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Department Seminar Series Winter 2016


3:30 - 3:50pm   Reception in PAA-A110 Lobby

4:00 - 5:00pm   Seminar in PAA-A110





Speaker and Lecture Title

   Jan. 4


Elsa Reichmanis

Brook Byers Professor of Sustainability
Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Structure - Process - Property Relationships Governing Solution Processed Semiconductor Performance

   Jan. 11



William Tisdale

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Charles & Hilda Roddey Career Development Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Excitons, Disorder, and Nonequilibrium Transport in Semiconductor Nanomaterials

*Location:  Electrical Engineering Bldg. 125

   Jan. 25



April Kloxin - CANCELLED

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering (Affiliate)
University of Delaware

Designing Responsive Biomaterials for Controlling the Cell Environment

   Feb. 1



Nathan Lewis

George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology 

Sunlight-Driven Hydrogen Formation by Membrane-Supported Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

    Feb. 8


Michael Dickey

Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University

Soft, Stretchable, and Reconfigurable Materials for Electronics and Actuators


   Feb. 22





No seminar



   Feb. 29


Keith Cook

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Shiny New Lungs: Engineering to Repair or Replace Damaged Lungs


   Mar. 7



Andrea Tao

Associate Professor, Department of Nano Engineering 
University of California San Diego 

Metal Nanocrystals for Optical Nanospectroscopy







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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