Seminar Schedule Spring 2024

All seminars take place in Othmer Hall B201 at 2:00pm
CHME Seminar Abstracts

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Dr. Pieremanuele Canepa
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Houston
"In silico Design and Optimization of Abundant Engegy Materials"
Host: Dr. Vitaly Alexandrov

Friday, February 16th, 2024

Dr. Nader Taheri-Qazvini
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering- University of South Carolina
Title: "From Aerogels to Hydrogels: Polymer-Guided Assembly of Functional MZene Materials"
Host: Dr. Siamak Nejati

Friday, March 1st, 2024

Dr. Mike Benton
Chairperson, Bernard S. Pressburg Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering - Louisiana State University
"Nano-enhanced bioremediatino of hydrocarbons"
Host: Dr. Hossein Noureddini

Friday, March 29th, 2024

Dr. Jae Sung Park
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"When fluid mechanics meets rheology and electrokinetics"
Host: Dr. Rajib Saha

Friday, April 12th, 2024

Dr. Nanette Boyle
Chairperson, Associate Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering - Colorado School of Mines
"From Green to Red: Quantifying Metabolism Across the Kingdoms"
Host: Dr. Mona Bavarian

Friday, April 26th, 2024

Dr. Susan Michelle Williams
Chairperson, Charles E. & Mary Jane Spahr Professor
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department- University of Kansas
"Integrating Hydrothermal Liquefaction into a Wastewater Treatment Plant"
Host: Dr. Hossein Noureddini

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