Mississippi State University

Publications, Grants and Presentations

Publications

  1. Sameera R. Gunatilake, Taylor L. Clark, Jose M. Rodriguez, Todd E. Mlsna, Determination of five estrogens in wastewater using a comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatograph, Analytical Methods 2014. Accepted for publication.
  2. Huidong Qiu, Dongdi Sun & Todd Mlsna, Detection of Dicyandiamide in Environmental Water by Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Combined with Solid Phase Extraction, Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, Accepted for Publication, June 2, 2014.
  3. Rangana Wijayapala, Charles Pittman, Fei Yu and Todd Mlsna, “Synthesis of alkylated aromatic hydrocarbons from CO/H2 mixtures over Molybdenum/ZSM/Water Gas Shift Catalysts”, Applied Catalysis A: General 480 (2014): 93-99.
  4. Sun, Dongdi, Alicia Wood-Jones, Wenshuang Wang, Chris Vanlangenberg, David Jones, Julie Gower, Patrice Simmons, Richard E. Baird, and Todd E. Mlsna. "Monitoring MVOC Profiles over Time from Isolates of Aspergillus flavus Using SPME GC-MS." Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment (JACEN) Vol.3 No.2, May 20, (2014).
  5. Sheng Liu, Shamitha Dissanayake, Sanjay Patel, Xin Dang, Todd Mlsna, Yixin Chen, and Dawn Wilkins, "Rule Based Regression and Feature Selection for Biological Data", BMC Systems Biology (2014).
  6. Shamitha Dissanayake; Christopher Vanlangenberg; Brady Biggers; Laquinta Aaron; Hannah Harrell; Sanjay V Patel; Todd Mlsna, Conducting Absorbent Composites for Parallel Plate Chemicapacitive Microsensors with Improved Selectivity, Sensors and Actuators: B. Chemical. Submitted for publication (2014).
  7. Shamitha Dissanayake, Christopher Vanlangenberg, Glenn Crisler, Bronson Strickland, Steve Demarais, Todd Mlsna, Ecologically Important Human Scent Discovery via Active SPME GCMS, Journal of Chemical Ecology. Submitted for publication (2014).
  8. Gunatilake, Sameera R., Shelby Craver, Jeong-Wook Kwon, Kang Xia, Kevin Armbrust, Jose M. Rodriguez, and Todd E. Mlsna. "Analysis of Estrogens in Wastewater Using Solid-Phase Extraction, QuEChERS Cleanup, and Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry." Journal of AOAC International 96, no. 6 (2013): 1440-1447.
  9. Kunwar B, Wijaylapala H, Thieme J, Patel SV, Mlsna TE. A Simple Portable Gas Chromatograph for the Monitoring of Biomass Gasification. Journal of Sensors and Instruments. 2013;1:1-16.
  10. Duy, Walter D., Brian E. Hackett, Sara Nadeau, Sasha Alcott, Todd Eric Mlsna, David J. Neivandt, and John F. Vetelino. "A Lateral Field Excited Acoustic Wave Peroxide Based Explosive Sensor." Sensors Journal, IEEE, vol.13, no.12, pp.4780,4785, Dec. 2013
  11. Bidhya Kunwar, Deb Mlsna, Shawna Tazik and Todd Mlsna, Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium of a Binary Solution and Gas Chromatography: An Experiment for General Chemistry Laboratory, Chemical Educator 18, 61-65, 2013.
  12. Dissanayake S, Lathan P, Mlsna T. Novel extraction of volatile biomarkers from canine breath for gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Journal of Breath Research. 2012;6(4):041001.
  13. Patel SV, Hobson ST, Cemalovic S, Mlsna TE. Materials for capacitive carbon dioxide microsensors capable of operating at ambient temperatures. Journal of sol-gel science and technology. 2010;53(3):673-9.
  14. Todd Mlsna, Rubin Shmulsky and Sita Warren, Continuous Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds during Kiln Drying with MEMS Chemical Sensors Based Mini-GC, American Laboratory April, 2008 pages 19-22.
  15. Sanjay V. Patel, Stephen T. Hobson, Sabina Cemalovic, Todd E. Mlsna, Detection of methyl salicylate using polymer-filled chemicapacitors, Talanta, Volume 76, Issue 4, 15 August 2008, Pages 872-877.
  16. Todd Mlsna, Sanjay Patel, Rubin Shmulsky, Joseph Dahlen and Sita Millar (Warren), Continuous Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds during Kiln Drying with MEMS Chemical Sensors Based Mini-GC, Quality Drying for the 21st Century: Energy and Market Realities, pp. 191-198 (2008). 
  17. S. T. Hobson, S. Cemalovic, S. V. Patel, M. L. Warburton, and T. E. Mlsna, Detection of Hypergolic Fuels with a Chemicapacitive Sensor Array, Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (General), Hunter, G.; Hillman, A. R.; Stetter, J.; and Hesketh, P., Eds.  Electrochemical Society Transactions, Vol. 2(25), Pennington , NJ . 2007, pp. 9-13.
  18. Chemicapacitive Microsensors For Chemical Warfare Agent And Toxic Industrial Chemical Detection” Todd E. Mlsna, Sabina Cemalovic, Manna Warburton, Stephen T. Hobson, Debra A. Mlsna And Sanjay V. Patel, Sensors And Actuators B: Chemical, 116, 1- 2 (2006) Pages 192-201.
  19. Ethanol Vapor Detection in Aqueous Environments using Micro-Capacitors and Dielectric Polymers,” D. McCorkle, R. J. Warmack, S. V. Patel, T. Mlsna, S. R. Hunter, T. L. Ferrell, Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, 107(2) (2005) 892-903.
  20. Chemicapacitive microsensors for volatile organic compound detectionS.V. Patel, T.E. Mlsna, B. Fruhberger, E. Klaassen, S. Cemalovic, D.R. Baselt, Sensors and Actuators B, 96(3) (2003) 541-553.
  21. D.R. Baselt, B. Fruhberger, E. Klaassen, S. Cemalovic, C.L. Britton Jr., S.V. Patel, T.E. Mlsna, D. McCorkle, B. Warmack, Design and performance of a microcantilever-based hydrogen sensor, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Volume 88, Issue 2, 15 January 2003, Pages 120-131.
  22. Tomorrow's world (Story about Seacoast), Nature 426, 709-711 (11 December 2003).
  23. “Synthesis and Chemistry of Novel Perhalogenated Imines, Oxaziridines and Oxazolidines” Todd E. Mlsna, Jennifer A. Young and Darryl D. DesMarteau, Z. Anorg. u. Allg. Chemie 2002, Volume 628, Issue 8 , Pages 1789 - 1793
  24. Rational Materials Design of Sorbent Coatings for Chemical warfare agents: Applications with Chemical Sensors  Houser, E.J., Mlsna, T.E., Nguyen, V.K., Chung, R., Mowery, R.L., and McGill, R.A., Talanta 54 (2001) 469-485.
  25. The ‘NRL-SAWRHINO’: a nose for toxic gases”, R.A. McGill, V.K. Nguyen, R. Chung, R.E. Shaffer, D. DiLella, J.L. Stepnowski, T.E. Mlsna, D.L. Venezky, D. Dominguez, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B 2000 Vol 65pp.10-13.
  26. The Design of Functionalized Silicone Polymers for Chemical Sensor Detection of Nitroaromatic Compounds”, R.A. McGill, T.E. Mlsna, R. Chung, V.K. Nguyen, J. Stepnowski, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B, 2000 Vol 65 pp. 5-9.
  27. Growth of organic thin films by the matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation (MAPLE) technique”  A. Piqué, R. A. McGill, D. B. Chrisey, D. Leonhardt, T. E. Mlsna, B. J. Spargo, J. H. Callahan, R. W. Vachet, R. Chung and M. A. Bucaro, Thin Solid Films Volumes 355-356, 1 November 1999, Pages 536-541.
  28. A Novel Supramolecular Device Programmed for Second-Harmonic Generation” Kim, O.-K., Choi, L.-S., Mlsna, T. E., McGill, R. A., Zhang, H.-Y., He, X.-H. and Shih, Y.-H.,  , Nonlinear Optics, 20, 157-168 (1999).
  29. Adsorption studies of carbowax coated surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensor for 2,4-dinitro toluene (DNT) vapour detection, McGill, R. A.; Mlsna, T. E.; Chung, R.; Nguyen, V. K.; Stepnowski, J.; Abraham, M. H.; Kobrin, P. Proc. SPIE-Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 1998, 3392, 384-389.
  30. Performance Optimization of Surface Acoustic Wave Chemical SensorsMcGill, R. A., Chrisey, D. B., Matthews, P., Mlsna, T.E., Stepnowski, J.L., Chung, R., Dorsey, P.C., and Pique, A., IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 45 (5) (1998) 1370-1380.
  31. Optimization of Polymer Coatings and Coating Techniques for Chemical Sensors” R.A. McGill, D.B. Chrisey, T.E. Mlsna, J.P. Stepnowski, A. Pique and H. Cotal. Proc IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Special Issue on Sensors and Transducers 1998.
  32. Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) of Polymeric Materials: Methodology and Mechanistic Studies” A Pique, RA McGill, DB Chrisey, J Callahan and TE Mlsna, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 526, 1998.
  33. "Synthesis of Polyfluoro-N-Sulfonyloxaziridines"  V.A. Petrov, T.E. Mlsna and D.D. DesMarteau.  Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, 68, 277, (1994).
  34. "Electronic Spectroscopy of CF3O in a Supersonic Jet: Symmetry and Rotational Structure of a Prototypical Perfluoroalkoxy Radical".  T.E. Mlsna, J.D.O. Anderson, D.D. DesMarteau, X.Q. Tan, M.C. Yang, C.C. Carter, J.M. Williamson and T.A. Miller.  J. Phys.  Chem., 98, 2732, (1994).
  35. "New Route for the Preparation of Alkyl Fluorovinyl Silanes and Tin Compounds".  V.A. Petrov, T.E. Mlsna and D.D.DesMarteau. Mendeleev Communications,240,(1993).  
  36. "Perfluorination of Trialkylorthoformates by Direct Fluorination" T.E. Mlsna, W.H. Lin, M.M. Hovespein and R.J. Lagow.  European Journal of Solid State and Inorganic Chemistry, 29, 907, (1992).  In honor of Neil Bartlett on his 60th birthday.
  37. "Surface Fluorination of Composite Membranes Part I: Transport Properties" T.E. Mlsna, R.J. Lagow, J.M. Mohr and D.R. Paul.  Journal of Membrane Science, 55, 131, (1991).
  38. "Surface Fluorination of Composite Membranes Part II : Characterization of the Fluorinated Layer" T.E. Mlsna, R.J. Lagow, J.M. Mohr and D.R. Paul.  Journal of Membrane Science, 55, 149, (1991).
  39. "XPS Characterization of Surface Fluorinated Poly (4-Methyl-1-Pentene)" T.E. Mlsna, R.J. Lagow, J.M. Mohr and D.R. Paul.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 42, 2509, (1991).

Book Chapters

  1. T.E. Mlsna, S.V. Patel, and J. Fraden, “Chemical Sensors,” Chapter 17 in Handbook of Modern Sensors, 4th edition, by Jacob Fraden, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC., New York, 2010. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-6466-3 ISBN: 978-1-4419-6465-6.
  2. Sorbent Coatings for Detection of Explosive Vapor: Applications with Chemical Sensors”. Eric Houser, Andrew McGill, Todd Mlsna, Viet Nguyen, Russell Chung, and Robert Mowery, SPIE Vol. 3710, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets, Editor(s): Abinash C. Dubey; James F. Harvey; J. Thomas Broach; Regina E. Dugan, Pages 394-401, August 1999, ISBN: 9780819431844.
  3. The Design of Aromatic Acid Silicone Polymers and Their Evaluation as Sorbent Coatings for Chemical Sensors Mlsna, T.E., Mowery, R., and McGill, R.A, Silicones in Coatings II, ISBN 09505319 44, 1998.
  4. Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry: Chapter on Fluorine; Editor in Chief, Prof. R. Bruce King, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., D.D. DesMarteau, C.W. Bauknight and T.E. Mlsna (1994)

Extended Conference Proceedings

  1. Rangana Wijayapala and, Todd Mlsna, Hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of Guaiacol and Furfural using a WGS and Mo/Co/K catalyst system,  Prepr. Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels 2013, 58 (1). 
  2. Bidhya Kunwar and Todd Mlsna, Upgrading Bio-Oil with a Combination of Synthesis Gas and Alcohol, Prepr. Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels 2013, 58 (1).
  3. Duy WD, Hackett BE, Alcott S, Mlsna TE, Vetelino JF, Neivandt D, editors. Detection of peroxide based explosives utilizing a lateral field excited acoustic wave sensor. Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), 2010 IEEE; 2010: IEEE.
  4. Hobson ST, Mlsna D, Mlsna TE, Steele S, Thibadeaux A, Thieme J, et al., editors. ANYL 232-Chemicapacitive sensor array: Application as GC detector. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY; 2009: AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA.
  5. Hobson ST, Cemalovic S, Mlsna D, Mlsna TE, Patel SV, Thieme J, et al., editors. Field detection and quantification of volatile organic compounds. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY; 2009: AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA.
  6. Chemicapacitive Microsensors for Chemical Detection,” T.E. Mlsna, S. Cemalovic, and S.V. Patel, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose – ISOEN’ 2005, Barcelona, Spain, 13-15 April, 2005, Eds. S. Marco and I. Montoliu, pp. 326-329.
  7. “The design of functionalized silicone polymers for chemical sensor detection of nitroaromatic compoundsMcGill, R.A.; Mlsna, T.E.; Mowery, R. Frequency Control Symposium, 1998. Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International, Volume, Issue , 27-29 May 1998 Page(s):630 – 633.
  8. Polymer Coating and SAW Substrate Design Issues: Implications for the Performance Optimization of Chemical Sensors” R.A. McGill, D.B. Chrisey, T.E. Mlsna, J.P. Stepnowski and H. Cotal, Proc. 1997 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium.
  9. “Performance optimization of surface acoustic wave chemical sensors McGill, R.A.; Chrisey, D.B.; Mlsna, T.E.; Stepnowski, J.L.; Chung, R.; Cotal, H. Frequency Control Symposium, 1997., Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International, Volume , Issue , 28-30 May 1997 Page(s):140 – 146.

Lab Manual

  1. Deb Mlsna, Jack Randall, William Tolley and Todd Mlsna, ‘Gas Chromatography Investigations with the Mini GC’ – User Manual for the Vernier Mini Gas Chromatograph, 2009.

Patents

  1. Todd Mlsna, Phillip Steele, Fei Yu, Upgrading Bio-Oil with Synthesis Gas, Patent Application, US 20140073827 A1, 2013.
  2. Lucas JD, Warburton ML, Mlsna T, Patel S, Hobson ST. Preconcentrators and methods of making and using the same. US Patent 8,117,896; 2012.
  3. Erno Klassen, S.V. Patel, T.E. Mlsna Title: ‘Interdigitated Chemical Sensors, and Methods of Making and Using the Same’ United State Patent No: US 7,837,844 B2, Nov. 23, 2010.
  4. Patel SV, Fruhberger B, Klaassen E, Mlsna TE, Baselt DR. Fixed parallel plate MEMS capacitor microsensor array. US Patent US 7115969 B1; 2009.
  5. Sensor and Sensor Array Having Improved Selectivity” S. V. Patel, T. E. Mlsna, R. J. Warmack, D. R. Baselt, B. Fruhberger, E. Klaassen, #6,977,511, Dec. 20, 2005.
  6. Sensor Having Improved Selectivity” S. V. Patel, T. E. Mlsna, R. J. Warmack, D. R. Baselt, B. Fruhberger, E. Klaassen, #6,864,692, March 8, 2005.
  7. Linear and branched chemoselective siloxane polymers and methods for use in analytical and purification applications” McGill; Robert Andrew, Houser; Eric J., and Mlsna; Todd, 6, October 7, 2003, 630,560.
  8. Materials breakthrough monitoring sensor system” Smith; Dean, Mlsna; Todd, and Hammond; Jeremy United States Patent 6,435,007, 2000.

Successful Grants

  1. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Organophosphate Pesticide Sensor for Fruits and Vegetables, (2000, $25K)
  2. National Science Foundation Phase I SBIR Fish Freshness Quality Sensor (1999, $100K)
  3. National Science Foundation Phase II SBIR Fish Freshness Quality Sensor (2000, $400K)
  4. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Hybrid Sensor Suite for Chemical and Biological Point Detection (1998-2000, $5M)
  5. Office of Naval Research Naval Surface Warfare Center (Dahlgren) Advanced Development of a Chemical and Biological Sensor Suite (1998-2000, $5M)
  6. Naval Surface Warfare Center Phase I SBIR MEMS-Based Microcantilever Chemical Sensor Detection System for Unmanned Air Vehicles (2002, $70K)
  7. Marine Corps Systems Command Portable Microcapacitor Chemical Detector System. (2003, $100K)
  8. U.S. Army Phase I SBIR Drug Lab Chemicals Wireless Detector with the U.S. Army Office of Research. ($69K)
  9. Marine Corps Systems Command Phase II SBIR Portable Microcapacitor Chemical Detector System. (2003, $600K)
  10. Department of Homeland Security Phase I MEMS Capacitive Sensor System for the Detection of Low Vapor Pressure TICs (2004, $99K)
  11. Department of Energy Phase I, Sensor System with Integrated Chemicapacitive Technology and Pattern Recognition Algorithm for Chemical Identification. (2004, $97K)
  12. Department of Energy Phase I SBIR Low Power MEMS Sensor for Atmospheric CO2 Measurements (2004, $97K)
  13. National Science Foundation Phase I SBIR Toxic Mold Detection (2004, $100K)
  14. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Phase I SBIR Explosives in Cargo Containers (2004, $99K)
  15. Environmental Protection Agency Phase I SBIR Chlorine Dioxide and Hydrogen Peroxide Monitoring System (2005, $100K).
  16. Missile Defense Agency Phase I SBIR Hypergolic Chemical Leak Detector (2005, $100K)
  17. Department of Homeland Security Phase II MEMS Capacitive Sensor System for the Detection of Low Vapor Pressure TICs (2005, $750K)
  18. Department of Energy Phase II SBIR Low Power MEMS Sensor for Atmospheric CO2 Measurements (2005, $750K)
  19. DOD (Army) SBIR Phase II SBIR Drug Lab Detector (2005, $750K)
  20. Commercialization of Advanced Technology MEMS Based Chemical Sensors for Security and Defense Applications (2006, $70K)
  21. United States Department Of Agriculture Detection of Pesticides in the Environment (2006, $80)
  22. National Science Foundation Phase II SBIR Toxic Mold Detection (2006, $500K)
  23. National Science Foundation with Mississippi State University, Phase I STTR, Continuous Monitoring Of Volatile Organic Compounds during Kiln Drying With MEMS Chemical Sensors (2007, $150K).
  24. DOD (Army) SBIR Phase III SBIR Drug Lab Detector (2007, $1.8M)
  25. Department of Homeland Security Phase I SBIR Small Molecule Vapor Chemical Detection System using a low power and low cost MEMS based chemiresistor sensing Array (2007, $100K)
  26. National Science Foundation with University of Maine Development of Preconcentration System (2007, $60K)
  27. SOCOM Phase I SBIR Speciation, Identification and Quantification of Atmospheric Gases (2008, $100K)
  28. Air Force Phase I STTR with University of California San Diego Orthogonal Chip Based Electronic Sensors for Chemical Agents (2008, $100K)
  29. March 2009, ‘Real Time Feed Back Control of Biomass Gasification to Biofuels’, STTR with Seacoast Science, Navy, $69,999 (split with Seacoast).  PI. Co-PI was Sanjay Patel of Seacoast.
  30. January 2010, “Oklahoma State/Mississippi State Biomass Research Project’, $10,000.
  31. July 2010, ‘Liquid Hydrocarbons from Bio-derived Synthesis Gas’, SERC, $110,486.
  32. July 2010, ‘Transdermal Ethanol Monitor’ Sober Steering, $3,000. PI.
  33. December 2010, ‘Novel Molybdenum Based Catalysts for Synthesis Gas Conversion to Biofuels with Decreased CO2 Production’, SERC III, $46,349 (my share). 
  34. April 2011, ‘The development of analytical equipment and software for identification of biomarkers of respiratory diseases’, EPSCOR, Total - $72,000.
  35. May 2012, ‘The development of analytical equipment and software for identification of biomarkers of respiratory diseases’, EPSCOR, Total - $72,000/.
  36. November 2011, ‘Source, Transport and Modeling of Environmental Agricultural Chemicals’, EPSCOR travel grant, $3500.
  37. March 2012, Alliance for Graduate Education in Mississippi (AGEM) Summer Research Funding for Minority Students in STEM Disciplines, to support Damion Proctor over summer - $2000.
  38. March 2012, Chemistry Department Summer Research Program, to support Shelby Steelhammer over summer - $2000.
  39. June 2012, The Effects of Dicyandiamide (DCD) leaching and runoff on aquatic environments, New Zealand Science Foundation – $10,000 (My share). Co-PI, PI is Christoph Matthaei, University of Otago, New Zealand. 
  40. September 2012, ORED FACULTY RESEARCH SUPPORT PROGRAM - for travel to the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS) annual meeting, $1,500.
  41. October 2013, Increasing food safety through identification of aflatoxin contaminated foods stuffs, Cross-college Interdisciplinary, $2000. PI.

Recent Group Presentations
Presentations
Invited Oral

  1. Todd Mlsna, Sorptive removal of salicyclic acid and ibuprofen from aqueous solution using activated carbon, Mississippi Academy of Science, Hattiesburg MS, March 2014.
  2. Todd Mlsna, Starting your own Business, SAACS, Starkville MS, March 2014.
  3. Todd Mlsna, Miniature Chemical Sensor Systems, International Meeting on Chemical Sensors, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2014.
  4. Todd Mlsna, Technology Transfer, NSF EPSCOR annual meeting, Starkville MS, April 2014.
  5. Todd Mlsna, Miniature Chemical Sensor Systems, Northern Alabama, (2013) cancelled due to bad weather.
  6. Todd Mlsna - WO3 Sensor for ppb detection of Ammonia, International Meeting on Chemical Sensors, Nuremberg, May 2012.
  7. Todd Mlsna - The development of analytical equipment and software for identification of biomarkers of respiratory diseases, EPSCOR Presentation, September 2012.
  8. Todd Mlsna – Analytical Instrumentation Development and Applications, Invited Presentation to Mississippi State University INSPIRE program, October 2012.
  9. Todd Mlsna – Miniature Chemical Monitors: Research, Development and Applications, Invited Presentation to Tuskegee University, November 2012.
  10. Todd Mlsna, ‘Miniature Chemical Sensor Systems’ by, Oxford Mississippi, Oral Presentation to Ole Miss, April 2010
  11. Todd Mlsna, ‘BioMass Gasification: Control and Catalytic Conversion to Hydrocarbon Fuels’, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, March 11, 2010.
  12. Todd Mlsna, ‘MEMS Chemicapacitive Chemical Sensor Systems’, Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, February 11, 2010.
  13. Real Time Feedback Control of Biomass Gasification, Arlington VA, Naval Research Laboratory, December 18, 2009.
  14. Todd Mlsna, ‘Analytical Hardware and Methods for Non-Invasive Health Diagnostics and Disease Management’, to MSU administration for federal initiative program. November 9, 2009.
  15. Todd Mlsna, Miniature Chemical Detectors: Research, Development and Applications, MSU Student Union, October 21, 2009.
  16. Todd Mlsna, MEMS Chemicapacitive Chemical Sensor Systems, MSU Chemical Engineering Department, September 15, 2009.

Oral

  1. Todd Mlsna –Miniature Chemical Monitors: Research, Development and Applications, Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, October 2012.

Student/Collaborator Oral Presentations

  1. Shamitha Dissanayake, Mr Christopher Vanlangenberg, Mr Glenn Crisler, Mr Bronson Strickland, Mr Steve Demarais, Mr Todd Mlsna, Human odor elimination efficacy analysis via active SPME GCMS, ACS 247th National Meeting, Dallas, TX (March, 2014).
  2. Sameera R Gunatilake, Jose M Rodriguez, Todd E Mlsna, Determination of five estrogens in wastewater using a comprehensive 2D gas chromatograph, ACS 247th National Meeting, Dallas, TX (March, 2014).
  3. Akila G Karunanayake, Rangana T Wijayapala, Huidong Qiu, Todd E Mlsna, Dual Cu based water gas and ZSM-5 supported iron catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch production, ACS 247th National Meeting, Dallas, TX (March, 2014).
  4. Matthew Essandoh, Charles U Pittman, Philip H Steele, Todd Mlsna, Sorptive removal of salicyclic acid and ibuprofen from aqueous solution using activated carbon,   ACS 247th National Meeting, Dallas, TX (March, 2014).
  5. Rangana Wijayapala, Fei Yu, Charles U. Pittman, Jr., Todd E. Mlsna, K-promoted Mo/Co- and Mo/Ni-catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of aromatic hydrocarbons with and without a Cu water gas shift catalyst,  ACS 247th National Meeting, Dallas, TX (March, 2014).
  6. Rangana Wijaylapala, Hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of Guaiacol and Furfural using WGS and Mo/Co/K catalyst system, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  7. Dongdi Sun, Analysis of Volatile Fingerprints for Discriminating Toxigenic and Non-toxigenic Aspergillus flavus, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  8. Sameera Gunatilake , Mississippi Water Resources Conference, Solid phase extraction, QuEChERS cleanup, dansylation with LC-MS/MS detection as an improved method for simultaneous analysis of five estrogens in wastewater , Jackson, MS 2013 (April).
  9. Shamitha Dissanayake, Conducting Liquids and Polymer Nano-composite Chemcapacitive Microsensors for Breath Biomarker Detection, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  10. Bidhya Kunwar, Upgrading bio-oil with a combination of synthesis gas and alcohol, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  11. Matthew Essandoh, Effect of iron on volatile organic compounds produced during pineapple fermentation using HS-SPME and GC/MS, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  12. Sameera Gunatilake, Improved methods for analyzing trace level estrogens in wastewater, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  13. S. Liu, S. Dissanayake, S. Patel, T. Mlsna, X. Dang, Y. Chen, D. Wilkins, ``Rule Based Regression and Feature Selection for Biological Data," The Tenth Annual Conference of the MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society, pp. 67, Columbia, MO, April 2013.
  14. Taylor Clark, Improved methods for analyzing trace level estrogens in wastewater using GCMS, 45th Annual American Chemical Society Southeast Undergraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, AL (April, 2013).
  15. Bidhya Kunwar, Portable Gas Chromatograph for the Monitoring of Biomass Gasification, 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, MO (2012).
  16. Sameera Gunatilake, Solid phase extraction, QuEChERS cleanup with LC-MS/MS detection as an improved method for analyzing estrogens in wastewater, 2nd Annual Lester S. Andrews Graduate Research symposium, Mississippi State University, MS (2012).
  17. Bidhya Kunwar, Portable Gas Chromatograph for the Monitoring of Biomass Gasification, 2nd Annual Lester S. Andrews Graduate Research symposium, Mississippi State University, MS (2012).
  18. Dongdi Sun, Optimization and validation of a solid-phase microextraction method for determination of volatile organic compounds from Aspergillus flavus by gas chromatography mass spectrometry, 2nd Annual Lester S. Andrews Graduate Research symposium, Mississippi State University, MS (2012)
  19. Dongdi Sun, Analysis of Volatile Fingerprints for Discriminating Toxigenic and Non-toxigenic Aspergillus flavus, ACS 245th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2013).
  20. Shamitha Dissanayake, Development of an analytical instrumentation for qualitative and quantitative identification of volatile biomarkers of lung diseases, 2nd Annual Lester S. Andrews Graduate Research symposium, Mississippi State University, MS (2012).
  21. June, 2010, Authors: W.K. Tolley, S.V. Patel, T.E. Mlsna Title: ‘Innovative Chemical Sensors for Optimized Yield of Synthesis Gas in the Production of Biofuel’, Nanotech, Cleantech, Microtech Joint 2010 Conferences, Anaheim, California.
  22. April 2010, Authors: W.K. Tolley, Bidhya Kunwar, T.E. Mlsna Title: ‘A Low-Cost, Low Power Gas Chromatograph for Field and Education Use’, 2010, International Soc. for Automation.
  23. April 2010, ‘A Miniature Gas Chromatograph in Education’ by Jeannie Kidd, Starkville, Mississippi, Oral Presentation

Student Poster Presentation

  1. Dongdi Sun, Optimization and Validation of a Solid-phase Microextraction Method for Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds from Aspergillus flavus by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry, 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, MO (2012).
  2. Shamitha Dissanayake, Identification of Volatile Biomarker Profiles of Lung Diseases in Canine Using Active SPME GCMS, 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, MO (2012).
  3. Matthew Essandoh, Effect of iron on volatile organic compounds produced during pineapple fermentation using HS-SPME and GC/MS, 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, MO (2012).
  4. Shelby Steelhammer, Quantification of Dicyandiamide (DCD) in Fresh Water Environment The first time analysis of DCD in environmental samples, 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, MO (2012).
  5. Sameera Gunatilake, Solid phase extraction, QuEChERS cleanup with LC-MS/MS as an improved method for analyzing five estrogens in wastewater, 39th Annual Meeting of FACSS, Kansas City, MO (2012).
  6. Bidhya Kunwar, ‘Real Time Feedback Control of Biomass Gasification’, Poster, 2010 BioFuels Conference, Jackson MS, August 2010.
  7. Rangana Wijayapala, ‘Synthesis of Liquid Hydrocarbons from Synthesis Gas Utilizing a Mo/HZSM-5 Catalyst with a K Promoter’, Poster, 2010 BioFuels Conference, Jackson MS, August 2010.
  8. Shawna Tazik, April 2010, ‘Development of Raoult’s Law Experiment for Undergraduate Students’ by Starkville, Mississippi, Poster
  9. Bidhya Kunwar, ‘Real Time Feed Back Control of Biomass Gasification’ Hattiesburg, Mississippi, February 11, 2010.
  10. Jeannie Kidd, ‘Gas Chromatograph in Academic Chemistry Laboratories’ with Hattiesburg, Mississippi, February 11, 2010.
  11. Bidhya Kunwar, Real Time Feedback Control of Biomass Gasification, Jackson, BioEnergy Conference, Poster, August 5, 2009.