Chemical Engineering Seminars

Spring 2024 Seminar Schedule
Date Speaker Title

February 1

Steven Crossley
Oklahoma University
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Selective Catalytic Conversion of Polymer Waste to Value-Added Products

February 22

Roger Ruan
University of Minnesota
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Catalytic Microwave-Assisted Pyrolysis of Solid Waste for Circular Economy Development

February 29

Rebecca Liebert
Lubrizol Corporation
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB


March 13

Stewart Mallory 
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Phase Behavior and Transport of Active Colloids Under Extreme Confinement

March 26

Nitash Balsara 
University Berkeley
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Electric-Field Induced Motion of Neutral Polymer Molecules in Salt-Containing Mixtures

March 28

Ah-Hyung "Alissa" Park
UCLA Samueli School of Engineering
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Creating a New Circular Carbon Economy via Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

April 4

Enrique Iglesia — Barrer Lecturer
Penn State
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Myths and Challenges in Acid Catalysis within Small Voids

April 11

Lee Lynd
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Cellulosic Biofuel 2.0

April 16

Marianthi Ierapetritou
University of Delaware
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB

Advancing Sustainable Circular Economy through Process Systems – Engineering Approaches

April 25

Ranjan Srivastava
University of Connecticut
10:35 a.m. | 001 CBEB





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