Chemical Engineering Department Seminars
2017
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Optimization of Energy Systems - at the Interface of Date, Modeling and Decision-Making
Victor Zavala - University of Wisconsin
01 Dec 2017 9:30
Disrupting Desalination - Advancing the Science and Technology
Ngai Yin Yip, Columbia University
17 Nov 2017 9:30
Antimicrobial resistance in E coli during wastewater treatment and inactivation
Dominic Frigon, McGill University
03 Nov 2017 9:30
Tools for improving process monitoring and control in primary aluminum smelting
Carl Duchesne, Universite Laval
27 Oct 2017 9:30
Hydrophobic Interactions in Water and Hydrophilic Attraction in Oil of Polymers and Deformable Surfaces
Hongbo Zeng, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
16 Aug 2017 10:30
Hydrophobic Interactions in Water and Hydrophilic Attraction in Oil of Polymers and Deformable Surfaces
Hongbo Zeng, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
16 Aug 2017 10:30
Hydrophobic Interactions in Water and Hydrophilic Attraction in Oil of Polymers and Deformable Surfaces
Hongbo Zeng, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
16 Aug 2017 10:30
Towards Next-Generation Molecular Separations: Nanoporous Hollow Fiber Membranes
Chen Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
13 Jul 2017 9:30
Designing Ice-free Interfaces
Dr. Kevin Golovin, Ann Arbor Michigan
12 Jul 2017 10:40
Electrocatalyst material development and integration for sustainable energy technologies
Dr. Drew Higgins, Associate Staff Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
11 Jul 2017 10:30
Micro-engineering tissue assembly for medical discovery and therapy
Dr. Boyang Zhang, University of Toronto
06 Jul 2017 10:40
Engineering cell fitness: controlling competition within multicellular populations
Dr. Nika Shakiba, University of Toronto
05 Jul 2017 1:40
Surface Chemistry and Nanocellulose
Prof. Bruce Lyne, KTH, Sweden and Prof. Julien Bras, INP-Grenoble, France
09 Jun 2017 10:00
Merging Science & Engineering for Energy-Efficient Gas Separations
Dr. William J. Koros, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Shemilt Lectureship 2017
23 Mar 2017 10:30
Megasupramolecules
Dr. Julie Kornfield, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech
19 Jan 2017 10:30
2016
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Biological Plywoods: Lessons from Nature's Fibrous Composites
Dr. Alejandro D. Rey, Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University
06 Dec 2016 11:30
Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Predicting Impacts on Air and Water Through Detailed Chemical Analysis
Dr. Desiree Plata, PhD, Yale University, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering
29 Nov 2016 11:30
Rapid, Low-cost Tools for Global Health: Using Cell-free Synthetic Biology for Zika Virus Detection and the Portable Manufacture of Therapeutics.
Keith Pardee, Assistant Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
22 Nov 2016 11:30
Implementation of a work experience option for Masters and PhD students.
Adam Pepler, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University
25 Oct 2016 11:30
Of Research and Failure and From reactors to robots; my journey through grad school
Dr. Charles de Lannoy, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University and Dr. Zeinab H. Doust, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
04 Oct 2016 11:30
Understanding virus adhesion to polymeric membranes:
Dr. Volodymr Tarabara, Michigan State University
20 Sep 2016 11:30
Understanding virus adhesion to polymeric membranes:
Dr. Volodymr Tarabara, Michigan State University
20 Sep 2016 11:30
Development of High-Performance Biomass-based Materials via Multi-Composition and Processing
Dr. Yoshikuni Teramoto, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Biomass Conversion, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University (Japan)
25 Apr 2016 12:30
Controlling Protein Adsorption on Biomaterial Surfaces: Prevent Nonspecific and Encourage Specific Interactions
Xudong Deng, PhD Candidate, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
28 Mar 2016 12:30
What Don Woods Taught me About Teaching - Inaugural Don Woods Lecture
Dr. Richard M. Felder, Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University
22 Mar 2016 12:30
Communications is a Risky Business
Dr. Terry Flynn, Department of Communication Studies & Multimedia, McMaster University
21 Mar 2016 12:30
Intro to the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)
Amy Reckling, CIC Career Development Leader
29 Feb 2016 12:30
2015
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2D Nanomaterials at the Air-Water Interface: From Fundamental Studies to the Fabrication of Advanced Materials
Dr. Michael Pope, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
02 Dec 2015 11:30
Assessing the Feasibility of Using Low Temperature Heat to Meet Water Treatment Demand: A Consideration of Policy, Process, and Economic Constraints
Dr. Meagan Mauter, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
18 Nov 2015 11:30
Continuous Granulation in a Twin Screw Granulator
Dr. James Litster, Professor of Chemical Engineering,Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Director, Center for Particulate Processes and Products, Purdue University
28 Oct 2015 11:30
Process Systems Engineering Methods for
Dr. Mario Richard Eden, Department Chair and McMillan Professor of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University
14 Oct 2015 12:30
Les Shemilt Lectureship - Blood, Guts and Chemical Engineering
Dr. Michael Sefton, University of Toronto
28 Sep 2015 10:30
The Physics of Genome Mapping in Nanochannels
Dr. Kevin Dorfman, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
16 Sep 2015 12:30
Colloidal Particles at the Interfaces: From Fundamentals to Functional Materials
Dr. To NGAI, Department of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N. T. Hong Kong
22 Jun 2015 10:30
Biomass fuel cell, bio-hydrogen production and biomass nanomaterials
Professor Yulin Deng, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and IPST at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
18 Jun 2015 10:30
Biomass fuel cell, bio-hydrogen production and biomass nanomaterials
Professor Yulin Deng, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and IPST at Georgia Tech, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
18 Jun 2015 10:30
Pathogen Transport and Survival in Aquatic Environments and New Approaches for Water Quality Protection
Dr. Bahareh Asadishad, Department of Chemical Engineering McGill University
08 Jun 2015 10:30
Rational Design of Adhesives and Interfacial Measurement Techniques
Dr. Samuel Pendergraph, KAMI & BiMaC Postdoctoral Researcher, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden
29 May 2015 13:30
Environmental Sustainability: Process Design, Life Cycle Assessment, and Decision Making
Dr. Raymond L. Smith,U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,Office of Research and Development,National Risk Management Research Laboratory,Cincinnati, OH
26 Mar 2015 10:30
Sensitivity Analysis for Nonsmooth Dynamic Systems
Dr. Kamil Khan, Mathematics,Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory Argonne
18 Mar 2015 10:00
Decentralized Control of Nonlinear Interconnected Chemical Processes
Dr. Nicolas Hudon, INMA, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
16 Mar 2015 11:30
Human cardiac biowires and injectable cardiac tissues
Dr. Milica Radisic, University of Toronto
12 Mar 2015 10:30
Advanced Control and Efficient Optimization for Complex Processes
Dr. Yu Yang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering
02 Mar 2015 13:30
Modeling and Optimization of Continuous Wet Granulation
Professor James D. Lister. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, Indiana
05 Feb 2015 10:30
Novel Integrated Platforms for Rapid Discovery of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agents
Professor Charles Haynes, Chemical and Biological Engineering, UBC
22 Jan 2015 10:30
Catalytic Processing of Biomass Derived Oxygenates: Outlook and Challenges
Dr. Ya-Huei (Cathy) Chin, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
15 Jan 2015 10:30
2014
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Decomposition-based optimization for process systems engineering under uncertainty
Dr. Xiang Li, Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston Ont
04 Dec 2014 10:30
Engineering the immune system to fight cancer
Prof. Jonathan Bramson, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine and Director, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
13 Nov 2014 10:30
Bioinspired materials from nanocellulose : challenges and opportunities
Laurent Heux, CERMAV-CNRS, Structure and Properties of Glycomaterials, CNRS and Grenoble Alpes University, France
23 Oct 2014 11:00
From modifying wood surfaces to the interactions of living cells
Dr. Monika Österberg, Aalto University, School of Chemical Technology, Department of Forest Products Technology, Finland
23 Oct 2014 10:30