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David G. Foster

  • Associate Professor

PhD, University of Rochester, 1999

4003 Wegmans Hall
(585) 276-5350
Fax: (585) 273-1348
david.foster@rochester.edu

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Selected Honors & Awards

Undergraduate Engineering Professor of the Year Award, University of Rochester Student's Association (2011-2012)
Undergraduate Engineering, Professor of the Year Award, University of Rochester Student's Association (2006-2007)
Special Recognition Award – Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society (2006)

Courses

ChE 243: Fluid Dynamics  
ChE 259: Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems 
ChE 441: Advanced Transport Phenomenon

Research Expertise

Principles of Transport Phenomena; Classic Chemical Engineering as well as Biomedical Engineering Research; Creation of Nanoparticle Coatings for Enhanced Capture of Flowing Cells in Microtubes; Capture Cancer Cells in Blood Flow; Creating State of the Art Videos for Curricular Purposes of Fundamental Fluid Mechanics Principles

Recent Publications

Welty,J.R.; Rorrer, G.L.; Foster, D.G.,  "Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer," 6th ed., John Wiley, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-118-94746-3.

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Hughes, A.D.; Marsh, G.; Waugh, R.E.; Foster, D.G.' "Holloysite Nanotube Coatings Suppress Leukocyte Spreading," Langmuir, 2015, 31, 50-13553-13560.

Han, W.; Allio, B.A.; Foster, D.G.; King, M.R., “Nanoparticle Coatings for Enhanced Capture of Flowing Cells in Microtubes,” ACS Nano. 2010, 4, 174-180.

Osafo-Acquaah, A.; Foster, D.G.; Jorne', J., "Isotropic Effect of Fluid Flow on Scaling of Surface Roughness During copper Electrodeposition," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2008, 155, D270-D277.