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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.

2015 Fall Seminar Series

September 11
Shelly Peyton
Host: April Kloxin
University of Massachusetts, Amherst "Synthetic Environments to Understand Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance"
October 2
Costas Maranas
Host: Wilfred Chen
The Pennsylvania State University "Optimization Driven Reconstruction, Analysis and Redesign of Metabolism"
October 23
Israel Wachs
Host: Bingjun Xu
Lehigh University "Heterogeneous Catalysis Research in the 21st Century: Application of Operando Molecular Spectroscopy"
October 30
Jean-Philippe Tessonnier
Host: Bingjun Xu
Iowa State University "Heterogeneous Catalyst Design for Biomass Conversion in the Condensed Phase"
November 6
Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park
Host: Feng Jiao
Columbia University "Towards Sustainable Energy and Materials: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)"
November 20
Jack A. Gerster Memorial Lecture
Ann Lee
Host: Bramie Lenhoff
Genentech, Inc. "Innovations in Technical Development and Manufacturing of Targeted Oncology Drugs"
December 11
Scott Shell
Host: Arthi Jayaraman
University of California, Santa Barbara "Thermodynamic Balancing Acts in Self-Assembly at Interfaces"

2015 Spring Centennial Seminar Series

March 5
106 CCM
Ajit Sapre
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1980
Host: Prasad Dhurjati
Reliance Industries, Ltd. "Energy and Materials Challenges for a Growing World: One Perspective"
March 6 Kostas Tokatlidis
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1993
Host: Prasad Dhurjhati
University of Glasgow, UK "Protein Targeting and Oxidative Folding in Mitochondria"
March 20 Richard Lunt
Honor's BChE, University of Delaware, 2004
Host: Doug Buttrey
Michigan State University "Unique Opportunities for Excitonic Photovoltaics and Solar Concentrators or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Exciton"
April 10 Radhakrishnan Mahadevan
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2002
Host: Prasad Dhurjati
University of Toronto "Model-based Strategies for Improving Bioprocess Yield, Productivity and Robustness"
April 17 Peter Kirlin
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1986
Host: Raul Lobo
Photronics, Inc. "How to Succeed in Business "with an Advanced Technical Degree" by Really Trying"
April 24 Jennifer Reed
Host: Maciek Antoniewicz
University of Wisconsin-Madison "Application of Systems Biology to Engineering Cellular Metabolism"
May 8
**Co-sponsored by Biomaterials COBRE**
Zhenan Bao
Host: Thomas Epps
Stanford University "Integrated Materials Design of Organic Semiconductors and Their Applications in Skin-Inspired Electronics"
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