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Seminars 2010 – 2011

Spring 2011 | Fall 2010

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 2011 Lecture Series

February 4

Periodically Sequenced Peptides: A New Tool for Nanoscale Materials Synthesis

Raymond Tu, Ph.D.

CUNY Energy Institute
The City College of New York

February 18

Nanoscale Hydration Phenomena: Theoretical and Computational Perspectives

Pablo Debenedetti, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

April 1

Transport Phenomena in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

Yossef Elabd, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA 19104

April 8

Non-Native Aggregation: From Peptides to Biopharmaceuticals

Christopher Roberts, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716

Top ⇑Fall 2010 Lecture Series

September 10

Nanoscale Organization of Block Copolymers Enables Health, Environment, and Energy Applications

Paschalis Alexandridis, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

University at Buffalo
The State University of New York
Buffalo, New York 14260

September 17

Harnessing Light Using Nanomaterials: Implications for a Renewable Energy Future

Radhakrishna "Suresh" Sureshkumar, Ph.D.Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering

Syracuse University
Syracuse NY 13244

October 1

Fluid Flow in Very Thin Films

William Ducker, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

October 7

Using Interfacial Manipulations to Generate Functional Materials from Nanostructured Polymers

Thomas Epps, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716

Note: Co-sponsored with Department of Chemistry—this seminar will be in Boggs Room 122, 1-2 p.m.

October 8

Local Viscoelastic Properties of Complex Fluids from Active Nanorheology Simulations

Rajesh Khare, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409

October 29

Interparticle Interactions in Binary Colloidal Systems

John Walz, Ph.D.Department of Chemical Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

November 5

Control and Probe Single-Molecule Dynamics of "Smart" Polymers in Solution and at Surface

Elaine Zhu, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

November 19

Statistical Mechanics of Ion Selectivity in the KcsA Potassium Channel

Dilip Asthagiri, Ph.D.Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21218

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