CBE Seminars + Events

Fall 2019 Seminar Series

All CBE seminars are in Wu and Chen Auditorium at 3:00 p.m, unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, September 4

Stanislav Shvartsman  –  Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Princeton University

Embryogenesis: A Cascade of Dynamical Systems

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Wednesday, September 11

Cecelia Leal – Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Complexity in the Chemistry and Physics of Lipid Membranes as a Handle to Activate the Delivery of Cargo to Cells”

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Wednesday, September 18

Diwakar Shukla – Blue Waters Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Evolution of the Conformational-free Energy Landscapes of Proteins”

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Wednesday, September 25

Leila Deravi – Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Northeastern University

“Protein-integrated Electronics: From Molecules to Machines”

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Wednesday, October 2

Charles Sing – Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Thermodynamics of Sequence-defined Polyelectrolyte Complexes”

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Wednesday, October 16

Connie Chang – Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Montana State University

“Examining Heterogeneous Populations of Microbes at the Single Cell Level Using Stabilized Emulsions”

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Wednesday, October 23

Yushan Yan – Henry B. duPont Chair
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware

“Toward Platinum-free Fuel Cells for Affordable Zero-emission Vehicles”

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Wednesday, October 30

Dan Hickman – Fellow
Engineering and Process Science
Dow Chemical Company

“Chemical Reactor Scale-Up: Principles and Practice at Dow”

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Wednesday, November 6

Yong Lak Joo – BP Amoco/H. Laurance Fuller Professor
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University

“Tailoring Processes and Assembly of Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage”

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Wednesday, November 20

Joelle Frechette – Associate Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

“Soft, Wet, and Sticky: Viscous Forces and Elasticity in Wet Adhesion”

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