Seminar Series

Spring 2024

Wednesdays, 1:10 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, N101 (unless otherwise stated)

Date Speaker Institution/Company Title
February 14, 2024 Dongming Xie University of Massachusetts Lowell

Biomanufacturing with Unconventional Feedstocks

February 21, 2024 Sean Edington

University of New Hampshire Department of Molecular, Cellular, and  Biomedical Sciences

Spying on structure: Watching water rearrange and probing lanthanide-bound proteins with complementary gas-phase and ultrafast tools
February 28, 2024 Michael Young Massachusetts General Hospital

Translating Retinal Stem Cells

March 6, 2024 Anthony Butterfield University of Utah DEIA Seminar: Level 1 SafeZone Training
March 13, 2024 Brittany White-Mathieu University of New Hampshire Department of Chemistry Shedding Light on Biology with Chemical Tools
March 20, 2024 No Class University of New Hampshire Spring Break
March 27, 2024 Wenlin Zhang Dartmouth College

Towards quantitative modeling crystallization for semicrystalline polymers

April 3, 2024

Stanley Feeney

Ziqiang Guan

University of New Hampshire Department of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

University of New Hampshire Department of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Development of a Temperature Controlled Electrochemical Cell for Sensor Research

Improving Physical and Biochemical Properties of Gelatin Microgels for Tissue Engineering

April 10, 2024 Nicoletta Inverardi Massachusetts General Hospital When Polymer Mechanics Meets Drug Delivery:  stimulus-responsive behavior and mechanical properties in drug-loaded polymers
April 17, 2024 CHBE Graduate Students University of New Hampshire Group lunch meeting
April 24, 2024 CEPS Dean Cyndee Gruden University of New Hampshire

Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) and Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Symposium (ISE)

May 1, 2024 No Class University of New Hampshire Attend the May 3 Chemical Engineering Design Poster Session 
May 8, 2024 No Class University of New Hampshire Attend the 2024 Bioengineering Symposium


Fall 2023

Date Speaker Grad Student/Company Title
September 6, 2023 Dr. Kang Wu University of New Hampshire Graduate Student Orientation
September 20, 2023 Dr. Gulden Camci-Unal University of Massachusetts Lowell Unconventional Biomaterials to Improve Human Health
October 18, 2023 Dr. Xiao-An Fu University of Louisville

Microreactor and gas sensor array for analysis of trace volatile organic compounds

October 25, 2023 Dr. Rebecca Carrier Northeastern University Engineering the Intestinal Mucosal Barrier 
November 1, 2023 Dr. Jared Auclair Northeastern University

Continuous Biomanufacturing of Protein Therapeutics and Advanced Therapies:  Ensuring Quality Medicines Get to Patients

November 8, 2023 Dr. Nate Oldenhuis  University of New Hampshire  Engineering Tissue-Like Behavior in DNA Based Hydrogels
November 15, 2023 Dr. Jeffrey Halpern and Dr. Kang Wu University of New Hampshire  Bring in the Bystanders (BITB)
November 29, 2023 Dr. Hu Yang 

Missouri University of Science and Technology 

Translational Applications of Dendrimers in Drug and Gene Delivery 
December 6, 2023 Dr. Xuanmao Chen  University of New Hampshire  Primary Cilia in the Cerebral Cortex and Hippocampal Memory Formation 


Spring 2023

Date Speaker Grad Student/Company Title
February 15, 2023 Dr. Ilja Siepmann University of Minnesota

Predictive Modeling of Nanoporous Materials:High-Throughput
Screening, Machine Learning, and First Principles Simulations

February 22, 2023

Dr. Mark Orazem

University of Florida

Influence of Ohmic Impedance

March 8, 2023 Dr. Sarah Wilson University of Kentucky Understanding barriers to mental health related help-seeking in undergraduate engineers
March 22, 2023 Dr. Andrea Armani

University of Southern California

Non-linear Organic Small Molecule Imaging Agents
March 29, 2023 Dr. Clint Aichele

Oklahoma State University

From Gas Evolution to Biomimetic Hydrogels – Deciphering the Influence of Interfaces

April 5, 2023 Brunno Rocha, PhD Student

University of New Hampshire

Simulation studies on the self-assembly of lobed colloidal particles


Fall 2022

Date Speaker Grad Student/Company Title
August 31, 2022

Dr. Harish Vashisth

University of New Hampshire,
Department of Chemical Engineering

Mandatory CHE Graduate Student Orientation 12:10pm-1pm in Kingsbury S145

September 28, 2022

Dr. Rachael Floreani

University of Vermont,
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Medicine to Meat: Biomaterials for Human and Environmental Health

October 7, 2022

Mariah Arral, PhD Student, Carnegie Mellon University

UNH Department of Chemical Engineering
Advisory Board Meeting

A Beginner’s Guide to Neurodiversity and Accessible Education

October 12, 2022

Dr. Hank Ashbaugh

Tulane University, Department of
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

To Wet or not to Wet a Hydrophobic Pocket

October 26, 2022 Saewon Kim, PhD Student University of New Hampshire,
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Dr. Teng's Lab

Advanced Structural Design Principles of Metal Vanadate (MVO) Cathode Materials Promote Dual-ion Intercalation of High-performance Aqueous Zinc-ion Batteries

November 9, 2022 Zahra Panahi University of New Hampshire,
Department of Chemical Engineering
Application of Non-Faradaic Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy in Reusable Cyclodextrin Biosensor Platform-Improving Stability
December 7, 2022 Dr. Jason (Chang) Marvin

HMS Dean's Postdoctoral Fellow, Galloway Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital Center
for Regenerative Medicine

Engineered therapeutics using biological insight gained from naturally regenerative animal models of tendon and ligament healing