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Dr. Gisela Buschle-Diller

Professor 

Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering

GPO (Graduate Programs in PFEN)

PFEN Student Exchange Programs

 

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Education

Diploma - Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany; 1985.

Ph. D. - Chemistry, thesis in Textile Chemistry and Fiber Science, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 1989.

Work Experience

Professor, Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, Auburn University.

 

Faculty Fellow, Biggio Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Auburn University.

 

Associate Professor, Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, Auburn University.

 

Visiting Professor, USDA, Bioproduct Chemistry & Engineering, Albany, CA.

 

Visiting Professor, USDA, Forest Products Lab, Madison, WI.

 

Research Associate, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research, Teltow, Germany.

Research Associate, Rathgen Laboratories, Prussian Cultural Heritage, Berlin, Germany.

Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA.

Research Assistant, Max-Planck-Institute of Solid State Physics, Stuttgart, Germany.

Research Assistant, Department of Textile Chemistry, Stuttgart, Germany.

Editorial Assistant VCH Publishing, Weinheim, FRG, Materials Science Division

Editorial Assistant Walter deGruyter Verlag, Berlin, FRG, Natural Sciences Department

Current Research

Hydrogels for biomedical applications

Glycopolymers (polyvinylsaccharides)

Electrospinning of biopolymers and drug delivery

Enzymatic polymer synthesis

Coloration issues

Modification of pulp with enzymes

Application of enzymes for modification of natural fibers

Application of engineered enzyme systems, biomimicking

Textile wastewater purification, recycling and reuse of textile chemicals

Fiber surface chemistry and modification

Teaching

PFEN 3400: Fundamentals of Coloration. Principles of coloration for fibers and plastic materials, dyes and pigments, soluble polymers as auxiliaries; color order systems; surface modification.

 

PFEN 4910: Polymer and Fiber Engineering Design I – seminar to accompany senior design projects; focus on communication skills, goal setting, time management, creativity, literature survey, preparation of a ‘mini-thesis’, practicing team work; leadership skills.

 

PFEN 4920: Polymer and Fiber Engineering Design II – experimental portion of senior design project

 

PFEN 4200: Polymers from Renewable Resources. Polymers from sustainable resources; life cycle analysis, ecological footprint; microbial sources for polymers, landfilling and composting; cradle-to-cradle; reuse, reprocessing and product redesign.

 

UNIV 1100 EarthSmart. Survey of environmental issues; ecological footprint, alternative energy, transportation, sustainable housing, food; incorporation and practice of study skills, such as effective reading and writing, test preparation, communication skills.

 

PFEN 6510 Polymer Chemistry. Polymer synthesis and application.

 

PFEN 7410 Advanced Coloration and Surface Modification. Chemical and mechanical surface modification of polymeric materials, hydrophilicity and hydrophobicity of polymers; colorant synthesis, coloration theory and application, biochemical, physico-chemical and chemical aspects of colorants for polymeric materials, soluble polymers and polymeric auxiliaries.

 

PFEN 7610 Advanced Polymers from Renewable Resources. Concepts of polymer synthesis from renewable resources; biopolyesters, polymers from lignocellulosics, marine polysaccharides and polypeptides; life cycle analysis.

 

PFEN 7980 Graduate Project. Topic related to student interest.

 

GRAD 8950 Preparing Future Faculty I (team-taught with Biggio Center staff). Preparation of academic portfolio, teaching and research statements, microteaching, academic roles, academic institutions

 

GRAD 8960 Preparing Future Faculty II (team-taught with Biggio Center staff). Second semester continuation of GRAD 8950.

 

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Refereed Publications

 

Karaaslan, M.A., Tshabalala M.A., Buschle-Diller, G., Semi-interpenetrating polymer network hydrogels based on aspen hemicellulose and chitosan: Effect of crosslinking sequence on hydrogel properties, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2012, 124(2), 1168-1177.

 

Eldessouki, M, Buschle-Diller, G., Gowayed, Y., Poly(L-lysine)/microcrystalline cellulose biocomposites for porous scaffolds, Polymer Composites,  2011, 32(12), 1937-1944; online version: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pc.21220/pdf.

 

Karaaslan, M.A., Tshabalala, M., G., Yelle, Daniel, Buschle-Diller, Nanoreinforced biocompatible hydrogels from wood hemicellulose and cellulose whiskers, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2011, 86(1), 192-201.

 

Xie, Z., Buschle-Diller, G., Electrospun poly(D,L)-lactide nonwoven mats for biomedical application: surface area shrinkage and surface entrapment, J. Applied Polym. Sci., 2011, 122(2), 1219-1225.

 

Xie, Z., Buschle-Diller, G., Functionalized Poly(L-lactide) Nanoparticles from Electrospun Nanofibers,  Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 2011, 22(10), 1331-1341.

 

Karaaslan, M.A., Tshabalala, M., Buschle-Diller, G., Wood hemicellulose/chitosan-based semi-interpenetrating network hydrogels: mechanical, swelling and controlled drug release properties, Bioresources , 2010,5(2), 1036-1054.

 

Xie, Z., Buschle-Diller, G., Electrospun poly(D, L-lactide) fibers for drug delivery: the influence of co-solvent and the mechanism of drug release, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2010, 115(1), 1-8.

 

Chou, S.F., Gale, W.F., Gale, H.S., Shannon, C.G., Buschle-Diller, G., Sofyan, N.I., Evaluation of Airliner Cabin Textile Materials after Vapour Phase Hydrogen Peroxide Decontamination, Materials Science and Technology, 2010, 26(1), 66-80.

 

K. Knudson, Y. Pu, T. Elder, G. Buschle-Diller, R. Yang, C. Thompson, A. Ragauskus, Effect of Photolysis on 17/18th Century Paper, Holzforschung 61(2), (2007) 131-137.

 

X. Ren, G. Buschle-Diller, Oxidoreductases for Modification of Linen Fibers, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 2007, 299(1-3), 15-21.

 

Gisela Buschle-Diller, Jared Cooper, Ye Wu, James Waldrup, Xuehong Ren, Electrospun Biodegradable Bicomponent Fibers, Cellulose 14(6); Special Issue: Nanotechnology – A Fiber Perspective, (2007) 553-562.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, A. Ahmed, Y. Gowayed, T. Turel, R. Rifki, Z. Bangash, Assessment of Continuous and Aerated Fabric Pressure-Washing, J. Text. Inst., 98(4) (2007) 319-326.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Inglesby, Y. Wu, Physicochemical Properties of Chemically and Enzymatically Modified Cellulosic Surfaces, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 260 (2005), Issues 1-3, 63-70.

 

P. Radhakrishnaiah, J. He, F.L. Cook, G. Buschle-Diller, Hand Related Mechanical Behavior of Enzyme-Treated Yarns, Part II:  Influence of Fiber Disposition, Text. Res. J., 75(4) (2005), 293-296.

 

P. Radhakrishnaiah, J. He, F.L. Cook, G. Buschle-Diller, Hand Related Mechanical Behavior of Enzyme-Treated Yarns, Part I: Role of the Spinning System, Text. Res. J. 75(3) (2005), 265-273.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, Processos de biopurga ambientalmente corretos, Química Têxtil 66, (3) 2002, 5-10.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, X.D. Yang, R. Yamamoto, Enzymatic Bleaching of Cotton Fabric with Glucose Oxidase, Text. Res. J. 71(5) (2001), 388-394.

 

M.K. Traore, G. Buschle-Diller, Environmentally Friendly Scouring Processes, TCC&ADR, 32(12) (2000), 40-43.

 

M.K. Traore, G. Buschle-Diller, Influence of Wetting Agents and Agitation on Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cotton, Text. Chem. Colorist & Amer. Dyestuff Rep. 1(4) (1999), 51-56.

 

P. Radhakrishnaiah, X. Meng, G. Huang, G. Buschle-Diller, W. K. Walsh, Tactile Properties and Appearance Quality of Enzymatically Treated Cotton Fabric, Text. Res. J. 69 (1999), 708-713.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, Recent Aspects of Eco-Friendly Textile Processing, Sen-I Gakkaishi, Fiber 55 (1999), 20-25.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, C. Fanter, and F. Loth, Structural Changes of Hemp Fibers as a Result of Enzymatic Hydrolysis with Mixed Enzyme Systems, Text. Res. J. 69 (1999), 244-251.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Inglesby, Y. El-Mogahzy, and S. H. Zeronian, The Effect of Scouring Using Enzymes, Organic Solvents and Caustic Soda on the Properties of Hydrogen Peroxide Bleached Cotton Yarn, Text. Res. J. 68 (1998), 920-929.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Traore, Influence of Direct and Reactive Dyes on the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cotton, Text. Res. J. 68 (1998), 185-192.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, C. Fanter, and F. Loth, Effect of Cellulase on the Pore Structure of Bead Cellulose, Cellulose 2 (1996), 179-203.

 

G. Buschle-Diller and A. Unger, Schreib- und Malmittel auf Papyrus, Naturwissenschaftliche Untersuchung an altägyptischen Papyri, Restauro, 2 (1996), 108-114.

 

G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, N. Pan, and M. Y. Yoon, Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cotton, Linen, Ramie and Viscose Rayon Fabrics, Text. Res. J. 64 (1994), 270-279.

 

S. H. Zeronian, Q. Xie, G. Buschle-Diller, S. A. Holmes, and M. K. Inglesby, Relationships Between the Mechanical Properties of Synthetic Fibers, J. Text. Inst. 85 (1994), 293-300.

 

S. H. Zeronian, G. Buschle-Diller, and M. K. Inglesby, The Potential for Using Alkaline Hydrolysis to Study the Fine Structure of Fibers Manufactured from a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Copolyester, Polymer 35 (1994), 2587-2590.

 

G. Buschle-Diller and S. H. Zeronian, Enzymatic and Acid Hydrolysis of Mercerized Cotton Cellulose, Text. Chem. Color., 26 (1994), 17-24.

 

G. Buschle-Diller and S. H. Zeronian, Photochemical Degradation of Oxidized Cellulose, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 47 (1993), 1319-1328.

 

S. H. Zeronian, G. Buschle-Diller, L. D. Fisher, K. W. Alger, S. A. Holmes, P. A. Slaven, and  N. R. Bertoniere, Effect of Preswelling Treatments on the Properties of Cotton Fibers Crosslinked with 1,2,3,4 Butanetetracarboxylic Acid, Text. Res. J. 63 (1993), 488-493.

 

G. Buschle-Diller and S. H. Zeronian, Enhancing the Reactivity and Strength of Cotton Fibers, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 45 (1992), 967-979.

 

K. Bredereck and G. Buschle-Diller, Flüssigammoniak-Behandlung von Baumwollgewebe - Zusammenhänge zwischen Struktur- und Eigenschaftsveränderungen, Melliand Textilber. 70 (1989), 116-125.

 

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

 

Zhang, Y., Buschle-Diller, G., Copolymerization of aniline and phenols catalyzed by laccase, 243rd ACS National Meeting, Polymer Div., San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

Karaaslan, A.M., Tsbabalala, M, Buschle-Diller, G., Hydrogels prepared from wood hemicellulose and cellulose nanocrystals, TAPPI International Conference, Washington, D.C., June 10-12, 2011.

 

Xie, Z., Buschle-Diller, G., Poly(L-lactide) nanocrystals from electrospun nanofibers for biomedical applications, PMSE Preprints (2009), 101, 1440-1441.

 

Xie, Z., Buschle-Diller, G. Electrospun Poly(D,L)-lactide nonwoven mats for biomedical application: Surface area shrinkage and surface entrapment,  INTC-INDA, Denver CO, Sept. 21-24, 2009.

 

Stephen, R., G. Buschle-Diller, Enzymatic formation of colorants. The Fiber Society, Fall Meeting, Book of Abstracts, Davis, CA, Oct. 9-11, 2007.

 

Kenealy, W., J. Klungness, M. Tshabalala, E. Horn, M. Akhtar, R. Gleisner, H. Zulaica-Villagomez, G. Buschle-Diller, Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials by Laccase, TAPPI Fall Techn. Conf., Engineering, Pulping & PCE&I, Chicago, IL, Tappi Press, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 26-30, 2003 (refereed).

 

Buschle-Diller, G., F. Erdonmez, Electrospinning of Nanofibers from Biodegradable Polymers, Intern. Nonwovens Techn. Conf., Baltimore, MD, Sept. 15-18, 2003.

 

Hawkins, A., G. Buschle-Diller, Hydrogel Spinning – Turning Gels into Fibers and Yarns, The Fiber Society, Annual Fall Meeting 2001, Lake Tahoe, CA, Oct. 29-31, 2001.

 

Buschle-Diller, G., R. Bevis, S. Southworth, Y. Wu, Surface Modification of Wool Fibers with Enzymes, INDA-TAPPI Conf., Intern. Nonwovens Techn. Conf., Baltimore, Maryland, Sept. 5-7, 2001.

 

Buschle-Diller, G., Environmentally Friendly Bioscouring Processes, Seminario Internacional  -  Aplicaçâo Da Biotecnologia Na Indústria Têxtil, May 16-19, 2001, Santa Catarina, Brazil (refereed).

 

Buschle-Diller, G., Enzymatic Treatment of Cellulosic Fibers Other than Cotton, Seminario Internacional  -  Aplicaçâo Da Biotecnologia Na Indústria Têxtil, May 16-19, 2001, Santa Catarina, Brazil (refereed).

 

Buschle-Diller, G., Enzymatic Treatment of Protein Fibers, Seminario Internacional -  Aplicaçâo Da Biotecnologia Na Indústria Têxtil, May 16-19, 2001, Santa Catarina, Brazil) (refereed).

 

Franks, A., G. Buschle-Diller, Evaluating the Effect of Cationic Pretreatments on Acid Dye Uptake of Various Fibers, Student Paper Competition, Proc. Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, AATCC, Sept. 17-20, 2000 Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Buschle-Diller, G., M.K. Traore, X.D. Yang, Bioscouring and Biobleaching of Cotton, Int. Conf. Adv. Fiber Materials, Ueda, Japan, October 1999 (refereed).

 

Buschle-Diller, G., M.K. Traore, X.H. Shi, H.Hou, Recent Aspects of Enzyme Treatment of Cotton Fabric as Eco-Friendly Textile Processing, 5th Asian Textile Conference, Kyoto, Japan, September 1999  (refereed).

 

Whittington, A., G. Blackmon, A. Hawkins, G. Buschle-Diller, Stimuli Sensitive Textile Materials, Student Paper Competition, Proc. Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, AATCC, October 1999, Charlotte, NC.

 

Buschle-Diller, G., Scanning Electron Microscopy of Various Natural Textile Fibers, Invited Presentation, Microscopy Society of America, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July 1998.

 

Buschle-Diller, G., A. Person, Ch. Knight, S. Fox, Naturally Colored Cottons – Shade Changes Upon Wet Treatments, Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, Textile Wet Processing Symposium, San Diego, January 1998.

 

Inglesby, M.K., G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, Characterization by Selected Techniques (Including Direct Dyes) of Cotton Modified by Swelling and Enzymes, Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, Textile Wet Processing Symposium, San Diego, January 1998.

 

Radhakrishnaiah, P., G. Buschle-Diller, W.K. Walsh, P.S. Sawhney, Effect of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on the Instrumentally Measured Primary Hand Qualities of Cotton-Rich Fabrics, Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, Textile Wet Processing Symposium, San Diego, January 1998.

 

Buschle-Diller, G., S. H. Zeronian, M.K. Inglesby, Properties of Peroxide Bleached Open-End and Ring-Spun Yarns Scoured by Nonaqueous, Enzymatic, and Conventional Methods, Proceedings, Cotton Textile Processing, 1997 Beltwide Cotton Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 1997.

 

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Chapters in Books

 

X. Ren, G. Buschle-Diller, Biomimicking of Glucose Oxidase for Bleaching of Cotton Fabric, in: Industrial Applications of Enzymes on Carbohydrate Based Materials, ACS Symposium Series, submitted March 2006.

G. Buschle-Diller, A. Hawkins, J. Cooper, Electrospun Nanofibers from Biopolymers and Their Biomedical Applications, Modified Fibers with Medical and Specialty Applications, Edwards, J.V., G. Buschle-Diller, Goheen, S. C. (eds.) Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006, 67-80.

 

V. Edwards, G. Buschle-Diller, S. Goheen, The Future of Modified Fibers, in: Modified Fibers with Medical and Specialty Applications, Edwards, J.V., G. Buschle-Diller, Goheen, S. C. (eds.) Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006, 1-10.

W. Kenealy, G. Buschle-Diller, X. Ren, Enzymatic Modifications of Fibers for the Textile and Forest Products Industries, in: Modified Fibers with Medical and Specialty Applications, Edwards, J.V., G. Buschle-Diller, Goheen, S. C. (eds.) Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006, 191-208.

G. Buschle-Diller, Recycling and Reuse of Textile Chemicals, Part 2, Chapter 13, in: Recycling in Textiles, Y. Wang (ed.) Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, U.K., 2006.

W. Kenealy, J. Klungness, M. Tshabalala, E. Horn, M. Akhtar, R. Gleisner, G. Buschle-Diller, Laccase Modification of the Physical Properties of Bark and Pulp of Loblolly Pine and Spruce Pulp, ACS Symposium Series 889, Lignocellulose Biodegradation, Chapt. 7, 126-138, 2004.

G. Buschle-Diller, Substrates and Their Structure, in: Textile Processing with Enzymes (A. Cavaco-Paulo, G. Guebitz, Eds.), Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, U.K., 2003, 42-85.

G. Buschle-Diller and S. H. Zeronian, Weathering and Photodegradation of Cellulose, in Photochemistry of Lignocellulosic Materials (C. Heitner and J. Scaiano, Eds.) ACS Symposium Series No. 531, American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., 1993, 177-189.

S. H. Zeronian, N. R. Bertoniere, K. W. Alger, L. D. Fisher, G. Buschle-Diller, S. A. Holmes, and P. A. Slaven, Differences between the Properties of Cotton Fibers Treated with Urea and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives, in Cellulosics: Pulp, Fibre and Environmental Aspects (J. F. Kennedy, G. O. Phillips and P. A. Williams, Eds.), Polymer Science and Technology, a Symposia Series, Plenum Press, New York, 1993, 261-266.

 

 

Presentations and Posters

 

Yuan, Bo, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, One-step synthesis of glucose-amine grafted maleic anhydride copolymers and their biodegradation, 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012.

Zhang, Ying, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Copolymerization of aniline and phenols catalyzed by laccase, 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012.

Wu, Yonnie, Wang, Kai, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Aggregation of bovine serum albumin into strong linear fibers by directional dehydration, 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25-29, 2012.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Biopolymers for medical applications, INDA-RISE Conference, Raleigh, NC, October 3-6, 2011.

Bo, Yuan, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Synthesis and biodegradation of carbohydrate-linked polymers, Abstract of Papers, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.

Zhiwei Xie, Long, Shuying, Zhang, Ying, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Enzymatic synthesis of conducting polymers, Abstract of Papers, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.

Eldessouki, Mohamed, Gowayed, Yasser, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Polypeptide/cellulosic biocomposite for tissue engineering, Abstract of Papers, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Forensics cases as teaching toolbox, Visualization in Chemical Education, Pacifichem 2010, Honolulu, HI, Dec. 15-20, 2010.

Xie, Zhiwei, Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Modification of electrospun biodegradable polymers for potential biomedical applications, 43rd IUPAC Conference, World Polymer Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, July 11-17, 2010.

Karaaslan, Ahmet, M., Tshabalala, Mandla A., Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Forest by-products to reinforce hydrogels for biomedical applications, Global Poster Session (web-based) to Honor Earth Day, April 21, 2010.

Xie, Zhiwei, Buschle-Diller, Gisela.  Electrospun nanofibers coated with a conducting polymer, Abstract of Papers, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

Karaaslan, Ahmet, M., Tshabalala, Mandla A., Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Biocompatible hydrogels reinforced with modified cellulose nanocrystals, Abstract of Papers, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

Eldessouki, Mohamed, Gowayed, Yasser, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Biodegradable interpenetrating network structures, Abstract of Papers, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

Xie, Zhiwei, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Electrospun Poly(D,L)-Lactide nonwoven mats for biomedical application: Surface area shrinkage and surface entrapment,  INTC-INDA, Proceedings, Graduate Student Research Contest, Denver CO, Sept. 21-24, 2009.

Xie, Zhiwei, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Preparation of poly(L-lactide) nanocrystals from electrospun fibers for  bioimaging applications, Abstract of Papers, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August  16-20, 2009.

Xie, Zhiwei, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Surface-modified electrospun nanofibers for biomedical applications. Abstract of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

Eldessouki, Mohamed, Gowayed, Yasser, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Effect of secondary structure of polypeptides on properties of their nanocomposites. Abstract of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

Karaaslan, Ahmet, M., Tshabalala, Mandla A., Gowayed, Yasser, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Preparation and characterization of natural hydrogels based on chitosan and hemicellulose. Abstract of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

Xie, Zhiwei, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Drug release from electrospun biocompatible polymers: influence of solvents and surface morphology. Abstracts of Papers, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.

Stephen, Rosary, Buschle-Diller, Gisela. Enzymatic formation of colorants. The Fiber Society, Fall Meeting, Davis, CA, Oct. 9-11, 2007.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela; Ren, Xuehong; Karaaslan, Ahmet M.; Xie, Zhiwei; Huang, Tung-Shi.   Barrier materials for controlled release of bioactive compounds.    Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007.

Parachuru, Radhakrishnaiah; Kasi, Vijay; Cook, Fred L.; Buschle-Diller, Gisela.   Tactile properties of enzyme treated yarns and fabrics.    Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007.

Stephen, Rosary; Buschle-Diller, Gisela.   Effect of lignin on the enzymatic synthesis of colorants.    Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007.

Turel, Tacibaht; Shady, Ebraheem; Gowayed, Yasser; Buschle-Diller, Gisela.   Experimental evaluation and modeling of gas permeation through chemical protective materials.    Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007.

Stephen, Rosary, G. Buschle-Diller, Enzymatic Formation of Colorants for Biopolymers, 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2006.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, J. Cooper, Y. Wu, X. Ren, Electrospun Bicomponent Fibers for Medical Applications, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 2006.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, X.Ren, Oxidoreductases for Modification of Flax Fibers, ACS-Pacifichem, Honolulu, HI, December 2005.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, X. Ren, Biomimicking of the Active Site of Glucose Oxidase and Other Oxidoreductases, 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 2005.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, J. Cooper, T. Richardson, A. Hawkins, Electrospun Nanofibers from Renewable Resources, 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2005.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, A. Hawkins, J. Cooper, Nanofibers from Biopolymers via Electrospinning, USDA Seminar Series, USAD, ARS, WRRC, Albany, CA, Oct. 22, 2004.

Hawkins, Andrew, G. Buschle-Diller, Characterization of Polymer Solutions Intended for Electrospinning, Fiber Society Fall Meeting, Ithaca, NY, Oct. 11-13, 2004.

Hawkins, Andrew, J. Wood, G. Buschle-Diller, Advances in Electrospinning of Biopolymers, AATCC Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, Greenville, SC, Sept. 21-24, 2004.

Turel, Tacibaht, Y. Gowayed, G. Buschle-Diller, Assessment of Pressure Washing for Fabrics, AATCC Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, Greenville, SC, Sept. 21-24, 2004.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Oxidoreductases for Textile Applications, INTB Intern. Network Text. Biotechnol., Graz, Austria, June 13-16, 2004.

Ren, Xuehong, G. Buschle-Diller, Biomimicking of the Active Site of Oxidoreductases, INTB Intern. Network Text. Biotechnol., Graz, Austria, June 13-16, 2004.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, M. Inglesby, Y. Wu, C. Fanter, Surface Energy and Accessibility Measurements on Chemically and Enzymatically Modified Cotton, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Surface properties of Modified Cellulosic Materials, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, March 18, 2004.

Kenealy, William, J. Klungness, M. Tshabalala, E. Horn, M. Akhtar, R. Gleisner, H. Zulaica-Villagomez, G. Buschle-Diller, Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials by Laccase, TAPPI Fall Techn. Conf., Engineering, Pulping & PCE&I, Chicago, IL, Oct. 26-30, 2003

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, F. Erdonmez, Electrospinning of Nanofibers from Biodegradable Polymers, Intern. Nonwovens Techn. Conf., Baltimore, MD, September 15-18, 2003.

Ren, Xuehong, G. Buschle-Diller, Biomimicking of the Active Site of Oxidoreductases, AATCC Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, Greenville, SC, September 9-12, 2003.

Inglesby, Maria K., G. Buschle-Diller, Y. Wu, G. Grey, C. Fanter, Electrokinetic Surface Properties of Cellulosic Fibers, AATCC Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, Greenville, SC, September 9-12, 2003.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, W.R. Kenealy, Y. Wu, H. Zulaica-Villagomez, T.J. Elder, Analysis of Laccase-Modified Pulp Fibers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.

Inglesby, Maria K., G. Buschle-Diller, M.E. Guttman, G.M. Gray, D.F. Wood, D.A. Bailey, Cellulosic Fibers as Reinforcing Agents, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.

Kenealy, William, G. Buschle-Diller, T.J. Elder, Modification of Pulp Fibers by Laccase Treatment, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.

Kenealy, William, J. Klungness, M.A. Tschabalala, M. Akhtar, E. Horn, R. Gleisner, G. Buschle-Diller, Modification of the Physical Properties of Lignocellulosic Materials by Laccase, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.

Kasi, V., P. Radhakrishnaia, F. Cook, G. Buschle-Diller, Study on the Tactile Properties of Enzyme-Treated Yarns and Fabrics, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003.

Kasi, V., P. Radhakrishnaia, F. Cook, G. Buschle-Diller, A Study on the Tactile Properties of Enzyme Treated Yarns and Fabrics, 54th SE Regional ACS Meeting, Charlston, SC, November 13-16, 2002.

Erdonmez, Fatma, G. Buschle-Diller, Electrospinning of Nanofibers from Biodegradable Polymers, AATCC Annual Intern. Conf. and Exhibition, Charlotte, NC, October 1-4, 2002.

Hawkins, Andrew, G. Buschle-Diller, Shaping Hydrogels, AATCC Annual Intern. Conf. and Exhibition, Charlotte, NC, October 1-4, 2002.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Y. Wu, H. Zuleika-Villagomez, Effect of Chemical and Enzymatic Modifications on the Surface Energies of Cotton and Wool Fibers, Polydays, Berlin, FRG, September 29-October 2, 2002.

Inglesby, Maria K., G. Buschle-Diller, D. Wood, D. Bailey, W.Orts, H. Zulaica-Villagomez, A. Hawkins, Development and Characterization of Cellulose-Reinforced Composites, 10th Annual Meeting BioEnvironmental Polymer Society, Albuquerque, NM, September 10-14, 2002.

Wu, Yie, G. Buschle-Diller, T. Elder, Characterization of Modified Fibers by DCA and IGC, Am. Chem. Soc., 223rd National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 7-11, 2002.

Radhakrishnaiah, Parachuru, J. He, F.L. Cook, G. Buschle-Diller, Hand-Related Mechanical Behavior of Cotton and Cotton/Polyester Yarns Subjected to Enzyme Treatment, 2nd Inter. Conf. Biotechn. Text. Ind., Athens, GA, April 3-6, 2002.

Buschle-Diller, Gisela, Exploring Enzymes for Textile Applications, NTC Opening Ceremony, Charlotte, NC, February 10-12, 2002.

Hawkins A., G. Buschle-Diller, Hydrogel Spinning – Turning Gels into Fibers and Yarns, The Fiber Society, Annual Fall Meeting 2001, Lake Tahoe, CA, Oct. 29-31, 2001.

G. Buschle-Diller, R. Bevis,  S. Southworth, Y. Wu, Surface Modification of Wool Fibers with Enzymes, INDA-TAPPI Conf., Intern. Nonwovens Techn. Conf., Baltimore, Maryland, Sept. 5-7, 2001.

G. Buschle-Diller, Environmentally Friendly Bioscouring Processes, Seminario Internacional  -  Aplicaçâo Da Biotecnologia Na Indústria Têxtil, May 16-19, 2001, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

G. Buschle-Diller, Enzymatic Treatment of Cellulosic Fibers Other than Cotton, Seminario Internacional  -  Aplicaçâo Da Biotecnologia Na Indústria Têxtil, May 16-19, 2001, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

G. Buschle-Diller, Enzymatic Treatment of Protein Fibers, Seminario Internacional  -  Aplicaçâo Da Biotecnologia Na Indústria Têxtil, May 16-19, 2001, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

R. Yamamoto, G. Buschle-Diller, T. Takagishi, Eco-Friendly Processing of Cotton: Application to Industrial Manufacturing, Amer. Chem. Soc., National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2001.

G. Buschle-Diller, F.L. Cook, P. Radhakrishnaiah, J. He, Influence of Enzyme Treatment on the Hand-Related Mechanical Behavior of Spun Yarns, Amer. Chem. Soc., National Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2001.

G. Buschle-Diller, R. Bevis, K. Hughes, A. Thomas, Enzymatic Surface Modification of Wool, 52nd Southeast/56th Southwest Combined Regional Meeting,  Amer. Chem. Soc. National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 2000.

G. Buschle-Diller, W. Walsh, S. Hudson, Intelligent, Stimuli-Sensitive Fibers and Fabrics, ITT Biannual Meeting, Charlottesville, VI, November 2000.

P. Radhakrishnaiah, J. He, F.L. Cook, G. Buschle-Diller, The Interactive Effects of Yarn Structure and Treatment Conditions on the Mechanical Behavior of Enzyme Treated Yarns, Cotton, Incorporated, ESR Conference, November 2000.

G. Buschle-Diller, X. Qi, Chitosan-Coated Waste Fabrics for Dyehouse Effluent Purification, Am. Assoc. Text. Chem. Color., 2000 Inter. Conf., Winston-Salem, NC, October 2000.

A. Franks, G. Buschle-Diller, Evaluating the Effect of Cationic Pretreatments on Acid Dye Uptake of Various Fibers, Student Paper Competition, Intern. Conf. & Exhibition, AATCC, Winston-Salem, NC, October 2000.

M.K. Inglesby, G. Buschle-Diller, Characterization of the Cellulose II Allomorph Treated with CBD-rich Versus CBD-Poor Cellulases, Symp. Biotechnol. in the Textile Industry, Povoa do Varzim, Portugal, May 2000.

G. Buschle-Diller, X.D. Yang, Optimization of Enzymatic Cotton Preparation, Symp. Biotechnol. in the Textile Industry, Povoa do Varzim, Portugal, May 2000.

G. Buschle-Diller, X.D. Yang, Enzymes for Bleaching of Cotton, 219th Amer. Chem. Soc. National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2000.

M.K. Inglesby, S.H. Zeronian, T. Elder, G. Buschle-Diller, Interaction of Direct Dyes with Cellulose Substrates Utilizing Molecular Modeling, 219th Amer. Chem. Soc. National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2000.

P. Radhakrishnaiah, J. He, G. Buschle-Diller, A.P.S. Sawhney, Hand-Related Behavior of Core-Sheath Yarns Subjected to Enzyme Treatment, 2000 Beltwide Cotton Textile Proc. Conf., San Antonio, TX, January 2000.

G. Buschle-Diller, X. Qi, Chitosan Coated Fabrics for Wastewater Treatment, USDA Western Regional Laboratory, Albany, CA, December 1999.

M.K. Traore, G. Buschle-Diller, Environmentally Friendly Scouring Processes, Am. Assoc. Text. Chem. Color., 1999 Inter. Conf., Charlotte, NC, October 1999.

A.Whittington, G. Blackmon, A. Hawkins, G. Buschle-Diller, Stimuli Sensitive Textile Materials, Am. Assoc. Text. Chem. Color., Inter. Conf., Charlotte, NC, October 1999.

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Traore, X.D. Yang, Bioscouring and Biobleaching of Cotton, Int. Conf. Adv. Fiber Materials, Ueda, Japan, October 1999.

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Traore, X.H. Shi, H. Hou, Recent Aspects of Enzyme Treatment of Cotton Fabric as Eco-Friendly Textile Processing, 5th Asian Textile Conference, Kyoto, Japan, September 1999.

M.K. Traore, G. Buschle-Diller, Effect of the Agitation Level During the Enzymatic Treatment of Cotton Fabrics, 218th Amer. Chem. Soc. National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 1999.

M.K. Inglesby, S.H. Zeronian, G. Buschle-Diller, K. Weisz, Dyes as Structural Probes of Cellulose Fine-Structure Modifications, 218th Amer. Chem. Soc. National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 1999.

G. Buschle-Diller, Enzymatic Wet Processing for Cotton Fabric, USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI, July 1999.

Q. Qi, G. Buschle-Diller, T. Lewis, N. Gupta,  Use of Chitosan-Coated Fabric Scraps for Treatment of Dyehouse Wastewater, American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, AATCC, International Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 22-25, 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, Scanning Electron Microscopy of Various Natural Textile Fibers, Introductory Presentation (invited and funded lecture), Microscopy Society of America, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July 12-16, 1998.

P. Radhakrishnaiah, X. Meng, G. Huang, G. Buschle-Diller, W. K. Walsh, Interactive Effects of Treatment Time, Yarn Structure and Fabric Structure on the Tactile Properties of Enzyme-Treated Knit Fabrics, Fiber Society Meeting, Asheville, NC, July 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cotton – Effect on Dyeing with Various Dye Classes,  Genencor International, Palo Alto, CA, July 3, 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, Recent Aspects of Eco-Friendly Textile Processing: Possibilities for Designing a Complete Line of Desizing/Scouring/Bleaching with Environmentally Friendly Compounds, Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Osaka, Japan, May 22, 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, Eco-Friendly Preparatory Finishing, Kurabo Industries, Ldt., Japan, May 25, 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, W. Lin, Y.A. Gowayed, New Approaches to Prevent Hornification and Improve Fiber Surface Bonding, TAPPI Recycling Symposium, New Orleans, LA, March 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, W.K. Walsh, P. Radhakrishnaiah, Cellulase Enzymes for Textile Applications, Video Presentation for the Opening Ceremony of the Annual National Textile Center Forum, Panama City, FL, January 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, S.H. Zeronian, Specific Enzyme Systems for Various Areas of Textile Applications, Annual National Textile Center Forum, Panama City, FL, January 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, W.K. Walsh, P. Radhakrishnaiah, M.K. Traore, X. Shi, Effect of Enzymatic Treatment on Dyeing and Finishing of Cellulosic Fibers, Annual National Textile Center Forum, Panama City, FL, January 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, A. Person, Ch. Knight, S. Fox, Naturally Colored Cottons – Shade Changes Upon Wet Treatments, Beltwide Cotton Conference, Textile Wet Processing Symposium, San Diego, January 1998.

M.K. Inglesby, G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, Characterization by Selected Techniques (Including Direct Dyes) of Cotton Modified by Swelling and Enzymes, Beltwide Cotton Conference, Textile Wet Processing Symposium, San Diego, January 1998.

P. Radhakrishnaiah, G. Buschle-Diller, W.K. Walsh, P.S. Sawhney, Effect of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on the Instrumentally Measured Primary Hand Qualities of Cotton-Rich Fabrics, Beltwide Cotton Conference, Textile Wet Processing Symposium, San Diego, January 1998.

G. Buschle-Diller, Effect of Enzymatic Treatment on Dyeing Properties of Cotton Fabric, AATCC Fall Meeting, Columbus, GA, October 1997.

P.Radhakrishnaiah, X. Meng, G. Huang, Y. Wang, G. Buschle-Diller, W.K. Walsh, Effect of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on the Low-Stress Mechanical Behavior and Tactile Quality of Cotton Fabric, Fiber Society Conference, Knoxville, TN, October 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, Effect of Engineered Enzyme Systems on Cotton Cellulose, invited presentation at Novo Nordisk Biochemicals, Franklinton, NC, June 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, Treatment of Cellulosic Fibers with Mixed Enzyme Systems, invited presentation at the Anselm Payen Award Symposium, 213th Natl. Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, April 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Traore, Cellulase Activity and Effect of Mechanical Action During Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Dyed Cotton Fabric, 213th Natl. Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, April 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, C. Fanter, F. Loth, Properties of Enzymatically Modified Hemp Fibers, 213th Natl. Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, April 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Traore, Effect of Enzymatic Treatment on Dyeing and Finishing of Cellulosic Fibers: A Study of the Basic Mechanisms and Optimization of the Process, National Textile Center, 5th Annual Forum, Myrtle Beach, SC, January 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, M.K. Inglesby, Properties of Peroxide Bleached Open-End and Ring-Spun Yarns Scoured by Nonaqueous, Enzymatic, and Conventional Methods, 1997 Beltwide Cotton Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 1997.

G. Buschle-Diller, M.K. Traore, I.E. Reed, Influence of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on the Dyeing Properties of Cotton, 212th Natl. Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, FL, August 1996.

C. Fanter, G. Buschle-Diller, F. Loth, Oberflächen- und Porencharakterisierung von Celluloseprodukten, VII. Workshop über die Charakterisierung von feinteiligen und porösen Festkörpern, Hofheim-Diedenbergen, November 1994.

C. Fanter, G. Buschle-Diller, F. Loth, Enhancing the Porosity of Bead Cellulose, PREP ‘94, 11th Intern. Symp. Prep. Ind. Chromatography, Baden-Baden, October 1994.

G. Buschle-Diller, N. Pan, and S. H. Zeronian, Finishing of Cellulosic Textiles with Enzymes, 206th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL., August 1993.

G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, and P. A. Slaven, Photodegradation of Cotton Yarn Treated with Fluorescent Brighteners, 206th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL., August 1993.

R. Rucker, G. Buschle-Diller, H. Prato, J. Miles, K. Williams, Selection of Footwear to Improve Agricultural Safety, American Farm Bureau Convention, Anaheim, January 1993.

G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Mercerized Cotton Cellulose, 204th Natl. Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D. C., August 1992.

M. Rucker, G. Buschle-Diller, M. Inglesby, R. Karp, R. Rotert, M. Sims, M. Waynes, Focus on Clothing Disposal, Popular Culture Conf., Bowling Green, Ohio, June 1992.

G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, Photodegradation of Oxidized Cotton Cellulose, 203rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, April 1992.

S. H. Zeronian, N. R. Bertoniere, K. W. Alger, L. D. Fisher, G. Buschle-Diller, S. A. Holmes, P. A. Slaven, Differences between the Properties of BTCA-Treated and DMDHEU-Treated Cotton Fibers, Cellulose ‘91, American Chemical Society Meeting in New Orleans, December 1991.

G. Buschle-Diller, Determination of Pore Dimensions in Cellulosic Fibers, Genencor Corp., South San Francisco, July 1990.

G. Buschle-Diller, S. H. Zeronian, Enhancing the Reactivity of Cotton by Swelling Treatments, 42nd Southeast/46th Southwest Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, December 1990.

Contact Information

Dr. Gisela Buschle-Diller
Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering
Auburn University, AL 36849-5327
Phone: 334-844-5468
Fax: 334-844-4068

Email: buschgi@ auburn.edu

 

 

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