Stephanie Kirby

Ph.D. student
Chemical Engineering

Project: Competitive Adsorption at Liquid-Liquid Interfaces

smk (at) andrew.cmu.edu

Research Interests

Surfactant transport, interfacial dynamics

Current Projects

A Microscale Approach to Analyzing Interfacial Transport and Mechanics

Education

B.S. University of Pennsylvania, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (2010)

Publications

S. M. Kirby; S. L. Anna; L. M. Walker., Sequential adsorption of an irreversibly adsorbed nonionic surfactant and an anionic surfactant at an oil/aqueous interface. Langmuir 2015, 31 (14), 4063-4071.

Presentations

X. Zhang, S. M. Kirby, D. Gorman, Y. Chen, W. Huberty, F. R. Hung, S. L. Anna, L. M. Walker, P. S. Russo. “Physical measurements of hydrophobin air-filled bubbles and oil-filled blobs” presented at the ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, March 2015.

S. M. Kirby, S. L. Anna, L. M. Walker. “Characterizing the interfacial behavior of a model dispersant-biosurfactant system” presented at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX February 16-19 2015.

S. M. Kirby, S. L. Anna, L. M. Walker. “Sequential adsorption studies of a model dispersant/biosurfactant system at an oil/aqueous interface” presented at the 36th Annual Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2014.

S. M. Kirby, S. L. Anna, L. M. Walker. “Sequential adsorption studies of a model dispersant/biosurfactant system at an oil/aqueous interface” presented at the 88th ACS Colloid & Surface Sciences Symposium, Philadelphia, PA June 24 2014.

S. M. Kirby, L. M. Walker, and S. L. Anna. “Sequential Adsorption Studies of Tween 80 and Aerosol-OT at an Oil/Aqueous Interface” presented at the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL January 26-29 2014.

S. M. Kirby, L. M. Walker, and S. L. Anna. “Sequential Adsorption of Tween 80 and Aerosol-OT at an Oil/Aqueous Interface” Poster presented at the 35th Annual Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2013.

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