Chemical and Materials Engineering

2013-2014 Speaker Schedule

Date

Topic and Distinguished Speaker

Sept. 19, 2013
ICI Distinguished
Lecture (Part 1)
Dr. John Brady
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
The Micromechanics of Collodial Dispersions
Host: Dr. Steven Dubljevic
Sept. 20, 2013
ICI Distinguished
Lecture (Part 2)
Dr. John Brady
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
Osmotic Propulsion: The Osmotic Motor
Host: Dr. Steven Dubljevic
Oct. 3, 2013
Schlumberger Lecture
Dr. Klavs F. Jensen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Synthesis on Demand: On your desktop
Host: Dr. Neda Nazemifard
Oct. 31, 2013
Mackiw Lecture in
Metallurgy
Dr. Philippe Marcus
Chimie ParisTech, France
Nanostructure and properties of metal surfaces and thin oxide
layers
Host: Dr. Jingli Luo
Nov. 21, 2013
Alberta Innovates
Engergy and
Environment Solutions
Lecture
Dr. Sue A. Carter
University of California - Santa Cruz, USA
Wavelength-selective photovoltaics for power generating greenhouses
Host: Dr. Zhenghe Xu
Jan. 30, 2014 Dr. Richard Sayre
New Mexico Consortium, USA
Next generation biofuels from algae
Host: Dr. William McCaffrey
Mar. 6, 2014 CANCELLED
Apr. 10, 2014 Dr. Francois Bertrand
École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
A mix of computational technologies for a better blend
Host: Dr. Robert Hayes
May 6, 2014*
Andrew Main Lecture
Dr. Jeroen S. van Duijneveldt
University of Bristol, UK
Controlling clay suspensions in water and oil using surfactants
Host: Dr. Murray Gray
*LECTURE IN CCIS 1-440