Department of Chemical Engineering plans fall seminars

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering is planning the following Science Seminars for fall 2014. 

All lectures begin at 11:30 a.m. and are held in 102 Chemistry Building. 

Thursday, Aug. 28, “Mechanical properties of organic semiconductors: Toward robust and intrinsically stretchable electronics”, Darren J. Lipomi, University of California, San Diego, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering 

Thursday, Sept. 4, “Applications of the ReaxFF Force Field for Identifying Reactive Properties for Complex Materials and Interfaces,” Adri van Duin, Penn State, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering 

Thursday, Sept. 11, “To be announced," Bin Yang, Washington State University, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering

Thursday, Sept. 18, “To be announced," Kristala J. Prather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering

Thursday, Sept. 25, “Genome-based Mechanics: Tunable Elasticity of a Structural Protein,” Melik C. Demirel, Penn State, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering 

Thursday, Oct. 2, “Light-Tunable Fluids, Self-Propelling Microcapsules and Hemostatic Biomaterials: The Next Generation of Soft Matter," Srinivasa Raghavan, University of Maryland, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering

Thursday, Oct. 23, “Two-Dimensional Crystalline Nanoporous Layers,” Michael Tsapatsis, University of Minnesota, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering

Thursday, Nov. 6, “To be announced,” Meagan Mauter, Carnegie Mellon University, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering

Thursday, Nov. 13,“To be announced,” Charles T. Campbell, University of Washington, host: Kyle Bishop, Department of Chemical Engineering 

For more information, go to www.che.psu.edu/seminars/.

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Last Updated September 25, 2014