Department of Chemical Engineering announces spring seminars

Science Seminars for spring 2014
Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering

Thursday, Jan. 16, “Bioinspired Engineering of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Fate Choices,” Sean Palecek, University of Wisconsin, 10 a.m., 110 Wartik, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, Jan. 23, “Can Algae Be a Sustainable Feedstock for Food, Fuel and Chemicals? Potential, Challenges and Progress," Kenneth F. Reardon, Colorado State University, 10 a.m., 110 Wartik, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, Feb. 27, “Exciton Dynamics in Disordered Molecular Environments,” Adam P. Willard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 10 a.m., 110 Wartik, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, April 3, “Teaching an Old Bacterium New Tricks: Biological Production of Acids and Alcohols,” Kristala J. Prather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 10 a.m., 110 Wartik, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, April 10, “Kinetics and Mechanistic Studies of Oxidation Reactions Over Supported Au Catalysts," Bert D. Chandler, Trinity University, 10 a.m., 110 Wartick, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, April 17, “Novel Routes to the Synthesis and Characterization of Supported Oxide Catalysts,” Justin M. Notestein, Northwestern University, 10 a.m., 110 Wartik, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, May 1, “To be Announced,” Hector D. Abruna, Cornell University, 10 a.m., 110 Wartik, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

Thursday, May 8, “Small Molecule Design for Organic Semiconductors,” John E. Anthony, University of Kentucky, 10 to 11 a.m., 102 Chemistry, host: Enrique Gomez, Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu/seminars/).

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Last Updated April 17, 2014