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


January 19 Jordan Kern, Research Assistant Professor
Institute for the Environment
University of North Carolina
Addressing Complex, Emergent Risks in 21st Century Natural-Engineering Systems
[Host: Dr. Giammar]
January 26 Will Heinson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
Non-Equilibrium Particle Dynamics in Environmental Systems
[Host: Dr. Giammar]

January 29
Rodin Auditorium
Green Hall

Amir Farimani, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry
Stanford University
Deep Learning Transport Phenomena and Material Discovery
[Host: Dr. Giammar]
February 2 Randall Martin, Professor
Dept. of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University
Atmospheric Composition Analysis Group, Director
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Research Associate
Advances in Satellite Remote Sensing, Modeling, and Ground-based Measurements to Understand Atmospheric Aerosols Worldwide
[Host: Dr. Giammar]
February 5
11:30 a.m.
Rodin Auditorium
Green Hall

Qing Shao, Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University
Molecular Understanding and Design of Materials for Biological Applications
[Host: Dr. Giammar]

February 9
Laura Fierce, Assistant Atmospheric Scientist
Environmental & Climate Sciences Department
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Particle-based methods for advancing the representation of atmospheric aerosol
[Host: Dr. Giammar]
February 16 Fangqiong Ling, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bacterial communities as biosensors in water infrastructure
[Host: Dr. Giammar]

February 23

Hang Deng, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Geochmical Alteration of Fractures in the Subsurface Environment: A Pore- and Core-Scale Perspective
[Host: Dr. Giammar]

March 2

Lynn R. Mazzoleni, Associate Professor
Atmospheric Science Program
Michigan Technological University
Investigating Complex Mixtures using Ultrahigh Resolution Orbitrap Elite Mass Spectrometry: The Molecular Composition of Wildland Fire Aerosol
[Host: Dr. Chakrabarty]

March 9 Lynn Hildemann, Professor
Stanford University
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Personal Exposure to Indoor Air Pollutants - Are you to blame, or is it the building's fault?
[Host: Dr. Chakrabarty]
March 16 Lingchong You, Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Quantifying and Controlling Bacterial Community Dynamics
[Host: Dr. Zhang]
March 23 Erik Rosenfeldt, Director
Hazen & Sawyer, Inc.
Impacts of Anthropogenic EDCs and the Role of Reuse and Conservation on the Quality of the Potomac River
[Host: Dr. Giammar]
March 30 George Richards, Senior Fellow
Energy Conversion Engineering, DOE
National Energy Technology Laboratory
Electrifying Issues: present and future technology
[Host: Dr. Axelbaum]
April 6 Mark J. Kushner, Professor
Director, Michigan Institute for Plasma Science & Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of Michigan
Controlling Plasma-surface Interactions for Liquid, Biological and Environmental Systems
[Host: Dr. Thimsen]
April 13

Dionisios Vlachos, Chair & Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware
Renewable Chemicals and Fuels: From First Principles to Chemical Manufacturing
[Host: Dr. Foston]

April 20 - 3:00pm
Ryckman Lecture
and Reception
Michael R. Hoffmann, Professor
Division of Engineering & Applied Science
California Institute of Technology
Electrochemical Oxygen & Chlorine Production: Enhancing Electrocatalytic Activity Using Atomic Layer Deposition
[Host: Dr. Biswas]
April 27

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

May 4

Sudhir Brahmbhatt, President
Technology Services, Inc.
Carbon capture from the power plants for attractive ROI
[Host: Dr. Biswas]