Fall 2021 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Seminar Series

Time: Thursdays, 11am – 12pm
Location: H.M. Comer 1026

Theme Date Title
19-Aug Graduate Program Review
poly sm logo 26-Aug Mary Kathryn Sewell-Loftin, UAB
Investigating the Mechanobiology of the Tumor Microenvironment
2-Sep Connie Roth, Emory University
Local versus Global Measures of Local Property Changes Near Interfaces in Multicomponent Polymer Materials
9-Sep Graduate Student Presentations
16-Sep Eugenia Kharlampieva, UAB
Responsive polymer assemblies for controlled delivery
23-Sep Brenda Helen Prager, University of Mississippi
Surface and Interfacial Studies on Thermal Barrier and Hydrophobic Coatings on Paper Substrates
30-Sep Elizabeth Barker, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Local Drug Delivery for Improving Drug Penetration in Pediatric Brain Tumors
7-Oct Monirosadat (Sanaz) Sadati, University of South Carolina
Liquid Crystals and the Color of Chirality
14-Oct 3MT and Graduate Student Presentations
21-Oct Virginia Davis, Auburn University
TBA
28-Oct No Seminar
4-Nov Randy Mrozek, Army Research Laboratory
Polymer Research and Development at DEVCOM’s Army Research Laboratory
11-Nov No Seminar
18-Nov Graduate Student Presentations
25-Nov No Seminar
2-Dec Graduate Student Presentations

 
poly sm logo Co-sponsored by Polymers and Soft Materials (Poly-SM) Center

Contact: Amanda Koh, askoh@eng.ua.edu, 205-348-8514

ChBE office: (205) 348-1740

Spring 2021 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Seminar Series

Time: 11am-12pm
Location: Zoom (VirtualMeeting)

Theme No. Date Time Speaker University
1 Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:00 No Seminar
2 Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:00 Graduate Update The University of Alabama
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 3 Tuesday, January 28, 2021 11:00 Isabel C. Escobar University of Kentucky
4 Thursday, February 4, 2021 11:00 Ryan P. Lively Georgia Tech University
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 5 Thursday, February 11, 2021 11:00 Georges Belfort Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
6 Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:00 Ranil Wickramasinghe University of Arkansas
7 Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:00 No Seminar
8 Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:00 Kevin J. Cash Colorado School of Mines
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 9 Thursday, March 11, 2021 11:00 Caleb Funk DuPontWater Solutions, Edina, MN
10 Thursday, March 18, 2021 11:00 No Seminar
11 Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:00 Graduate Students
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 12 Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:00 Matthew D. Green Arizona State University
13 Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:00 Graduate Students
14 Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:00 Graduate Students
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 15 Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:00 Christine E. Duval Case Western Reserve University

Contact: Steven Weinman, stweinman@eng.ua.edu, 205-348-8516

ChBE office: (205) 348-1740

Fall 2020 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Seminar Series

Time: 11am-12pm
Location: Zoom (VirtualMeeting)

Theme No. Date Time Speaker University
1 Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:00 Grad student orientation UA
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 2 Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:00 Zachary P Smith MIT
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 3 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:00 Jodie Lutkenhaus Texas A&M University
4 Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:00 No seminar
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 5 Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:00 Piran R Kidambi Vanderbilt University
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 6 Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:00 John Pellegrino University of Colorado-Boulder
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 7 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:00 Andrea Achilli University of Arizona
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 8 Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:00 Andrew Zydney Pennsylvania State University
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 9 Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:00 Ayse Asatekin Tufts University
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 10 Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:00 Yoram Cohen UCLA
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 11 Thursday, November 5, 2020 11:00 Menachem Elimelech Yale
12 Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:00 Manish Kumar University of Texas at Austin
13 Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:00 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting November15-20, 2020 (No seminar)
14 Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:00 Thanksgiving -Classes Dismissed
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small 15 Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:00 am – Pavel Izak, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals of the Czech Academy of Sciences
12:00 pm – Karel Friess, University of Chemistry & Technology Prague
Polymers and Soft Materials logo small Co-sponsored by Polymers and Soft Materials (Poly-SM) Center

Contact: Milad Esfahani, mesfahani@eng.ua.edu, (205) 348-8836

ChBE office: (205) 348-1740