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Autumn 2018 Departmental Seminars



3:30  Reception | 4:00 - 5:00  Seminar
Physics and Astronomy Building Auditorium 110 (PAA-A110)


October 1
Chunlong Chen

Senior Research Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Designing sequence-definted peptoids for bio-inspired synthesis of functional nanomaterials

Prof Lilo Pozzo UW Chemical Engineering

October 8
Lilo D. Pozzo

Weyerhaeuser Endowed Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Washington

Nano-Emulsion design, synthesis and applications in medicine

October 15
Lynden Archer

James A. Friend Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Cornell University

Electrokinetics, transport and geometric stability of reactive metal electrodes in high-energy batteries

October 22
Peter Kofinas

Professor and Chair
University of Maryland

Responsive and Intelligent Polymers for Recognitive Systems, Energy Storage and Biomedical Devices

October 29

No seminar scheduled due to AIChE meeting

November 5
Jillian Buriak

Professor, University of Alberta
Canada Research Chair of Nanomaterials for Energy
Alberta Innovates Industry Chair for Solar Energy
Editor-In-Chief, AIChE Chemistry of Materials

Polymers and Patterns: Directed Self-Assembly for Nanolithography

November 11

No seminar scheduled - Veteran's Day

November 19
Jim Pfaendtner

Jagjeet and Janice Bindra Endowed Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Washington

Rise of the machines: What is molecular data science and why should you care?

November 26

Graduate Awards Day

December 3
Amish Patel

Reliance Industries Term Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Characterizing Protein Hydration to Inform its Interactions

Recommended Preparation

The course is intended for undergraduate and graduate students of chemical engineering.

Class Assignments and Grading

The class will be graded credit/no credit. Attendance is required at all class meetings; only excused absences will be permitted. An excused absence must be approved by the instructor prior to the missed class.

Engineering Elective Credit

This class counts as an engineering elective credit.

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