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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 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"

2014 Fall Centennial Seminar Series

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"
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