Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series

Join us for the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series, which brings experts from around the country to campus to discuss their recent findings. Everyone is welcome!

Seminars are held Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m., in Room 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

Questions? Want to meet the speaker? Please contact Dongxia Liu (liud@umd.edu).

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

Fall 2017

(Dates, titles and abstracts will be added as they are scheduled and received.)

November 21

Date 
Speaker
Host
August 29 Overview & introduction (ENCH609 students only)

D. Liu

September 5

Professional Development (ENCH609 students only)

D. Liu

September 12

Advancing Technology through Measurement Science: the NIST Materials Science and Engineering Division
Eric Lin
Chief, Materials Science and Engineering Division
NIST
Abstract»

P. Kofinas

September 19 Tuning the Microstructure of the Functional Layer for Improved Performance of Composite Polymeric Membranes
Jianqiang Meng
Professor, Materials Science Technology
Tianjin Polytechnic University
Abstract»
D. Liu
September 26

Faculty Research Presentation

D. Liu

September 28

Faculty Research Presentation
CHE 2113

D. Liu

October 03

Modeling Transport Processes using Lattice-Boltzmann Algorithms
John Thomas
President, M-Star Simulation
Abstract»

R. Calabrese

October 10

Bioengineering of synergistic innate and adaptive immunotherapy of cancer
Dane Wittrup
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
M.I.T.
Abstract»

A. Karlsson

October 17

Title
Dongxia Liu
Assistant Professor, ChBE 
University of Maryland
Abstract»

D. Liu

October 24

A Nature Inspired Nanocarrier Platform for Delivery of Antimicrobials using Engineered Water Nanostructures: Food Safety Applications and Beyond
Philip Demokritou
Associate Professor, Environmental Health
Harvard
Abstract»

M. Zachariah

October 31

AIChE Meeting (NO SEMINAR)

 

November 07

Interfacial Dynamics of Nanoconfined Molecules and Macromolecules
Younjin Min
Assistant Professor, Polymer Engineering
University of Akron
Abstract»


K. Yong

November 14 Developing Porous Carbon Materials and Molecular Frameworks for Energy Conversion and Storage
Sara Thoi
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
John Hopkins
Abstract»
D. Liu
November 21 Title
Jennifer Maynard
Associate Prof of Chemical Engineering
University of Texas, Austin
Abstract»
A. Karlsson
November 28

Mechanism-Driven Engineering of Iron Catalysts for Asymmetric C(sp3)-X Functionalization
Osvaldo Gutierrez
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, UMD
Abstract»

D. Liu
December 05 Superomniphobic Surfaces: Design & Applications
Arun Kota
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University
Abstract»
S. Raghavan