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Seminar: Eun Ji Chung, University of Southern California

The Department welcomes Eun Ji Chung, University of Southern California. Dr. Chung’s seminar is titled “Harnessing the body’s barriers for nanomedicine targeting”.

Molecular engineering of multifunctional, multivalent micelles provides a tool for the detection and targeted delivery of therapeutics to diseases including cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease. Moreover, through rational design, these nanoparticles have the … Read the rest »

February 25 @ 9:30 amFebruary 25 @ 10:30 amNHB 1.720
Start: February 25 @ 9:30 am
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Seminar: Joaquin Resasco, University of California, Santa Barbara

The department welcomes Joaquin Resasco, University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Resasco’s seminar is titled, “Structure-property relationships at the atomic scale: Understanding next-generation heterogeneous catalysts”.

Modern society’s reliance on fossil resources as a feedstock for fuels and chemicals has created issues for public health and the health of our environment. Alleviating these problems will require … Read the rest »

March 5 @ 9:30 amMarch 5 @ 10:30 amNHB 1.720
Start: March 5 @ 9:30 am
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Seminar: Jeff Lopez, M.I.T.

The Department welcomes Jeff Lopez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Lopez’s seminar is titled, “Understanding and Design of Materials for High Energy Density Batteries”.

Environmental challenges and economic forces are reshaping the way we generate and consume energy on a global scale. To keep up with the accelerating adoption of electric vehicles, allow for grid … Read the rest »

March 10 @ 9:30 amMarch 10 @ 10:30 amNHB 1.720
Start: March 10 @ 9:30 am
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Pirkey Endowed Seminar: Michael Chabinyc, University of California Santa Barbara

The Department welcomes our Pirkey Endowed Seminar speaker, Michael Chabinyc, University of California Santa Barbara. Dr. Chabinyc’s seminar is titled “Moving Charges in Semiconducting Polymers”.

Organic semiconductors are candidates for next-generation thin film electronics in applications ranging from displays to energy conversion devices. Controlling the electrical doping of semiconducting polymers presents an important challenge towards … Read the rest »

March 31 @ 9:30 amMarch 31 @ 10:30 amNHB 1.720
Start: March 31 @ 9:30 am
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Seminar: Matthew Green, Arizona State University

The Department welcomes Matthew Green, Arizona State University. Dr. Green’s seminar is titled “Engineering macromolecular systems for water treatment, carbon capture, and advanced materials”.

Polymeric materials, due to their adaptability and array of functionality, touch almost every aspect of our daily lives. This seminar will focus on two areas in which new behavior was engineered … Read the rest »

April 21 @ 9:30 amApril 21 @ 10:30 amNHB 1.720
Start: April 21 @ 9:30 am
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Seminar: Vincent Homberg, University of Washington

The Department welcomes Vincent Homberg, University of Washington.


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May 5 @ 9:30 amMay 5 @ 10:30 amNHB 1.720
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Seminar: Damien Guironnet, University of Illinois

“Design-to-Synthesis in Polymer Chemistry. How Engineering Principles Enable Unprecedented Control in Polymer Synthesis.”

Advances in polymerization techniques have enabled the synthesis of polymers with precise composition, architecture and molecular weight. My group has further extended the control achievable by these techniques through the implementation of reactor engineering principles. We pioneered two design-to-synthesis concepts where polymers … Read the rest »

October 6 @ 9:00 amOctober 6 @ 10:00 am
Start: October 6 @ 9:00 am

Seminar: Ignacio Grossman, Carnegie Mellon University

“Role of Process Systems Engineering in Chemical Engineering”

In this talk we give a general overview of the nature of Process Systems Engineering (PSE), discuss some current major trends, and show how it fits in Chemical Engineering (ChE) and the role it might play in the future. After briefly reviewing the history of ChE, we … Read the rest »

October 13 @ 9:00 amOctober 13 @ 10:00 am
Start: October 13 @ 9:00 am

Virtual Talk: Abraham Klip Moskinky, CEO at Unigel Mexico

The Career of a Chemical Engineer: Exciting, Global, and Always Evolving

Welcome alumnus Abraham Klip Moshinsky (MS ’81) virtually to campus during National Hispanic Heritage month.  Join us for a chat on working internationally and learn tips for success in a global economy. This talk is open to all current ChE students.

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October 13 @ 4:00 pmOctober 13 @ 5:00 pm
Start: October 13 @ 4:00 pm

Seminar: Sapna Sarupria, Clemson University

“Molecular Ballet of Water on Surfaces: Implications in Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation”

The presence of particles such as dust and pollen affect cloud microphysics significantly through their effect on the state of water. These particles can hinder or accelerate the liquid-to-solid transition of water, and also affect the ice polymorph formed in the clouds. This indirectly … Read the rest »

October 20 @ 3:30 pmOctober 20 @ 4:30 pm
Start: October 20 @ 3:30 pm