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Spring 2015 Seminars

  

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall


James McKone
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering
Cornell University

 


Two-Dimensional Semiconductors for Solar Energy Storage



  

Thursday, January 27, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

 

Reid Van Lehn
NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellows
California Institute of Technology

 


Computational Modeling of the Nano-Bio Interface for Novel Bioactive Nanomaterials



 

 

Wednesday, February 4, 2014 - Lecture 12:00 - noon
1211 Biochemical Sciences Building

 


Biodesign Biocatalysis
UW-Madison Seminar Series
Sponsored by Wisconsin Energy Institute

Srivatsan Raman
Wyss Institute - Harvard University

Design and Evolution of New Proteins and Genomes

 


 

 

Tuesday, February 11, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

Ben Rogers
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Physics

Harvard University

 

Sculpting Phase Diagrams: Freezing by Heating, Switchable Crystals, and More

 

 Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

Liat Rosenfeld
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University


Transport Phenomena: from Macro-Scale Stability to Micro-Scale Interactions 

 


Monday, February 16, 2015 — Lecture 1:00 PM
1211Biochemical Sciences

Jerome Fox
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University 

 

Kinetic Impediments as Targets for Optimization and Control in Complex Systems:
from Biofuels to Forest Fires 


 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

 

Kranthi Mandadapu
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemistry
University of California-Berkeley

 

Physical Principles of Organization in Biological Membranes



 

 

Tuesday, February 24, 2017 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

 


Chao Wang
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University

 

Self-healing Polymer Materials: Mimic and Beyond


 

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

Kumar Varoon Agrawal
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Engineering 2-d Membranes with Selective Pores

 


 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

 


Jeetain Mittal
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering Department
Lehigh University

 

Simulations of Biomolecular Assembly Processes at Interfaces



 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

 


Lynn Loo
Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering Department
Princeton University

 

Structural Development in Molecular Semiconductors for Thin-film Electronics


 

 

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall

 


Daniel Resasco
Professor
Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering Department
University of Oklahoma

 

 

Hydrophobization of Catalyst Surfaces for Reactions in Biphasic Systems

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1227 Engineering Hall

 


Sharon Gerecht
Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department
Johns Hopkins University

 

Developing Hydrogels to Study and Control Microvasculature Assembly

 

Canceled due to inclement weather
 

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - Spring Break
No Seminar

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1227 Engineering Hall

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall


 

 

 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1227 Engineering Hall

 


Liangfang Zhang
Professor
Department of Nanoengineering
University of California- San Diego

 

Engineering Biomimetic Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery, Detoxification and Vaccination


 

 

Hougen Lectures

Professor Johannes A. Lercher
Department of Chemistry Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany
Institute for Integrated Catalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 


Thursday, April 30, 2015
Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m.
Lecture 4:00 p.m.
1610 Engineering Hall

Towards Understanding Catalyzed Transformation of Lignin to Fuels on a Molecular Level

 

 


Friday, May 1, 2015
Reception at 3:30 p.m. Engineering Hall Lobby
Lecture 4:00 p.m.
1610 Engineering Hall

Influencing Catalytic Rates by Constraints – the Importance of the Environment

 

Bird/Stewart/Lightfoot Lecture

 
Norman J. Wagner
Robert L. Pigford Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Director, Center for Neutron Science
University of Delaware 

 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall


Reception at 3:30 p.m. Engineering Hall Lobby 


How do Colloidal Gels Form and Flow?


 


 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - Lecture 4:00 PM

1610 Engineering Hall

 


Todd Squires
Associate Professor
University of California, Santa Barbara