Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2012 Events

Fall 2012 Seminar Schedule

September 6 The development of high-speed DNA Sequencing; Neanderthal, Moore and you [pdf]
Dr. Jonathan Rothberg
Present Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, 
Ion Torrent, Inc., Guilford, CT
September 13 Controlled growth of polymers from biological surfaces [pdf]
Dr. Alan Russell
Highmark Distinguished Career Professor, Institute of Complex Engineering Systems and Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
September 20 2012 CHEGSA Graduate Research Symposium
Scientist, Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Humanist: The Technologist for the 21st century [pdf]
Dow Chemical Keynote Speaker - Professor George Stephanopoulos
Arthur D. Little Professor of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
September 21 2012 CHEGSA Graduate Research Symposium
Hydrogen: Some Background on Uses and Multilevel Optimization of a Global Production Enterprise [pdf]
Industrial Keynote Speaker - Dr. Oliver J. Smith, IV
Global Operations Organization - HyCO Plant Process Engineering
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
October 4 A Library of Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles for the Delivery of DNA and siRNA [pdf]
Professor Jordan J. Green (Joint seminar with Biomedical Engineering Department)
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, the Wilmer Eye Institute, the Institute for Nanobiotechnology, and the Transitional Tissue Engineering Center 
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
October 11 Using computer simulations to understand flow-induced structures [pdf]
Professor Patrick T. Underhill
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
October 25 Computer Simulation of Vesicle and Capsule Suspensions in Flow [pdf]
Professor Eric S.G. Shaqfeh 
Lester Levi Carter Professor and Department Chair of Engineering
Stanford University
November 8 Distinguished Research Lecture
Creativity across Domains [pdf]
Professor Julio M. Ottino
Distinguished R.R. McCormick Institute Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Northwestern University
November 15 Reduction of NOx from Lean Burn Vehicles: A Challenging Problem in Multi-Functional Catalyst & Reactor Design [pdf]
Professor Michael Harold
M.D. Anderson Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Houston
November 27 Engineering Molecular Transformations over Supported Catalysts for Sustainable Energy Conversion [pdf]
Professor Matthew Neurock
Alice M. and Guy A. Wilson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Chemistry
University of Virginia

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 Janet Latini at 412-268-2230.