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Memorial Lecturers

Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lecturers Jack A. Gerster Memorial Lecturers
Robert L. Pigford Memorial Lecturers Kurt Wohl Memorial Lecturers

All seminars begin at 10 a.m. in 102 Colburn Lab

(unless otherwise specified)

2018 Fall Seminar Series

September 14
(Location: Perkins Gallery)
Jack A. Gerster Memorial Lecture
Kara Odom Walker
B.Ch.E., University of Delaware, 1999
Host: Eric Furst
Department of Health & Social Services, State of Delaware "When an Engineer-Turned-Doctor Takes on Health Issues for the State: The View from Delaware's Secretary of Health and Social Services"
September 28
Robert L. Pigford Memorial Lecture
Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos
Host: Arthi Jayaraman
Princeton University "Activities, Solubilities, and Nucleation Rates of Aqueous Electrolyte Solutions"
October 12 Kathryn Whitehead
B.Ch.E., University of Delaware, 2002
Host: Cathy Fromen
Carnegie Mellon University "Lipid-like Materials for RNA Delivery: A How-to Guide for Hacking Gene Expression"
November 16 Ali Mesbah
Host: Dion Vlachos
University of California, Berkeley "Model-Based Feedback Control of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets for Plasma Medicine"
December 7 J. Will Medlin
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2001
Host: Bingjun Xu
University of Colorado at Boulder "Controlling Selectivity in Heterogeneous Catalysis with Organic Monolayers"

2018 Spring Seminar Series

March 16
Natalia Semagina
Host:Dion Vlachos
University of Alberta "Bimetallic Nanoparticle Structure Control: What Matters for Catalytic Methane Combustion"
April 13
Fuzhong Zhang
Host:Wilfred Chen
Washington University in St. Louis "Regulating Metabolic Pathways and Microbial Subpopulations for Chemical and Biofuel Production"
April 20
Mitchell Hall
Kurt Wohl Memorial Lecture
Paula Hammond
Hosts:April Kloxin and Emily Day
Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Polyelectrolyte Drug Release Systems for Regenerative Medicine and Targeted Nanotherapies"
May 4
Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lecture
Matthew Helgeson
P.hD., University of Delaware, 2009
Host: Norm Wagner
University of California, Santa Barbara "Complex Nanoemulsions for Engineering Novel Soft Nanoparticles with Applications in Nanomedicine"
May 9
101 Brown Lab
Molly Shoichet
Hosts: April Kloxin and Catherine Grimes
University of Toronto "Engineering Hydrogels for 3D Cell Culture and Predictive Drug Screening in Cancer"
May 11
Michael Jewett
Host:Thomas Epps
Northwestern University "Repurposing the Translation Apparatus for Synthetic Biology"
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