Life of Fluid Milk Myer, P., K. R. Parker, A. T. Kanach, T. Zhu, M. T. Morgan, and B. M. Applegate.  2016.  SpringerPlus.

Droplets coated with rice proteins for controlling the release rate of encapsulated beta-carotene during in vitro digestion.  Wang, T., Q. Zhong, and Z. Chen.  2016.  The 2016 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, July 16-19, Chicago, IL. Paper #P01-109.

Coating oil droplets with rice proteins to control the release rate of encapsulated beta-carotene during in vitro digestions.  Wang, T., R. Wang, Z. Chen, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  RSC Advances, 6: 73627-73635.

Encapsulation of konjac glucomannan in oil droplets to reduce viscosity of aqueous suspensions and gradually increase viscosity during simulated gastric digestion.  Wu, J., and Q. Zhong.  2016.  Journal of Food Engineering, 175: 104-107.

Field evaluation of the influence of droplet size and formulation type on fungicide efficacy in corn, 2014.  Butler, S. A., and H. M. Young-Kelly.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Report, Volume 9, online publication.

Field evaluation of the influence of spray volume and droplet size on fungicide efficacy in soybean, 2014.  Butler, S. A., and H. M. Young-Kelly.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Report, Volume 9, online publication.

Field evaluation of the influence of droplet size and spray angle on fungicide efficacy in soybean, 2014.  Butler, S. A., and H. M. Young-Kelly.  2015.  Plant Disease Management Report, Volume 9, online publication.

Control of membrane permeability in air-stable droplet interface bilayers.  Mruetusatorn, P., G. Polizos, P. Datskos, G. Taylor, S. A. Sarles, J. Boreyko, D. G. Hayes, and C. P. Collier.  2015.  Langmuir, 31 (14) 4224-4231; Mruetusatorn: Both Hayes and Collier should receive credit for co-advising.

Dynamic Morphologies of Microscale Droplet Interface Bilayers.  Mruetusatorn, P., J. B. Boreyko, G. A. Venkatesan, S. A. Sarles, D. G. Hayes, and C. P. Collier.  2014.  Soft Matter, 10:2530–2538 NOTE: First author is being co-advised by Collier and Hayes.

Real-Time Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Analysis of Lipase-Catalyzed Biodiesel Production in Microemulsion Systems Hayes, D. G., V. S. Urban, and S. V. Pingali.  2013.  104th American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, May 2013.

System and Methods for Fluid Dispensing.  Wilkerson, J. B., Hancock, J., Moody, F.H., and M. A. Newman.  2011.  US Patent Office Issue # 8,074,585, 12/13/2011.

Viscosity-Temperature Relationships Of Soybean Oil Emulsions And Their Implications For Oil Retention By Apple And Peach Leaves.  Bondada B.R., C. E. Sams, D. E. Deyton, and J. C. Cummins.  2009.  Journal of Horti. Sci. Biotech 84:17-22.