Chemical Engineering Seminars

Spring 2019

All seminars will be held in 254 Health & Human Development Building from 10:50-11:50 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, January 10
Dr. Yifei Zhang, Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Columbia University
Seminar Title: “Engineering Multienzyme Systems for Advanced Biomanufacturing”

Tuesday, January 15
Joaquin Resasco, 
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of California, Santa Barbara 
Seminar Title: "Understanding and controlling the complexity of catalytic active sites"

Thursday, January 17 
Jovan Kamcev, Postdoctoral Scholar 
University of California, Berkeley 
Seminar Title: "Advanced Polymeric Materials for Water and Energy Applications: Relating Molecular Structure to Macroscopic Properties"

Tuesday, January 22 
Kate Galloway, Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Southern California
Seminar Title: "Slick Software, Slow Hardware: Balancing Biophysical Tradeoffs Drives Cellular Reprogramming"

Thursday, January 24 
Hee Jeung Oh, Postdoctoral Researcher
University of California, Berkeley 
Seminar Title:
"Molecular Scale Engineering of Membranes for Environment, Energy, and Health"

Tuesday, January 29
Laurel Hind, Postdoctoral Scholar 
University of Wisconsin - Madison 
Seminar Title:
"Eucidating The Role of the Microenvironment in Directing Innate Immune Cell Motility"

Thursday, January 31 
Amir Sheikhi, Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California at Los Angeles 
Seminar Title:
"Micro- and Nanoengineering Cellulose, Layered Minerals, and Proteins for Environmental & Biomedical Applications"



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Phone: 814-865-2574