Professor, student collaborate for published article

Apr 15, 2009 | General News

A Louisiana Tech biomedical engineering professor and a doctoral student have co-authored an article that has been selected for publication in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology.

Dr. Mark DeCoster and biomedical engineering student James McNamara wrote “Synthesis of magnetic porous hollow silica nanotubes for drug delivery,” which was published in the March 23 edition of the journal. DeCoster and McNamara both work at the Institute for Micromanufacturing.

The Virtual Journal, which is published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers, is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research.

The journal can be viewed at

Collaborating co-authors include: H. Ma, J. Tarr, D. Caruntu, J.F. Chen, C. J. O’Connor, and W. L. Zhou from the University of New Orleans.

Written by Judith Roberts