Seminar Schedule Fall 2023

Friday, September 15, 2023

Dr. Isabel Escobar

Chellgren Chair Endow Professor
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering - University of Kentucky
Title: "Sustainability & scale-up; an evolution in polymeric membrane and Nanoscience solvents and slot die coating for water treatment"
Othmer B201 
Hosted by Dr. Shudipto Dishari

Friday, September 29, 2023

Dr. Faruque Hasan
Associate Professor
Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering - Texas A&M University
Title: "Navigating Complex Design Spaces of Synergistic Process and Molecular Intensification"
Othmer B201 
Hosted by Dr. Rajib Saha

Friday, November 17th, 2023

Dr. Zhongyue Yang
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry - Vanderbilt University
Title: "Mutexa: An Intelligent Computational Ecosystem for Biocatalysis"
Othmer B201 
Hosted by Dr. Wei Niu

Friday, December 1, 2023

Dr. Amin Salehi-Khojin
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Low Dimensional Mid and High Entropy Chalcogenides: New Funcional Materials for Energy Applications"
Othmer B201 
Hosted by Dr. Mona Bavarian

Throughout the Research Seminar Series, faculty of the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and invited guest speakers from both academia and industry, present their research topics for the benefit of current and prospective graduate students, alumni, and chemical engineering professionals. During each seminar, speakers give a 50 minute presentation, immediately followed by a question and answer period. There is no need to RSVP, however, refreshments are first-come, first-served. Seminars are open to the public and interested students from any major are encouraged to attend.

Research areas to be presented throughout this series include:

  • Biocatalysis
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomolecular Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Heat Transfer
  • Materials
  • Modeling, Simulation & Theory
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Nanotechnology
  • Polymers
  • Reactors, Kinetics & Catalysis
  • Surface & Interface Science
  • Thermodynamics
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena, Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Dynamics