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Department Seminar Series Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Seminars start at 4 p.m. Monday in the UW Physics Astronomy Auditorium A110, unless otherwise indicated.*

Refreshments served in PAA lobby at 3:30 p.m.
  Date   Speaker and Lecture Title
Dr. Tobias Weidner

March 31

Tobias Weidner

Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research

Proteins in control: A molecular view of protein–surface interactions

Dr. Venkat Subramanian

April 14

Venkat Subramanian

Associate Professor, Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in Saint Louis

Model based Battery Management System (BMS) for electric transportation and renewable microgrids


Dr. John F. Brady

May 5


Bruce A Finlayson Lecture

John F. Brady

Chevron Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Chemical Swimming and Active Matter

Dr. George Huber

May 12

George Huber

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Catalyzing Renewable Fuels and Chemicals: Design of New Catalytic Processes for the Production of Renewable Fuels and Chemicals


Dr. Shaqfeh

May 19

Eric S. G. Shaqfeh

Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering

Stanford University

How the Dynamics of Vesicle and Capsule Suspensions in Flow May Affect Your Bleeding Time

June 2

J. Christopher Anderson

Professor of Bioengineering

University of California Berkeley

Automation and Scaling of Genetic Design