Chemical Engineering Seminars

Fall 2020

All seminars will be held via Zoom.

Thursday, October 8, 10:45 a.m.
Dr. Joseph DeSimone, Professor of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State and Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Seminar Title: Digital Transformation in Manufacturing (abstract/bio coming soon)
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Thursday, October 22, 10:35 a.m.
Dr. Robert Hanlon, Senior Lecturer 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industrial Liaison Department
Seminar Title: TBD
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Thursday, October 29, 10:35 a.m.
Dr. Menachem Elimelech, Director, Environmental Engineering Program and Roberto Goizueta Professor of Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Yale University
Seminar Title: Next Generation Desalination Membranes: Where Are We Now? (abstract/bio coming soon)
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Thursday, November 5, 10:35 a.m.
Dr. Linda BroadbeltSarah Rebecca Roland Professor, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Northwestern University
Seminar Title: TBD
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Thursday, November 12
Jason Shoemaker, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Seminar Title: Computational modeling to guide drug target discovery and treatment design in flu and COVID-19
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Thursday, December 3, 10:35 a.m.
Dr. Samir Mitragotri, Hiller Professor of Bioengineering and Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering
Harvard University
Seminar Title: TBD
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Thursday, December 10, TBD
Dr. Chinedum Osuji, Eduardo D. Glandt Presidential Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Title: TBD
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The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574