The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar Series is supported with a generous gift from SABIC, Inc.

If you would like to receive a weekly notification and abstract of the seminars by e-mail, please contact Nicolette Solano (nsolano2 [at]

All Seminars are held in L2D2, unless otherwise noted. There is no charge to attend.

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Past Seminars

Date Title Speaker
12/10/2021 - 10:30am TBA Bryan Berger from University of Virginia
12/03/2021 - 10:30am TBA Jingguang Chen from Columbia University
11/19/2021 - 10:30am TBA Gaurav Giri from University of Virginia
11/05/2021 - 10:30am The Role of Water in Dehydrogenation Reactions on Surfaces Liney Arnadottir from Oregon State University
10/29/2021 - 10:30am Driving Deformation, Assembly, and Coupled Motion of Polymers with Light Ryan Hayward from University of Colorado Boulder
10/15/2021 - 10:30am Thinking about Data: Representations, Transformations, and Applications Victor Zavala from Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
09/24/2021 - 10:30am Propulsion and Assembly of Microparticles in External Fields Bhuvnesh Bharti from Louisiana State University
09/17/2021 - 10:30am Mapping Free Energy Landscapes for Soft Materials (and More!) Jonathan Whitmer from University of Notre Dame
09/10/2021 - 10:30am Covalent Organic Framework Membranes for Liquid Separations Devin Shaffer from University of Houston
04/23/2021 - 10:30am The Catalytic Science of Making Up and Breaking Up Dinitrogen William F Schneider from University of Notre Dame
04/09/2021 - 10:30am Uses of Phenotype MicroArrays in Small Scale and High Throughput Bioprocess Improvement Barry Bochner from Biolog, INC
12/04/2020 - 10:30am Understanding Mechanisms in Electrocatalytic Syntheses with Renewable Feedstocks Adam Holewinski from University of Colorado, Boulder
11/13/2020 - 11:30am Molecular design blueprints: materials and catalysts from new simulation and machine learning tools HJ Kulik from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10/30/2020 - 10:30am Design-to-Synthesis in Polymer Chemistry. How engineering principles enable unprecedented control in polymer synthesis Damein Guironnet from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10/23/2020 - 8:00am OChEGS Symposium- Virtual OChEGS Keynote Speaker TBA
10/16/2020 - 10:30am Biomaterial Infection and Innate Immunity Phil Stewart from Montana State University
10/09/2020 - 10:30am The Catalytic Mechanics of Dynamic Surfaces Paul Dauenhauer from University of Minnesota
10/02/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
09/25/2020 - 10:30am Characterizing the Evolution of Gel Scaffolds Using Passive Microrheology Kelly Schultz from Lehigh University
09/18/2020 - 10:30am No Seminar this Week No Seminar
09/11/2020 - 10:30am Dynamics and Deformation of Complex Interfaces- Study of Vesicles, Cells and Droplets in Biology Vivek Narsimhan from Purdue University
09/04/2020 - 10:30am Molecular- to Nanoparticle- Scale Interactions with Environmental Implications Stacey Louie from University of Houston
08/28/2020 - 10:30am No Seminar this Week No Seminar
04/17/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
04/10/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
04/03/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
03/27/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
03/20/2020 - 10:30am No seminar No seminar
02/28/2020 - 10:30am Mentoring Undergraduate Engineering Students at a Liberal Arts Institution Polly Piergiovanni- Lafayette College
02/21/2020 - 10:30am Using Synthetic Biology and Machine Learning Tools to Characterize and Engineer RNAs Lydia Contreras- University of Texas at Austin
02/14/2020 - 10:30am Towards Novel Imaging Diagnostics for Alzhemier's Disease Ananth Annapragada- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine
01/31/2020 - 10:30am FAST, Smart Therapeutics Anushree Chatterjee from University of Colorado Boulder
01/24/2020 - 10:30am Liquid Nanofabrication of Functional Multiphasic Soft Matter by Capillary Binding and Interfacial Templating Orlin D Velev- North Carolina State University