Winter 2015

Seminars are from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

January 15, 2015

Mehmet A. Orman
Chemical and Biological Engineering Department
Princeton University
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: “Bacterial Persisters: A Metabolically-Stimulated State”

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January 22, 2015

Heather B. Mayes
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Northwestern University
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: “A Computational Exploration of Cellulosic Decomposition for
Renewable Chemicals and Fuels”

Abstract

January 27, 2015

Ghada Koleilat
Department of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: “Solution-Processed Quantum-Tuned Photovoltaics”

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January 29, 2015

Adriana San Miguel Delgadillo
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Tech
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "Automated experimental platforms and high-content data reveal hidden biological information in subtle C. elegans mutants”

Abstract

February 5, 2015

Fiona Weiyang Li
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Stanford University
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "
Tackling the Problems of Lithium-Sulfur Battery: From Molecular Understanding to Nanomaterials Design”

Abstract

February 10, 2015

Gaurav Giri
Department of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "Controlling crystal growth for organic electronics and pharmaceutical applications”

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February 12, 2015

Zachary Ulissi
Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "Stochastic Interactions and Molecular Recognition in Nanosensor Systems Based on Carbon Nanotubes”

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February 24, 2015

Xiaojun Lian
Karolinska Institutet

1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "Towards Stem Cell Therapeutics: Robust engineering strategies for human cardiovascular cells generation from pluripotent stem cells”

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February 26, 2015

Rong Yang
Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "Ultra-Thin, Functional Polymer Coatings for Clean Water”

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March 17, 2015

Karl Jacob
Professor
of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Tech
B10 NCRC, Research Auditorium
Topic: "TBA”

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March 24, 2015

Chao Wang
Department of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "Self-healing polymer materials: Mimic and beyond

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March 26 & 27, 2015
Donald L. Katz Lectureship in Chemical Engineering

Babatunde A. Ogunnaike
Dean of Engineering; William L. Friend Chair of Chemical Engineering;
and Professor, Center for Systems Biology - DBI
University of Delaware
Event Website

First Lecture, Thursday, March 26 at 4:30 p.m., in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Auditorium
Title: "Optimizing in-vitro Fertilization Treatment: A Pedagogical Case Study in Random Phenomena Analysis with Social Implications"

Second Lecture, Friday, March 27 at 10:00 a.m., in B10 NCRC, Research Auditorium
Title: "Biological Control Systems:Systems Biology of Diseases and the Design of Effective Treatments"


March 31, 2015

Carissa L. Young
Department of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1017 H.H. Dow
Topic: "From Yeast to Man: Systems Analyses Advance Therapeutic Development & Drug Discovery in Complex Diseases

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April 2, 2015

Paul Weiss

April 9, 2015

Chelsea Chen

April 14, 2015

Frank S. Bates
Regents Professor
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota
B10 NCRC, Research Auditorium
Topic: "TBA”

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April 28, 2015

Annelise Barron
W.M. Keck Associate Professor of Bioengineering and
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering  
Stanford University
B10 NCRC, Research Auditorium
Topic: "TBA”

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