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Fall 2014 Seminars

Engineering Hall Room 1610


Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
Mahesh Mahanthappa
Dept. Chemistry

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


Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
Kramer Lecture
Joanna Aizenberg
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
Michael Amiridis
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 - Lecture 4:00 PM



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
Stephen Hilgartner
Associate Professor
Science & Technology Studies
Cornell University



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



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
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
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
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
Venkat Venkatasubramanian
Samuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele
Professor of Engineering
Co-Director of Center for the
Management of Systemic Risk
Chemical Engineering
Columbia University



Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
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



Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
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
Eric Ydstie
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University



Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Lecture 4:00 PM
Samir Mitragotri
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