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Susan Farhat

Research Interests

Microwave Technology

Dielectric Properties

Magnetic Properties

Polymers & Composites

 

Education

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 2004

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 2010

 

Experience

Assistant Professor, Kettering University, Flint, MI, 2011-present

Post Doctoral Research Associate, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 2010-2011

Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 2004-2010

 

Selected Publications

Farhat, S., Gilliam, M., Zand, A., Rabago-Smith, M., Walter, N., and Baran, C. “Polymer coatings for biomedical applications using atmospheric pressure plasma.” Surface and Coatings Technology. In press.

Gilliam, M., Farhat, S., Zand, A., Stubbs, B., Magyar, M., Dobney, S.-K. “Atomspheric Plasma Surface Modification of PMMA and PP Micro-Particles.” Plasma Processes and Polymers. (under review).

Farhat, S., Gilliam, M., Zand, A., and Rabago-Smith, M. “Bio-compatible polymer coatings using low temperature, atmospheric pressure plasma.” Contact and Surface 2013 Proceedings. Siena, Italy. June 5-7, 2013.

Farhat, S., Hawley, M., et. al. “Magneto-dielectric Composites with Frequency Selective Surface Layers.” Proceedings of ICCM -17: Seventeenth International Conference on Composites Materials. Edinburgh, UK. July 27-31, 2009.

Invention Disclosure: Microwave Heating of Carbon for Vapor Recovery, File # 08047, Inventors: Martin Hawley, Leo Kempel, Susan Farhat, Sam Reddy.

Farhat, S., Hawley, M., Kempel, L. “Microwave Heating of Carbon: Design and Experimental Validation.” General Motors Technical Report, Project # NV-08-05 Nov. 2008.

Farhat, S., Hawley, M., Kempel, L. Kornbau, N. “Microwave Heating of Carbon.” General Motors Technical Report, Project # NV-08-05 Dec. 2007.

Farhat, S., Hawley, M., Kempel, L., Balasubramaniam, S. “Synthesis and Characterization of Magneto-dielectric Composites for Radio Frequency Applications.” Proceedings of Materials Science and Technology 2007 Conference and Exhibit. Detroit, MI. September 16-20, 2007.

Farhat, S., Hawley, M., et al. “Magneto-dielectric Composites for Radio Frequency Applications.” Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE-15). Haikou, Hainan Island, China. July 15-17, 2007.

Farhat, S., Hawley, M., Kempel, L., Balasubramaniam, S. “Design and Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites for RF Applications.” Proceedings of American Society for Composites 21st Annual Technical Conference. Dearborn, MI. September 17-20, 2006.

 

Contact Information

Email: sfarhat@kettering.edu

Phone: (810) 249-4044

Office: 2-226 AB