CBE Seminars + Events

Fall 2023 Seminar Series

All CBE seminars will be held in the Wu and Chen Auditorium at 3:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.*

Wednesday, September 6

Miguel Modestino
Donald F. Othmer Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
New York University

“Engineering Electrochemical Reactions for Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing”

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Wednesday, September 13

Masoud Soroush
Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Drexel University

“Improving the Sustainability of Solvent-Borne Paints and Coatings through Fundamental Studies of Polymerization Reactions”

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Wednesday, September 20

Rong Yang
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University

“Facile Synthesis of Polymeric Nanomaterials via Chemical Vapor Deposition Techniques”

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Wednesday, September 27

Hong Yang
Richard C. Alkire Endowed Chair Professor
Chemical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Design of Solid-state Nanomaterials for Electrocatalysis: A Case Study of Oxygen Evolution Reaction Electrocatalysts”

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Wednesday, October 4

Venkat Venkatasubramanian
Samuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor
Chemical Engineering
Columbia University

“Statistical Teleodynamics: A Unified Theory of Emergent Arbitrage Equilibrium Phenomena in Active and Passive Matter”

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Wednesday, October 18

Michael Murrell
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Yale University

“Energetic Constraints on Biological Assembly and Motion”

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Wednesday, October 25

Joseph Kwon
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Texas A&M University

“Transformer-based Hybrid Modeling and Control of Evolving, Nonlinear Processes”

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Wednesday, November 1

Pranam Chatterjee
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science
Duke University

“Structure-Independent Peptide Binder Design via Generative Language Models”

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Wednesday, November 15

Britton Chance Distinguished Lecture
Rob Phillips
Fred and Nancy Morris Professor
Biophysics and Biology
California Institute of Technology

“A Language Whose Characters are Triangles”

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Wednesday, November 29

Kwanghun Chung
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Revolutionizing Bioimaging to Elevate Human Health”

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Wednesday, December 6

Sumit Agarwal
Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Colorado School of Mines

“Fabrication and Long-term Reliability of High Efficiency Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells”

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