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Date Title Speaker
03/29/2024 - 10:30am ChBE Seminar on March 29 Konstantinos Goulas from Oregon State University
12/01/2023 - 10:30am Application of Induction Heating to Tandem Catalysis Erdem Sasmaz from UC Irvine
11/17/2023 - 10:30am Can Chat GPT and Autonomous Labs Design Novel Biological Systems? Arvind Ramanathan from Argonne National Lab
11/03/2023 - 10:30am Novel Library and Selection Approaches for Protease Inhibitory mAbs Xin Ge from UT Health Science Center
10/20/2023 - 10:30am Understanding Metal-Support Interactions in Catalysis with Statistical Learning Thomas Senftle from Rice University
10/13/2023 - 9:00am OChEGS Symposium Jean Tom from Bristol Myers Squibb
10/06/2023 - 10:30am Transformer-based Hybrid Modeling and Control of Evolving, Nonlinear Processes Joseph Kwon from Texas A&M University
09/22/2023 - 10:30am Self-Healing Materials and Electrochemical Fouling Control: Navigating Tradeoffs in Environmental Applications Bezawit Getachew from Rice University
09/15/2023 - 10:30am Technologies for the Circular Economy Dimitris Collias from Procter & Gamble
09/08/2023 - 9:00am ChBE Student Career Event Multiple speakers
04/21/2023 - 10:30am Understanding Barriers to Mental Health Related Help-Seeking in Undergraduate Engineers Sarah Wilson from University of Kentucky
04/14/2023 - 10:30am High-temperature Co-electrolysis of CO2 and H2O on Lanthanum Ferrite-type Perovskite Oxide Cathodes Umit S. Ozkan from The Ohio State University
04/07/2023 - 10:30am Solvent Structure and Electrostatics as Unique Handles to Influence Catalytic Turnover Yuriy Roman from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
03/24/2023 - 10:30am Tuning Dynamic Materials and Systems for Electrocatalytic Processes Linsey Seitz from Northwestern University
03/10/2023 - 10:30am Too small is never too small: Utilizing advanced path sampling techniques to probe the kinetics and mechanism of rare events, from atmospheric ice nucleation to ion transport Amir Haji-Akbari from Yale University
02/23/2023 - 10:30am Loop-in Complexation of Non-Stoichiometric Polyelectrolyte Solutions Jian Qin from Stanford University
02/03/2023 - 10:30am Engineering Education: Connecting Research and Practice Across Pre-College, Higher Education and Professional Practice Monica Cardella from Florida International University
11/11/2022 - 10:30am Interfacial Polymerizations in Pickering Emulsions to Architect Hybrid Materials Emily Pentzer from Texas A&M University
11/04/2022 - 10:30am Discovery, Domestication, and Engineering of Diverse Microbes for a Circular Economy Mark Blenner from University of Delaware
10/28/2022 - 10:30am Data-Centric Micro-Reaction Engineering for a Sustainable Future Ryan Hartman from New York University
10/21/2022 - 10:30am CO2 Harvesting from Air: A Low-Cost, Scalable 'Direct Air Capture' Technique and its Techno-Economics Mansour Massoudi from Emissol LLC
10/14/2022 - 9:00am Annual OChEGS Symposium Javier Guzman from ExxonMobil
10/07/2022 - 10:30am 2D Nitride MXenes for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Abdoulaye Djire from Texas A&M University
09/30/2022 - 10:30am Microporous and Degradable Polymers for a Sustainable Future Yan Xia from Stanford University
09/23/2022 - 10:30am Sequence-defined Macromolecules for Advanced Materials Design Christopher Alabi from Cornell University
09/16/2022 - 10:30am Kinetic Models and Catalysts for the Upcycling of Plastic Waste Baron Peters from Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
09/09/2022 - 10:30am Multiscale Assembly of Polymer Materials away from Equilibrium Douglas Tree from Brigham Young University
08/26/2022 - 10:30am Electrochemical Approaches to Decarbonizing Fuels and Chemicals Haotian Wang from Rice University
08/19/2022 - 9:00am Sustainability Setting the Stage of Transformation of the Petrochemical Sector Frank Kuijpers from SABIC Netherlands
04/29/2022 - 10:30am Discovery and Engineering Biomolecules for the Treatment of Human Diseases Xue (Sherry) Gao from Rice University
04/22/2022 - 10:30am Surface Science of Shape-Selective Metal Nanocrystal Synthesis from First-Principles Kristen Fichthorn from Penn State University
04/15/2022 - 10:30am Glass Transition and Dynamics of Nanoscopically Confined Polymer Rodney Priestley from Princeton University
04/08/2022 - 10:30am Unlocking the Biotech Potential of Anaerobic Gut Fungi Michelle O'Malley from University of California Santa Barbara
04/01/2022 - 9:00am Synthetic Strategies by Which to Afford Natural Product-Based Polymer Materials: Impacts on Sustainability, Life, Health and the Environment Karen Wooley from Texas A&M University
03/25/2022 - 10:30am Impenetrable Tumors and Untargetable Cancers: Engineering Nanocarrier Tools and Delivery Strategies to do the (apparently) Impossible Stavroula Sofou from Johns Hopkins University
03/11/2022 - 10:30am Chemical Engineering Approaches for Catalytic Reduction of CO2 Jingguang Chen from Columbia University
12/10/2021 - 10:30am Polysaccharide Lyases: From Biofilms to Better Wine Bryan Berger from University of Virginia
11/19/2021 - 10:30am Understanding and Controlling MOF Formation as Crystals, Thin Films, and Composite Gaurav Giri from University of Virginia
11/05/2021 - 10:30am The Role of Water in Dehydrogenation Reactions on Surfaces Liney Arnadottir from Oregon State University
10/29/2021 - 10:30am Driving Deformation, Assembly, and Coupled Motion of Polymers with Light Ryan Hayward from University of Colorado Boulder
10/15/2021 - 10:30am Thinking about Data: Representations, Transformations, and Applications Victor Zavala from Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
09/24/2021 - 10:30am Propulsion and Assembly of Microparticles in External Fields Bhuvnesh Bharti from Louisiana State University
09/17/2021 - 10:30am Mapping Free Energy Landscapes for Soft Materials (and More!) Jonathan Whitmer from University of Notre Dame
09/10/2021 - 10:30am Covalent Organic Framework Membranes for Liquid Separations Devin Shaffer from University of Houston
04/23/2021 - 10:30am The Catalytic Science of Making Up and Breaking Up Dinitrogen William F Schneider from University of Notre Dame
04/09/2021 - 10:30am Uses of Phenotype MicroArrays in Small Scale and High Throughput Bioprocess Improvement Barry Bochner from Biolog, INC
12/04/2020 - 10:30am Understanding Mechanisms in Electrocatalytic Syntheses with Renewable Feedstocks Adam Holewinski from University of Colorado, Boulder
11/13/2020 - 11:30am Molecular design blueprints: materials and catalysts from new simulation and machine learning tools HJ Kulik from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10/30/2020 - 10:30am Design-to-Synthesis in Polymer Chemistry. How engineering principles enable unprecedented control in polymer synthesis Damein Guironnet from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10/23/2020 - 8:00am OChEGS Symposium- Virtual OChEGS Keynote Speaker TBA
10/16/2020 - 10:30am Biomaterial Infection and Innate Immunity Phil Stewart from Montana State University
10/09/2020 - 10:30am The Catalytic Mechanics of Dynamic Surfaces Paul Dauenhauer from University of Minnesota
10/02/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
09/25/2020 - 10:30am Characterizing the Evolution of Gel Scaffolds Using Passive Microrheology Kelly Schultz from Lehigh University
09/18/2020 - 10:30am No Seminar this Week No Seminar
09/11/2020 - 10:30am Dynamics and Deformation of Complex Interfaces- Study of Vesicles, Cells and Droplets in Biology Vivek Narsimhan from Purdue University
09/04/2020 - 10:30am Molecular- to Nanoparticle- Scale Interactions with Environmental Implications Stacey Louie from University of Houston
08/28/2020 - 10:30am No Seminar this Week No Seminar
04/17/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
04/10/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
04/03/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
03/27/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
03/20/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
02/28/2020 - 10:30am Mentoring Undergraduate Engineering Students at a Liberal Arts Institution Polly Piergiovanni- Lafayette College
02/21/2020 - 10:30am Using Synthetic Biology and Machine Learning Tools to Characterize and Engineer RNAs Lydia Contreras- University of Texas at Austin
02/14/2020 - 10:30am Towards Novel Imaging Diagnostics for Alzhemier's Disease Ananth Annapragada- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine
01/31/2020 - 10:30am FAST, Smart Therapeutics Anushree Chatterjee from University of Colorado Boulder
01/24/2020 - 10:30am Liquid Nanofabrication of Functional Multiphasic Soft Matter by Capillary Binding and Interfacial Templating Orlin D Velev- North Carolina State University
01/17/2020 - 10:30am Structure-Function Relationships at the Bio/Nano Interface Jim Pfaendtner- University of Washington
11/22/2019 - 10:30am Understanding and Tuning Catalytic Materials Using Nanocrystal Precursors Matteo Cargnello from Stanford University
11/08/2019 - 10:30am Anomalies in Ambient and Supercooled Water: Is There a Second Critical Point Lurking Nearby? James Skinner from University of Chicago
11/01/2019 - 10:30am Spectroscopic Observation of Surface Species and Their Reactions on Solid Acid Catalysts Friederike Jentoft from Univ of Massachusetts Amherst
10/25/2019 - 10:30am No Seminar this week No seminar this week
10/18/2019 - 10:30am TBA Krista Walton from Georgia Tech
10/11/2019 - 10:30am Modeling the effects of Acid Site Location, Pairing, and Diffusion during Zeolite-Catalyzed Reactions David Hibbitts from University of Florida
10/04/2019 - 10:30am The Design of Catalytic Processes for the Conversion of Biomass into Fuels and Chemicals George Huber from University of Wisconsin-Madison
09/27/2019 - 8:30am ChBE OChEGS Symposium ChBE OChEGS Symposium
09/20/2019 - 10:30am Fast, Smart Therapeutics Anushree Chatterjee from University of Colorado Boulder
09/13/2019 - 10:30am Controlling the Semi-Crystalline Morphology of Biodegradable PCL Thin Films Julie Albert from Tulane University
09/06/2019 - 10:30am Random Walks, Hydrodynamic Interactions, and Molecular Memory in Bacteria Pushkar Lele from Texas A&M University
08/30/2019 - 10:30am No Seminar this week
08/23/2019 - 10:30am Halide Perovskites: A New Class of Semiconductors with Emergent Functional Properties Aditya Mohite from Rice University
04/26/2019 - 10:30am no seminar no seminar
04/12/2019 - 12:40pm Design of Soft Materials using Liquid Crystallinity Nicholas L Abbott from University of Wisconsin-Madison
04/05/2019 - 10:30am Catalysts Live & Up Close BM Weckhuysen from Universiteit Utrecht
03/29/2019 - 10:30am TBA Krishnendu Roy from Georgia Tech
03/22/2019 - 10:30am Homotypic and Heterotypic Interactions in Amyloid Protein Networks Regina Murphy from University of Wisconsin
03/08/2019 - 10:30am On the Challenges of Using Micro Kinetics in Simulation of Technical Reactors: Emission Control of IC Engines and Solid-Oxide Cells Olaf Deutschmann from Karlsruher Institut for Technologie
03/01/2019 - 10:30am Freezing Water and Aqueous Solutions: Elucidating the Molecular Ballet Using Computer Simulations Sapna Sarupria from Clemson University
02/15/2019 - 10:30am Biomimetic Polymer Models for Natural and Synthetic Soft Matter Amanda Marciel from Rice University
02/08/2019 - 10:30am Debottlenecking Cell Factories with 13C Metabolic Flux Analysis Jamey Young from Vanderbilt University
02/01/2019 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
01/25/2019 - 10:30am Characterizing Protein Hydration to Inform its Interactions Amish Patel from University of Pennsylvania
01/18/2019 - 10:30am Connecting the Interactions, Microstructure, and Elasticity of Weak Colloidal Gels Eric Furst from University of Delaware
01/11/2019 - 10:30am Molecular-Level insights into How Liquid Water Influences Catalysis at Water/Metal Interfaces Revealed by Molecular Simulations Rachel B Getman from Clemson University
11/30/2018 - 11:30am ChBE IAB Meeting, tentative Mike Harold
11/23/2018 - 8:30am Thanksgiving Holiday n/a
11/16/2018 - 10:30am Solvent Effects on Catalytic Mechanisms for Liquid Phase Reactions in Porous Materials Susannah Scott, Univ of California Santa Barbara
11/09/2018 - 10:30am Duality of Hydrotropes in Solution and at Interface Mikhail Anisimov, University of Maryland- College Park
11/02/2018 - 8:00am AIChE Annual Meeting n/a
10/26/2018 - 10:30am Molecular Recognition of Ice by Proteins: from Ice Nucleation to Antifreeze Valeria Molinero, University of Utah
10/19/2018 - 10:30am Using Transient Response to Study Half-Cycle Rates of the NO SCR Redox Cycle William P Partridge, Jr from ORNL
10/12/2018 - 10:30am Direct Nanoscopic Imaging: From Crystallization of Nanoparticles to Crumpled Polymer Films Qian Chen, Univ of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
10/05/2018 - 9:00am OChEGS Symposium Pat Brant, ExxonMobil Chemical Company
09/28/2018 - 10:30am Supercritical Water Technology for Upgrading Model Compounds and Heavy Oils Michael Timko, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
09/21/2018 - 10:30am Microbial Tryptophan Metabolites and Gut Health Arul Jayaraman from Texas A&M University
09/14/2018 - 10:30am Nanoparticles as Meta-Atoms: Programmable Matter at the Nanoscale Matthew Jones from Rice University
09/07/2018 - 10:30am Measuring Metabolism in Microbial Communities Maciek R. Antoniewicz, University of Delaware
08/31/2018 - 10:30am No Seminar (do not schedule) No Seminar
08/24/2018 - 10:30am Active Site Proximity and Mobility Effects in Zeolite Catalysis Rajamani Gounder, Purdue University
04/27/2018 - 10:30am Electrodeposition of Metals in Structured Electrolytes Transport Phenomena and Stability Lynden A Archer from Cornell University
04/20/2018 - 10:30am Nanoemulsions: Building Complex Materials from Tiny Droplets Matt Helgeson from University of California Santa Barbara
04/13/2018 - 10:30am New Observations of Particle Motions in Simple Geometries: Examples from Both Low and High Reynolds Numbers Howard Stone from Princeton University
04/06/2018 - 10:30am Multiphase Microreaction Engineering with Online Analytics for Discovery in Chemicals, Energy, and Materials Ryan Hartman from New York University
03/09/2018 - 10:30am Process Systems Engineering Applications in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Marianthi Ierapetritou from Rutgers University
03/02/2018 - 10:30am Spontaneous Formation of Oligomers and Fibrils in Large Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations of A-beta and Prion Peptides Carol Hall from North Carolina State University
02/23/2018 - 4:30pm Amundson Lecture- Fighting Cancer with Nanoparticle Medicines: How Size Can Matter Mark Davis from California Institute of Technology
02/02/2018 - 10:30am Two Transport Tales: 1. Field-dependent Electrophoresis in Nonpolar Liquids; and 2. Linear Viscoelasticity of Active Suspensions Aditya Khair from Carnegie Mellon University
01/26/2018 - 10:30am Uncovering Nature's Design Rules for Building Gas Exchangers Celeste Nelson from Princeton University
11/17/2017 - 10:30am Multi-Scale Modeling of Complex Fluids: Surfactants, Colloids, and Polymers and their Applications Ronald Larson from Univ of Michigan
11/10/2017 - 10:30am TBA TBA
10/27/2017 - 10:30am Deciphering Surface Mediated Thermo- and Electro- Catalytic Reactions with in-situ Spectroscopies Bingjun Xu from University of Delaware
10/20/2017 - 10:30am Where Materials Meet: Passivation and Activation of Semiconductor and Metal Surfaces Anthony Muscat from Univ of Arizona
10/13/2017 - 10:30am Simulations of Biomolecular Assembly Processes at Interfaces Jeetain Mittal from Lehigh University
10/06/2017 - 10:30am Engineering Entropy in Nanomaterials: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good. Fernando Escobedo from Cornell University
09/15/2017 - 10:30am How To Hit HIV Where It Hurts Arup Chakraborty from MIT
09/08/2017 - 10:30am Adenosine Receptor Expression and Biophysical Characterization: Role of the Protein-Lipid Interactions Anne Robinson from Tulane University
09/01/2017 - 10:30am Electrodeposition of Metals in Structured Electrolytes Transport Phenomena and Stability Lynden A Archer from Cornell University
04/28/2017 - 10:30am TBA Adam Abate
04/21/2017 - 10:30am TBA Daniel Schwartz
04/14/2017 - 10:30am TBA Paul Kenis
02/20/2017 - 8:00am TBA (Monday seminar) TBA
02/17/2017 - 10:30am TBA TBA
02/10/2017 - 10:30am TBA TBA
02/03/2017 - 10:30am TBA TBA
12/09/2016 - 10:30am Metal-Organic Frameworks as Tunable Platforms for Chemical Separations and Catalysis Randall Snurr from Northwestern University
11/30/2016 - 10:30am Using Emulsion Droplets as Models for Soft Frictionless Granular Materials Eric Weeks from Emory University
11/04/2016 - 10:30am Using Systems Biology Approaches to Understand the Fate and Consequence of Environmental Chemical Exposure Kyongbum Lee
10/28/2016 - 10:30am How Do Colloidal Gels Form and Flow? Norm Wagner from Univ of Delaware
10/21/2016 - 10:30am Advanced Functional Layer-by-Layer Nanocoatings: Graphene, MOFs, MXenes and More Jodie Lutkenhaus from Texas A&M University
10/14/2016 - 10:30am Harnessing Engineering and Biology to Understand Cell Motility in Confined Spaces Kostas Konstantopoulos from Johns Hopkins University
10/07/2016 - 10:30am Donor-Acceptor Polymers for Organic Photovoltaics Mihaela Stefan from University of Texas at Dallas
09/30/2016 - 10:30am Unraveling the Structure and Dynamics of Electrolytes and Ionic Liquids via Molecular Simulation Edward Maginn from University of Notre Dame
09/23/2016 - 10:20am An Industrial Approach to the Discovery and Commercial Manufacture of Zeolites for Catalysis Tracy Davis from Chevron Energy Tech Co.
09/16/2016 - 10:30am The Direct Synthesis of H2O2 and Green Oxidations: Eliminating Needless Chlorine Industry David Flaherty from Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
09/09/2016 - 10:30am Molecular Studies of Ionic Liquids at Interfaces with Application to Supercapacitors Peter Cummings from Vanderbilt University
09/02/2016 - 10:30am Engineering Ethics Miguel Fleischer from University of Houston
08/26/2016 - 10:30am Science and Serendipity in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research Ive Hermans from Univ of Wisconsin
12/04/2015 - 10:30am Some Persepctives in Thermodynamics Needs of Chemical Industry Chau-Chyun Chen from Texas Tech Univ
11/06/2015 - 10:30am Clicking Polymers Together: Assembly of Complex, Controlled Polymer Structures from Efficient Chemistries Chris Bowman from Univ of Colorado Boulder
10/30/2015 - 10:30am The Molecular Sociology of Proteins Bramie Lenhoff from Univ of Delaware
10/23/2015 - 10:30am Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Studies of Block Copolymer Melt Structure During Uniaxial Extensional Flow Wes Burghardt from Northwestern Univ
10/16/2015 - 10:30am Under Pressure and in Hot Water- Algae Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals Phillip Savage from Penn State Univ
10/09/2015 - 10:30am Heterogeneous catalyst design at the single atom limit: a diverse reaction landscape Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos from Tufts University
10/02/2015 - 10:30am Using High Throughput Computation to Accelerate Development of Materials for Scalable Energy Technologies David Sholl from Georgia Institute of Tech
09/25/2015 - 8:00am OCHEGS- Current Challenges in the Biopharmaceutical Industry: A Chemical Engineer's Perspective Kent Goklen from GlaxoSmithKlein
09/18/2015 - 10:30am Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells: Impact of Atomic Structure and Dynamics on Optoelectronic Properties and Device Performance Joshua Choi from Univ of Virginia
09/11/2015 - 10:30am Pathological nucleation of hemozoin in malaria parasites Sergey Kapishnakov from Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin
09/04/2015 - 10:30am Designing Reaction Pathways to Novel Chemicals and Materials Using Kinetic Modeling Linda Broadbelt from Northwestern
05/14/2015 - 10:30am Morphology and Charge Transport Properties of Conducting Polymers for Field-Effect Transistors and Lithium Battery Electrodes Shrayesh Patel from UC Santa Barbara
05/01/2015 - 10:30am TBA David Staack from Texas A&M
04/24/2015 - 10:30am NOx Catalysis from the Bottom Up Bill Schneider from Univ of Notre Dame
04/21/2015 - 10:30am TBA Dayong Chen
04/17/2015 - 10:30am Cooperative Function in Atomically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies Paul Weiss from UCLA
04/10/2015 - 10:30am Cello: A Programming Language for Cells Chris Voigt from MIT
04/03/2015 - 10:30am Microfluidic tools for the manipulation and analysis of macromolecules, vesicles, capsules, and suspensions Susan Muller from UC Berkeley
04/02/2015 - 10:30am Microfluidics: Engineering functional materials and designing biochemical assays Alireza Abbaspourrad, Harvard Univ
03/13/2015 - 10:30am Tackling the problems of Li-S battery: from molecular understanding to nano materials design Weiyang Li from Stanford
03/06/2015 - 10:30am Designer Nanomaterials for Energy Harvesting Ayaskanta Sahu from UC Berkeley
02/27/2015 - 10:30am Engineering Immunity with Nanomaterials Darrell Irvine from MIT
02/26/2015 - 10:30am Engineering a Microfluidic Liver-on-a-chip Platform and Cell-based Sensors Abhinav Bhushan from Harvard Medical School
02/20/2015 - 10:30am Engineering Interfacial Properties with Polymer Brushes and Nano-patterns Padma Gopalan from Univ of Wisconsin
02/17/2015 - 10:30am Enhancing the discovery and development of Immunotherapies for cancer using quantitative and systems pharmacology Dave Klinke from West Virginia University
02/13/2015 - 10:30am Atomated Imaging Platforms and High-Content Data Reveal Hidden Biological Information in Subtle C. Elegans Mutants Adriana San Miguel from Georgia Tech
02/06/2015 - 4:00pm Biomaterials and Biotechnology: From the Discovery of the First Angiogenesis Inhibitors to the Development of Controlled Drug Delivery Systems and the Foundation of Tissue Engineering Robert Langer
01/30/2015 - 2:00pm Economides Symposium Multiple speakers
01/23/2015 - 10:30am Dynamic Modeling of Colloidal Assembly Daniel Beltran-Villegas
12/19/2014 - 10:30am Making Thin Film Solar Cells from Colloidal Nanocrystal Dispersions Eray Aydil (reschedule)
12/12/2014 - 10:30am Particle and Electrode Design for Energy Storage Materials Gary Koenig from Univ of Virginia
12/05/2014 - 10:30am Directed Deposition of Functional Polymers onto Structured Materials and Liquid Surfaces Malancha Gupta
12/02/2014 - 2:45pm Molecular and Process Parameters of Solution Based Polymer Self-Assemblies Margarita Herrera-Alonso
11/14/2014 - 10:30am Modeling the Kinetics of Deactivation of Catalysts during the Upgrading of Bio-Oil Robert Weber from PNNL
11/07/2014 - 10:30am Mega-Supramolecules for Safer, Cleaner Fuel Julia Kornfield from Cal Tech
10/31/2014 - 10:30am TBA Navin Varadarajan
10/24/2014 - 10:30am Making Thin Film Solar Cells from Colloidal Nanocrystal Dispersions Eray Aydil from University of Minnesota
10/17/2014 - 10:30am Molecular Separations to Identify Environmental Triggers of Autoimmune Disease Patrick Daugherty from UCSB
10/10/2014 - 10:30am Enhanced Technologies for Cancer Detection, Relapse Monitoring, and Course of Therapy Adjustment Utilizing Sugar and Base-Modified Nucleic Acids Charles Haynes from University of British Columbia
10/03/2014 - 10:30am Understanding Syntheses, Structures, and Properties of Heterogeneous Catalysts at a Molecular Level Brad Chmelka from UCSB
09/26/2014 - 8:00am OCHEGS Guest Speaker Ted Calverley from Dow
09/19/2014 - 10:30am Nanostructured Block Copolymers for All-Solid Lithium Batteries Nitash Balsara from UC Berkeley
09/12/2014 - 10:30am Engineering Synthetic Protein Scaffolds with Modular Functionalities Wilfred Chen from Univ of Delaware
09/05/2014 - 10:30am Self-Assembly and Biocatalysis with Globular Protein-Polymer Block Copolymers Brad Olsen from MIT
08/29/2014 - 10:30am Chemical Looping Technology- Metal Oxides, Reactors and Processes Liang-Shih Fan from Ohio State University
04/25/2014 - 10:30am Changing the Selectiviry of Semi-Permeable Cellular Membranes Danielle Tullman Ercek from UC Berkeley
04/11/2014 - 10:30am TBA Tony Mikos from Rice University
04/04/2014 - 10:30am When Low Temperature Plasma Meet Surfaces David Graves from UC Berkeley
03/28/2014 - 10:30am Is There Still "Plenty of Room at the Bottom"? An Update on Nanomanufacturing and Where It's Going Cliff Henderson from Georgia Institute of Technology
03/21/2014 - 10:30am Collide and Conquer: Flow-Induced Segregation Phenomena in Blood and Other Multicomponent Suspensions Mike Graham from University of Wisconsin-Madison
03/14/2014 - 10:30am Metabolic Complexity. Is There Music Behind It? Doraiswami Ramkrishna from Purdue
02/28/2014 - 10:30am Engineering Ethics Dr Micky Fleischer
02/21/2014 - 10:30am Amine-Modified Silicates as CO2 Sorbents and Catalyst Supports Christopher Jones from Georgia Tech
02/14/2014 - 10:30am The Challenges of Understanding Heterogeneous Catalysis at the Molecular Level Alex Bell from UC Berkeley
02/07/2014 - 10:30am Microengineered Hydrogels for Stem Cell Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration Ali Khademhosseini from Harvard Medical School
01/31/2014 - 10:30am Designer Soft Materials: Targeted Innovation Using Nanostructured Polymers Thomas Epps from University of Delaware
01/24/2014 - 10:30am Ordered Organic Self-Assemblies and Metal-Organic Complexes at Surfaces Steven L Tait from Indiana University
01/17/2014 - 10:30am Polymer Solar Cells, Deconstructed Lynn Loo from Princeton University
12/13/2013 - 10:30am Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Elementary Reaction Steps on Late Transition Metal Catalysts and in Their Sintering Charlie Campbell of University of Washington
12/06/2013 - 10:30am Computational Modeling of Cold Plasma Streamers for Combustion Ignition Applications Lax Raja of University of Texas
11/22/2013 - 10:30am Lab Tools for the Study of Gas Phase Olefin Polymerisation Tim McKenna of ESCPE Lyon, France
11/15/2013 - 10:30am TBA Jennifer Maynard at University of Texas
11/01/2013 - 10:30am Vesicles and Vesicle Suspensions in Flow Eric Shaqfeh of Stanford
10/25/2013 - 10:30am The Physical Approaches to Understanding Cancer James Heath of California Institute of Technology
10/18/2013 - 10:30am Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Block Copolymer Assembly on Chemically Patterned Surfaces Paul Nealey of University of Chicago
10/11/2013 - 10:30am Multiblock Polymers: Panacea or Pandora's Box? Frank Bates of University of Minnesota
10/04/2013 - 10:30am Understanding the Active Sites Required for the Production of Renewable Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass Steven Crossley of University of Oklahoma
09/26/2013 - 12:00am OChEGS Event
09/20/2013 - 10:30am Block Copolymer Thin Films: Structure, Shear Alignment, and Applications in Nanofabrication Richard Register of Princeton
09/13/2013 - 10:30am From Form to Function: Crystal Engineering for Organic & Drug Molecules Michael Doherty of UC Santa Barbara
09/06/2013 - 10:30am Exploring Principles of Metabolic Engineering for Fuels and Chemicals Production James Liao of UCLA
08/30/2013 - 10:30am Engineering micro and nanosystems for mucosal vaccination Harvinder Gill of Texas Tech University
04/26/2013 - 10:30am Polyelectrolyte-Clay Nanobrick Wall Thin Films for Flame Suppression, Gas Barrier and So Much More... Jaime Grunlan
04/11/2013 - 11:30am Metastable States and Rheological Transitions in Soft Colloids Dimitris Vlassopoulos
03/29/2013 - 10:30am Creating Bacterial Anticancer Therapies with Synthetic Biology Neil Forbes
03/01/2013 - 10:30am Molecular Engineering of Polymeric Membrane Materials for H2 Purification and CO2 Capture Haiqing Lin
02/22/2013 - 10:30am Computational Investigations of Water and Its Role in Biological Systems Jeremy Palmer
02/15/2013 - 10:30am Chemical Engineering’s Role in the Grand Challenge of Future Energy and Sustainability Joe Powell
02/08/2013 - 10:30am Unraveling Cellulose for Renewable Plastics and Fuels Paul Dauenhauer
02/01/2013 - 10:30am Size- and Shape-Selected Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts And Their Evolution Under Operando Conditions Beatriz Roldan Cuenya
01/25/2013 - 10:30am Physical Insights Into Nature's Way of Making Materials Jim De Yoreo
01/18/2013 - 10:30am Capillary Wrinkling: Formation, Boundary Conditions and Topography Thomas Russell
12/07/2012 - 10:30am New Catalytic Technologies for Production of Renewable Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass George Huber, University of Wisconsin
11/30/2012 - 10:30am Catalytic Upgrading of Vapors and Liquids from Pyrolysis of Biomass Daniel E. Resasco, University of Oklahoma
11/16/2012 - 10:30am Constructing Functional Materials Nanolayer by Nanolayer: From Fuel Cells to Implantable Pharmacies Paula Hammond, MIT
11/09/2012 - 10:30am Microbial Alloys: Engineering Cells with Hybrid Machineries and Properties Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis, University of Delaware
11/02/2012 - 10:30am Core Annular Two Phase Flow in Gently Curved Surfaces S. Pushpavanam
10/19/2012 - 10:30am Molecular transport and structure of surface modified nano pores: from small ions in nanochannels to proteins in nuclear pore complexes Igal Szleifer, Northwestern
10/12/2012 - 10:30am Dynamics and ion mobility in polymer single ion conductors for lithium ion batteries Janna Maranas, Penn State
10/05/2012 - 10:30am Microvascular structure and function in vitro Abraham Stroock, Cornell
09/28/2012 - 8:00am OChEGS Seminar Keynote Speaker: David Bem, The Dow Chemical Company
09/21/2012 - 10:30am Department Talks with Drs Conrad, Rimer and Stein Jacinta Conrad, Jeff Rimer and Gila Stein, University of Houston
09/14/2012 - 10:30am Some Current Challenges in the Conversion of Biomass-Derived Molecules over Supported Metal Catalysts Robert J. Davis, University of Virginia
09/07/2012 - 10:30am Design and Diversity in Bacterial Signaling Networks Christopher Rao, University of Illinois - Urbana
08/31/2012 - 10:30am Molecular Engineering of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Cues to Control Stem Cell Function David Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley
08/13/2012 - 10:30am Nanotomy of Graphite to Produce Graphene Nanostructures of Controlled Structure and Transport Properties; and Graphene-Based Sensors for Molecular-Mechanics Vikas Berry, Kansas State University
06/19/2012 - 10:30am Laboratory evolution and the adaptive landscape Katy Kao, TAMU
05/30/2012 - 10:30am Integrated Process Synthesis: Designing processes with reduced CO2 emissions Diane Hildebrandt
04/27/2012 - 10:30am Hydrogen: From Production to Vehicular Consumption Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis, UCLA
04/20/2012 - 10:30am Nanoparticle Amphiphiles Sanat K Kumar
04/13/2012 - 10:30am Insight into phase behavior and microstructure of complex fluids Walter Chapman, Rice University
04/06/2012 - 10:30am Controlled Release Films and Functional Surfaces Targeting Infection, Inflammation, and Bleeding Anita Shukla, Rice University
04/04/2012 - 5:30pm Nanoscale Process Systems Engineering: Design, Fabrication, Monitoring and Control PAYATAKES LECTURE, George Stephanopoulos from MIT
03/30/2012 - 2:00pm TBD IAB Meeting
03/23/2012 - 10:30am Emerging Trends in Vehicular Emission Control and Efficiency Emerging Trends in Vehicular Emission Control and Efficiency
03/09/2012 - 10:30am Multiscale Periodic Polymer Composites Ned Thomas, Rice University
03/02/2012 - 10:30am How to Tie Peptide Knots James Link, Princeton University
02/23/2012 - 12:00am Reflections on a career in the energy industry AMUNDSON LECTURE - Lee R. Raymond, retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation
02/17/2012 - 10:30am Gene Regulation in Melanoma Metastasis: The Role of the Tumor Microenvironment Menashe Bar-Eli
02/10/2012 - 10:30am Discovery and Preclinical Development of Therapeutic Enzymes and Antibodies George Georgiou, University of Texas
02/03/2012 - 10:30am Continuum modeling of gas-particle flows across multiple scales William Holloway, Princeton University
01/27/2012 - 10:30am Catalysis Research and Its Impact on Energy, Environment and Economics: Fuel Cells and Catalysis Umit Ozkan, Ohio State University
01/20/2012 - 10:30am Sticky and Slippery Materials Noshir Pesika, Tulane University
12/09/2011 - 10:30am Designer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Samir Mitragotri, University of California, Santa Barbara
11/18/2011 - 10:30am u2rheology–High Throughput Microrheology using Microfluidics Eric M. Furst, University of Delaware
11/11/2011 - 10:30am Templating, Structure and Transport within Nanostructured Block Copolymer Hydrogels Lynn M. Walker, Carnegie Mellon University
10/28/2011 - 10:30am Dramatic Effects of Nanoscale Confinement in Polymer Films and Nanocomposities: Glass Transition Temperature, Physical Aging, and Diffusion John Torkelson, Northwestern University
10/21/2011 - 10:30am TBA Library Seminar
10/14/2011 - 11:45am Thin Film Solar Cells: State-Of-the-Art and the Future Keynote Speaker: Eray S. Aydil, University of Minnesota
10/07/2011 - 10:30am Molecular foundations of ion selectivity in proteins Dilipkumar Asthagiri, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
09/30/2011 - 10:30am High Data Rate Measurement-While-Drilling (MWD) Telemetry Wilson Chin, President and Founder, Stratamagnetic Software, LLC
09/23/2011 - 10:30am Delivering Activation Energy in Low Temperature Plasmas for Nanofabrication and Plasma Medicine Mark J. Kushner, University of Michigan
09/16/2011 - 10:30am Self- and Directed Assembly of Soft Matter: Photorheological Fluids, Magnetic Microchains and Hemostatic Biomaterials Srinivasa R. Raghavan, University of Maryland, College Park
09/09/2011 - 12:30am Toward Rational Development of Deep Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts Teh C. Ho, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
09/02/2011 - 10:30am Hot-Spots in Chemical Reaction Engineering – Multifunctional Reactors and Materials Benjamin. A. Wilhite, Texas A&M University
08/26/2011 - 10:30am Multiphase flow models for Chemical Processes: Challenges and Opportunities Krishnaswamy Nandakumar, Louisiana State University