CBE Seminars & Events

Fall 2018 Seminar Series

All CBE seminars are in Wu and Chen Auditorium at 3 pm.

Wednesday, September 5

Lynden A. Archer  – James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University

"Electrokinetics, Transport and Stability at Reactive Metal Electrodes in High-energy Batteries"

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Wednesday, September 12

Andrew Ferguson – Associate Professor of Molecular Engineering
Institute for Molecular Engineering - University of Chicago

" Data-driven Design of Self-assembling Colloids and Machine Learning of Protein Folding Funnels"

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Wednesday, Septmber 19

Cheng Zhu – Regents’ Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech

"Mechanical Regulation of T cell Biology"

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Wednesday, September 26

Kimberly Ogden – Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
University of Arizona

"Promise and Challenges of Cultivating Algae in Open Pond Systems"

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Wednesday, October 3

Bingjun Xu – Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware

"Tailoring Efficient Renewable Catalytic Processes for a Sustainable Future"

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Wednesday, October 10

Yan Yu – Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Indiana University Bloomington

"Spatially Organizing Biointerfaces to Interrogate Immune Functions"

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Wednesday, October 17

Suljo Linic – Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan

"Catalysis on Plasmonic Metal Nanoparticles: Opportunities for Highly Selective Chemical Conversion"

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Wednesday, October 24

Arthi Jayaraman - Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware

"Predicting Structure and Thermodynamics in Macromolecular Materials with Specific and Directional Intermolcular Interactions"

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Wednesday, November 7

BRITTON CHANCE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

David Schaffer – Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of California at Berkeley

"Directed Evolution of New Viruses for Therapeutic Gene Delivery"

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Wednesday, November 14

Karen Goldberg – Professor of Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania

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Wednesday, November 28

Keith P. Johnston – M.C. and Mary Beth Baird Endowed Chair - Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

"Helping Nanoparticles and Other Soft Matter Reach Their Colloidal Potential"

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Wednesday, December 5

GRACE HOPPER DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

Cynthia Friend – Professor of Chemistry
Harvard University

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