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.

2007 - 2008

Wed, May 21, 2008
10:30 - 11:30 am
Forney G124
School of Chemical Engineering Seminar: Breaking the Chemical and Engineering Barriers to Lignocellulosic Biofuels
Dr. George Huber
Armstrong Professional Development Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 
Wed, Apr 23, 2008
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Forney G124
DOW Graduate Seminars: Computing Complex Flows of Complex Fluids
Dr. Matteo Pasquali
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rice University
 
Tue, Apr 22, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Liquids
Dr. Matteo Pasquali
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rice University
 
Tue, Apr 8, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Opthalmic Drug Delivery by Contact Lenses
Dr. Anuj Chauhan
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
 
Tue, Apr 1, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars (GSO Seminar): Sustainability: How (and Why) Corporations Are Making a Difference
Dr. David Mirth
Vice President of Innovation, Owens Corning - Insulating Systems Business
 
Thu, Mar 27, 2008
4:30 - 5:30 pm
G140
DOW Graduate Seminars
Dr. Eric Nuxoll
 
Wed, Mar 19, 2008
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
FRNY G124
Kelly Lectures: Statistical Characterization of Structure in Complex Systems
Dr. Pablo Debenedetti
Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
 
Tue, Mar 18, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
Kelly Lectures: Water in Confinement
Dr. Pablo Debenedetti
Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
 
Thu, Mar 6, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
G140
DOW Graduate Seminars
Dr. Ryan Snyder
 
Tue, Mar 4, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Exploring Natural Product Biosynthetic Pathways for Novel Enzymes and Useful Biocatalysts
Dr. Yi Tang
Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
 
Mon, Mar 3, 2008
1:30 – 2:30 pm
FRNY B124
India's Emergence as a Global Innovation Hub: The Phenomenon and the Consequences
Dr. Ramesh Mashelkar
Distinguished Scientist, Former Director-General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India
 
Tue, Feb 26, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications of Systems and Control
Dr. B. Wayne Bequette
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
Tue, Feb 19, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: The Rheology of Colloidal and Nanoparticle Dispersions: "STF Armor" - Nanoparticle Composites for Flexible Ballistic Materials
Norman J. Wagner, Alvin B. and Julia O. Stiles Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
 
Tue, Feb 12, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Biodegradable Polymer Nano-composites
Dr. Leonard Uitenham
Department of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University
 
Tue, Feb 5, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Moving Beyond a Fossil Fuel Dominated Energy System: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. Ellen B. Stechel
Manager, Fuels and Energy Transitions, Sandia National Laboratories
 
Thu, Jan 17, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Responsible Conduct of Research
Associate Dean Audeen Fentiman
College of Engineering, Purdue University
 
Tue, Jan 15, 2008
3:30-4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Graduate Seminars: Activation of Polymerization Catalysts by and on Oxide Surfaces
Dr. Susannah Scott
Departments of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara
 
Tue, Dec 4, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Remarkable Catalysis by Core-Shell Alloy Nanoparticles
Professor Manos Mavrikakis
Dept. of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 
Tue, Nov 27, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Effects of Hemodynamic Forces on Endothelial Cell Function
Professor Yan-Tin (Elizabeth) Shiu
Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Utah
 
Tue, Nov 13, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Tailoring the Nano-Architecture of Gel Materials for the Motion of Macromolecules: DNA vs. Nanoparticles
Dr. Pedro E. Arce, Professor and Chair
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University
 
Tue, Oct 23, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Nonnative Protein Aggregation from a Multi-scale Biophysical & Modeling Approach
Professor Christopher J. Roberts
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
 
Tue, Oct 16, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Development of Green Processes using Novel Solid Superacids and Bases
Dr. G. D. Yadav, Darbari Seth Professor and Head
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai, India
 
Tue, Oct 2, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Protein Separations in Chromatographic Systems: A-priori Prediction of Protein Affinity, Selective Displacers & Generic Antibody Purification Processes
Professor Steven M. Cramer
Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
Thu, Sep 27, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney B124
R&D Activities on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells at KIST: From Fundamentals to Commercialization
Dr. In-Hwan Oh, Principal Researcher
Center for Fuel Cell Research, Korea Institute of Science and Technology
 
Tue, Sep 25, 2007
3:30 pm
Forney G140
Mechanistic Studies of Hydrogen Production from Methanol on PdZn Alloy Catalysts
Professor John M. Vohs
Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
 

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