2008-2009 Speaker Schedule


Topic and Distinguished Speaker

Nov 13, 2008 ICI Distinguished Lecturer
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Butt
Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research
Mainz, Germany
Evaporation of Small Drops from Surfaces.
Jan 29, 2009 Dr. Diran Apelian, Sc.D.
Howmet Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director, Metal Processing Institute (MPI)
Mechanical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Sustainable Development for the 21st Century: Making a World of Difference through Engineering.
Feb 12, 2009 Schlumberger Lecture
Dr. David A. Kofke, Professor and Chair

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
The "Easy" Phases Can Still Provide Interest, Challenge, and Opportunity.
Feb 26, 2009 Mark A. Barteau
Center for Catalytic Science and Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
Fundamental Approaches to Catalyst Design for Selectivity: Lessons from Olefin Epoxidation.
Mar 12, 2009 Christopher W. Macosko
Director of the Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
Slip and Adhesion between Immiscible Polymers.
Apr 2, 2009 Andrew Main Lecture, sponsored by the Imperial Oil -Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Oil Sands Innovation
Professor B.P. Binks
Surfactant & Colloid Group, Department of Chemistry
University of Hull
Foams and Emulsions Stabilised Solely by Solid Particles.