Future Fall Seminars 2019

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held on Fridays in Brauer Hall room 12.

​August 19 - 23
9:00 - 12:30pm
​PhD Orientation - Schedule
• Welcome
• Faculty Introductions
• Staff Introductions
• Lab Tours
• Scavenger Hunt
• Reception

Confirmed Seminars
​August 23
Marcus Foston, Professor
How to Navigate your First Year

August 26

  1st Day of Classes



August 30

Rohan Mishra, Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Washington University in St. Louis
[Host: Dr. Foston]

September 6
  EH&S Laboratory Safety Training
  Angela Dartt, Director, Office of Chemical Safety
  Megan Flake, SEAS Laboratory Safety & Protocol Manager
       • Required for all EECE PhD and MS students

September 13

Elijah Thimsen, Assistant Professor
Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
[Host: Dr. Foston]

​September 18 - 19
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. Register here.
September 20
Leanne Gilbertson, Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
[Host: Dr. Giammar]
​September 27
Rajan Chakrabarty, Assistant Professor
Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
[Host: Dr. Foston]

October 4
Ming Xu, Associate Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Michigan
[Host: Dr. Giammar}

October 11

Bryan Michael Wong, Professor
Nanoscale & Mesoscale Energy Materials Group
Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering
University of California, Riverside
[Host: Dr. Biswas]
​October 12 - 15
Fall Break

October 18

Wei Liao, Professor & Director
Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center
Dept. of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering
Michigan State University
[Host: Dr. Tang]

October 25

Raymond Shaw, Professor
Department of Physics
Michigan Technical University
[Host: Dr. Wang]
​October 28
Brauer 12
​Amin Salehi-Khojin, Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
University of Illinois, Chicago

November 1

Ting Lu, Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois
[Host: Dr. Foston]
 November 8
Tony Wexler, Distinguished Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Davis
[Host: Dr. Wang]

​November 15

Sinan Keten, Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Northwestern University
[Host: Dr. Zhang]
​December 6

Jie Xiao, Chief Scientist
Battery Materials and Cell Integration Group, Energy & Environmental Division
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
[Host: Dr. Bai]