Graduate Seminar Schedule

Graduate seminars are held every week on Thursday at 4 PM Mountain Time. Seminars consist of industrial topics and academic research in chemical engineering and related disciplines. The seminar speakers include individuals from industry, national labs and academia. A schedule of the seminars is provided below. Attendance at all seminars is required.

Presenter Date Time Topic Host
Introduction and Discussion 12 Jan 4 PM JNH
Adam Cohen, Harvard University (Bryan Edwin Rossiter Lecturer- joining Chemistry) 19 Jan 4 PM Bringing Bioelectricity to Light (W111 Benson Building)
Timothy J. Johnson, PNNL 26 Jan 4 PM Construction of an Infrared Quantitative Database for Gas-Phase Detection: Application to Determination of Trace Gases in Biomass Burning Smoke THF
Larry Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University 2 Feb 4 PM Three Paradigms for the Future of Process Optimization JDH
Caleb Miskin, Purdue University 9 Feb 4 PM Solution-processed solar cells via nanoparticle inks and molecular solutions: toward high-throughput manufacturing DRW
Dongjin Seo, University of California, Santa Barbara 16 Feb 4 PM Measurement of Interfacial Forces for in situ Boundary Flow Control and the Development of Fuel Additives DRW
Joel Kress, Los Alamos National Laboratory 23 Feb 4 PM The Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative THF
John Platt, Google 2 Mar 4 PM A simple time-dependent economic model to understand low-carbon electricity LLB
Michael Painter, Intel 9 Mar 4 PM Engineering the Future - Technology Scaling and Moore’s Law JNH
Haiyan Zhao, University of Idaho 16 Mar 4 PM Catalytic Material Synthesis and Characterization MJM
Graham Cooks, Purdue University 20-21 Mar 4 PM Izatt-Christensen Lectureship
No Seminar 23 Mar 4 PM
David Wood, Ohio State University 30 Mar 4 PM Intein-based Bioseparations: Development of a Disruptive Technology for a Conservative Industry BCB
TBA 6 Apr 4 PM Nuclear Engineering MJM
James Hermanson, Aeronautics, University of Washington 13 Apr 4 PM Unsteady Turbulent Combustion DOL

Speakers should plan to end at 4:40 to allow at least 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

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