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Seminars 2009 – 2010

Spring 2010 | Fall 2009

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 ⇑Spring 2010 Lecture Series

January 22

Nanopantography: A Technique for Massively Parallel Fabrication of Nanopatterns Over Large Areas

Demetre J. Economou, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204

February 26

Nanoengineering in Medicine, from Cancer Imaging to Skin Diseases Treatment

Liangfang Zhang, Ph.D.Department of NanoEngineering Department

University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA 92093

March 10

A Novel Protein Delivery Platform Based on Single-Protein Nanocapsules

Yunfeng Lu, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095

March 12

Templated Synthesis of Hollow Inorganic Nanoparticles

Alexander Couzis, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

The City College of CUNY
New York, NY 10031

March 26

Formation and Application of Multivariant Assemblies of Grafted Polymers on Flat Surfaces

Jan Genzer, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695

April 9

Production of a Blockbuster Drug Using Biocatalysis

Yi Tang, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095

April 16

Semiconductor Nanowires and Nanocrystals for Transistor and Photovoltaic Applications

Brian Korgel, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712

Top ⇑Fall 2009 Lecture Series

August 28

Non-equilibrium, rate, time and history-dependent colloidal interactions

Dr. Jacob IsraelachviliDepartment of Chemical Engineering, and Materials Department

University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

September 18

Colloidal separations by sedimentation

Dr. Darrell VelegolDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802

September 25

Protein and Water Dynamics: Theoretical and Experimental Investigations

Dr. Teresa Head-GordonLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

University of California Berkeley

October 9

Microparticle Arrays for the High Throughput Screening of the Binding Interactions of Biomolecules

Dr. Charles MaldarelliChemical Engineering Department

The City College of New York
New York, NY 10031

October 23

Advancing the Field of Self-Assembly Using “Old” Molecules and Nanoparticles

Dr. Srinivasa RaghavanDepartment of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

October 30

Engineering for Self-Assembly: The Shape(s) of Things to Come

Dr. Sharon GlotzerDepartment of Chemical Engineering

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

December 4

Computer simulation of liquid crystals and ionic liquids

Dr. Francisco R. HungCain Department of Chemical Engineering

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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