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Seminars 2011–2012

Fall 2012 | Spring 2012 | Fall 2011

Sponsored through generous gifts from members of The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Board of Advisors.

Seminars are 2-3 p.m. in room 243 of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. For further information call (504) 865-5772.

Top ⇑Fall 2012 Lecture Series

September 21

Walter Chapman, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Rice University
Houston, TX 77005

October 5

Christopher Bettinger, Ph.D.Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

October 26

Laura Segatori, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Bioengineering
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Rice University
Houston, TX 77005

November 9

Probing Interfacial Contact via MEMS-based Microinstrumentation

Roya MaboudianDepartment of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720

November 16

Marek W. Urban, Ph.D.School of Polymers and High Performance Materials

The University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

November 30

Norma Alcantar, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL 33620

December 7

Mustafa Akbulut, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843

Top ⇑Spring 2012 Lecture Series

April 27

Molecular Design of Efficient Catalysts for Greenhouse Gas Utilization

Cynthia Lo, Ph.D.Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130
                                              Note: This seminar will be 2:30-3:30 p.m.

April 20

Antibodies by design

Peter Tessier, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY12180

March 23

Biomineral Crystallization: Morphogenesis via Macromolecules

Marina Tsianou, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260

March 2

Development of the 2011MY Super Duty Diesel Catalyst System

Christine Lambert, Ph.D.Technical Leader

Ford Research & Advanced Engineering
Dearborn, MI 48121

February 10

Nanomedical Theranostics

Mark Kester, Ph.D.The Huck Institutes of The Life Sciences

The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

January 27

Green and Smart Nanofluids for Cleaning Soiled Surfaces

Darsh Wasan, Ph.D. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616

Top ⇑Fall 2011 Lecture Series

November 11

Single-Molecule Imaging of Dynamic Interfacial Behavior: When the Ensemble Average Just Isn't Enough

Daniel K. Schwartz, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

November 4

Reversible Control of Interfacial Properties via Ion-pair Interactions

Joelle Frechette, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21218

October 28

Density Functional Theory (DFT): A Chemical Engineering Approach

Jianzhong Wu, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

University of California Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

September 30

Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies and Applications to Bio/nanotechnology and Biomimetics

Bharat Bhushan, Ph.D.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210

September 23

Manipulating Proteins and Cells with Receptor-like Nano-constructs

Maria M. Santore, Ph.D.Department of Polymer Science and Engineering

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

September 16

Structure-Property Relationships of Fiber Networks

Danilo Pozzo, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

September 2

Insights From Predictive Calculations of Binding Free Energies

David L. Mobley, Ph.D. Department of Chemistry

University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70148

300 Lindy Boggs Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, T: 504-865-5772, F: 504-865-6744 chemeng@tulane.edu