Chemical Engineering Faculty - Tamara Floyd Smith
Tamara Floyd Smith, P.E.
Professor of Chemical Engineering and 3M Scholar
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: (334) 727-8975
Fax: (334) 727-8996
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2001
M.S., Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1998
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, 1996
Fall 12 - Present Professor and 3M Scholar , Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
Fall 09 - Fall 12 Associate Professor and 3M Scholar , Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
Fall 07 - Fall 09 Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
Fall 03 - Fall 07 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
Fall 02 Adjunct Professor, Chemical Engineering, Clark-Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
9/01 - 8/03 OFS Optics (formerly Lucent Technologies-Bell Labs), Norcross, GA, Optical Fiber Research and Development, Member of Technical Staff
Scientific research studies at the intersection of nanotechnology and microfluidics. Engineering education.
C. Allendoerfer, D. Wilson, R. Bates, J. Crawford, D. Jones, T. Floyd-Smith, M. Plett, E. Scott and N. Veilleux, “Influences of Outside Community on Academic Engagement,” Journal of Engineering Education, 2012 (101) 512.
David Baah, Julaunica Tigner, Kala Bean, Bernard Britton and Tamara Floyd-Smith, “Microfluidic Synthesis and Post Processing of Non-Spherical Polymeric Microparticles,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2012 (12) 657.
David Baah, Julaunica Tigner, Kala Bean, Nicole Walker, Bernard Britton, Tamara Floyd-Smith, “Preparation of Planar Graded Refractive Index Nanocomposites Using Microfluidics,” Materials Science and Engineering B, 2011, (176) 883.
Ki Wan Bong, Stephen C. Chapin, Daniel C. Pregibon, David Baah, Tamara M. Floyd-Smith and Patrick S. Doyle, “Compressed-air Flow Control System,” Lab on a Chip, 2011, (11) 743.
Tamara Floyd-Smith*, David Baah, James Bradley, Michelle Sidler, Rosine Hall and Christine Curtis, “Concepts of Nanoscience for Non-Scientists: A Synchronous Distance Education Course for Non-Scientists Coordinated Among Three Universities, Chemical Engineering Education, 2010, (44) 30-34.
Dwayne Vickers, Lynden Archer and Tamara Floyd-Smith* “Synthesis and Characterization of Cubic Cobalt Oxide Nanocomposite Fluids,” Colloids and Surfaces A, 2009, (348) 39-44.
Tamara Floyd-Smith*, David Baah, Kala Bean, April Hollinger, Dwayne Vickers and Jeremy York, “Principles of Nanotechnology for Middle and High School Students,” Journal of Materials Education, 2009, (31) 167-174.
Willie F. Harper, Jr., Tamara Floyd-Smith and Taewoo Yi, "Chemical Processes During Biological Wastewater Treatment (Chapter 16), Fate of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and in Water Treatment Systems, CRC Press: New York, NY, 2008.
D. Baah, D. Vickers, A. Hollinger, T. Floyd-Smith, "Patterned Dispersion of Nanoparticles in Hydrogels using Microfluidics," Materials Letters, 2008, (62) 3833.
J. Golden*, Tamara M. Floyd-Smith*, D. Mott, F. S. Ligler, "Target Delivery in a Microfluidic Immunosensor," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2007, (22) 2763-2767. (* = authors contributed equally to this work).
Kyung C. Kwon, Yoonkook Park, Tamara Floyd, Nader Vahdat, Erica Jackson and Paul Jones, "Rheological Characterization of Shear-Thinning Fluids with a Novel Viscosity Equation of a Tank-tube Viscometer," Applied Rheology, 2007, (17) 51413.
K.C. Kwon, Y. Park, T. Floyd-Smith, N. Vahdat, E. Jackson, C. Burnell, T. Allen and P. Jones, "Rheological Characterization of Non-Newtonian Fluids With a Novel Viscometer," Chemical Engineering Communications, 2007, (195) 687-705.
Tamara M. Floyd-Smith, K.C. Kwon, J. A. Burmester, F. Dale, N. Vahdat, P. Jones, "Demonstration and Assessment of a Simple Viscosity Experiment for High School Science Classes," Chemical Engineering Education, Summer 2006.
Tamara M. Floyd-Smith, J. Golden, P. Howell, F. S. Ligler, "Characterization of Passive Microfluidic Mixers Fabricated Using Soft Lithography," Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2006, (2) 180-183
Tamara M. Floyd, M. A. Schmidt, K. F. Jensen, "A Silicon Micromixer with Infrared Detection for Studies of Liquid Phase Reactions," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2005, (44), 2351-2358.
Rebecca J. Jackman, Tamara M. Floyd, Reza Ghodssi, Martin A. Schmidt, Klavs F. Jensen, "Microfluidic Systems with On-line UV Detection Fabricated in Photodefinable Epoxy," J. Micromech. Microeng, 2001, (11) 263-269.