Fall 2019 Seminar Series


Join us for an event that brings experts from around the country to campus to discuss their recent findings - everyone is welcome!

Seminars will be WEDNESDAYS, 9:00 - 10:15 a.m., in Room 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

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

Date Speaker Host
Aug. 28 No Seminar  
Sept. 4

Brillouin microscopy for cell and tissue biomechanics 
Giuliano Scarcelli
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, UMD
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Sept. 11 Yarrowia lipolytica: A Versatile Microbial Workhorse for Expanding Nature’s Biosynthetic Capacity

Peng Xu
Assistant Professor, Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering, UMBC
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Sept. 18

The Challenge of Quantification of Aerosol Optical Properties in the Terrestrial Atmosphere
Chris Zangmeister
Materials Measurement Lab, NIST
Abstract

Akua Asa-Awuku
Sept. 25

Integrated Synthesis-Capture Strategies for Viral Templated and Catalytically Active Palladium Nanoparticles Toward Multifunctional Membranes 
Hyunmin Yi
Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Tufts University
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Oct. 2

A Designer's Toolkit for Contructing Complex Nanoparticle Libraries
Raymond Schaak
Professor of Materials Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Oct. 9

Surface Plasmon Resonant Nanomaterials for Promoting Catalytic Ethanol Oxidation to Extend Army Operational Endurance
Jonathan Boltersdorf
Research & Development Chemist, Army Research Lab
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Oct. 16

Colloidal Hybrid Quantum Structures: Synthesis, Assembly and Applications from the Bottom-Up
Min Ouyang
Professor of Physics, Center for Nanophysics & Advanced Materials, UMD
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Oct. 23 Towards Scalable Manufacturing of Nanocomposite Films and Membranes Using Capillarity
Daeyeon Lee
Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, UPenn
Abstract
Taylor Woehl
Oct. 30

Engineering new tools to understand mucus function and dysfunction
Gregg Duncan
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, UMD
Abstract

Taylor Woehl
Nov. 6 From molecules to devices: mechanistic analyses of electrochemical energy systems
Maureen Tang
ChBE Assistant Professor, Drexel University
Abstract
Taylor Woehl
Nov. 20 Title
Phil Deshong
Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMD
Abstract
Taylor Woehl
Nov. 27


No Seminar - THANKSGIVING BREAK

 

 

Spring 2019 Seminar Series


Join us for an event that 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 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

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

Date Speaker Host
Jan. 29 NO SEMINAR - CAMPUS CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER  
March 5

 Design of novel functional soft matter by interfacial templating and multiphasic capillary binding
Orlin Velev
ChBE Professor, North Carolina State University
Abstract

 
March 12 NO SEMINAR  
March 19 SPRING BREAK - NO SEMINAR  
March 26

Effect of microfluidic geometry on flow instabilities of wormlike micelle solutions
Paul Salipante, Ph.D.
Material Measurement Lab, NIST
Abstract

 
April 2 NO SEMINAR  
April 9 Engineered Porous Materials for Catalysis and Gas Separations
Ke Zhang
Aramco Research Center, Aramco Services Company
Abstract
 
April 16

 Engineered Nano and Nano-Bio Hybrid Materials
Mark Griep
BioNano Materials Group Leader, Materials Division @ ARL
Abstract

 
April 23 Interfaces in Lithium-Sulfur Electrochemical Systems
Juchen Guo
Asst Prof, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, UC Riverside
Abstract
 
April 30

Structural Dynamics of Supported Metal Nano-Clusters 
Judy Yang
Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Abstract

 
May 2 (Thurs) Engineering Tools Applied to Sustainability: An exercise on 8 beer coasters
Jaime Jurado
Vice President of Production, Ennoble Beverages
Abstract
 
May 14 Polymers in Energy Storage Devices: Structure and Ion Transport
Jennifer Schaefer
ChBE Asst Professor, University of Notre Dame
Abstract
 
     


 

Fall 2018 Seminar Series

Join us for an event that 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.

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

Date Speaker Host
August 28 Faculty presentations (ENCH609 students only) A. Karlsson
August 30 Faculty presentations (ENCH 609 Students only) A. Karlsson
September 04 Bioinspired Micro and Nano Systems for Cancer Theranostics and Tissue Regeneration
Xiaoming "Shawn" He
Professor, Fishcell Dept of Bioengineering, UMD
Abstract
A. Karlsson
September 11 Engineering nanoparticles to stop internal bleeding
Erin Lavik
Prof, Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Eng.
UMBC
Abstract
P. Kofinas
September 18 Structure-Property-Function Relationships of Hybrid Nano and Bio-Nano Materials
Shashi Karna
Senior Research Scientist
U.S. Army Reserach Lab
Abstract
S. Raghavan
September 25 Solvation effects in (poly) electrolyte solutions
Alexandros Chremos
Postdoc at NIST
Abstract
P. Kofinas
October 2 Professional Development (ENCH609 students only) A. Karlsson
October 9 Development and Application of Detailed Kinetic Models
Tony Dean
Emeritus Professor
ChBE at Colorado School of Mines
Abstract
D. Liu
October 16 Title
Sugianto Hanggodo
Director of Engineering, Empower Materials
Abstract
K. Choi
October 23 Title
Amy Karlsson
ChBE Assistant Professor, UMD
Abstract
R. Calabrese
October 30 NO SEMINAR - AiCHE  
November 6 Towards design of molecular sieve membranes and catalysts
Michael Tsapatsis
Professor, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
University of Minnesota
Abstract
D. Liu
November 13 Microwave Enabled Fabrication of Carbon Nanomaterials and Metal Hybrids
Huixin He
Professor of Chemistry @ Rutgers University
Abstract»
C. Wang
November 20 THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO SEMINAR  
November 27 NO SEMINAR  
December 4 Functional Nanostructured Material Design for Biomedical Devices
Omar B. Ayyub
ChBE Asst Research Professor, UMD
Abstract» 
 
     

 

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Host
January 30 Overview & introduction (ENCH609 students only)  
March 06 Professional Development (ENCH609 students only)  
March 20 SPRING BREAK - NO SEMINAR  
March 27 Design and Delivery of Biotherapeutics: Engineered proteins and extracellular
Steven Jay
Assistant Prof of Bioengineering @ UMD
Abstract
A. Karlsson
April 03 Reversible fibrils of p53 nucleate within mesoscopic protein-rich clusters
Peter Vekilov
ChBE Professor, University of Houston
Abstract
M. Anisimov
April 10 Kuy Yong Choi
ChBE Professor, UMD
Abstract
A. Karlsson
April 17 Molecular Engineering of Real-Time Water Sensors Based on 2D Nanomaterials: from Concept to Product
Junhong Chen
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UWM
Director of NSF Water Equipment and Policy I/UCRC
Abstract
M. Zachariah
April 24 Development of Multi-Organ Microphysiological Platforms for Drug Testing
Mandy Esch, Ph.D.
National Instittue of Science and Technology
Abstract
N.S. Wang
May 01 Coupling Molecular Design to Structure and Activity of Sequence-Defined Macromolecules
Christopher Alabi - CANCELLED - RESCHEDULED FOR FALL
ChBE Asst Prof, Cornell University
Abstract
A. Karlsson
May 08 Enabling Desulfarization Materials for Future Compact Jet Fuel (JP-8) Power Sources
Dat T. Tran
Army Research Laboratory
Abstract
D. Liu

 

Fall 2017

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

Catalysis and Materials Synthesis: Innovative Catalyst and Membrane Reactor for One-Step Methane Upgrading
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 Engineering Next Generation Therapeutics to Combat Infectious Diseases
Jennifer Maynard
Associate Prof of Chemical Engineering
2015 UT Austin Inventor of the Year
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
 

 

Spring 2017

Date 
Speaker
Host
January 31 Overview & introduction (ENCH609 students only)

 

February 7

Accelerating Materials Design Using First Principles Computation Techniques
Yifei Mo
Assistant Professor, Materials Science Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract

Amy Karlsson

February 14

Design of Particles and Particle-Based Flow Systems for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications
Gary Koenig
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
Abstract

Amy Karlsson

February 21
Under Pressure and in Hot Water - Hydrothermal Reactions of Biomass and Biomolecules
Phillip Savage
Department Head & Walter Robb Endowed Chair, Chemical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
Abstract
 
Sheryl Ehrman
February 28

Licorice Constituent and Androgen Receptor Modulation in Prostate Cancer Therapy
Kimberly Jackson
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Spelman College
Abstract

Sheryl Ehrman

March 2

Analyzing and Minimizing Capacity Fade of Lithium-ion Batteries Through Model-Based Optimal Control: Theory, Computation and Experimental Validation
Venkat Subramanian
Professor, Chemical Engineering and Clean Energy
University of Washington
Abstract

 

March 7

Professional Development Workshop (ENCH609 students only)

 

March 14

Egineering a minimalist protein scaffold for macromolecular recognition
Dane Wittrup - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER - WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
M.I.T.
Abstract

Amy Karlsson

March 21

SPRING BREAK

 

March 28

Estimating Drop Size in Turbulent, non-Coalescing Liquid-Liquid Systems
Richard Calabrese 
Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract

Amy Karlsson

April 4

Using Isotope Effects as a Tool to Design Enzyme Inhibitors
Myles Poulin
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland
Abstract

Amy Karlsson

April 11

Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
Joan Brennecke
Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
University of Notre Dame
Abstract


Sheryl or Amy

April 18

Biodegradable multilayered nanofilms for cell isolation and recovery
Wei Li
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Texas Tech University
Abstract

April 25

Formation and interpretation of intercellular signals
Greg Reeves
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University
Abstract

 
May 2

Halloysite claynanotubes for functional composites 
Yuri Lvov
Professor, Institute for Micromanufacturing
Louisiana Tech University
Abstract

 

May 9
Material and Processing Nanotechnology for a new generation of Contact Lenses
Arthur Yang
Industrial Science & Technology Network, Inc.
Abstract
 
Nam Sun Wang

 

Fall 2016

 
Date 
Speaker
Host
August 30 Overview & introduction

Dongxia Liu

September 9

 Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage: 
Materials Synthesis, Characterization and Performance
Yongan Yang
Assistant Professor
Chemistry Dept., Colorado School of Mines
Abstract

Please Note: Date, Time & Location  
CHE2110 from 11am-12noon

Chunsheng Wang

September 13

Electrical Polarization and Proton Transport in Hydroxyapatite
Matthew Z. Yates
Professor & Dept. Chair
ChE Dept., University of Rochester
Abstract

Dongxia Liu

September 20 Professional development  
September 27 Faculty Research Presentation

Dongxia Liu

September 29
Faculty Research Presentation
Please Note: Date, Time & Location 
CHE2113-conference room located within the main office

Dongxia Liu

October 4

Optimizing 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Chemical Vapor Deposition Processes
James E. Maslar
Research Chemist
Chemical Sciences Division, NIST
Abstract

Michael Zachariah

October 11

Recent Insights into Electrocatalysis Using Dealloyed Nanoporous Metal
Jonah  Erlebacher
Dept. Chair & Professor
MSE, Johns Hopkins University
Abstract

Dongxia Liu

October 21

Enhancing electrochemical energy storage on the macroscale via architectural design on the nanoscale
Debra R. Rolison
ACS Fellow
US Naval Research Laboratory
Abstract

Please Note: Date, Time & Location  
CHE2110 from 11am-12noon

Dongxia Liu

October 25

Highly Stable Zeolite Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Capture
Jerry Y.S. Lin
Regents' Professor
Editor of J. Membrane Sci.
Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University
Abstract

Dongxia Liu

November 1

Efrain Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
Chemistry Dept., University of Maryland
Abstract

Dongxia Liu

November 8

Craig Myler
Bechtel Fellow, Chief Engineer
Bechtel, Reston VA
CANCELLED - WILL BE RESCHEDULED


Richard Calabrese

November 15

AIChE Meeting - No Seminar Scheduled

November 22

Rational Control of Nano-scale Metal-catalysts for Biomass Conversion
Ning Yan
Assistant Professor
Dept. ChBE, National University  of Singapore
Abstract

Dongxia Liu

November 29

David S. Kosson
Professor, Director of CRESP
Vanderbilt University
Abstract

Richard Calabrese

December 6

Wilfred Chen
Gore Professor of Chemical Engineering
University  of  Delaware
Abstract

Amy Karlsson

     

 

Fall 2015

Date
Speaker
Host
September 1 Overview and Introduction Liu
September 8 Towards MOF Membrane Technology: Mixed-linker zeolitic imidazolate framework materials and scalable membrane processing
Sankar Nair
Professor and James F. Simmons Faculty Fellow
Georgia Tech
Abstract
Liu
September 15 Tailored Transition Metal Oxides for Sustainable Carbonaceous Fuel Conversion
Fanxing Li
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department
North Carolina State University
Abstract
Ehrman
September 16 ChBE Signature Seminar

Fuelling the Future: Microbial Engineering for the Production of Sustainable Biofuels
James C. Liao
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Professor and Chair
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
UCLA
Abstract
Ehrman
September 22 Using Molecular Simulation To Understand and Control the Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Ionic Liquids
Edward Maginn
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Laboratory
University of Notre Dame
Abstract
Klauda
September 28 Special Seminar
TBA
Chunsheng Wang
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Liu
September 29 Faculty Research Presentations
For ENCH 609 Students Only
Liu
October 1 Faculty Research Presentations
For ENCH 609 Students Only
Liu
October 5
Special Seminar
Interfacial Dynamics of Capsules and Erythrocytes in Microfluidics and the Microcirculation via Theory and Computations
Panos Dimitrakopoulos
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Liu
October 6 Professional Development Lecture
For ENCH 609 Students Only
Liu
October 13 Tailoring Cu Nanostructures for Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 and CO
Chao Wang
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract
Liu
October 20 Case Studies for Process Improvement in Pulp and Paper Kraft Mills
José Vicente Hallak d'Angelo
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical System Engineering
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Abstract
Ehrman
October 27 Irrelevance of CO Poisoning of Pt in Methanol Oxidation and Unraveling the Mystery of Formic Acid Oxidation
YuYe Jay Tong
Professor and Chair
Chemistry
Georgetown University
Abstract
Liu
November 3 Polymorphism control and the formation of organic molecular nanocrystals
Xiaochuan Ben Yan
Research Engineer
FDA
Abstract
Ehrman
November 10 AIChE Confrence–No Seminar  
November 17 Characterization of Fe-Poisoned Fluid Cracking Catalyst
Wu-Cheng Cheng
Director, Research and Development
W.R. Grace
Abstract
Liu
November 18 Special Seminar
Understanding multi-drug resistance in bacteria and a nanoparticle based solution
Sarika Mehra
ChE Associate Professor
IIT Bombay, India
Abstract
Sriram
November 24 Toward development of structure-based vaccines and next-generation therapeutics
Thomas Fuerst
Professor and Director
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
University of Maryland
Abstract
Ehrman
December 1 Characterizating Protein Hydration to Inform its Solubility, Interactions, and Assembly
Amish Patel
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract
Klauda
December 8 Harnessing Biomaterials to Study and Engineer Lymph Node Function
Chris Jewell
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Sriram

 

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
Abstract

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

 

Fall 2014

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

 

Spring 2014

Date
Speaker
Host
January 28 Research Into A Rare Cancer (Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP))
Thomas McAvoy
Professor Emeritus
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland
Abstract
Ehrman
February 4 2014 ChBE Distinguished Lecture
Dripping, Jetting, Drops and Wetting: The Magic of Microfluidics
David A. Weitz
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Applied Physics
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
Room 1201, Physics Building
Abstract
Directions and parking information

Reception with light refreshments: 11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
Seminar: 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Ehrman
February 11 Advanced Control and Dynamic Real-time Optimization for Large-scale Processes
Rui Huang
Senior Research Scientist, System Dynamics and Optimization Group
United Technologies Research Center
Abstract
Adomaitis
February 18 Microfluidic and Biomimetic Approaches to Study and Control Biomolecule Function
Sarah L. Perry
Institute for Molecular Engineering
University of Chicago
Abstract
Adomaitis
February 25 TBA Adomaitis
March 4 Nanolithography Using Block Copolymers
Greg Guoliang Liu
Department of Chemistry and International Institute for Nanotechnology
Northwestern University
Abstract
Adomaitis
March 11 Aqueous and Natural Gas Flow Chemistry with Microchemical Systems for Chemicals, Energy, and Sustainability
Ryan L. Hartman
Assistant Professor and Reichhold-Shumaker Fellow
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Abstract
Adomaitis
March 13
Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, March 13
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Marker Room (0112), Chemistry Building

Some Recent Studies on the Dynamically Asymmetrical Polymer System and an Application of Polymer Blend in A Category III Medical Device
Charles C. Han
Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences
Joint Laboratory of Polymer Science and Materials
Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Abstract
 
March 25 No Seminar Adomaitis
April 1 A Comprehensive, High-Resolution Map of the Effect of Mutation on a Gene
Marc Ostermeier
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract

Karlsson

April 3 Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, April 3
5:00 p.m–6:00 p.m.
Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

Materials, Technology, and Future Challenges for Glass
Sheldon Davis, Ph.D.
Vice President for Glass Technology
Guardian Industries
Carleton MI
Abstract
Ehrman
April 8 Push, Pull and Sense: How Forces Modulate Cellular Dynamics
Arpita Upadhyaya
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and IPST
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract
Sriram
April 15 Professional Development Workshop–for ENCH 609 Students Only

Klauda

April 22 Engineering Plants and Microbial Cell Factories Using New Tools in Genome-Scale Metabolic Flux Modeling and Raman Spectroscopy
Ryan Senger
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Virginia Tech
Abstract
Sriram
April 29 Contact Charge Electrophoresis for Powering Micro- and Nanotechnology
Kyle Bishop
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Penn State
Abstract
Raghavan
May 6 Do we understand Aerosol-Cloud Climate Interactions? Linking Organic Aerosol Properties to Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Akua Asa Awuku
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Bourns College of Engineering – Center for Environmental Research and Technology
University of California–Riverside
Abstract
Ehrman
May 9 Distinguished Alumni Seminar Series
Please note the day, time and location.

Friday, May 9
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Room 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

Environmental Catalysis—Where the action is!
Ron Heck (B.S. ’65, Ph.D. ’69)
Abstract
Ehrman
May 13 About Buffering Polymers and Squishy DNA Nanoparticles
Preethi Chandran
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Howard University
Abstract
Klauda

 

Fall 2013

Date
Speaker
Host
September 6 Introduction
For ENCH 609 students only.
Klauda
September 13 Professional Development Seminar: Ethics
For ENCH 609 students only.
Klauda
September 20 Closing the Gap on Missing Sources of Organic Aerosol in the Atmosphere
Christopher Hennigan
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Abstract
Ehrman
September 27 Faculty Research Presentations
For new graduate students only.
Klauda
October 4 Faculty Research Presentations
For new graduate students only.
Klauda
October 8 Special Seminar
Please note the day, time and location.

Tuesday, October 8
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
IPST Conference Room, IPST Building


Molecular Dancing, Molecular Structure, and Nano-particles in Hydrocarbon Energy Production
Abbas Firoozabadi
Adjunct Professor
Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
RERI and Yale University
Abstract
Anisimov
October 11 Investigations of Chemical Traffic in Cells Toward Hypothesis-Driven Metabolic Engineering
Ganesh Sriram
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Klauda
October 18
Molecular Dynamics Studies of Self-Assembly and Biological Membranes
Jeffery Klauda
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
 
October 25 Principles and Engineering of Complex Particles that Interact, Assemble and Self-Propel in Programmed Patterns
Orlin Velev
INVISTA Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University
Abstract
Raghavan
November 1 Metabolomics and Network Biology for Sensitive Monitoring in Cell Culture Engineering
Maria Klapa
Principal Researcher, FORTH/ICE-HT, Greece; and
Adjunct Professor
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Sriram
November 8 National Meeting of the AIChE–No Seminar  
November 15 Professional Development Seminar
For ENCH 609 students only.
 
November 22 Cell Culture Process Development & Understanding Using Systems Biology
Dr. Nitin Agarwal
MedImmune, LLC
Abstract
Karlsson
November 29 Thanksgiving-No Seminar  
December 6 Sequence, Structure and Specificity in Transmembrane Signal Transduction
Bryan W. Berger
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Program in Bioengineering
Lehigh University
Abstract
Klauda
December 13 Metabolomics: A Systems Approach to Problems in Engineering and Biology
Mark P. Styczynski
Assistant Professor
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract
Karlsson

 

Spring 2013

Date
Speaker
Host
January 29 Microbial Alloys: Engineering Cells with Hybrid Machineries and Properties
Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis
Eugene DuPont Chair
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware and
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Abstract
Sriram
February 5 Optofluidic SERS on Paper for Chemical and Biological Analytics
Ian M. White
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
 
February 12 Probing Nanoscale Structures Using Small-Angle Neutron Scattering
Boualem Hammouda
Center for Neutron Research
NIST
Abstract
Anisimov
February 19 No Seminar.  
February 26 Characterizing and Re-engineering Yeast Expression of G-protein Coupled Receptors: Lighting the Best Path for Stability and Biophysical Characterization
Anne Skaja Robinson
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Tulane University
Abstract

Ehrman
March 5 Enhancing the Assembly and Properties of Nanoparticle Films
Daeyeon Lee
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract
Choi
March 12 Inorganic Virus: Biomimetic Organic/Inorganic Hybrids for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery
Zhihong Nie
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract


Special Seminar
Please note time and location.

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Room 2136 Chemical and Nuclear Eng. Bldg.


Understanding Reaction Mechanisms and Kinetics for Na-ion Electrodes
Gabriel M. Veith
Senior Research Scientist
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Abstract
Ehrman
March 19 Spring Break–No Seminar  
March 26 Palmitate Interacts Directly with Kinases to Activate Signaling of ER Stress
Christina Chan
George W. Bissell Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
Abstract

Special Seminar
Please note time and location.

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Room 1130 Plant Sciences Building


The Small American Brewery: Opportunity & Challenge in Approaches to Sustainability
Jaime Jurado (B.S. ’83) 
Master Brewer & Operations Partner at Susquehanna Brewing Company and Former President of the Master Brewers Association of America
Abstract
Sriram
April 2 Water, Proteins, and Interfaces: A New Molecular Perspective
Shekhar Garde
Elaine & Jack S. Parker Professor & Department Head
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Abstract
Klauda
April 9 Variability and Uncertainty in Social Costs for Air Quality
Elisabeth Gilmore
Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract
Ehrman
April 16 Professional Development Klauda
April 23 Professional Development Klauda
April 30 What Can a Bacterium from the Chesapeake Bay Tell Us About the Processing of Biomass?
Steve Hutcheson
Professor
Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract
Sriram
May 7 Development of New Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalysts
Kevin Sutovich
Principal Scientist, Refining Technologies
W.R. Grace & Company
Abstract
Ehrman

 

Fall 2012

Date
Speaker
Host
August 31 Overview and Introduction Klauda
September 7 Professional Development  
September 14 Overcoming Biocatalyst Inhibition for Robust Production of Biorenewable Fuels and Chemicals
Laura Jarboe
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Iowa State University
Abstract
Sriram
September 18 Distinguished Speaker Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
2:00 p.m.
Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Bldg.


Co-opting Moore’s Law: The Cost-effective Design of Vaccines and Therapeutics
Joseph M. DeSimone
Elected Member, NAE, NAS, and AAAS
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina State University
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Liquidia Technologies
Abstract
Ehrman
September 21 Faculty Research Presentations  
September 28 Simulations of Self-Assembly in Surfactant and Nanoparticle Systems
Thanos Panagiotopoulos
Susan Dod Brown Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Princeton University
Abstract
Anisimov
October 5 Faculty Research Presentations  
October 12 Engineering New Strategies for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Theresa Good
Professor
Dept.of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Abstract
Sriram
October 19 Distinguished ChBE Alumni Seminar

Directed Evolution Strategies for Cellular and Metabolic Engineering
Hal S. Alper
Department of Chemical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Abstract
Ehrman
October 26 Physics Symposium Anisimov
November 2 AIChE Conference–No Seminar  
November 9 Energy for Sustainability
Ram B. Gupta
Program Director
Energy for Sustainability
National Science Foundation
Abstract
C. Wang
November 16 Professional Development Klauda
November 23 Thankgiving Break–No Seminar  
November 30 Challenges and Opportunities for Transformational Energy Storage Technologies
Ping Liu
Department of Energy/APRA-E
Abstract
C. Wang
December 7 Molecular Simulation of the Thermodynamics and Dynamics of Confined Fluids
Vincent Shen
Chemical Informatics Research Group
Chemical Sciences Division
Materials Measurement Laboratory
National institute of Standards and Technology
Abstract
Klauda

 

Spring 2012

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
Abstract
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
Abstract
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
Web Site |
Abstract
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
Abstract
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
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
Abstract
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
Homepage
Abstract
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
Abstract
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
Abstract
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
Homepage
Abstract
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
Abstract
Sriram

 

Fall 2011

Date
Speaker
Host
September 2 Special Seminar
Please note special day, time and location.

Friday, September 2
11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Room 1110 Kim Engineering Building


Materials Challenges for Realizing Inexpensive and Robust Batteries for Large-Scale Energy Storage
Sri R. Narayan
Research Professor
Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute
Department of Chemistry
University of Southern California
Abstract
Wachsman
C. Wang
September 6 Overview and IntroductionNo Speaker Dimitrakopoulos
September 13 Library Research Skills Dimitrakopoulos
September 20 Faculty Research Presentations Raghavan
September 26 SPECIAL EVENT
The University of Maryland Energy Research Center is pleased to announce the following presentation as part of the grand opening of its new facilities:

Monday, September 26
Room 1110, Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building (Lecture Hall)
11:00am—12:00pm


Department of Energy ARPA-E Program: Research Priorities and Vision
Arun Majumdar
Director, ARPA-E
Senior Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy
 
September 27 Faculty Research Presentations Raghavan
October 4 Self- and Directed Assembly of Soft Matter: Photorheological Fluids, Magnetic Microchains and Hemostatic Biomaterials
Srinivasa R. Raghavan
Patrick & Marguerite Sung Chair & Associate Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Web Site
Abstract
Calabrese
October 11 Advanced Electrode Materials for Li-ion Batteries
Chunsheng Wang 
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Web Site
Abstract
Adomaitis
October 14 Special Seminar
Please note special day, time and location.

Friday, October 14
Noon-1:00pm
1146 A.V. Williams Building


Reaction Modeling for Atomic Layer Deposition of High-k Dielectrics Onto III-V Substrates
Simon D. Elliott
Senior Staff Researcher and Cluster Co-Principal Investigator
Tyndall National Institute
University College Cork, Dyke Parade, Cork, Ireland
Web Site
Abstract
Adomaitis
October 18 AIChE National Meeting—No Seminar  
October 25 Nanoparticles, Aerosols, Medical Devices and Beyond
Amit Limaye
Principal Engineer
Becton Dickinson Company, Franklin Lakes, NJ
Web Site
Abstract
Ehrman
November 1 Seminars Critique—No Speaker Dimitrakopoulos
November 8 NIH Grant Machine Revealed: Not a Black Box Anymore
Steven Zullo
Gene and Drug Delivery Program Director
Division of Discovery Science and Technology
NIBIB/NIH
Home Page
Abstract
Dimitrakopoulos
November 15 Modulation of Protein Aggregation Associated with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases
Inchan Kwon
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
Abstract
Choi
November 1 ChBE is proud to promote The Seventeenth Annual Shih-I Pai Lecture, presented by the Institute for Physical Science and Technology and the Department of Physics:

Reception: 3:00 p.m., Math Rotunda
Lecture: 4:00 p.m. Physics Lecture Hall Room 1410


The Rheology of Concentrated Suspensions of Non-Brownian Particles; A Historical Survey of Some Recent Variations on a Theme by Albert Einstein
Andreas Acrivos
Albert Einstein Professor of Science and Engineering, Emeritus City College of New York
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Member, National Academy of Engineering
2001 National Medal of Science
Homepage
 
November 22 Protein Interactions, Phase Behavior, and Aggregation of Therapeutic Proteins
Christopher Roberts
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware
Home Page
Abstract
Klauda
November 29 Distinguished Alumnui Seminar Series

The CFZ™ Technology–Increasing Natural Gas Industry Sustainability and Facilitating Geosequestration
Jaime Valencia (B.S. '73)
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Web Site
Abstract
Ehrman
December 6 Realizing the Promise of Engineered Metabolism: from Bioenergy to Pharmaceutical Production
Ramon Gonzalez
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Web Site
Abstract
Sriram
December 13 RAE Preparatory Session (No Guest) Raghavan

 

Spring 2011

Date
Speaker
Host
January 25 Overview—No Speaker Adomaitis
February 1 Control of Small Things: From Steering Cells & Quantum Dots on Chip to Magnetically Manipulating Nanoparticles to In-Vivo Target
Benjamin Shapiro
Associate Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering and
Institute for Systems Research
Affiliate, Maryland NanoCenter
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract
Ehrman
Adomaitis
February 8 Transport Phenomena in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
Yossef A. Elabd
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Drexel University
Abstract
Raghavan
February 15 No Seminar  
February 22 Special Joint ChBE/UMD Energy Research Center Seminar
Please note special time and location.

3:00 p.m.
Room 1105, Kim Engineering Building
Reception follows in the Kay Boardrooms.


Water Management in a Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cell by Materials Engineering and Design
Trung Van Nguyen
Professor
Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
University of Kansas
Abstract
Wachsman
February 24 Special Joint BioE/ChBE Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, February 24
11:00 a.m.
Room 1105 Kim Engineering Building


Reverse Engineering Biological Membranes
Jeanne Stachowiak
Sandia National Laboratories
Abstract
Bentley
March 1 Optoelectronics: Making a Material Difference
Heather Hunt
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
University of Southern California
Abstract
Raghavan
March 2 Special Joint ChBE/UMD Energy Research Center Seminar
Please note special day, time and location.

Wednesday, March 2
3:00 p.m.
Room 1105, Kim Engineering Building

Reception follows in the Kay Boardrooms.

From Combustion to Charge Transfer at an Electrochemical Interface: Clean Energy Solutions for the Next Millennium
Sanjeev Mukerjee
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Director,Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology
Northeastern University
Abstract
Wachsman
March 8 Proteins as Functional Materials: Engineering Multi-Functional and Biologically Active Hydrogels
Ian Wheeldon
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering Harvard University; and
Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Abstract
Raghavan
March 15 Networked and Distributed Predictive Control: Enabling Smart Manufacturing and Renewable Energy Generation
Panagiotis Christofides
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles
Abstract
Adomaitis
March 22 Spring Break—No Seminar  
March 29 A Primer on the Patent System
Charles Richard
Attorney-at-Law
Washington, D.C.
Abstract
Ehrman, Adomaitis
March 31 Special Seminar
Please note special day, time and location.

Thursday, March 31
11:00 a.m.
Room 2110, Chemical & Nuclear Engineering Bldg.


Quantitative and Integrative Microfluidic Studies of Vascular Signaling Dynamics and Microbubble Emulsion
Jiandi Wan
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Princeton University
Abstract
Raghavan
April 5 Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Behavior of MWW and MFI Zeolites with Dual Meso- and Micro-porosity
Dongxia Liu
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
University of Minnesota
Abstract
Raghavan
April 26 New Facet of Food Science Research: A Balance Between Cutting-Edge and Appropriate Technology
Martin Lo
Associate Professor
Nutrition and Food Science
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract
Raghavan
April 29 No Seminar  
May 3 Water in Confinement: Theoretical and Computational Perspectives
Pablo Debenedetti
Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Vice Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science Princeton University
Abstract
Anisimov
May 10 Special Joint ChBE/Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Tuesday, May 10
3:00 p.m.
Marker Seminar Room, Chemistry Building


Molecular Modeling of Cellular Membranes and Associated Proteins
Jeff Klauda
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park

Supracolloidal Physics and Chemistry: Assembly of 3D Nanostructures
Zhihong Nie
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland, College Park

Abstracts
Ehrman
Adomaitis

 

Summer 2011

Date Speaker Host
August 4 Special Seminar
Please note day, time and location.

Thursday, August 4
11:00 a.m.
Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building


Spatial and Temporal Organization of Soft Condensed Matter: Insight from Cryo-TEM
Dganit Danino
Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Abstract
Raghavan

 

Fall 2010

Date
Speaker
Host
August 31 Overview and Introduction—No Speaker Adomaitis
September 7 Library Research Skills
Nedelina Tchangalova and Bob Kackley
Engineering and Physical Sciences Library
University of Maryland
Abstract
Adomaitis
September 14 Faculty Research Presentations Adomaitis
September 21 Faculty Research Presentations  
September 28 Government RDT&E—A Non-Traditional Career Track for Chemical Engineering Graduate Students
Dr. Ken Yasuda
Ft. Belvoir
U.S. Army
Abstract
Adomaitis
October 5 From Rheology to Biology: The Application of Polymer Hydrodynamics to Problems in Biology
Ronald Larson
George Granger Brown Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan
Abstract
Klauda
October 6 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time and location.

Wednesday, October 6
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Room 2145 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Bldg.


Challenge Issues of Electrochemical Power Sources in Energy Storage Applications
Yang Yong
Professor
State Key Lab for Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces
Department of Chemistry
Xiamen University, China
Abstract
C. Wang
October 12 Self-Assembled Soft Materials from Biobased Surfactants and the In Situ Synthesis of Nanoparticles
George John
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
City College of the City University of New York
Abstract
Raghavan
October 19 Rapid Formation Reactions in Nanolayered Foils: Scientific Studies and Commercial Applications
Timothy Weihs
Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract
Zachariah
October 26 Finally Unplugged: New Revolution in Energy Conversion
Sanjeev Mukerjee
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Director, Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology
Northeastern University
Abstract
C. Wang
November 2 A Comprehensive Methodology for Characterizing Sprinkler Sprays
Andre Marshall
Professor
Department of Fire Protection Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Ehrman
Nobember 5 SPECIAL SEMINAR: DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI LECTURE SERIES
Please note day and location.

Friday, November 5
11:00am-12:00pm
1110 Kim Engineering Building (Lecture Hall)


The Secret Life of Brewer's Yeast: the Interface of Biochemistry, Fermentation Engineering, and Flavor
Jaime Jurado (B.S. '83)
Director of Brewing Operations for the Gambrinus Company and Former President of the Master Brewers Association of America
Abstract
Ehrman
November 9 Annual Meeting of the AIChE—No Seminar  
November 16 No Seminar  
November 23 No Seminar  
November 30 Membrane Gas Separation: The Upper Bound and Other Correlations
Dr. Lloyd M. Robeson
Ph.D. '67
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Member, Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame
Adjunct Professor, Lehigh University
Abstract

and...

SPECIAL AFTERNOON SEMINAR: DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI LECTURE SERIES
Please note time and location.

3:30pm-4:30pm
Pepco Seminar Room
1105 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building


Membrane Purification of Water: Fundamentals and Practice
Dr. Lloyd M. Robeson
Abstract
Adomaitis
December 7 RAE Prep Session (No Guest)  
December 10 Special Joint ChBE/Bioengineering Seminar

Friday, December 10
11:00 a.m.
Room 2110 Chemical and Nuclear Eng. Bldg.


Genome Surfing for Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals
Ryan Gill (M.S. '97, Ph.D. '99, chemical engineering)
Patten Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado
Managing Director
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels
Abstract
Adomaitis

 

Spring 2010

Date
Speaker
Host
January 26 Overview and Introduction—No Speaker Schork
February 2 Infection Development in the Cardiovascular System: Critical Roles for Bacterial Adhesion and Biofilm Formation
Julia Ross
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
College of Engineering and Information Technology
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Abstract
Schork
February 9 A Primer on the Patent System
Charles R. Richard
Attorney-at-Law
Washington, D.C.
Abstract
Schork
February 16 Support of Renewable Energy Research by the National Science Foundation
Greg Rorrer
Program Director Energy for Sustainability
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Engineering Directorate
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Abstract
N. Wang
February 23 Spatial Updating Monte Carlo Algorithms in Particle Simulations: Application to Protein Crystallization
Gerassimons (Makis) Orkoulas
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
UCLA
Abstract
Adomaitis
March 2 Nanoparticle Dispersion in Polymer Melts
David Green
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
Abstract
Ehrman
March 9 Joint Chemistry & Biochemistry/ChBE Seminar

Multiscale Simulation of Atomic Layer Deposition Processes
Raymond A. Adomaitis
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


University of Maryland E.coli Bugs Have Sweet Tooth: Engineering Metabolic Pathways for Selective Isotopic Labeling of RNA
Kwaku Dayie
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland
Schork
March 12 Joint ChBE/Mechanical Engineering Seminar
Friday, March 12
2:00 p.m.
DeWALT Seminar Room, 2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall


Carbon Dioxide, a Nuisance or a Blessing?
Cor J. Peters
Department of Chemical Engineering
The Petroleum Institute
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Abstract
Schork
March 16 Spring Break: No Seminar  
March 23

Cancer Cell Life in Transit: A Biochemical and Biophysical Analysis of the Vascular Interactions of Tumor Cells
Konstantinos Konstantopoulos
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University
Abstract

Schork
March 30 Microrheology and Rapid Screening of Therapeutic Hydrogelators
Eric M. Furst
Department of Chemical Engineering and
Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics
University of Delaware, Newark
Abstract
Schork
April 6 Aerosol Sampling for Bioaerosols
Jana Kesavan
Aerosol Sciences Team
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Abstract
Ehrman
April 13 Understanding and exploiting the regulatory potential of RNA
Chase Beisel
RTA Post-Doctoral Fellow
Cell Biology and Metabolism Program
NICHD NIH
Abstract
Sriram
April 20 Joint Chemistry & Biochemistry/ChBE Seminar

Investigating Traffic and Traffic Lights in Cells: A Story of Metabolic and Regulatory Networks.
Ganesh Sriram
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland Spinning Molecules Into Reactive States with an Optical Centrifuge

Amy Mullin
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland
Schork
April 26 Joint ChBE/UMERC Seminar
Monday, April 26

Flexible and Solution-Processible Transparent Contacts For Organic Solar Cells
Teresa Barnes
Senior Scientist
National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO
Abstract
Ehrman
April 27 Microfluidics to Study Transport Phenomena
Steve Hudson
Physical Scientist
Polymers Division, Complex Fluids Group
NIST
Abstract
Dimitrakopoulos
May 4 Taming Coulomb Interactions in Models for Ionic Solutions and Water
John Weeks
Distinguished University Professor
CMPS-Institute for Physical Science & Technology
University of Maryland College Park
Abstract
Schork
May 11 Joint Seminar

Scaffold Structured Porous Silicon Electrode for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Juchen Guo
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland

Recent Developments in Modeling and Control of Heterogeneous Polymerizations
Carla Luciani
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Schork  

 

Fall 2009

Date
Speaker
Host
September 1 Overview and Introduction—No Speaker Schork
September 8 No Seminar  
September 15 Particle Migration and Self-Organization in Simple and Chaotic Flows
James F. Gilchrist
Department of Chemical Engineering
Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
Lehigh University
Abstract
Calabrese
September 22 Quantitative Analysis and Modelling of Plant Central Metabolism and Storage Compound Synthesis
Jorg Schwender
Department of Biology
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Abstract
Sriram
September 29 Faculty Research Presentations Ehrman
October 6 Lithium Ion Batteries: Materials Processing and Mechanical Degradation
Claus Daniel
Research Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Electrochemical Energy Storage Team Member, Vehicle Technologies Program (VTP), DOE-EERE, Washington, D.C.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Tennesse
Abstract
C. Wang
October 13 Miniaturizing Combustion-Based Heat Engines: Challenges and Opportunities
Christopher Cadou
Department of Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Ehrman
October 20 Nanoparticles, Nanoporous Films and Nanonecks: Adventures in Particle Science and Technology
Sheryl Ehrman
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
Schork
October 23
 
Joint Research: Chemistry and Biochemistry/Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Please note the day, time and location:
Friday, October 23, 2009, 3:00—4:30 p.m.
Room 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
Chemistry Building (#091)

Ultraselective Carbon Nanochemistry
Yu Huang Wang
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland

Chaos is Cheap: Aerosol Routes to Materials Synthesis
Sheryl Ehrman
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Schork
October 27 UMD Honor Council Presentation Ehrman
November 3 Neutron Imaging and the Study of Electrochemical Energy Sources
Daniel Hussey
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Abstract
C. Wang
November 10 AIChE Annual Meeting: No Seminar  
November 17 Moving Sterols and Signals Between Organelles at Membrane Contact Sites
William Prinz
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Abstract
Klauda
November 20 Joint Research: Chemistry and Biochemistry/Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Please note the day, time and location:
Friday, November 20, 2009, 3:00—4:30 p.m.
Room 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
Chemistry Building (#091)

New Bacterial Conversation Stoppers—Powerful Tools for Disease Control and Material Synthesis
Herman Sintim
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland

The "Easy" Approach to Self-Assembly: Teaching New Tricks to Old Molecules and Nanoparticles
Srinivasa Raghavan
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Schork
November 24 Profitable, Critical Research Via Our Own UM Library Resources
Robert Kackley and Jim Miller
University of Maryland Libraries
Abstract
Schork
December 1 Poplar Nitrogen Cycling and Storage: Advancing Sustainable Biomass Production
Gary Coleman
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
University of Maryland
Abstract
Sriram
December 8 No Seminar  
December 10 Please note the day, time and location:
Thusday, December 10, 2009, 11:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m.
Room 2113A (ChBE Conference Room)
Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building

RAE Prep Session (No Guest)
Sheryl Ehrman
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, ChBE
University of Maryland
Schork

 

Spring 2009

Date
Speaker
Host
January 27 Overview and Introduction (Chunsheng Wang)—No Guest C. Wang
February 10 Ziolite-Based Catalysts in Jet Fuel Reformation for Power and Energy Applications
Ivan Lee
Research Chemical Engineer
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Abstract
Ehrman
February 24 No Seminar  
March 10 Combining Fluorescence Tomography with Optical Coherence Tomography: Towards Simultaneous Morphology and Molecular Imaging
Yu Chen
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang
March 24 An Infectious Approach to Biofabrication
Jim Culver
Associate Professor
Center for Biosystems Research
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
Abstract
C. Wang
March 31 Understanding Cellular Behavior Using Microfluidics
Laurie E. Locascio
Chief, Biochemical Science Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Abstract
N. Wang
April 7 Intelligent Design of Chemically Selective Displacers and Multimodal Chromatographic Systems Using Protein Libraries, NMR, SPR and Multi-Scale Simulations
Steven M. Cramer
William Weightman Walker Professor
Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Abstract

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Fischell Department of Bioengineering.
Schork, Bentley
April 14 Structures of Amyloid Fibrils and Protein Folding Intermediates: New Insights from Solid State NMR
Robert Tycko
Laboratory of Chemical Physics
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Abstract
Klauda
April 21 Nanostructured Materials for Biomedical Imaging and Molecular Sensing
Oded Rabin
Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering/IREAP
University of Maryland
Abstract
C. Wang
May 5 A Gas That Sinks in a Liquid: The First Helium Experiment Published by Kamerlingh Onnes
Anneke Levelt Sengers
Scientist Emerita
Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Abstract
C. Wang

 

Fall 2008

Date
Speaker
Host
September 2 Overview and Introduction (Chunsheng Wang)—No Guest C. Wang
September 9 Natural Gas Clathrate Hydrates
E. Dendy Sloan
Weaver Distinguished Professor, Chemical Engineering
Center for Hydrate Research
Colorado School of Mines
Abstract
Klauda
September 16 Enrich Your Research Efforts via UM Library Resources
Robert Kackley, Jim Miller and Nevenka Zdravkovska
Reference Librarians, EPSL
University of Maryland
Abstract
C. Wang
September 23 Thin Film Processing Challenges in Solar Energy and Nanomanufacturing Applications
Raymond Adomaitis
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
C. Wang
September 30 Systems Engineering Challenges and Opportunities in Metabolic Networks
Costas D. Maranas
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Abstract
Sriram
October 7 Research presentations to 1st year graduate students
ChBE Faculty
Ehrman
October 14 Manipulating and Balancing Reducing Equivalents Through Metabolic Engineering
Ka-Yiu San
E. D. Butcher Professor, Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Abstract
Sriram
October 21 Transport Phenomena in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
Y. A. Elabd
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical
and Biological Engineering
Drexel University
Abstract
Ehrman
October 28 Tailoring Polysaccharide Nanostructures for Biomedical Materials
Matt Kipper
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Associate Director, School of Biomedical Engineering
Colorado State University
Abstract
Sriram
November 4 Programs and Initiatives in Engineering at the National Science Foundation
Maria K. Burka
Acting Division Director and Program Director, Process and Reaction Engineering
Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems, NSF
Abstract
C. Wang
November 11 The Four Regimes of Fluorescence Behavior in Nile Blue A Modified Layered Silicate Polymer Nanocomposites
Dr. Paul H. Maupin
Program Manager, Catalysis Program
Chemical Transformations Team
Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences
Office of Basic Energy Sciences
Office of Science
U.S. Department of Energy
Abstract
C. Wang
November 18 AIChE Annual Meeting—No Seminar  
November 25 Integrated Multi-Scale Microfluidics
Don L. DeVoe
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park
Abstract
C. Wang
December 2 Multifunctional 3D Nanoarchitectures for Energy Storage and Conversion
Jeffrey W. Long
Research Chemist
Naval Research Laboratory
Abstract
C. Wang
December 9 RAE Prep Session—No Guest Ehrman

 

Spring 2008

Date
Speaker
Host
January 29 Overview and Introduction (no guest)  
February 5 Energy for Sustainability Program and Surface Ionic Activity of Proton Conducting Membranes
Trung Van Nguyen
Energy for Sustainability Program Director
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET), Directorate for Engineering
National Science Foundation
Abstract
C. Wang
February 12 Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: at the Intersection of Transport, Nanostructure, Mechanics, and Biology
Adam Hsieh
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang
February 18 In Pursuit of the Ideal Fuel Cell Membrane: How Close are We?
Peter N. Pintauro
Case Western University
Abstract
Ehrman
February 19 Selective Oxidation Reactions Catalyzed by Supported Gold Nanoparticles
Robert J. Davis
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
Abstract
Schork
February 25 Top-down and Bottom-Up Molecular Design
Anastassia Alexandrova
Department of Chemistry
Yale University
Abstract
Ehrman
February 26 Role of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS) in Accelerating Gas Hydrate Formation
Jae W. Lee
Department of Chemical Engineering
Grove School of Engineering
City College of New York
CUNY
Abstract
Choi
March 4 Domain in the Membrane: Lipid Domains in Bilayers and Monolayer Microbubble Shells
Marjorie Longo
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Caifornia—Davis
Abstract
Klauda
March 11 Science and Technology of Semiconductor Nanocrystal Quantum Dots
Moungi Bawendi
MIT, NAS member
Abstract
N. Wang
March 25 Stable and Robust Control and Optimization of Chemical Processes
Erik Ydstie
Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Abstract
Adomaitis
April 1 Vaccination Using Microneedles
Mark Prausnitz
Georgia Tech
Abstract
N. Wang
April 8 Rechargeable Lithium Batteries: Progress and Challenges
Nancy J. Dudney
Material Science and Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Abstract
C. Wang
April 15 Polymer Reaction Engineering in Molecular and Nano Scales
Kyu Yong Choi
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang
April 22 Triblock Copolymer Micelle-Based DNA/siRNA Delivery
You-Yeon Won
Purdue University
School of Chemical Engineering
Abstract
Choi
April 29 Development of New Chemical Engineering Applications in Pyroprocessing Technology
Supathorn (Supy) Phongikaroon
Department of Chemical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering Program
University of Idaho
Abstract
Calabrese
May 6 Engineering Nanomaterial Platforms: Toward Highly Sensitive and Specific Biomedical Detection
Jong-In Hahm
Penn State University
Abstract
Choi

Fall 2007

Date
Speaker
Host
September 18 Electrolytes and Interfaces in Li Ion Batteries
Kang Xu
Army Research Laboratory
Abstract
C. Wang
September 25 Making Scotch: Chemistry, Engineering, and Education
John Collier
Florida State University
Abstract
N. Wang
October 2 Hemodynamics in the Microcirculation via Computational BioFluid Dynamics 
Panos Dimitrakopoulos
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang
October 9 Faculty Research
Department Faculty
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang
October 16 Photoluminescent Silicon Nanocrystals: Aerosol Synthesis, Surface Functionalization and Applications Abstract
Mark Swihart
SUNY Buffalo
Abstract
Ehrman
October 23 Prediction of Drop Size and Effect of Surfactant Concentration in Agitated, non-Coalescing Liquid-Liquid Dispersions
Richard Calabrese
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang
October 30 Complex Fluid Microstructure, Rheology and Glass Transitions: Effect of Continuous Phase Molecular Weight
Charles Zukoski
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Abstract »
Greer
November 13 Polymer Blends in Emerging Technologies
Lloyd Robeson
Lehigh University
Abstract
Schork
November 20 Functional Nanofibers via Electrospinning: From Coatings to Biomedical Therapeutics
Saad Khan
North Carolina State University
Abstract
Raghavan
December 4 Breaking into the Subretinal Space: Cytokine secretion, leukocyte traffic and fluid transport across human retinal pigment epithelium
Sheldon Miller
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
Abstract
N. Wang
December 11 Understanding molecular mechanisms in biology by measuring small forces
Joonil Seog
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering/Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract
N. Wang

 


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