Fall 2010 Seminar Series

September 1

Prof. Eray Aydil , University of Minnesota

"Quantum Dot Solar Cells"

September 7  (Note: Location is the CBIS Auditorium) > Abbott Award Lecture

Prof. George "Bud" Homsy, University of British Columbia

"Multimedia Fluid Mechanics: an Interactive educational Tool for Teaching and Learning a Demanding Subject"

September 8> Abbott Award Lecture

Prof. George "Bud" Homsy, University of British Columbia

"Interfacial Fluid Mechanics: New Twists on an Old Topic"

September 15

Prof. Shelley Anna, Carnegie Mellon University

"Competing Timescales for Surfactant Transport and Flow at Microscale Fluid-Fluid
Interfaces"

October 6

Dr. Fred Keil, Hamburg University of Technology

"Multiscale Modelling - From the Active Center to the Chemical Reactor"

October 13 > Van Ness Award Lecture

Prof. Abe Stroock, Cornell University

"Microvascular structure and function in vitro"

October 14 (Note: Location is the CBIS Auditorium) > Van Ness Award Lecture

Prof. Abe Stroock, Cornell University

"Do chaotic flows unstir better?"

October 20

Prof. Sean Palecek, University of Wisconsin

"Design of Microenvironments to Regulate Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Differentiation"

November 3

Prof. Sachdev Sidhu, University of Toronto (co-sponsored by CBIS)

"Synthetic Antibodies: New Tools for New Biology"

November 17

Prof. Charles Schroeder, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

"Single Cell & Single Molecule Tools for Engineering: From Polymer Dynamics to
Biological Systems"

December 1

Prof. L.S. Fan, Ohio State University

"Chemical Looping Technology and CO2 Capture"