2014-2015 Speaker Schedule


Topic and Distinguished Speaker

Sept. 18, 2014
Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy
Dr. Tresa M. Pollock
University of California - Santa Barbara, USA
Rapid Acquisition of 3D Data at the Mesoscale: TriBeam Tomography and Property Modelling
Host: Dr. Hani Henein
Oct. 23, 2014
ICI Distinguished Lecture (Part 1)
Dr. Dionisios G. Vlachos
University of Delaware, USA
Heteroepitaxial Materials in the Energy Arena: Self-assembly, Control, and Emergent Properties

Host: Dr. Vinay Prasad
Oct. 24, 2014
ICI Distinguished Lecture (Part 2)
Dr. Dionisios G. Vlachos
University of Delaware, USA
Multiscale Simulation of Chemical Reactions and Reactors: Combinatorial Complexity, Uncertainty, and Emergent Behaviour

Host: Dr. Vinay Prasad
Feb. 12, 2015
Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions Lecture
Dr. Yeshayahu (Ishi) Talmon
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Cryogenic Electron Microscopy in the Study of Nanostructured
Liquids: The State of the Technology

Host: Dr. John Shaw
Mar. 12, 2015 Dr. Christopher Schuh
Harder, Cheaper, Greener: The Design and Deployment of Alloy Coatings with Stabilized Nanocrystalline Structures
Host: Dr. Dongyang Li
Mar. 19, 2015 Dr. Fernando Muzzio
Rutgers University, USA
Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: The Engineer's Turn
Host: Dr. Suzanne Kresta
Apr. 2, 2015
Schlumberger Lecture
Dr. Rakesh Agrawal
Purdue University, USA
Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Energy Future
Host: Dr. Arvind Rajendran
Apr. 30, 2015 Dr. Molly Shoichet
University of Toronto, Canada
3D Control of the Cellular Microenvironment Influences Cell Fate
Hosts: Drs. Janet Elliot & Anastasia Elias
May 12, 2015
Andrew Main Lecture
Dr. Cliff Johnston
Purdue University, USA
Understanding the Surface Chemistry of Oil Sands Clay Minerals: Implications for Improved Extraction and Management of Tailings
Host: Dr. Qi Liu