CBE Seminars & Events

Spring 2016 Seminar Series


Wednesday, January 13

Adrianne Rosales
Postdoctoral Fellow
Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado-Boulder
"Molecular Control of Biomimetic Self-Assembled Materials"

Wednesday, January 27

Chinedum Osuji
Associate Professor
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Yale University
"Directing Self-Assembly in Nanostructured Soft Materials"

Wednesday, February 3

James Watkins
Polymer Science and Engineering
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
"Electronic and Optical Devices via Additive Driven Self-Assembly and Nanoimprint Lithography: Towards Solution-Based R2R Nanomanufacturing"

Monday, February 8

Aleksanda Vojvodic
Staff Scientist
Stanford University
"Theoretical and Computational Materials Design for Chemical Transformations"

Wednesday, February 10

Julius Lucks
Assistant Professor and James C. and Barbara Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow
Cornell University
"Controlling Cells Through RNA Folding: Towards Desiign Principles for RNA Engineering"

Monday, February 15

Peter Beltramo
Soft Materials
ETH Zurich
“Model Phospholipid Bilayers for Fundamental Studies of Cell Membrane Mechanics"
*This seminar will be held in Raisler Lounge.

Wednesday, February 24

Lauren Woodruff -
Postdoctoral Fellow
Broad Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Programming Cells by Genetic Design"

Wednesday, March 2

Coleman Kronawitter
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Princeton University
"Title TBD"

Wednesday, March 16

John A. Quinn Lecture in Chemical Engineering
Pablo Debenedetti
Dean for Research, Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Princeton University
"Molecular Simulation in Modern Chemical Engineering: A Thermodynamicist’s Perspective"

Wednesday, April 6
Andrew Spakowitz
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
“Microphase Segregation in Random Copolymers for Fuel Cell Membranes"

Wednesday, April 13

Chris Floudas
Erle Nye '59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence
Texas A&M University
"Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration: A Multi-scale Grand Challenge"

Wednesday, April 20
Pete Tessier
Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic University
"Antibodies by Design and Smart Evolution"

Thursday, May 5
Christy Landes
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
"Single molecule dynamics at soft interfaces: from basic science to a $100,000,000,000 problem"