The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series

Join us for the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series, which brings experts from around the country to campus to discuss their recent findings. Everyone is welcome!

Seminars are held Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m., in Room 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

Questions? Want to meet the speaker? Please contact Amy Karlsson (ajkarl@umd.edu).

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our events calendar.

Spring 2017

(Dates, titles and abstracts will be added as they are scheduled and received.)

Date 
Speaker
Host
January 31 Overview & introduction (ENCH609 students only)

 

February 7

Accelerating Materials Design Using First Principles Computation Techniques
Yifei Mo
Assistant Professor, Materials Science Engineering
University of Maryland
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Amy Karlsson

February 14

Design of Particles and Particle-Based Flow Systems for Electrochemical Energy Storage Applications
Gary Koenig
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
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Amy Karlsson

February 21
Under Pressure and in Hot Water - Hydrothermal Reactions of Biomass and Biomolecules
Phillip Savage
Department Head & Walter Robb Endowed Chair, Chemical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
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Sheryl Ehrman
February 28

Licorice Constituent and Androgen Receptor Modulation in Prostate Cancer Therapy
Kimberly Jackson
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Spelman College
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Sheryl Ehrman

March 2

Analyzing and Minimizing Capacity Fade of Lithium-ion Batteries Through Model-Based Optimal Control: Theory, Computation and Experimental Validation
Venkat Subramanian
Professor, Chemical Engineering and Clean Energy
University of Washington
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March 7

Professional Development Workshop (ENCH609 students only)

 

March 14

Egineering a minimalist protein scaffold for macromolecular recognition
Dane Wittrup - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER - WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
M.I.T.
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Amy Karlsson

March 21

SPRING BREAK

 

March 28

Estimating Drop Size in Turbulent, non-Coalescing Liquid-Liquid Systems
Richard Calabrese 
Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
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Amy Karlsson

April 4

Using Isotope Effects as a Tool to Design Enzyme Inhibitors
Myles Poulin
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland
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Amy Karlsson

April 11

Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
Joan Brennecke
Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
University of Notre Dame
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Sheryl or Amy

April 18

Biodegradable multilayered nanofilms for cell isolation and recovery
Wei Li
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Texas Tech University
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April 25

Formation and interpretation of intercellular signals
Greg Reeves
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University
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May 2

Halloysite claynanotubes for functional composites 
Yuri Lvov
Professor, Institute for Micromanufacturing
Louisiana Tech University
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May 9
Material and Processing Nanotechnology for a new generation of Contact Lenses
Arthur Yang
Industrial Science & Technology Network, Inc.
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Nam Sun Wang