Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2009 Events

Fall 2009 Seminar Schedule

September 1 Using DEM to Develop Constitutive Models for CFD Simulations of Granular Flows
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Florida
September 14

Co-sponsored with the Department of Biomedical Engineering (4:30pm - DH 1212) 

Design of Recombinant Biometric Materials with Tailored Functionality
Szu-Wen Wang
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of California – Irvine

September 24 Integration of Production Planning and Scheduling in the Chemical Industry
Christos T. Maravelias
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin
September 28 Co-sponsored with the Department of Biomedical Engineering (4:30pm - DH 1212) Biopartitioning of Biological Products
Marco Rito-Palomares, Professor and Head, 
Departamento de Biotecnologia e Ingenieria de Alimentos, Tecnologico de Monterrey
October 1 ChEGSA Symposium
Synthetic Membrane Filtration for Biotechnology, Breakthroughs and Needs
Professor Georges Belfort
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

October 8 Distinguished Lecture
From Form to Function: Crystal Engineering for Product and Process Design
Michael F. Doherty
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
October 20 Catalytic Conversion of Biorenewable Molecules to Fuels and Chemicals
Robert Davis
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
October 27 Purification of DNA Therapeutics: New Opportunities for Membrane Technology
Andrew Zydney
Professor and Head, Department of Chemical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
November 3 **CANCELED** Thermodynamics of Hydrophobicity: Fundamentals and Implications **CANCELED**
Professor Pablo de Benedetti
Vice Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Princeton University
November 19 Co-sponsored with the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Based on Cell-Remodeled Fibrin
Robert T. Tranquillo
Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Minnesota
December 1 Transport and Collective Dynamics in Suspensions of Swimming Microorganisms
Michael D. Graham
Professor and Chair, Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin

All seminars (unless noted) begin at 10:45 a.m. in Doherty Hall Room 1112.  Coffee and doughnuts are served at 10:30 a.m. in the Conference Room, Doherty Hall, Room 1102.

For more information, please call Dolores Dlugokecki at 412-268-2251.