JULES JOHN MAGDA portrait
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
801-581-7536

Research Keywords

  • Rheology
  • Oil pipeline flow assurance
  • Methane hydrates
  • Hydrogel-based smart materials
  • Hyaluronic acid arthritis treatments
  • Glucose sensors for diabetes treatment
  • Biosensors for medicine and for pharmaceutical manufacturing

Presentations

  • "Biomed Biosensors for Pharma", Renaissance Weekend, Park City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/03/2017.
  • M. Deo*, J. Magda, Y. Wang, "Effect of the Presence of Water in Cold Restart of Waxy Oils", 2016 PetroPhase conference, Elsinore, Denmark. Other, Presented, 06/20/2016.
  • T. Nguyen*, J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, "Effect of Electrostatic Interactions on the Response of Zwitterionic Glucose Sensitive Hydrogels Designed for Bioprocess Sensing", 251st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA. Other, Accepted, 03/14/2016.
  • T. Nguyen, S. Cho, V. Bhola, S. Ko, R. Sharma, J. Magda, P. Tathireddy*, "Sensor-Array for Continuous Monitoring of Biochemical Process Control", Transducers 2015, Anchorage, AL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/05/2015.
  • S.-H. Cho*, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, "Glucose-Sensitive Hydrogels with Embedded Ferromagnetic Particles for Continuous Glucose Monitoring", 249th ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO. Other, Presented, 03/23/2015.
  • Restart of Flow in Gelled Waxy Crude Oil Pipelines, graduate seminar series, Colorado School of Mines. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/16/2015.
  • T. Nguyen, S.-H. Cho, S.-N. Ko, P. Tathireddy, J. Magda, "Biosensor array based on smart hydrogels for continuous monitoring in real biosystems", Nano Utah 2014. Other, Presented, 10/16/2014.
  • S.-H. Cho, J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth, "Effect of composition changes on the sensitivity of glucose sensitive hydrogels studied by design of experiments (DOE)", 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014. Other, Presented, 03/04/2014.
  • "Smart hydrogels designed for use in microfabricated sensor arrays", J.S. Bates, S.H. Cho, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth , S. Mohanty, Spring National MRS meeting, San Francisco, April 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2013.
  • S.H. Cho, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth, J. Magda, "Polymerization and Characterization of Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Particles for Sensing Glutathione", presented at ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2013. Other, Presented, 04/2013.
  • "Polymerization and characterization of molecularly imprinting polymer particle for sensing glutathione”, S.H. Cho, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, L.W. Rieth, S. Mohanty, Spring National ACS Meeting, New Orleans, April, 2013. Other, Accepted, 11/2012.
  • "Polymerization and characterization of molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) for sensing glutathione (GSH)”, S.H. Cho, P. Tathireddy, J.J. Magda, NanoUtah 2012, Salt Lake City . Other, Presented, 10/2012.
  • "Smart Hydrogels Designed for use in Microfabricated Sensor Arrays", J.S. Bates, S.H. Cho, J.J. Magda, NanoUtah 2012, Salt Lake City, October, 2012. Other, Presented, 10/2012.
  • "Heterogeneous Organic Gels: Rheology and Restart", M.R. Jemmett, J.J. Magda, M.D. Deo, 2012 Petrophase Conference, June 10-14, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. Other, Presented, 06/2012.
  • "Implications of Pressure Profiles While Cooling on Gelled Pipeline Restart", J.J. Magda, A. Elmadhoun, P. Wall, M.D. Deo, M.R. Jemmett, K.L. Greenhill, R. Venkatesan, 2012 Petrophase Meeting, St. Petersburgh Beach, Florida. Other, Presented, 06/2012.
  • "Evolution of the Pressure Profile During the Gelation and Restart of a Model Waxy Crude Oil", J.J. Magda, A. Elmadhoun, P. Wall, M. Jemmett, M.D. Deo, K.L. Greenhill, R. Venkatesan, SPE Applied Technology Workshop on Flow Assurance, Aberdeen, Scotland. Other, Presented, 04/2012.
  • "Microfabricated Biomedical Sensors with Smart Hydrogels for Label-Free Analyte Recognition and Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors for Signal Transduction", MSE Department Graduate Seminar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/23/2011.
  • ECE Department Granduate Seminar, "Microfabricated Biomedical Sensors with Smart Hydrogels for Label-Free Analyte Recognition and Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors for Signal Transduction". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/11/2011.
  • "A stimuli-responsive, glucose-sensitive hydrogel for a microfabricated glucose sensor", S.H. Cho, J.S. Bates, J.J. Magda, 2011 NanoUtah Conference. Other, Presented, 10/13/2011.
  • "Implantable biosensor arrays based on smart hydrogels and piezoresistive sensors for continuous metabolic monitoring", M. Avula, P. Tathireddy, S.H. Cho, L. Rieth, J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, 2011 NanoUtah Conference. Other, Presented, 10/13/2011.
  • "Materials Science & Engineering: Engineering with Atoms", ELEAP presentation. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/26/2011.
  • "Effect of Temperature Changes on the Performance of Ionic Strength Biosensors Based on Hydrogels and Pressure Sensors", M. Avula, N. Busche, S.-H. Cho, P. Tathireddy, L.W. Rieth, J.J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, August 30- Sept. 3, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 08/30/2011.
  • "Wireless Multi-Analyte Sensing Platform Based on Smart Hydrogels and Microfabricated Pressure Sensor Arrays", Utah Nanoinstitute . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/12/2011.
  • "Biochemical microsensors on the basis of metabolically sensitive hydrogels", M. Guenther, G. Gerlach, T. Wallmersperger, F. Solzbacher, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, M.P. Orthner, Proceedings of the SPIE, San Diego, CA. Other, Presented, 03/2011.
  • "Injectable Hyaluronan-Based Composite Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications", Society of Rheology Meeting, Santa Fe, NM. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2010.
  • "Confined Smart Hydrogels for Applications in Chemomechanical Sensors for Physiological Monitoring", Talk Given by J. Magda at Fall 2009 Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Boston, Session "Responsive gels and biopolymer assemblies". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2009.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Germany
  • Republic of Korea

Patents

  • Biosensor (#US 6,268,161). Status: Issued. File date 11/06/1996.
  • Hydrogel biosensor (#US 6,514,689). Status: Issued. File date 03/03/1997.
  • Glucose biosensor (#US 6,475,750). Status: Issued. File date 03/05/1998.

Publications

  • T. Nguyen, S. Cho, V. Bhola, S. Ko, R. Sharma, J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, "Sensor-Array for Continuous Monitoring of Biochemicals for Bioprocess Control", 2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems, TRANSDUCERS 2015 5 Aug 2015, Article number 7181267, pages 1684-1687. Published, 08/05/2015.
  • J. Kim, K. Nam, S. Jung, J.J. Magda, I.S. Han, "A Simple Method for Determining the Osmolarity of Aqueous Solutions Using Visibly-Colored Hydrogels: An Undergraduate Chemistry Experiment", Chem Educator 20, 95-98 (2015). Published, 04/01/2015.
  • Siripong Peerapornlerd, Skyler Edvik, Ana Paula Martins Leandro, Ryan Hinckley, Milind D Deo, Ramachandran Venkatesan, Jules J Magda, "The Effect of the Flow Shutdown Temperature on the Gelation of Slurry Flows in a Waxy Oil Pipeline", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, 4455-4459 (2015). Published, 02/02/2015.
  • J. Bates, J. Magda, "pH-responsive hydrogels and their applications in chemomechanical sensors", ScienceJet 4, 128/1-128/9 (2015). Published, 01/15/2015.
  • J. Bates, J.J. Magda, "Time Interval and Continuous Testing of Stimuli Responsive Hydrogels", Materials Research Society Online Proceedings Library 1622, 1-7 (2014). Published, 01/2014.
  • J. Magda, S.H. Cho, S. Streitmatter, T. Jevremovic, "Effects of Gamma Rays and Neutron Irradiation on the Glucose Response of Boronic Acid-Containing 'Smart' Hydrogels", Polymer Degradation & Stability 99,219-222 (2014). Published, 01/2014.
  • S.H. Cho, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, L.W, Rieth, "Effect of Chemical Composition on the Response of Zwitterionic Glucose Sensitive Hydrogels Studied by Design of Experiments (DOE)", J. Applied Polymer Science 131, 8413-8419 (2014). Published, 01/2014.
  • J. Bates, P. Tathireddy, S. Buetefisch, J. Magda, "An Improved Design for Chemomechanical Sensors: A Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor with a Mechanical Boss", Chemosensors 1, 33-42 (2013). Published, 10/2013.
  • J. Bates, S.H. Cho, P. Tathireddy, L.W. Rieth, J.J. Magda, "Smart Hydrogels Designed for Use in Microfabricated Sensor Arrays", Materials Research Society Online Proceedings Library, 1570, opl. 2013.726/1 to 2013.726/6 (2013). Published, 05/2013.
  • "Smart hydrogel-based biochemical microsensor array for medical diagnostics", M. Guenther, G. Gerlach, T. Wallmersperger, M.N. Avula, S.H. Cho, X, Xie, B.V. Devener, F. Solzbacher, P. Tathireddy, J.J. Magda, Adv Sci & Tech. 85, 47-52( 2013). Published, 01/2013.
  • "Evolution of the Pressure Profile During the Gelation and Restart of a Model Waxy Crude Oil", J.J. Magda, A. Elmadhoun, P. Wall, M. Jemmett, M.D. Deo, K.L. Greenhill, R. Venkatesan, Energy & Fuels 27, 1909-1913 (2013). Published, 01/2013.
  • "Heterogeneous Organic Gels: Rheology and Restart", M.R. Jemmett, J.J. Magda, M.D. Deo, Energy & Fuels 27,1762-1771 (2013). Published, 01/2013.
  • "The propagation of pressure in a gelled waxy oil pipeline as studied by particle imaging velocimetry", H. El-Gendy, M. Alcoutlabi, M. Jemmett, M. Deo, J. Magda, R. Venkatesan, A. Montesi, AIChE Journal 58,302-311(2012). Published, 01/2012.
  • "Effect of temperature changes on the performance of ionic strengthy biosensors based on hydrogels and pressure sensors", M. Avula, N Busche, S.H. Cho, P. Tathireddy, L.W. Rieth, J.J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, IEEE Eng in Medicine and Biology Society, 2011 Conference, 1855-1858. Published, 01/2012.
  • "Thermodynamic Analysis of the Selectivity Enhancement Obtained by Using Smart Hydrogels That Are Zwitterionic When Detecting Glucose With Boronic Acid Moieties", F. Horkay, S.H. Cho, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth, F. Solzbacher, J. Magda, Sensors & Actuators B 160, 1363-1371 (2011). Published, 11/09/2011.
  • "Implantable biosensor arrays based on smart hydrogels and pie,zoresistive sensors for continuous metabolic monitoring", M. Avula, P. Tathireddy, S. Cho, L. Rieth, J.J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, Procedia Engineering 25, 1008-1011 (2011). Published, 10/2011.
  • "Fabrication of highly uniform nanoparticles from recombinant silk-elastinlike protein polymers for therapeutic agent delivery",R. Anumolu, J. Gustafson, J. Magda, J. Cappello, H. Ghandehari, L. Pease III, ACS Nano, 5 (7), 5374-5382 (2011). Published, 09/2011.
  • "Polypeptide grafted hyaluronan: A self-assembling comb-branched polymer constructed from biological components", M.A. Kandadai, R. Anumolu, X. Wang, D. Baskaran, L.F. Pease III, D. Bedrov, G.D. Smith, J.J. Magda, European Polymer Journal 47(10), 2022-2027 (2011). Published, 09/2011.
  • "The Effect of Hydrogen Bonding on Oligoleucine Structure in Water: A Molecular Dynamics Study", B. Hanson, D. Bedrov, J.J. Magda, G.D. Smith, European Polymer Journal 46, 2310-2320 (2010). Published, 12/2010.
  • "Smart hydrogel sensing platform for continuous glucose monitoring", P. Tathireddy, M. Avula, G. Lin, S.H. Cho, M. Guenther, V. Schulz, J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Art. no. 5626231, pp. 677-679. Published, 11/2010.
  • "Hydrogel-based piezoresistive biochemical microsensors", M. Guenther, V. Schulz, G. Gerlach, T. Wallmersperger, F. Solzbacher, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, M.P. Orthner, 2010 Proceedings of SPIE- The International Society for Optical Engineering, art. no. 764227. Published, 09/2010.
  • "Comparison of surfactants used to prepare aqueous perfluoropentane emulsions for pharmaceutical applications", M. Kandadai, P. Mohan, G. Lin, A. Butterfield, M. Skliar, J.J. Magda, Langmuir 26, 4655- 4660 (2010). Published, 07/2010.
  • “A COMPARISON OF FLUOROALKYL-DERIVATIZED IMIDAZOLIUM: TFSI AND ALKYL-DERIVATIZED IMIDAZOLIUM: TFSI IONIC LIQUIDS” A MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY”, G.D. Smith, O. Borodin, J.J. Magda, R.H. Boyd, Y. Wang, J.E. Bara, S. Miller, D.L. Gin, R.D. Noble, Phys Chemistry Chemical Phys 12, 7064-7076 (2010). Published, 05/2010.
  • “STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL AND OSMOTIC PROPERTIES OF INJECTABLE HYALURONAN-BASED COMPOSITE HYDROGELS”, F. Horkay, J. Magda, M. Alcoutlabi, S. Atzet, T. Zarembinski, Polymer 51, 4424-4430 (2010). Published, 04/2010.
  • "Piezoresistive pH Microsensors Based on Stimuli-Sensitive Polyelectrolyte Hydrogels", V. Schulz, G. Gerlach, M. Guenther, J.J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, Technisches Messen 77, 179-186 (2010). Published, 03/2010.
  • “DEVELOPMENT, FABRICATION, AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROGEL BASED PIEZORESISTIVE PRESSURE SENSORS WITH PERFORATED DIAPHRAGMS”, M.P. Orthner, S. Buetefisch, J. Magda, L.W. Rieth, F. Solzbacher, Sensors & Actuators A, Physical, 161, 29-38 (2010). Published, 02/2010.
  • "Hydrogel Based Sensor Arrays (2 x 2) with Perforated Piezoresistive Diaphragms for Metabolic Monitoring (in vitro)", M.P. Orthner, G. Lin, M. Avula, S. Buetefisch, J. Magda, L.W. Rieth, F. Solzbacher, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 145, 807-816 (2010). Published, 02/2010.
  • "Osmotic swelling response of smart hydrogels suitable for chronically implantable glucose sensors", G. Lin, S. Chang, H. Hao, P. Tathireddy, M. Orthner, J. Magda, F. Solzbacher Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 144, 332-336 (2010). Published, 01/2010.
  • K. Oh, J. Magda, M. Deo, "Yield Stress of Wax Gel Using Vane Method", Petroleum Science and Technology 27, 2063-2073 (2009). Published, 08/2009.
  • G. Lin, S. Chang, C.-H. Kuo, J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, "Free swelling and confined smart hydrogels for applications in chemomechanical sensors for physiological monitoring", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 136, 186-195 (2009). Published, 08/2009.
  • J.J. Magda, H. El-Gendy, K. Oh, M.D. Deo, A. Montesi, R. Venkatesan, "Time-dependent rheology of a model waxy crude oil with relevance to gelled pipeline restart", Energy & Fuels 23, 1311-1315 (2009). Published, 05/2009.
  • M. Alcoutlabi, S.G. Baek, J.J. Magda, X. Shi, S.A. Hutcheson, G.B. McKenna, "A comparison of three different methods of measuring both normal stress differences of viscoelastic liquids in torsional rheometers", Rheologica Acta 48, 191-200 (2009). Published, 03/2009.
  • J.L. Vanderhooft, M. Alcoutlabi, J.J. Magda, G.D. Prestwich, "Rheological Properties of Cross-linked Hyaluronan-Gelatin Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering", Macromolecular Bioscience 9, 20-28 (2009). Published, 02/2009.
  • "In-vitro investigations of a pH- and ionic-strength-responsive polyelectric hydrogel using a piezoresistive microsensor", V. Schulz, M. Guenther, G. Gerlach, J.J. Magda, P. Tathireddy, L. Rieth, F. Solzbacher, Proceedings of SPIE, International Society for Optical Engineering 7287, art. no. 728712. Other, 2009.