Seminar Series

Fall 2017

Date Speaker Grad Student/Company Title
February 3, 2017 Dr. Olgun Guvench University of New England, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences Probing Protein-Carbohydrate Instructions at the Atomic Scale Using Molecular Simulations
March 10, 2017 Dr. Vince Rotello UMass Amherst, Dept. of Chemistry

Interfacing Nanomaterials with Biology: From CRISPR to Antimicrobials

April 7, 2017

Ryan Barden & Mohammadjavad Mohammadi

University of New Hampshire, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Graduate Students

Investigation of Membrane Transport Systems Through the Use of Molecular Dynamics Simulations by Ryan Barden / Mapping of Gas Diffusion Pathways in Hydrogenase Enzymes by Mohammadjavad Mohammadi

April 14, 2017 Lieutenant Boyd Pritchard U.S. Navy

The Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program

April 21, 2017 Alison Deyett, Thanh Dinh, Alexander Redfearn and Christopher Reilly University of New Hampshire, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students (Honor Project)  Promoting Differentiation of Stem Cells Through Surface Modification by Alison Deyett/Gelatin Hydrogel Combined with Polydopamine Coating to Enhance Tissue Integration of Medical Implants by Thanh Dinh/Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions Using Enzymes Immobilized on Non-Spherical Particles by Alexander Redfearn/Synthesis of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles in Droplet Flow Reactors by Christopher Reilly
April 28, 2017 Sofia Diaco, Mitchell Juneau, Abby Koczera and Majorie Steiner University of New Hampshire, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students (Honor Project)  Bioremediation of Lead Using Spore Surface Displayed Proteins by Sofia Diaco/ The Liquid Phase Decomposition of Ethanol to Methane and Carbon Dioxide at Room Temperature Over Pt-based Nanoparticles by Mitchell Juneau/The Effects of Carboxylic Acids in Aluminum Anodizing by Abby Koczera/Photocatalytic Decomposition of Phenol Under Visible and UV Light Utilizing Titanium Dioxide Based Catalysts by Marjorie Steiner
May 5, 2017 Dr. M. Scott Shell University of California, Santa Barbara, Dept. of Chemical Engineering

Less is More: Using Relative Entropy to Create Simple Models of Complex Molecular Physics

May 10, 2017 Dr. David Mooney-Professor of Bioengineering-Harvard University, Dr. Jeffrey Gray-Professor of Chemical Engineering-Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Catherine Whittington-Postdoc-Eli Lilly and Dr. Gavin Braithwaite-Research Scientist from Cambridge Polymer Group in Massachusetts University of New Hampshire Bioengineering Symposium Kingsbury Hall S145 starting at 10:00 AM