Seminar Series

Spring 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, Chemistry Department

Interfacing Nanomaterials with Biology: From CRISPR to Antimicrobials

April 7, 2017

Ryan Barden & Mohammadjavad Mohammadi

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

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 Undergraduate Students, Dept. of Chemical Engineering (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 Marjorie Steiner University of New Hampshire Undergraduate Students, Dept. of Chemical Engineering (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 Bioengineering Symposium Kingsbury S145 starting at 10:00AM
June 27, 2017 Dr. Venkat R. Bhethanabotla University of South Florida Chemical and Biological Sensing Using Acoustic Wave Propagation and Nano-Scale Phenomena