Chemical Engineering Department Seminars
2013
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Lyapunov-Based Offset-free Model Predictive Control of Nonlinear Systems
Buddhadeva Das, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
07 Nov 2013 10:30
Bacterial cellulose: A fascinating biopolymer for diverse composite applications
Prof. Lucian Lucia, Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University
10 Oct 2013 10:30
Stimuli-responsive degradation platform to develop self-assembled nanocarriers with enhanced multiple drug release
Prof Jung Kwon (John) Oh Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Condordia University
03 Oct 2013 10:30
Myth or fact: Can drinking cranberry juice help prevent urinary tract and other infections?
Prof. Nathalie Tufenkji, Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University and Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair
26 Sep 2013 10:30
The inaugural Les Shemilt lecture
Prof. Ignacio Grossmann, Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
19 Sep 2013 10:30
Graduate school policy and procedure
Prof. Michael Thompson, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
12 Sep 2013 10:30
Workplace safety
Justyna Derkach, McMaster University and Doug Keller, McMaster University
05 Sep 2013 10:30
SMART: Shrink Manufacturing Advanced Research Tools
Dr. Michelle Khine, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, UC Irvine
02 Aug 2013 10:30
Tailoring of surface chemistry, surface structure, wet adhesion and paper strength
Lars Wagberg, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
23 May 2013 10:30
Discrete and continuous optimization models for the design and operation of sustainable and robust process systems
Prof. Ignacio E. Grossmann R.R, Dean University Professor, Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
11 Apr 2013 10:30
Hatch, its history and future in technology
Dr. Santiago Faucher, P.Eng., Global Director, Technology Development Hatch Ltd.
28 Mar 2013 10:30
Dynamics of polymer solids and fluids: Tales at different scales
Li Xi, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
14 Mar 2013 10:30
Multifunctional carbon nanocomposites toward environmental applications
Jiahua Jack Zhu, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
06 Mar 2013 10:30
From a melt of ring polymers to chromosome territories: The role of topological constraints in genome folding
Jonathan Halverson, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory
05 Mar 2013 14:40
Job interview preparation
Lynn Stewart, Director, Outreach and Community Engagement, Engineering Co-op and Career Services, McMaster University
28 Feb 2013 10:30
Teaching portfolio preparation and strategies for success when applying for academic jobs
Catherine Chiappetta-Swanson, PhD Educational Consultant, Centre for Leadership in Learning, Instructor, Faculty of Social Sciences, McMaster University
07 Feb 2013 10:30
Six sigma for chemical engineers
Dr. George Liebermann, Senior Engineering Fellow (Retired), Xerox Research Centre of Canada
10 Jan 2013 10:30
2012
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Studying the nature of particle-particle and particle-wall interactions near moving surfaces and in complex geometries
Vajiheh Akbarzadeh, Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate
06 Dec 2012 10:30
Sustainability: An information session and introduction to SEP770 (a new course on sustainability)
Dr. Lotfi Belkhir, SEP (School of Engineering Practice) McMaster University
29 Nov 2012 10:30
Visual studies of plastic foaming mechanism in rotational molding
Mayram Emami PhD Candidate, McMaster University
22 Nov 2012 10:30
Aptamer technology for smart materials, biosensing, and therapeutics
Dr. Maria C. DeRosa, Chemistry Department, Carleton University, Ottawa
15 Nov 2012 10:30
The outlook for energy: A view to 2040
Brad G. Merkel, Vice President and General Manager, Fuels Marketing, Imperial Oil Ltd
08 Nov 2012 10:30
Fumed metal oxide particles in polymer nano-composites
Dr. Marco A. Villalobos, Global AD Manager, Cabot Performance Materials
25 Oct 2012 10:30
Polymerization reaction engineering. Tools and applications in free radical and controlled free radical polymerizations
Enrique Saldívar-Guerra, Center for Research in Applied Chemistry (CIQA) Saltillo, México
04 Oct 2012 10:30
Industrial research and implementation - From the first ideas to a product
Dr. Iiro Harjunkoski, Senior Principal Scientist, Process and Production Optimization ABB AG, Corporate Research
01 Oct 2012 11:30
Fun with poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) microgel-based etalons
Dr. Michael J. Serpe, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
27 Sep 2012 10:30
A perspective on the world's energy challenge
Dr. Dr. John C. Chen, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania
20 Sep 2012 10:30
Graduate policy and procedure
Dr. Christopher L. E. Swartz, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
13 Sep 2012 10:30
How to live (almost) forever. The need for laboratory safety
Mrs Justyna Derkach, Undergraduate Labs, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University and Mr Doug Keller, Lab Manager, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
06 Sep 2012 10:30
Research methodology and scientific publications: A personal perspective
Joao B. P. Soares, Chemical Engineering University of Waterloo
19 Apr 2012 10:30
Microgels as "smart" ingredients in composite hydrogels and emulsions
Prof. Dr. Walter Richtering, Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
12 Apr 2012 14:00
Computational and process systems approaches to resolving the TGF-β paradox in cancer
Dr. Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
05 Apr 2012 10:30
Chemical engineering in a solar energy driven sustainable future
Professor Rakesh Agrawal, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
29 Mar 2012 10:30
Novel thermosetting materials
Dapeng Zhou, Visiting Professor, Department of Biologic and Chemical Engineering, JiaXing University, China
22 Mar 2012 10:30
The chemical engineering graduate club seminar series: Discussion on employee selection in industry
Michelle Le Marquand Lead, Campus Recruitment, HATCH and Ruben Oris, Director, Process and Equipment Engineering, CANDU ENERGY INC
08 Mar 2012 10:30
Importance of financial planning in your professional and personal life
Mr. Sumit Bose, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
23 Feb 2012 16:40
The chemical engineering graduate club seminar series: Importance of financial planning in your professional and personal life
Mr. Sumit Bose, Instructor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
23 Feb 2012 10:30
The chemical engineering graduate club seminar series: Preparing to enter the work force
Dr. Lynn Stewart Manager, Engineering Co-op and Career Services
19 Jan 2012 10:30
How I write papers
Dr. Robert Pelton, Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
12 Jan 2012 10:30
2011
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Energy efficiency, smart grids and process control
Thomas F. Edgar, University of Texas – Austin
10 Nov 2011 10:30
Controlling adhesion and friction using nanostructured polymer layers
Suzanne Giasson, Department of Chemistry and Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal
03 Nov 2011 10:30
Development of novel carbon nanotubes supported catalysts for Fischer–Tropsch and higher alcohol syntheses
Professof Ajay Dalai, Catalysis & Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratories, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan
28 Oct 2011 10:30
The application of bio-inspired design in the development of a medical device
Susan E., Burke Senior Scientist, Bausch and Lomb Inc Rochester, N. Y.
27 Oct 2011 10:30
Resource-efficient liquid hydrocarbon fuels from biomass
Eric D. Larson, Energy Systems Analysis Group, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University
06 Oct 2011 10:30
Application of injection molding simulation in automotive industry
Gábor Dogossy, PhD Department of Engineering Materials and Vehicle Production, Széchenyi István University, Gyor, Hungary
21 Apr 2011 10:30
Optimal operation and control of reverse osmosis desalination systems
Panagiotis Christofides, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
19 Apr 2011 10:30
The role of polymer science and chemical engineering in pharmaceuticals
Professor Xiao Yu (Shirley) Wu, PhD, Advanced Pharmaceutics & Drug Delivery Laboratory, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
31 Mar 2011 10:30
Introduction to chemical hydrides as hydrogen storage materials
Bing-Hung Chen, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
24 Mar 2011 10:30
Electron microscopy of nanoscale structures
G.A. Botton, Dept of Materials Science and Engineering, Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy- Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research
10 Mar 2011 10:30
Anatomy of innovation
William D. (Don) Hewson, Industrial Liaison, University of Western Ontario, Research & Development Park, Sarnia-Lambton Campus
03 Mar 2011 10:30