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Seminar Series



Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. in Brauer Hall, Room 12.

January 8  Zachary Ulissi, Postdoctoral Fellow
 Department of Chemical Engineering
 Stanford University
 Designing Nanoscale Interfacial Selectivity in Carbon nanotube Based Sensors and Reactive Catalyst Surfaces
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
January 22  Joan Brennecke, Professor
 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 University of Notre Dame
 Designing Ionic Liquids for CO2 Capture
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]
January 29  Chris Boyce, Postdoctoral Researcher
 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
 Princeton University
 Tomographic Imaging and Computational Modeling of Fluid-Particle Flow Systems
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
February 1
 Shrayesh Patel, Postdoctoral Fellow
 Materials Research Laboratory
 University of California, Santa Barbara
 Connecting Charge Transport with Structural Order in Semiconducting Polymers for Transistor and Thermoelectric Applications
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
February 5

 Zheng Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow
 Department of Chemical Engineering
 Stanford University
 Material Design for Better Energy Storage: From Nanostructures to Functional Polymers
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]

February 8
 Vijay Ramani, Professor
 Department of Chemical Engineering
 Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
 Advanced Materials and Diagnostics for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
February 12

 Kimberly Parker, Graduate Research Fellow
 Department of Environmental Engineering & Science
 Stanford University
 Contribution of Seawater-Specific Photochemical Reactions to the Environmental Degradation of Algal Toxins and Biomolecules
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]

February 19

 Kelsey Hatzell, Postdoctoral Fellow
 Energy Technologies
 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]

February  26

 Xing Xie
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]

March 4  Michelle Bell, Professor
 School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
 Yale University
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]
March 11  Peter Smirniotis, Professor
 Dept. of Biomedical, Chemical & Environmental Engineering
 University of Cincinnati
 Modified Ferrites as Catalysts for High Temperature Water Gas Shift Reaction in Membrane Reactors
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]
March 18  Spring Break
March 25  Gregg Beckham, PhD
 National Bioenergy Center
 National Renewable Energy Laboratory
 Breaking down plant cell walls: A few short stories in improving biofuels production processes
 [Host: Dr. Foston]
April 1

 Dr. Ian Bourg, Assistant Professor
 Civil and Environmental Engineering
 Princeton University
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]

April 8

 Mike Jewett, Assistant Professor
 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
 Northwestern University
 Fuzhong Zhang

April 15


 Jonathan Galazka, PhD
 Space Biosciences Division
 NASA Ames Research Center
 [Host: Dr. Zhang]
April 22  Joshua Yuan, Associate Professor
 Systems Biology and Bioenergy
 Texas A&M University
 [Host: Dr. Foston] 
April 29

 ChE 478A, Process & Product Design
 Class Presentations
 [Host: Dr. Moon]


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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