Chemical and Materials Engineering

2019-2020 Speaker Schedule

Date

Distinguished Speaker

September 5, 2019

Jilian Buriak
Canada Research Chair of Nanomaterials for Energy
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
National Institute for Nanotechnology
"Let's Do the Twist: Epitaxial Block Copolymer Nanopatterns and Graphene Bilayers"
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-003

September 12, 2018 Yoshitada Morikawa
Professor, Department of Precision Science and Technology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
"Theoretical Design of Chemical Reactions at Surfaces and Interfaces using First-principles Simulation"
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-003
October 3, 2019 Elizabeth Gillies
Professor, University of Western Ontario
"Development of New Functional Degradable Polymers for Biomedical Applications"
3:00 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-003
October 17, 2019 Anthony Dixon
Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
"Selective oxidation in fixed bed reactors – insights from CFD simulations"
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-003
October 31 & November 1, 2019 Gerald Fuller
Professor, Chemical Engineering at Stanford University
"Two Sides of the Evaporation Coin: Stabilizing Foams and Causing Rayleigh-Taylor
Instabilities"
 – October 31, 2019
"Lubricin – Alleviating the Effects of Dry Eye" – November 1, 2019
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-003
January 23, 2020

Gerald Frankel
Professor, Fontana Corrosion Center, Ohio State University
"A New Paradigm for Designing Corrosion Resistant Materials"
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) E1-017

March 12, 2020

Marianthi Ierapetritou
Professor, University of Delaware
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-017

April 16, 2020 Dongyuan Zhao
Professor, Fudan University
"Oriented Assembly of Functional Mesoporous Materials on Interface"
3:30 pm in the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-003