Chemical Engineering Department Seminars
2008
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Entering the academic profession and preparing for the teaching component of your career
Paola Borin, Centre for Leadership in Learning
11 Sep 2008 10:30
Creating an inclusive community
Denise Maraj, Human Rights Officer, Human Rights & Equity Services Office
18 Sep 2008 10:30
Play with chains: New generation of advanced polymer materials
Dr. Shiping Zhu, Chemical Engineering
02 Oct 2008 10:30
Development of polymeric nanoparticles for targeted cancer therapy
Frank Gu, Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
16 Oct 2008 10:30
Purification of DNA therapeutics: New opportunities for membrane technology
Andrew L. Zydney, Department Head and Walter L. Robb Family Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
23 Oct 2008 10:30
Alcohols as alternates to petroleum for the synthesis of environmentally clean fuels and petrochemicals
Dr. Timur Dogu, Chemical Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey
30 Oct 2008 10:30
Contemplative views on our current understanding of the fibre-fibre bond (joint strength) in paper materials
Prof Tom Lindstrom, KTH Stockholm
08 Nov 2008 13:30
Sustainable reaction engineering for a better future and sorption and selective catalytic oxidation of H2S
Dr. Gulsen Dogu, Chemical Engineering Department, Gazi University, Ankara Turkey
13 Nov 2008 10:30
Novel techniques for polymer characterization
Zhe Zhou and Rongjuan Cong, The Dow Chemical Company, Analytical Sciences - R&D Support, Freeport, TX 77541 USA
27 Nov 2008 10:30
Plant expression of antibodies against biological weapons and environmental contaminants
J. Christopher Hall., School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph
18 Dec 2008 10:30
2009
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Robotic assisted image guided interventions
Alexandru Patriciu, Electrical and Computing Engineering, McMaster University
08 Jan 2009 10:30
Control and design of chemical processes using robust analysis tools
Hector Budman, Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
15 Jan 2009 10:30
Materials research at Xerox research centre of Canada
Dr. Hadi Mahabadi, VP and Director, Xerox Research Centre of Canada, Materials Research at Xerox Research Centre of Canada
29 Jan 2009 10:30
Multifunctional biomaterials through blends to nanoblends and hierarchical nano-biocomposites: New challenges & opportunities
Dr. Amar Mohanty, Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre, Department of Plant Agriculture & School of Engineering, University of Guelph
09 Feb 2009 10:30
Soybean: Food, nutraceutical and composite products
Christine Moresoli, Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
12 Feb 2009 10:30
Continuous fluidized bed chromatography for bioseparations
Dr. Amarjeet Bassi, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering, University of Western Ontario
26 Feb 2009 10:30
Application of multi-objective optimization in the design of simulated moving bed systems
Dr. Ajay K. Ray, Professor and Graduate Chair, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering University of Western Ontario, London.
12 Mar 2009 10:30
De Novo design of proteins and protein-peptide complexes: Advances and challenges
Professor Christodoulos A. Floudas, Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
19 Mar 2009 10:30
Integration of production planning and scheduling in the chemical industry
Christos Maravelias, Chemical Engineering, University of Madison-Wisconsin
26 Mar 2009 10:30
Polymeric nanostructures for chemical and biomedical applications
Michael K.C. Tam, Department of Chemical Engineering and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo,
29 May 2009 10:30
Synthesis and interfacial activity of pH-responsive poly(2-vinylpyridine) microgels
Steven P. Armes, Department of Chemistry, The University of Sheffield
04 Jun 2009 9:30
Revelation of structure-property relationships by molecular simulation
Phillip Choi, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
04 Jun 2009 10:30
The UCT electrical resistance tomography instrument and its applications
Mr. E. W. Randall Chemical Engineering University of Cape Town, South Africa
17 Sep 2009 10:30
Production of ethylene/a-olefin/1,9-decadiene copolymers with complex microstructures using a two-stage polymerization process
Saeid Mehdiabadi, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2L 3G1 and João B. P. Soares, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2L 3G1
01 Oct 2009 10:30
Optimal operation and control of multiscale process systems using adaptive model reduction
Dr. Antonios Armaou, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
08 Oct 2009 10:30
Zeolite-filled microporous mixed matrix (ZeoTIPS) membranes
Douglas R. Lloyd, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
15 Oct 2009 10:30
Rigorous probability bounds analysis for nonlinear process dynamics
Mark A. Stadtherr, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
29 Oct 2009 10:30
Engineering of new organic materials for organic solar cells
Dr. Tim Bender, Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto
05 Nov 2009 10:30
Chemical modification of polypropylene: Fundamental research in support of technology development.
J. Scott Parent, Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen's University
12 Nov 2009 10:30
Macrophage scavenger receptors: Role in adhesion, uptake and migration
Dawn Bowdish. Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine. McMaster University
26 Nov 2009 10:30
2010
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Recent developments in film extrusion technology
Karen Xiao, Extrusion Development Manager, Brampton Engineering Inc
07 Jan 2010 10:30
What are we flushing down the drain?
Chris D. Metcalfe, Environmental and Resource Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON
14 Jan 2010 10:30
Biorefinery 101: Designing the forest biorefinery
Paul Stuart, NSERC Environmental Design Engineering Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique - Montreal
21 Jan 2010 10:30
Electrifying microfluidics - A few examples of using electric fields and forces to control microfluidic components and a few applications
Ravi Selvaganapathy, Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University
04 Feb 2010 10:30
The role of chemical engineers in pharmaceutical industry
François Yacoub, PhD. , Technical Directorate, GlaxoSmithKline
25 Feb 2010 10:30
Electrospun fibers for food and packaging applications
Loong-Tak Lim, Assistant Professor Department of Food Science, University of Guelph
04 Mar 2010 10:30
Advanced control and optimization: Driving operational excellence in mining, mineral and metal industry
Yale Zhang, Ph.D., P.Eng., Process Engineering and Strategic Studies, Vale Inco
11 Mar 2010 10:30
Identification and control of batch processes
Masoud Golshan, Chemical Engineering, PhD Candidate
25 Mar 2010 10:30
Low-cost semi-quantitative diagnostic devices – Design and application
Wei Shen, Australian Pulp and Paper Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia
26 Apr 2010 15:00
The potential functional diversity of the bacterial community in biofilters
Jason Grove, The Delphi Group, Toronto, Sustainability Faculty Candidate
27 Apr 2010 11:00
Studies on separation performance of interfacially formed membranes
Jennifer R. Du, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
29 Apr 2010 11:00
DNA therapeutics – New challenges for the separation of plasmid isoforms
David Latulippe, Pennsylvania State University, Sustainability Engineering Faculty Candidate
04 May 2010 11:00
Surface engineering of renewable materials: Cellulose and biomimetic systems
Emily D. Cranston, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, Sustainability Engineering Faculty Candidate
06 May 2010 10:30
Optimal design and operation of natural gas value chains
Paul I. Barton, Process Systems Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
29 Jul 2010 10:30
Robust real-time adaptive parameter estimation in nonlinear dynamical systems
Dr. Martin Guay, Chemical Engineering, Queen's University
30 Sep 2010 10:30
Study of structure-property relationships of macromolecules using molecular simulation
Professor Phillip Choi, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
14 Oct 2010 10:30
Characterization of polyglutamic acid-composite nanoparticles for controlled release of anti-cancer drugs
Dr. Argyrios Margaritis, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario
21 Oct 2010 10:30
Design and engineering of nanoparticles and their applications to advanced nanocomposites, drug delivery system and e-display
Jian-Feng Chen, Key Lab for Nanomaterials, Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029, China
28 Oct 2010 14:00
Functional biomaterials: From self-assembly to surface functionalization
Dr. Elizabeth Gillies, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, London Ontario
04 Nov 2010 10:30
Multi-modal brain imaging, Combined EEG-fMRI imaging and analysis
Siamak Salaris, PhD Candidate Chemical Engineering
11 Nov 2010 10:30