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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.

2014 Centennial Seminar Series

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September 5

Michael Betenbaugh
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1988
Host: Prasad Dhurjati
Johns Hopkins University
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
"Systems Biotechnology Opportunities in Mammalian Cell Cultures"
September 12 Shekhar Garde
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1997
Host: Antony Beris
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Chemical and Biological Engineering
"Water, Proteins, Interfaces, and Assembly: A New Molecular Perspective"

September 26

James Rekoske
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1998
Host: Raul Lobo
Honeywell's UOP
"Sustainability in the Context of a Global, Connected Economy "
October 10 Radhakrishna Sureshkumar
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1996
Host: Antony Beris
Syracuse University
Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
"Structure, Rheology, Energetics and Optical Properties of Self-Assembled Surfactant and Surfactant-Nanoparticle Solutions"

October 24

Dennis Prieve
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1975
Host: Norm Wagner
Carnegie Mellon University
Chemical Engineering
"TIRM: Scattering of Evanescent Waves by Brownian Particles Near a Glass-Water Interface"
November 7 Lynn Walker
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1995
Host: Norm Wagner
Carnegie Mellon University
Chemical Engineering
"Engineering Fluid-Fluid Interfaces through Multicomponent Adsorption"
December 5 Arup Chakraborty
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1988
Host: Bramie Lenhoff
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Biological Engineering
"How to Hit HIV Where it Hurts"

Spring 2014

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February 28

Martha Grover
Host: Eric Furst
Georgia Institutue of Technology
Chemical & Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
"Feedback Control to Colloidal Self-Assembly"
March 7
Robert L. Pigford Memorial Lecture
Alexis Bell
Host: Yushan Yan
University of California, Berkeley
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
"Effects of Local Composition, Structure, and Confinement on the Activity and Selectivity of Catalytically Active Sites"
March 14 James Liao
Host: Maciek Antoniewicz
University of California, Los Angeles
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
"Rewriting the Pathways to Life"
March 28
Michael Henson
Host: Bramie Lenhoff
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Chemical Engineering Department
"Dynamic Metabolic Models for Analysis and Design of Synthetic Microbial Communities"
April 25 Mark Shiflett
M.S. & Ph. D., University of Delaware,1998 & 2001
Host: Prasad Dhurjati
DuPont Central Research & Development "Ionic Liquids"
May 2 Lynden Archer
Host: Feng Jiao
Cornell University
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
"Nanoporous Hybrid Electrolytes"
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