The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series: Spring 2012

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our events calendar.

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Date
Speaker
Host
February 1 Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
11:00 a.m.
Room 1111 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building


Improving Nature’s Design: Engineering Peptides and Proteins for Enhanced Fitness and Function
Amy J. Karlsson
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University
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Raghavan
February 7 Use of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Development of Cardiovascular Medical Devices: From Concept to Clinical Practice
Zhongjun Jon Wu
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Artificial Organs Laboratory
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Calabrese
February 21 Nanostructured Materials for High Energy Density Supercapacitors and Lithium Ion Batteries
Gleb Yushin
Assistant Professor, School of Materials and Engineering
Director, Center for Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage
Georgia Institute of Technology
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C. Wang
February 22 Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
11:00 a.m.
Room 1200 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building


Chemical-Mechanical Processes in Nanoscale Optics and Electronics: Plasmonic Antennae, Rubber Solar Cells, and Electronic Skin
Darren J. Lipomi
Department of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
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Raghavan
February 28 Crystallization of Water: From the Bulk to the Nanoscale
Valeria Molinero
Assistant Professor
Physical and Materials Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Utah
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Abstract »
Anisimov
March 6 Fouling Resistant, High Flux Membranes Through Self-Organizing Polymers
Ayse Asatekin
Principal Scientist, Clean Membranes, Inc.
Research Affiliate, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT
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Raghavan
March 13 Nanocomposite Materials for Photovoltaic and Biomedical Applications
Matthew A. Tarr
Professor and Chair
Analytical Chemistry & Environmental Studies
Department of Chemistry
University of New Orleans
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Ehrman
March 20 Spring Break—No Seminar  
March 27 No Seminar  
April 3 Engineering with Soft Matter: Bioscaffolds, Microfluidic Granulation, and Robots
Robert F. Shepherd
Harvard University
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Raghavan
April 10 No Seminar  
April 17 Microfluidic Technology for Cell-Based Assays: Leveraging Transport Phenomena at the Microscale
Javier Atencia
Biochemical Science Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Raghavan
April 24 No Seminar  
May 1 Mechanics of Blood Flow in the Microcirculation
Timothy W. Secomb
Professor
Departments of Physiology and Mathematics
University of Arizona
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Dimitrakopoulos
May 8 Modeling and Analysis of the Core Architecture Regulating TGFß Induced Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition (EMT)
Jeff Varner
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University
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Sriram