The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series: Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Dates, titles and abstracts will be added as they are scheduled and received.
Last updated 20 April 2015.

Date
Speaker
Host
January 27 No Seminar  
February 3 No Seminar  
February 10 Professional Development Lecture
For ENCH 609 Students Only
Sriram
February 17 We will have two seminars today:

1. Special Seminar
Please note time and location.
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Room 2136 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
Mobility of Cations in Oxides: A Link Between Fundamental and Applied Battery Research
Zonghai Chen
Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division
Argonne National Laboratory
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2. Special Seminar
Please note location.
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Room 2113A Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building (ChBE Conference Room)
Oral Presentations
For ENCH 609 Students Only
Klauda
February 19 Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, February 19
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2113A Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building (ChBE Conference Room Room)

Oral Presentations
For ENCH 609 Students Only
Sriram
February 24 Domesticating the Undomesticated: Standardized Tools for Non-model Microbes and Their Communities
Chase L. Beisel
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Enginering

North Carolina State University
Abstract »
Sriram
March 3 Energy Storage Materials and Interfaces Characterized by In-Operando Neutron Reflectometry
Joseph A. Dura
NIST Center for Neutron Research
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Abstract »
 
March 10
Membrane Separation of Gases: The Analysis of the Upper Bound Relationship for Polymers
Lloyd M. Robeson (Ph.D. '67)
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Member, Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame
Air Products and Chemicals, retired (2007)
Adjunct Professor, Lehigh University
Abstract »
Ehrman
March 17 Spring Break–No Seminar  
March 24 Imaging In Situ the Distribution of Lithium and Hydrogen in Energy Storage Devices with Neutrons
David Jacobson
Neutron Physics Group
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Abstract »
C. Wang
March 25 Special Alumnus Seminar
Please note day, time and location.
Wednesday, March 25
5:30 p.m.
Room 2110 Chemical and Nuclear Enginering Bldg.

Destroying Syria's Chemical Weapons: Design and Deployment of the Field Deployable Hydrolysis System
Adam Baker (B.S. '04)
Edgewood Chemical Biological Center - CBARR
Abstract »
Ehrman, AIChE, and OXE
March 31 Wetting and Electrohydrodynamics of Soft Surfaces
Siddhartha Das
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »
Ehrman
April 7 Heat and Mass Transfer Discoveries Using Computations at Different Scales
Dimitrios V. Papavassiliou
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering and Environmental Transport, NSF; and
C.M. Sliepcevich Professor
School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering
University of Oklahoma
Abstract »
Dimitrakopoulos
April 14 Electrochemical Processes and Materials for Energy Applications
Paul Albertus
Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy
Department of Energy
Abstract »
C. Wang
April 16 Special Seminar
Thursday, April 16
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p. m.
Room 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

Engineering Peptides and Proteins to Combat Human Disease
Amy J. Karlsson
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »
Sriram
April 21 Puzzles of Cold Water
Mikhail Anisimov
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »
Ehrman
April 28
The History of Plastics
Albert A. Hummel
Global Technology Manager, PP Catalysts
W.R. Grace
Abstract »
Ehrman
May 5 ChBE and UMERC Present:
A Distinguished Alumnus Seminar


The Clean Energy Race
Steven Chalk (B.S. '83)
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Department of Energy
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
U.S. Department of Energy
Abstract »
Sriram

Questions? Want to meet the speaker? Please contact Professor Ganesh Sriram (gsriram@umd.edu).