CBE Seminars + Events

Fall 2021 Seminar Series

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

Wednesday, September 8

Yannis Kevrekidis
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

“No Equations, No Variables, No Space, No Time: Data and the Modeling of Complex Systems”


Wednesday, September 15

Hongfei Lin
Associate Professor – Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Washington State University

“Design of Sequential Catalytic Solvolysis Process for Selectively Deconstructing Waste Plastics”


Monday, September 20

Kayvan R. Keshari
Associate Member (Associate Professor)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, SKI

“Harnessing Biochemistry and Engineering to Visualize Metabolism”


Wednesday, September 22

Ran Drori
Assistant Professor – Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yeshiva University

“Engineering the Crystallization of Water Using Molecular and Biomolecular Agents”


Wednesday, September 29

Jacinta C. Conrad
Frank M. Tiller Professor – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Houston

“Shake It Off: Dynamics of Bacterial Adhesions at Interfaces”


Wednesday, October 6

Chunsheng Wang
R.F. and F.R. Wright Distinguished Chair – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland

“Electrolytes for High Energy Li-ion and Li Metal Batteries”


Wednesday, October 13

Ryan P. Lively
Associate Professor – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

“The Refinery of Today, Tomorrow and the Future: A Separations Perspective”


Wednesday, October 20

José L. Avalos
Assistant Professor –  Chemical and Biological Engineering
Princeton University

“Spatial and Dynamical Control in Metabolic Engineering Using Organelle Engineering and Optogenetics”


Wednesday, December 1

Mahesh K. Mahanthappa
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota

“From Molecular Simplicity to Supramolecular Complexity: Low Symmetry Packings of Ionic Spherical Micelles”