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Seminars 2015–2016

All seminars will be held in the Lindy Boggs Center room 105 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm unless noted otherwise. For more information please call (504) 865 5772.

Sponsored through generous gifts from members of The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Board of Advisors.

Top ⇑Spring 2016 Lecture Series

February 12

Protein Nanopatterning with Bioconjugate Block Copolymers

Bradley Olsen, Ph.D. / Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT

February 19

A Short History of Osmotic Stress

Adrian Parsegian, Ph.D. / Professor, Department of Physics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

March 11

Yeast Based Biosensors as a Low Cost Healthcare Diagnostic

Keith Tyo, Ph.D. / Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University

April 15

Process Systems Engineering Methods for Multi-Scale Chemical Process and Product Design

Mario Eden, Ph.D. / Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at Auburn University

Top ⇑Fall 2015 Lecture Series

August 28

New Approaches for Chemical Process Development in Pharmaceutical Industry

Jean Tom, Ph.D. / Pharmaceutical Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ.

Note: This seminar will be held in Boggs room 600 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

September 4

Confined Glassy Properties and Constrained Volume Processing of Polymer Nanoparticles

Rodney Priestley, Ph.D.  / Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University.

September 18

Playground of Phospholipid-Based Self Assemblies

Mu-Ping Nieh, Ph.D. /  Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Institute of Materials Science at the University of Connecticut.

Note: This seminar will be held in Flower Hall room 400 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

September 25

Shear Banding in Entangled Polymeric Melts: Simulations and Mechanistic Insight

Bamin Khomami, Ph.D. / Distinguished Professor Materials Research and Innovation Laboratory, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Tennessee.

October 2

High Performance Optimization: Parallel Architectures and Applications

Carl Laird, Ph.d. / Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University.

October 9

Exploiting Anaerobes for Biomass Breakdown and Sustainable Chemistry

Michelle O’Malley, Ph.D. / Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California Santa Barbara.

October 30

Thiol-X Chemistry: Multifaceted Routes to Macromolecular Engineering

Dr. Derek L. Patton, Ph.D. / Associate Professor, School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi.

300 Lindy Boggs Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, T: 504-314-2914, F: 504-865-6744 chemeng@tulane.edu