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Fall 2014 Seminars

  

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Mahesh Mahanthappa
Dept. Chemistry
UW-Madison

Nanostructured Ion Transporting Materials From Aqueous Self-Assembly of Gemini Surfactants


  

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Kramer Lecture
Joanna Aizenberg
Professor
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
Combining Chemistry, Engineering and Biology to Develop Novel Antifouling Material

 

 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Michael Amiridis
Professor
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost
Chemical Engineering

University of South Carolina

“Designer” Catalysts: From Molecular Building Blocks to Active Catalytic Sites and Ensembles


 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
No Seminar
 

 

 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Stephen Hilgartner
Associate Professor
Department of Science & Technology Studies
Cornell University
 
Imagining Social and Technological Change:
Visions of Synthetic Biology, the Bioeconomy, and the Future
 

 

 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Thomas Boussie
Co-Founder
Vice President Corporate Development
Rennovia
 
Production of Bio-Based Nylon Precursors via Chemical-Catalytic Conversion of Carbohydrates
 

 

 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1800 Engineering Hall
Yi Tang
Professor and Vice-Chair
Chemical and Biological Engineering Department
Universtiy of California - LA
Synthetic Biology Enabled Process Engineering of Pharmaceutical Synthesis

 

 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1800 Engineering Hall
Kevin Dorfman
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
and Materials Science
University of Minnesota
 
The Physics of Genome Mapping in Nanochnannels
 

 

 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
James A. Dumesic
Steenbock Professor and
Michel Boudart Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison
 
Liquid-phase Catalytic Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Fuels and Chemicals
 

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Venkat Venkatasubramanian
Samuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele
Professor of Engineering
Co-Director of Center for the
Management of Systemic Risk
Chemical Engineering
Columbia University
 
TBA
 

 

 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1800 Engineering Hall
Kelvin Lee
Director, Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware
 
Proteomics in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
 

 

 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
 
2014 AIChE Annual Meeting
 

 

 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Eric Ydstie
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
TBA
 

 

 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Michael Solomon
Professor: Chemical Engineering; Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives, Rackham Graduate School
Michigan Engineering
University of Michigan
 
Reconfigurable Soft Matter by the Self-assembly of Janus Ellipsoids
 

 

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1800 Engineering Hall
Christopher W. Jones
New-Vision Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
TBA
 

 

 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
1610 Engineering Hall
Samir Mitragotri
Professor
Founding Director of UCSB’s
Center for Bioengineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Delivering Drugs on Target: Bio-engineered and Bio-inspired Strategies