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Fall 2014 Seminar Series

Chemical Engineering

Fall 2014 Seminar Series

December 9th (Link)

"Ion Sorption, Diffusion and Transport in Polymer Membranes"

Professor Benny Freeman

University of Texas at Austin - McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

December 8th (PDF)

"Memberanes as Large Scale Separation Change Agents"

Shinnar Lecture:

Professor William Koros

Georgia Institute of Technology

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
The Reception will be held in the Exhibit Room (1st Floor of Steinman Hall) at 3:00 PM

 

December 2nd (Link)

"Nanoparticle-Polymer Hybrid Materials: Structure, Rheology and Component Dynamics"

Professor Lynded Archer

Cornell University - Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

December 1st (PDF)

"Learnings from Cobalt Fischer-Tropsh Catalyst Studies"

Dr. Stu Soled

ExxonMobil Research &Engineering Co.

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
The Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

November 24th

Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Symposium

 

November 11th (Link)

"Discontinuous Shear Thickening and Related Phenomena in Concentrated Suspensions"

Professor Eric Brown

Yale University

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

November 10th

Graduate Student Research Symposium

 

November 4th (Link)

"Rheology and Fracture Mechanics of Foods"

Dr. Chaiwut Gamonpilas

Thailand Polymers Research Unit

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

November 3rd (PDF)

"Ordered Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticle Networks for Ionic Conductivity"

Professor Pinar Akcora

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

October 28th (Link)

"Bridging the Gap - from Colloids to Granular Rheology"

Professor Wilson Poon

University of Edinburgh - School of Physics and Astronomy

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

October 27th (PDF)

"Using Cascading Catalysis Concepts to Design Heterogeneous Catalysts"

Professor Levi Thompson

University of Michigan

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

October 21st (Link)

"Computational Models of Human Physiome: Towards Patient-Specific Diagnosis and Therapy Planning"

Dr. Saikiran Rapaka

Seimens Corporate Technology

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

October 20th (PDF)

"Hierarchically Porous Materials by Assembly and Template Control"

Professor Mark Snyder

Lehigh University

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

October 14th (Link)

"Original Trends of Yield Stress Fluid Flow"

Dr. Philippe Coussot

Directeur du Labex MMCD

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

September 30th (Link)

"Directing Colloid Self-Assembly"

Professor Eric Furst

University of Delaware

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

September 29th (PDF)

"CO2 Capture and Catalytic Conversion to Chemicals and Fuels Using Nano-porous Materials"

Professor Chunshan Song

Pennsylvania State University

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

September 22nd (PDF)

"Efficient Biomass Pretreatment Using Ionic Liquids Derived from Lignin and Hemicellulose"

Professor Aaron Socha

Bronx Community College - CUNY

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

September 16th (Link)

"Cracking the Glass Transition: Understanding Glassy Dynamics from Generalized Mode-Coupling Theory"

Dr. Liesbeth Janssen

Columbia University

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

September 15th (PDF)

"Engineering Synthetic Protein Scaffolds with Modular Functionalities"

Professor Wilfred Chen

University of Delaware

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM
 

September 9th (Link)

"Using Polymer Thin Film Surface Confinement for Engineering Adult Stem Cell Differentiation"

Professor Miriam Rafailovich

Stony Brook University

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM

 

September 8th (PDF)

"Adaptive Nanosystems using Aromatic Peptide Amphiphiles"

Professor Rein Ulijn

CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

Hosted by the Chemical Engineering Department
The Seminar will be held in ST-160 (Lecture Hall) at 2:00 PM
A Reception will be held in ST-312 from 3:00-3:30 PM

 

September 2nd (Link)

"Multi-Scale Model Development and Validation of Wet Granulation Processes"

Professor Rohit Ramachandan

Rutgers University

Hosted by the Levich Institute
The Seminar will be held in ST-312 at 2:00 PM