Spring 2006 Seminar Series

Event Date: January 24, 2006

January 24, 2006

Professor Chris Jones
Department of Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology 
“Spanning the Divide between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis - Immobilized Organometallic Catalysts as Model Systems and Mechanistic Probes”

January 31, 2006

Professor John Walz
Department of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech 
“Depletion and Structural Interactions in Charged Colloidal Systems”

February 2, 2006 (Thursday)

Professor Jae Hyun
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Korea University 
“Nonlinear dynamics of film blowing process: Multiplicity, bifurcation and transient solution”

February 7, 2006

Ms. Zhilei Chen
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana 
“Protein Engineering by in vitro Coevolution”

February 14, 2006

Professor Georges Belfort
Department of Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
“Protein unfolding at interfaces: adsorption, secondary structural changes and possible relevance to Van Gogh's glair (egg white varnish)”

February 21, 2006

Professor Robert Armstrong
Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
“Rheology and Fluid Mechanics of Polymer Solutions Undergoing Rapid Elongational Deformations”

February 28, 2006

Dr. William Banholzer
Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, The Dow Company
“Personal Experience in the Application of Chemical Engineering, and Selected Research Topics at Dow”

March 7, 2006

Professor Sandra Greer
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland 
The Polymerization of Actin"

March 21, 2006

Dr. Anne M. Chaka
Group Leader, Computational Chemistry, National Institute of Standards and Technology 
"Quantum Mechanics and the Automobile"

March 28, 2006

Professor Ed Maginn
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame 
"Development and Application of Atomistic Simulation Methods to the Study of New Materials: From Ionic Liquids to Nanoporous Adsorbents"

April 4-6, 2006
Kelly Lectures

Professor Frances Arnold
Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology 

April 11, 2006 

Professor Rich Masel
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana 
“ Microburners and Formic Acid Fuel Cells: New Possibilities for Portable Power.”