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Oct 27, 2015 03:30 PM A 40 Year Journey Through Teaching, Research and Roads Less Travelled How to summarize one’s four-decade journey as a university professor in 40 minutes?
Sep 29, 2015 03:30 PM Nanocomposites with Grafted Nanoparticles
Sep 22, 2015 03:30 PM Computational Design of Highly Selective Transition Metal Catalysts Encapsulated by Metal-Organic Frameworks for Butane Oxidation to 1-Butanol Catalysts are one of the most important technologies in society today, with catalytic processes accounting for nearly 20% of the US GDP. A key focus of catalysi...
Aug 25, 2015 03:30 PM Protic ionic liquids: effect of environment on the extent of proton transfer and CO2 capture.
Apr 21, 2015 03:30 PM Computational Design and Development of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for Energy and Environmental Applications The discovery of advanced materials is essential to the development of novel technologies to address challenges related to the production, storage and efficient...
Apr 07, 2015 03:30 PM From Yeast to Man: Systems Analyses Advance Therapeutic Development & Drug Discovery in Complex Diseases Current challenges in therapeutic development, biopharmaceutical production, and limitations of human disease models motivate our pursuit to understand how cell...
Apr 01, 2015 01:00 PM Reilly Lecture: Nanotechnology and Bioengineering in an Evolving Chemical Engineering World Nanotechnology and Bioengineering, have evolved out of chemical engineering because of the need to address important societal problems. Emphasis in such areas ...
Mar 31, 2015 03:30 PM Reilly Lecture: Advances in siRNA and Protein Delivery Through Smart Polymers Engineering the molecular design of intelligent biomaterials by controlling structure, recognition and specificity is the first step in coordinating and duplica...
Mar 18, 2015 03:30 PM Elucidating catalytic chemistry: From molecules to complex reaction networks Heterogeneous catalysis is a prominent means to upgrade carbon sources to chemicals and energy carriers. Designing an “optimal” catalytic system is an open ...
Mar 16, 2015 03:30 PM Break it Down: Discovering the Secrets of Cellulosic Decomposition Reactions for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels Determining how to efficiently convert cellulose into smaller molecules is vital for harnessing this abundant biopolymer as a renewable source of chemicals and ...
Mar 03, 2015 03:30 PM Developing Descriptors to Understand and Predict Catalytic Performance The development of descriptors that relate the physico-chemical properties of catalytically active materials to their activity, selectivity, or stability is a p...
Feb 24, 2015 03:30 PM Soft Matter Manipulated by External Fields: Dynamic Assemblies, Ionic Circuits and Soft Robotics I will present strategies for electric and magnetic field driven manipulation of novel functional structures from "soft matter" - asymmetric particles or gels i...
Jan 20, 2015 03:30 PM Metabolomics: A Systems-Scale Approach to Cancer and Bioengineering
Dec 02, 2014 03:30 PM CANCELLED: Ernest W. Thiele Lecture: Epithelial origami: How physical forces fold tissues into organs This event has been cancelled.
Nov 11, 2014 03:30 PM Carbon Capture with Metal Organic Frameworks MOFs afford the design, synthesis, and deployment of adsorbents for the capture of carbon dioxide from power plants. Ostensibly comprised of simple repeating st...
Nov 04, 2014 03:30 PM Multi-functional Catalysts and Reactors for Reduction of NOx from Lean Burn Vehicles The U.S. faces the difficult dual challenge of reducing the consumption of transportation fuels and improving air quality. Lean burn gasoline, diesel, and natu...
Oct 28, 2014 03:30 PM Seeking the Critical Traits of Epigenetic Modifications for Early-Stage Disease Diagnosis
Oct 07, 2014 03:30 PM Interactions of ionic liquids with materials This presentation will focus on ionic liquids interacting with different kinds of nanoscale objects. Ionic liquids are composed of asymmetric, flexible orga...
Sep 09, 2014 03:30 PM Chemical Engineering at U.Chile: Research and Potential Collaborations This talk will address the research in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (DIQB) at the Universidad de Chile.
Apr 03, 2014 03:30 PM Cooperative assembly with block copolymers for functional nanoporous films The tethering of chemically dissimilar polymeric segments in block copolymers provides a facile route to periodic nanostructures through self-assembly, but buil...
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