Washington University, St. LouisEngineering

Seminar Series

SPRING 2014
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held on Fridays at 11:00am in Brauer Hall, room 12.

 

 Date

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

January 10

Kelley Barsanti, Assistant Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Portland State University
Strategically Moving Beyond Overly Simplistic Organic Aerosol Models to Improve Air Quality and Climate Projections

January 17

Mark Swihart, Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
State University of New York, Buffalo
Aerosol Synthesis and Potential Applications of Metal and Semiconductor Nanoparticles
[Host: Dr. Biswas]

January 24

Richard Moore, Postdoctoral Fellow
NASA
Aerosols, Clouds, and Climate
[Host: Dr. Williams]

January 31

Adam Boies, Assistant Professor
Division of Energy, Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
Aerosol Technology: From Energy Impact Assessment to Energy Solutions
[Host: Dr. Williams]

MONDAY
February 10
11:30 am

Ying Li, Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Aerosol Synthesis of Novel 3D Materials for Solar Fuel Production and Electrical Energy Storage
[Host: Dr. Williams]

February 14

Jill Craven, Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Exploration of Atmospheric Aerosol from the Molecular to Regional Scale
[Host: Dr. Williams]

MONDAY
February 17
11:30am

Carlos Larriba-Andaluz, Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Minnesota
Nanoparticle and cluster analysis through Ion
Mobility-Mass Spectrometry (IMS-MS)

[Host: Dr. Williams]

February 21

Mark A. Barteau, Director
Energy Institute
University of Michigan
Catalyst Design Strategies for Chemicals and Fuels
[Host: Dr. Biswas]

MONDAY
February 24
11:30am

Elijah Thimsen, Research Associate
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Minnesota
Towards low temperature synthesis of dense Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films
[Host: Dr. Williams]

February  28

George Biskos, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Technical University of Delft
Aerosol Nanoparticles: Understanding their Role in the Atmosphere and their Potential Use in Gas Sensors
[Host: Dr. Williams]

March 7

Rajan Chakrabarty, Assistant Research Professor
Laboratory for Aerosol Science, Spectroscopy, and Optics
Desert Research Institute
Microphysical Characteristics of Combustion Aerosols: Significance for Climate Forcing and Enabling Engineering Applications
[Host: Dr. Williams]

March 14 Spring Break
March 21
January Hall
Room 110

Stephan Kraemer, Professor
Department of Environmental Geosciences
University of Vienna
Biogeochemical Aspects of High Affinity Nutrient Acquisition Involving Metallophores
[Host: Dr. Giammar]

March 28

Nick Nissing, Adjunct Instructor
Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
Invention, Innovation, and Intellectual Property: Perspectives on a ChE Career from the Road Less Traveled
[Host: Dr. Biswas]

April 4

 Vivek Shah, PhD Student Research Award Winner
"Molecular self-assembly in an aerosolized droplet"
and
Bert Berla, PhD Student Research Award Winner
"Upregulation of plasmid genes during stationary phase in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803 and potential use of these plasmids for biofuel engineering"
Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
[Host: Dr. Biswas]

April 11
Ryckman Lecture
and
Earthday Events

L. S. Fan, Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Ohio State University
Chemical Looping Technology - A Particle Technology Perspective
[Host: Dr. Biswas]

April 18


Sumitava De, PhD Student Research Award Winner
Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
Modeling and Simulation of Lithium-ion Battery
[Host: Dr. Biswas]

April 25


Tae Seok Moon
- ChE 478A
Process & Product Design Class Presentations

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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