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.

2011 - 2012

Tue, Apr 24, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Interfacial Rheology of Biological Interfaces
Prof. Gerald Fuller
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
 
Thu, Apr 19, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Solid Waste Disposal, Constituents and Contamination
Terry R. West
Professor of Earth Science, Purdue University
 
Tue, Apr 17, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
IMPACT
Prof. Sidney Nagel
Department of Physics
James Franck Institute
University of Chicago
 
Wed, Apr 11, 2012
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
FRNY 3059
Catalytic Conversion of Hemi-cellulose and Cellulose to Fuels and Chemicals
Prof. James Dumesic
Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin, Madison
 
Tue, Apr 10, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Strategies for Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Hydrogen and Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels
Prof. James Dumesic
Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin, Madison
 
Tue, Apr 3, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Risk Analysis Using Large Alarm Databases
Prof. Warren Seider
Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
 
Tue, Mar 27, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
New Concepts in Mass and Energy Transport through Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
Prof. Michael Strano
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Tue, Mar 20, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
NO TITLE YET
Dr. David Ginley
Process Tech. & Advanced Concepts NREL, Golden, CO
 
Tue, Mar 6, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Colloidal Assembly on Energy Landscapes
Prof. Michael Bevan
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
 
Tue, Feb 28, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Using social media strategically to manage your professional online identity and social network
Prof. Mihaela Vorvoreanu
Dept. of Computer Graphics Technology
Purdue University
 
Tue, Feb 21, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Tunable Microenvironments for Stem Cell Differentiation
Prof. Julie Liu
School of Chemical Engineering
Purdue University
 
Tue, Feb 7, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Platelet Margination in the Microcirculation.. or 'How Capsules Push Particles Around'?
Prof. Eric Shaqfeh
Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University
 
Thu, Jan 26, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
ChE Diversity Presentation
Mr. Alvin Lee
Human Resources
Purdue University
 
Tue, Jan 24, 2012
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
FRNY G140
Molecular Engineering of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Cues to Control Stem Cell Function
Prof. David Schaffer
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
 
Tue, Dec 6, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
The Chemistry of Catalysis
Dr. W. Nicholas Delgass
Maxine Spencer Nichols Professor of Chemical Engineering Purdue University
 
Tue, Nov 29, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
Goodbye Flat Biology
Dr. Kristi S. Anseth (BS 1992)
Howard Hughes Medical Investigator & Distinguished Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering University of Colorado at Boulder
 
Thu, Nov 10, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
History and Promise of Biotechnology
Dr. William D. Young (BS 1966/HDR 2000)
Venture Partner Clarus Ventures, LLC
 
Thu, Oct 13, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
ChE Entrepreneurship: Building on a Technical Foundation
Ms. Emily M. Liggett (BS 1977)
CEO Nova Torque, LLC
 
Tue, Oct 4, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
Particle-Laden Flows: Applications, Modeling Approaches and Challenges
Dr. Jennifer S. Curtis (BS 1983)
Chair, School of Chemical Engineering University of Florida
 
Tue, Sep 27, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
Have Chemical Engineering Degree – Will Travel
Mr. Norman L. Gilsdorf (BS 1977)
President Honeywell Process Solutions
 
Tue, Sep 20, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
Bioinspired Approaches for Enhancing and Understanding Heterogeneous Catalysis
Dr. Alexander Katz
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering University of California Berkeley
 
Tue, Sep 6, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
TBD
Dr. Matthew Neurock
Alice M. and Guy A. Wilson Professor Departments of Chemical Engineering & Chemistry University of Virginia
 
Tue, Aug 30, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
Entrepreneurship Lessons Learned from Large Organizations
Dr. Deborah L. Grubbe (BS 1977/HDR 2010)
Owner Operations & Safety Solutions, LLC
 
Tue, Aug 23, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FRNY G140
Orientation to the Graduate Seminar Series
Dr. Arvind Varma
R. Games Slayter Distinguished Professor and Head, School of Chemical Engineering Purdue University
 

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