Chemical Engineering Seminars

Main lecture hall in Forney

Each semester the School of Chemical Engineering is proud to present its research seminar series to the faculty and graduate student body. Our school endeavors to invite interesting speakers, at the top of their fields, who are conducting creative research in and out of the chemical engineering discipline. You are cordially invited to attend our seminar lectures!

The list of upcoming seminars is also available as an RSS feed.

Upcoming Seminars

Tue, Sep 8, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Adenosine Receptor Expression and Biophysical Characterization: Role of the Protein and Lipid Characteristics in Trafficking and Activity
Dr. Anne Robinson
Tulane University
Tue, Sep 15, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Electroactive Polymers for Plastic Power
Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus
Texas A&M University
Tue, Sep 22, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Trajectory of a Chemical Engineer: from Professor to University President and Safe Return
Dr. John Anderson, President Emeritus
Illinois Institute of Technology
Thu, Oct 1, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Sigma Xi Research Award Lecture
Dr. Arvind Varma, Head of Chemical Engineering
Purdue University
Tue, Oct 6, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Mellichamp Lecture - Engineering an Expanded Chemical Palette in Cells
Dr. Hal Alper
University of Texas at Austin
Thu, Oct 15, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Multi-Parametric Model-Based Optimization and Control
Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos
Texas A&M Energy Institute
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Nanocrystal Assemblies: a Modular Approach to Materials Design
Dr. Dmitri Talapin
University of Chicago
Tue, Nov 3, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Engineering the Artificial Pancreas
Dr. Francis Doyle, III
Harvard University
Tue, Nov 17, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Engineering Tools to Investigate the Regulation of Epithelial Growth and Homeostasis
Dr. Jeremiah Zartman
University of Notre Dame
Tue, Dec 1, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Life at the Interface: Using First Principles Calculations to Elucidate Structures and Mechanisms of Catalysts
Dr. Jeffrey Greeley
Purdue University
Tue, Dec 8, 2015
3:00 - 4:15 pm
Purification of DNA for Gene Therapy and Vaccines: New Opportunities for Membrane Technology
Dr. Andrew Zydney
Penn State

Recent Chemical Engineering Seminars

Kelly Lecture - Intelligent Polymer Hydrogels: From Obscure Molecular Structures to Useful Multifunctional Systems
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Prof. Nicholas A. Peppas
Kelly Lecture - Multiresponsive Nanogels for the Delivery of Small Interfering RNA and Advanced Protein Therapeutic Agents
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Prof. Nicholas A. Peppas
Metabolic Network Analysis in Biotechnology and Biomedicine
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - Prof. Kyungbum Lee
Polymer Mechanics and Other Non-Traditional Academic Pursuits
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - Prof. James Caruthers
Women in Chemical Engineering Seminar
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Designing Hybrid Materials for Chemical Transformations and Separations
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - Prof. Daniel F. Shantz
Modeling Interfacial Phenomena in Lithium-Ion and Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - Prof. Perla Balbuena

All Past Chemical Engineering Seminars...