The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series: Fall 2014

Fall 2014

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Date
Speaker
Host
September 2 Introduction––for ENCH 609 Students Only Klauda
September 9 Professional Development Seminar: Ethics–for ENCH 609 Students Only Klauda
September 16 Nanoporous Materials for Energy Applications
Feng Jiao
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware
Abstract »
Liu
September 23 Therapeutic Nanoparticles that Overcome Biological Barriers
Anthony Kim
Assistant Professor
Departments of Neurosurgery
and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Abstract »
Ehrman
September 29 Special Joint ChBE/ISR Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Monday, September 29
3:00 p.m.
Room 1146 A.V. Williams Building

The IDEAS Conceptual Framework and its Application to Attainable Region (AR) Construction for Reactor Networks and General Process Networks
Vasilios Manousiouthakis
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Director, Hydrogen Engineering Research Consortium (HERC)
UCLA
Abstract »
Calabrese
September 30 Faculty Research Presentations–for New Graduate Students Only Klauda
October 2 Special Day and Time: Thursday, October 2

Faculty Research Presentations–for New Graduate Students Only
Klauda
October 7
Molecular Characterization of Histidine-rich Polyplexes for Enhanced Gene Delivery
James Mixson, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
University of Maryland–Baltimore
Abstract »
Ehrman
October 14 Towards Massive Parallel 13C Metabolic Flux Analysis
Igor Libourel
Assistant Professor
Department of Plant Biology
College of Biological Sciences
University of Minnesota
Abstract »
Sriram
October 21 Professional Development Seminar: Writing–for ENCH 609 Students Only

Klauda

October 28 Freestanding Nanofiber Electrodes for Supercapacitors and Batteries
Vibha Kalra
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Drexel University
Abstract »

Dr. Kalra will also host a graduate school information session from 3:30-4:30 in the ChBE conference room (2113A Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building).
Ehrman
November 4 Convection-Enhanced Delivery of Nanoparticles to Neural Tissue
William Olbricht
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University
Abstract »
Calabrese
November 11 Coherent Raman Imaging of the Molecular Structures of Complex Polymeric Materials
Young Jong Lee
Research Chemist
Biosystems and Biomaterials Division
Material Measurement Laboratory
NIST
Abstract »

Choi

November 12 Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Wednesday, November 12
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Room 2113A Chemical and Nuclear Eng. Bldg.
(ChBE Conference Room)

Supramolecular Gels for Self-Delivery Applications
Partho Dastidar
Professor and Head
Department of Organic Chemistry
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India
Abstract »

Raghavan

November 18 AIChE Conference–No Seminar  
November 25 Adaptive Bio-nano-molecular Convergence and Its Perspectives
Cerasela Dinu
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
West Virginia University
Abstract »
Ehrman
December 2 Using Hydrophobes in Modified Biopolymers as Hooks in Supramolecular Materials Assembly
Vijay John
The Leo S. Weil Professor in Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Tulane University
Abstract »

Raghavan

December 4 Special Student/Faculty Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, December 4
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Room 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

Design, Synthesis and Mechanistic Understanding of Hierarchical Lamellar Zeolites for Energy Conversion Applications
Dongxia Liu
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »
Klauda
Deccmber 9 Effect of Dehydration Particle-Formation Processes on the Water Vapor Sorption Characteristics of Skim Milk Powders
Keisha Wilson McDowell, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator & Internal Consultant
DuPont Engineering Research and Technology
Abstract »
Klauda