CBE Seminars & Events

Spring 2014 Seminar Series

Wednesday, January 22 (postponed to February 19)

Matteo Cargnello

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

"Playing with Structures at the Nanoscale: Rational Manipulation of Nanocrystals as Building Blocks in Catalysis and Energy"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

 
Wednesday, January 29

Joseph M. DeSimone

Director, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise; Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry; William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Co-opting Moore's Law: Design of Shape-specific Particulate-based Vaccines and Therapeutics"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall


Wednesday, February 5

Matteo Pasquali

Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry, Rice University

"Soft Conductors from Nanoscale Carbon"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

 
Wednesday, February 26

HEILMEIER LECTURE

John M. Vohs

Carl V. S. Patterson Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

"Nano-Structured Catalysts for Chemical Transformations"

3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

 

Wednesday, March 19

Clifford P. Brangwynne

Assistant Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University

"Intracellular Phase Transitions, Nuclear Actin, and Gravity"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

Wednesday, March 26

Bryan W. Berger

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University

"Sequence, Structure and Specificity in Transmembrane Signal Transduction"

3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

 

Wednesday, April 2

JOHN A QUINN LECTURE IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Jonathan Rothberg
Founder, Ion Torrent
"The Development of High-Speed DNA Sequencing: Neanderthal, Moore and You"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

Wednesday, April 9

Sanat K Kumar

Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University

"Tailoring Polymer Nanocompsite Properties by Nanoparticle Assembly"

3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

Wednesday, April 16

Jim Pfaendtner

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

"Using Molecular Simulations to Engineer New Solvents and Interfaces for Controlling the Behavior of Biomolecules"

3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

Wednesday, April 23

Jai Prakash Gupta

Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology

"Order in Apparent Chaos (Setting-up Centrally Funded Educational Institutions)"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

Wednesday, April 30
Paula T. Hammond
David H. Koch Professor in Engineering, Executive Officer, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Polymer Nano-Assemblies for Targeted Bioresponsive Cancer Delivery"
3:00 p.m., Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall