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.

2008 - 2009

Tue, Apr 28, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Multi-parametric Programming & Model Predictive Control–are they meant for each other?"

By Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Director, Center for Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College of London
Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos
Director, Center for Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College of London
 
Wed, Apr 22, 2009
Kelly Lecture
 
Wed, Apr 22, 2009
11:30 AM 12:30 PM
FRNY 3059

Kelly Lecture Series: "Self-Assembly of Dipolar Particles: Designing Smart Materials Using Computer Simulation"

By Dr. Carol K. Hall, Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
Dr. Carol K. Hall
Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
 
Tue, Apr 21, 2009
Kelly Lecture
 
Tue, Apr 21, 2009
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
FRNY G140

Kelly Lecture Series: "Thermodynamic and Kinetic Origins of Alzheimer's and Related Diseases: a Chemical Engineer's Perspective"

By Dr. Carol K. Hall, Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
Dr. Carol K. Hall
Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
 
Tue, Apr 14, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Light In and Light Out: Solid-state Lighting and Thin Film Photovoltaics"

By Dr. Timothy Anderson, Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Programs/ Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Florida
Dr. Timothy Anderson
Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Programs/ Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Florida
 
Tue, Mar 31, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Proteins into the Fold: New Components for Sensors, Devices, and Biomaterials"

By Dr. Douglas Clark, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Douglas Clark
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
 
Sat, Mar 28, 2009
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Robert Henson Atrium (Forney)
Inaugural Women in Chemical Engineering Seminar:

"Career Perspectives"

 
Tue, Mar 24, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Stability and Instability in Chemical Reaction Networks: The Big Picture"

By Dr. Martin Feinberg, Richard M. Morrow Professor of Chemical Engineering & Professor of Mathematics, College of Engineering, College of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, The Ohio State University
Dr. Martin Feinberg
Richard M. Morrow Professor of Chemical Engineering & Professor of Mathematics, College of Engineering, College of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, The Ohio State University
 
Tue, Mar 3, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"A new era of innovation for sustainability"

By Dr. Uma Chowdhry, Senior Vice President & CSTO, DuPont Experimental Station
Dr. Uma Chowdhry
Senior Vice President & CSTO, DuPont Experimental Station
 
Tue, Feb 24, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Catalytic Conversion of Biorenewable Molecules to Fuels and Chemicals"

By Dr. Robert J. Davis, Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering Department, School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Virginia
Dr. Robert J. Davis
Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering Department, School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Virginia
 
Tue, Feb 17, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Synthesis and Integration of Multifunctional Oxide Materials"

By Dr. Jane P. Chang, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California
Dr. Jane P. Chang
Department of Chemical Engineering & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California
 
Tue, Feb 10, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Materials to program cells in situ"

By Dr. David Mooney, Professor, College of Engineering, Harvard University
Dr. David Mooney
Professor, College of Engineering, Harvard University
 
Tue, Feb 3, 2009
3:30 to 4:40 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Modeling Metabolic Systems - The Cybernetic Route"

By Dr. Doraiswami Ramkrishna, Harry Creighton Peffer Distinguished Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Dr. Doraiswami Ramkrishna
Harry Creighton Peffer Distinguished Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
 
Thu, Jan 29, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
GSO Seminar:

"How Chemical Engineers Will Save The World"

By Dr. William Banholtzer, Chief Technology Officer, Dow Chemical
Dr. William Banholtzer
Chief Technology Officer, Dow Chemical
 
Tue, Jan 27, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140
Graduate Seminar Series:

"Environmental Catalysis from First Principles"

By Dr. William Schneider, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Dr. William Schneider
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
 
Tue, Jan 13, 2009
3:30 to 4:30 PM
G140

Graduate Seminar Series: "What is the role of chemical engineers in pharmaceutical development?"

By Dr. Richard McClurg, Senior Research Investigator, SSCI, an Aptuit Company
Dr. Richard McClurg
Senior Research Investigator, SSCI, an Aptuit Company
 
Tue, Dec 2, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140

DOW Seminar Series: "On-Board Fuel Reforming for SOFC-based Auxiliary Power Units"

by Dr. Johannes W. Schwank, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director Transportation Energy Center, University of Michigan
Dr. Johannes W. Schwank
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director Transportation Energy Center, University of Michigan
 
Tue, Nov 25, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Seminar Series: "'Chemical Painting' of Polymers: Formation of Heteropolymers with Adjustable Monomer Sequences (HAMS)" By Dr. Jan Genzer, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
Dr. Jan Genzer
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University
 
Tue, Nov 11, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Seminar Series: "Advanced Surface Design Based on a Fully Coupled Fluid-Structure-Thermal and Multi-body Dynamics Simulation for a New Generation of Pumps and Motors" By Dr. Monika Ivantysynova, MAHA Professor Fuild Power Systems, School of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University
Dr. Monika Ivantysynova
MAHA Professor Fuild Power Systems, School of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University
 
Tue, Nov 4, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Seminar Series: Reverse Engineering of Polymer-Based Gene Delivery
Dr. You-Yeon Won
Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
 
Thu, Oct 30, 2008
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
FRNY G140
Seminar: Predicting the Future of Coal, Oil Shale and Oil Sands by J. Smith, Director, The Institute for Clean & Secure Energy, University of Utah
J. Smith, Director, The Institute for Clean & Secure Energy, University of Utah
 
Tue, Oct 28, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Seminar Series: The Role of Systems Engineering in the Quest for the Artificial Pancreas
Dr. Frank Doyle
Duncan & Suzanne Mellichamp Chair in Process Control, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, Chemical Engineering, Biomolecular Science & Engineering, University of California - Santa Barbara
 
Tue, Oct 21, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Seminar Series: Cyber-Enabled Engineering of Colloidal Materials: Coupling Statistical Mechanics with Digital 3D Optical Microscopy
Dr. David Ford
Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts
 
Tue, Oct 7, 2008
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FRNY G140
DOW Seminar Series: Tethered Polymers
Dr. Lynden Archer
Professor and Majorie L. Hart Chair, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
 

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