Seminar Schedule Fall 2018

Thomas Epps

Friday, September 7, 2018

Dr. Thomas Epps III
University of Delaware
Title: Generating Functional Materials from Nanostructured Polymers
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Othmer 205 
Hosted by Dr. Shudipto Dishari
Jenny Reed

Friday, September 21, 2018

Dr. Jenny Reed
University of Wisconsin
Title: Systems Approaches for Engineering Microbial Biocatalysts
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Othmer 205 
Hosted by Dr. Rajib Saha
Antony Beris

Friday, October 12, 2018

Dr. Antony Beris
University of Delaware
Title: Recent Applictions of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in the Modeling of Complex Fluid Flows
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Othmer 205 
Hosted by Dr. Yasar Demirel
Andre Garcia

Friday, October 26, 2018

Dr. Andre Garcia
Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Bioengineered Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Othmer 205 
Hosted by Dr. Yuguo Lei
Michael Janik

Friday, November 9, 2018

Dr. Michael Janik
Pennsylvania State University
Title: Development of Electrocatalytic Materials Guided by Computational Chemistry: Fuel Cells and Electrolysis
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Othmer 205 
Hosted by Dr. Vitaly Alexandrov
Sean Palecek

Friday, November 16, 2018

Dr. Sean Palecek
University of Wisconsin
Title: Simple and Robust Strategies for Biomanufacturing of Cardiac Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Othmer 205 
Hosted by Dr. Yuguo Lei

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 30-40 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