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Calendar

Seminars - Spring 2014

All seminars are at 10:10 AM to 11:10 AM in 1060 Torgersen Hall.

Note to ChE graduate students: Seminars are mandatory attendance.

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Monday, January 27
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

John Quigley
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic: Advanced Thermoplastic Nanocomposite Processing Using an Improved Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Aided Melt Blending Method.

Friday, January 31

Eric Jankowski
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering,
University of Colorado
Topic: Designer Materials and Devices from Computationally Driven Self-Assembly.

Monday, February 10

Hongliang Xin
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Stanford University
Topic: Towards Control of Energetics and Dynamics of Molecule-Surface Interactions in Catalysis.

Monday, February 17

Guoliang Liu
Department of Chemistry and International Institute for Nanotechnology,
Northwestern University
Topic: Nanolithography Using Block Copolymers.

Friday, February 21

Ayman M. Karim
Institute for Integrated Catalysis,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Topic: Catalyst Design for the Conversion of Bioliquids to Fuels and Chemicals: Insights from In Situ/Operando Characterization.

Monday, February 24

Ying Li
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Wisconsin
Topic: Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 with Water for Solar Fuel Production: Advancing Materials Design and Understanding Reaction Mechanism.

Friday, February 28

Geoffrey M. Geise
Penn State Institutes of Energy & the Environment,
The Pennsylvania State University
Topic: Structure/Property Relationships in Polymer Membranes for Water Purification and Energy Applications.

Monday, March 3

Bryan M. Wong
Department of Chemistry and Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
Drexel University
Topic: Predictive and Fast: First-Principles Calculations on Energy Transfer in Molecular Photovoltaics, Carbon Nanotubes and Nanowires.

Monday, March 17
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

Nuttapol Lerkkasemsan
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic:

Friday, March 21

Note: Time change: 11:00 am - 12 noon

(The Bill and Ann Doumas Distinguished Lecture)

Gerald G. Fuller
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Stanford University
Topic: Interfacial Rheology of Biological Interfaces

Monday, March 31

Larry Thompson and Ed Lener
Engineering and Science Librarians,
Newman Library,
Virginia Tech
Note: mandatory for all 1st year grad students
Topic: Database & Literature Searching.

Friday, April 4
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

Milad Radiom
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic: Correlation Force Spectroscopy for Single Molecule Measurements

Monday, April 21
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

D. J. Seo
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic:

Friday, April 25
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

Dean Mastropietro
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic:

Friday, May 2
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

Nelie Loufakis
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic:

Monday, May 5
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

David Herman
Chemical Engineering Department,
Virginia Tech.
Topic: