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Seminar Series

Fall 2014

Date Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. in Brauer Hall, room 12.
August 21
11:00 a.m.
Brauer, 3015
 Master of Engineering (MEng) students information session

August 22
2:45 - 3:45 pm

 Department Open House / Undergraduate Orientation
August 25
11:00 a.m.
 Graduate Student Orientation
  • EECE Faculty Introductions
August 29
  EH&S Safety Training
 • All EECE PhD, MS students, & Faculty

September 5

  Li Li, Professor
  Energy & Mineral Engineering Department, Penn State University
  "When water meets rock: controls of spatial heterogeneities across scales"
  [Host: Dr. Jun]

September 9
Brauer Atrium

 Department Welcome and Reception
 • All EECE Undergraduate & Graduate Students, Staff & Faculty

September 12

 Charles Stanier, Associate Profesesor
 Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
 University of Iowa
 "Aerosol and Air Pollution Studies in the Midwestern United States"
 [Host: Dr. Turner]

September 17

 • Opportunity to connect with local and national employers
    - Information session, 11:45am, Brauer 12
    - Opportunity to meet with employers, 12:30pm, Brauer Atrium

Professional attire is recommended.  Registration required. To register, stop by Brauer Hall, room 1015.
September 19

 Cynthia Lo, Assistant Professor
 Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
 Washington University in St. Louis
 "Designing metal oxide catalysts with controlled structure, composition, and electronic properties for carbon dioxide hydrogenation to methanol"
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]

September 26  
 Yinjie Tang, Assistant Professor
 Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
 Washington University in St. Louis
 "13C-metabolism analysis of microbial cell factories: a touch of revelation"
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
October 3  
 Helen Hsu-Kim, Associate Professor
 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
 Duke University
 "Disposal of Coal Ash Wastes: New Considerations for Assessing Environmental Risks"
 [Host: Dr. Jun]
October 10

 Jason C. Hicks, Assistant Professor
 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 University of Notre Dame
 "Synthetic Routes to Tune Catalyst Selectivities for Biomass Deoxygenation Reactions"
 [Host: Dr. Foston]

October 19

 McDonnell Academy Global Challenges Symposium (MAGEEP Workshops). Please register here.

October 24

 Jeffrey W. Bullard, PhD
 Materials and Construction Research Division
 National Institute of Standards and Technology
 "Particle Morphology and Reaction Kinetics in Suspensions"
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]
October 27

 Alfred Wiedensohler, Professor
 Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics
 Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
 "The influence of traffic on black carbon concentrations: investigations in Leipzig, Germany and La Paz, Bolivia"
 [Host: Dr. Turner]


November 7

 Greg Lowry, Professor
 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
 Carnegie Mellon University
 "Building (not so) Complex Environmental Fate Models for Engineered Nanomaterials"
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]

November 14

 Sean Garner, Corning Science and Technology Center
 "Ultra-Slim Flexible Glass for Optical and Electronic Applications"
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]

November 21

 Gregory Yablonsky, Professor
 Department of Chemistry
 St. Louis University
 "A Brief History of Time in Chemistry"
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]

November 28

Thanksgiving Break

December 5
1:30 PM
Whittaker Auditorium

 Alan West, Professor
 Department of Chemical Engineering
 Columbia University
 "Electrochemical Energy Storage: Chemicals and/or Batteries"
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]



Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

Brauer Hall, CB 1180, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-5548, Fax: (314) 935-7211

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