Lecture Series

Robert Brown Robert A. Brown (B.S. ’73, M.S. ’75)
President, Boston University
Sept. 1, 2015, POB 2.302, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“American Research Universities: The Alchemy of Quality”
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Joan Brennecke Joan Brennecke (B.S. ’84)
Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Deparment and Notre Dame Energy Center Director
Sept. 15, 2015, CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“Gas Separations with Ionic Liquids”
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Rachel Segalman Rachel Segalman (B.S. ’98)
Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara and Acting Director, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories Materials Science Division
Sept. 22, 2015, CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“Sequence: Polypeptoids as a Platform for Understanding the Role of Sequence on Controlling Polymer Properties”
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William J. Koros William J. Koros (B.S. ’69, M.S. ’75, Ph.D. ’77)
Roberto C. Goizueta Chair for Excellence in Chemical Engineering and GRA Eminent Scholar in Membranes, Georgia Tech
Sept. 29, 2015, CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“Advanced Membranes for Gas Separations: Entropy Engineering at the Sub-nanometer Scale”
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Amar Sawhney Amar Sawhney (M.S. ’89, Ph.D ’92)
President and CEO of Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. and Chairman of Augmenix, Inc.
Oct. 6, 2015, CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“PEG Hydrogel Biomaterials: Medical applications and an entrepreneurial journey”
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Christine Schmidt Christine Schmidt (B.S. ’88)
Pruitt Family Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Oct. 13, 2015 CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“Engineering Materials for Functional Nerve Regeneration”
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Jim Rawlings Jim Rawlings (B.S. ’79)
Paul A. Elfers Professor and W. Harmon Ray Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison
Oct. 20, 2015, CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“The Modern Rites of Textbook Writing”
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Patrick Daugherty Patrick Daugherty (Ph.D. ’99)
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Science and Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara
Oct. 27, 2015, CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
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Tobias Hanrath Tobias Hanrath (M.S. ’02, Ph.D. ’04)
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
Nov. 3, 2015 CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“Connecting the dots – charge transport and localization in atomically coherent quantum dot solids”
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Guillermo Ameer Guillermo Ameer (B.S. ’93)
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery, Northwestern University
Nov. 17, 2015 CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
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Jeffrey Gray Jeffrey Gray (Ph.D. ’00)
Associate Professor and F. Stuart Hodgson Faculty Scholar Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Dec. 1, 2015 CPE 2.218, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
“Proteins Dancing the Texas Two-Step”
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