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Seminar Series

Fall 2015
All seminars are held at 11:00am on Fridays in Brauer Hall, room 12 (unless otherwise noted).

August 21  Open House / Undergraduate Orientation
August 28  Graduate Student Orientation
 • EECE Faculty Introductions

September 1
Brauer Commons

 Department Welcome and Reception
 • All EECE Undergraduate & Graduate Students, Staff & Faculty
September 4  EH&S Safety Training
 • All EECE PhD, MS students & faculty  

September 11

 Nicole Riemer, Associate Professor
 Department of Atmospheric Sciences
 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 "Particle-resolved modeling to quantify aerosol mixing state impacts on climate"
 [Host: Dr. Williams]

September 17
Thursday, Noon
Whitaker Auditorium
• Opportunity to connect with local and national employers
    - Information Session, 12:00pm, Whitaker 100
    - Employer Meetings, 12:30pm, Brauer Atrium

Professional attire is recommended. To register, stop by Brauer Hall, room 1015.

September 18
 Mamadou Diallo, Professor
 KAIST, Korea
 Visiting Professor, Environmental Science and Engineering, Caltech
 Nanoporous Membranes with insitu Synthesized Polymeric Particles: Preparation, Characterization and Applications to Water Purification and Resource Recovery
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
September 25  Brent Williams, Assistant Professor
 Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
 Washington University in St. Louis
 Where did you come from, where did you go, where did you come from Aerosol Joe?   The life and death of vagabond particles as told by Aerosol Forensics specialist, Dr. Brent Williams
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]
October 2  Lorenzo Mangolini, Assistant Professor
 Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
 University of California, Riverside
 Non-thermal plasma synthesis of nanopowders
 [Host: Dr. Thimsen]

October 9

 David Harris, Research Director
 Low Emissions Technologies Project
 CSIRO, Australia 
 CSIRO Energy Research: Renewables and Fossil Fuels Technologies Working Together in a Transforming Energy System
 [Host: Dr. Axelbaum]

October 16

 John Fortner, Assistant Professor
 Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
 Washington University in St. Louis
 Multifunctional Nanoscale Material Platforms for Advanced Environmental Applications
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]

October 23
Kappe Lecture Series

 Jay Banner, Director, Kappe Lecturer
 Environmental Science Institute
 University of Texas at Austin
 Past, Present, and Future Climate Change Impacts on Water in a Semi-Arid Region: Science and Policy
 [Host: Dr. Giammar]
October 30  Shirish Shimpi, Director
 Cummins, Inc.
 Challenges of Diesel Engine Emissions Measurement and Testing over the Years
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]

November 6

 Brian P. Chaplin, Assistant Professor
 Department of Chemical Engineering
 University of Illinois, Chicago
 Development, Synthesis, and Application of Novel Reactive Electrochemical Membranes for Water Treatment Applications
 [Host: Dr. Jun]
November 13  Emre Toker, Managing Director
 Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
 Washington University in St. Louis
 The Science of Entrepreneurship
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]

November 20
Ryckman Lecture
Reception to follow

 Chung K. Law, Professor
 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Princeton University
 Advancing Combustion as a Transdisciplinary Thermal Science
 [Host: Dr. Axelbaum]

November 27

 Thanksgiving Break

December 4  Dr. Y.S. Mayya, Professor
 Department of Chemical Engineering
 IIT Bombay
 Number survival fraction of ultrafine particles emitted from strong sources
 [Host: Dr. Biswas]
December 4

 EECE Holiday Potluck Luncheon



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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