2007-2008 Speaker Schedule


Topic and Distinguished Speaker

Oct 4, 2007 ICI Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Douglas A. Lauffenburger

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biological Engineering: A New Biology/Engineering Fusion
Nov 1, 2007 Dr. Kam Leong
Duke University
Delivering Biochemical and Topographical Cues from Continuous Nanostructures
Nov 8, 2007 Dr. Chunshan Song
Pennsylvania State University
Global Energy Challenges and the Role of Catalysis for Clean Fuels and Fuel Cells
Dec 6, 2007 Dr. James Sneyd
University of Auckland
Calcium Dynamics: Using Math to do Physiology
Mar 6, 2008 Andrew Main Lecture, sponsored by the Imperial Oil - Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Oil Sands Inovation
Dr. Roby Bearden Jr.

Retired from ExxonMobil Process Research Laboratories
MICROCAT-RC®Hydroconversion of Heavy Crudes: A "Slurry"-Catalyst Process based on Single-layer MoS2 Catalysis
Mar 27, 2008 Alberta Energy Research Institute Lecture
Dr. C. N. R. Rao

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
New Chemistry with Nanomaterials
Apr 17, 2008 Dr. M. Vidyasagar
Tata Consultancy Services
In silico Drug Discovery: The Human Body as a Dynamical System
May 7, 2008 Schlumberger Lecture
Dr. Carol K. Hall

North Carolina State University
Computer Simulation of Protein Folding
June 19, 2008 Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy
Dr. Derek Kerfoot

Head, Hydrometallurgy
INCO Technical Services Ltd.
Hydrometallurgy of Nickel and Cobalt Sulphides