Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2009 Events

Spring 2009 Seminar Schedule

March 17

Distinguished Lecture                                                                                             From Suds to Speedways - How "Green" Ideas Can Flow from Unexpected Taps          Ms. Carol A. Dudley                                                                                                 Business Development and Licensing                                                                       The Dow Chemical Company

March 24

Bayer Lecture                                                                                                          Multi-Parametric Programming and Model Predictive Control

Professor Stratos Pistikopoulos

Department of Chemical Engineering                                                                          Imperial College London

March 26 Predictive Atomistic Simulations for Design and Development of Novel Materials for Hydrogen Storage and Semiconductor Applications
Dr. Hansong Cheng
Computational Modeling Center
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
March 31 Systems Approaches to Address Problems of High Complexity
Professor Marianthi Ierapetritou 
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Rutgers University
April 9 Insights Gained from Experiments and Theory into the Factors Controlling the Activity and Selectivity of Catalytically Active Sites
Professor Alexis T. Bell
Department of Chemical Engineering 
University of California, Berkeley
April 16 Generalized Potential Field Formulation of Chemical Process Models
Professor Ross E. Swaney 
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
April 23 Sulfur-Tolerant and Carbon-Resistant Bimetalic Catalysts for Steam Reforming of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels for Fuel Cells
Professor Chunshan Song
Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering and Chemical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
April 30 Highly-charged and Complex Interfaces: Electrokinetics and Rheology
Professor Todd Squires 
Department of Chemical Engineering 
University of California, Santa Barbara

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.