Spring 2012 Seminar Series

January 4

Elizabeth J. Biddinger, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Alternative Solvent Systems for Green and Sustainable Processes"

January 18

Valeria Garbin, University of Pennsylvania

"Complex Fluid Interfaces: Flow, Dynamics, Self-assembly and Disassembly"

February 1

Amish J. Patel, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

"Uncovering the Role of Water in Biomolecular Interactions: New Insights from Theory
and Computation"

February 2

Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, University of Delaware

"Strategies to Design Carbon-based and Carbon-supported Catalysts for the Sustainable Production
of Energy and Chemicals"

February 8

Fuat E. Celik, University of Wisconsin, Madison

"Catalytic Synthesis Gas Conversion to Produce Chemical Products from Non-Petroleum Resources"

February 22

Guihua Yu, Stanford University

"Rational Design and Assembly of Functional Nanomaterials for Energy and Electronics Applications"

February 28

Rizia Bardhan, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

""In situ Optical Sensing with Plasmonic Nanostructures: From Biotechnology to Energy Systems"

March 6

Cary L. Pint, Extreme Technology Research Group, Intel Labs

"Nanocarbon Scaffolds for Efficient Energy Conversion and Storage"

March 7

Vivek Sharma, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Functional Soft Materials for Jetting and Spraying Applications: Associative Polymers as
Rheology Modifiers"

April 4

Lynn M. Walker, Carnegie Mellon University

"Templating, Structure and Transport within Nanostructured Block Copolymer Hydrogels"

April 25

Millicent O. Sullivan, University of Delaware

"Cellular Processing of Drug and Gene Delivery Biomaterials"

May 2

K. Dane Wittrup, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (ABBOTT Award Lecture)

"Triepitopic Fn3/IgG Anti-EGFR Antibodies Overcome Resistance in Tumors"

May 3

K. Dane Wittrup, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (ABBOTT Award Lecture)

"Tumor Targeting Theory: Rediscovering What Nature Apparently Already Knew"

May 9

Alberto Striolo, University of Oklahoma, Norman

"Aqueous Interfaces: Carbon Nanotube Dispersions, Energy Storage, and Hydrodynamics"

May 16

Wilfred Chen, University of Delaware

"Biomolecular Tools for Sustainable Energy and Improved Human Health"