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Chemical Engineering Seminar Series

Seminar Schedule

Spring 2018

Date Time Location Photo Speaker Affiliation Seminar Title
1/19 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Marianne Evola Marianne Evola Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Administrator

Texas Tech University
Responsibility and Accountability in Academic Research Careers

Abstract
1/24 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Jim Bielenberg Jim Bielenberg Chief Technology Officer

RAPID Manufacturing Institute
Modular Chemical Process Intensification - Transforming the Process Industries

Abstract
1/26 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Chijuan Hu Chijuan Hu Assistant Professor of Practice, Chemical Engineering

Texas Tech University
Best Practices for Responsible Research
2/7 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Chad Vicitis Chad Vicitis Assoc. Prof. of Environmental Engineering

Harvard University
Environmental Applications of Electroactive Membranes

Abstract
2/12 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Alexander Buffone, Jr. Alexander Buffone, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Chem. and Biol. Eng.

University of Pennsylvania
Genetic Engineering of Leukocyte Recruitment

Abstract
2/16 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Abhihav Acharya Abhihav Acharya Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Chem. and Pet. Eng.

University of Pittsburgh
Applications of Biomaterials in Translational ImmunoEngineering and Diagnostics

Abstract
2/19 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Jiahe Li Jiahe Li Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Chem. Eng.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bioinspired Assembly of Ribonucleoproteins for RNA-based Therapeutics

Abstract
2/21 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 John Swierk John Swierk Associate Research Scientist, Dept. of Chem.

Yale University
Designing Dye-Sensitized and Electrocatalytic Systems for Water Oxidation

Abstract
2/23 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Gang Bao Gang Bao Foyt Family Professor in Bioengineering

Rice University
Engineering Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Disease Detection and Therapy

Abstract
2/26 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Joshua Howe Joshua Howe Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Chem. Eng

Georgia Tech
Detailed Understanding of Metal—Organic Frameworks for Energy Applications

Abstract
2/28 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Astrid Muller Astrid Muller Laser Technologist, Beckman Institute

California Institute of Technology
Understanding Heterogeneous Water Oxidation Catalysis

Abstract
3/23 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Mike Kessler Mike Kessler Dean

University of North Dakota
Multi-functional liquid crystalline epoxy networks

Abstract
3/30 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Eric Furst Eric Furst Department Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Delaware
Colloidal gels - interactions, microstructure, and elasticity

Abstract
4/13 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Lynden Archer Lynden Archer Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering

Cornell University
TBA
4/18 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Felix Morales Felix Morales Pathway to a MD

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
ChE Mentor Program Seminar: Medical Careers for Engineers
4/20 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Dale Harper Dale Harper Sr. Vice President

Canyon Midstream
ChE Mentor Program Seminar: The American Way
4/30 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Patrick Mather Patrick Mather Dean, College of Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering

Bucknell University
Wrinkled Polymeric Coatings via Shape Memory Activation: A Cell Alignment Study

Abstract
5/4 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Livermore Center 101 Raghu Narayan Raghu Narayan Head, Technical Services

Armco Services
TBA

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