2018 Seminar Series sponsored by
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Upcoming Seminars

Feb. 13, 2018

Kreisten Severson

Ph.D. Candidate
Massachusettes Institute of Technology
1:00 PM in 366 Colburn Lab

“Data-driven modeling in complex systems”

Past Seminars


George C. A. Schuit Lecture
Nov. 17, 2017
Nenad Markovic, Argonne National Laboratory
Abstract: “The Renaissance of Electrochemistry”

Sep. 15, 2017
Abhaya Datye, University of New Mexico
Abstract: “Designing Catalysts for Meeting the DOE 150 °C Challenge for Exhaust Emissions”

Aug. 23, 2017
Wai Yeung (Raymond) Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Abstract: “Multifunctional Polymetallaynes: Properties, Functions and Applications”

Aug. 16, 2017
Dan Zhao, National University of Singapore
Abstract: “Engineering Applications of Advanced Porous Materials”

Aug. 3, 2017
Patricia Kooyman, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Abstract: “Bridging the Pressure Gap in Transmission Electron Microscopy”

June 22, 2017
Speaker: Yi Rao, Temple University
Abstract: Abstract: Ultrafast Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Spectroscopy for Materials and Environmental Applications

May 4, 2017
Speaker: Joshua Pacheco, Zeolyst International
Abstract: Lewis acid Molecular Sieves as Diels-Alder Catalysts for the Production of Biomass-derived Terephthalic Acid

March 23, 2017
Speaker: Daniel Esposito, (Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2012) Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Abstract: Hydrogen Production from Water Electrolysis— With and Without Membranes

March 16, 2017
Speaker: Alan Allgeier, Principal Investigator, DuPont Central Research & Development
Abstract: Catalysis for Sustainable Chemistry: Process Development and Catalyst Characterization

February 28, 2017
Speaker: Michael Tsapatsis, Amundson Chair, University of Minnesota
Abstract: “2-Dimensional Zeolites”

February 3, 2017
Speaker: Lixin Xue, Professor/Deputy Director, Center of Membrane & Water Treatment, Zhejiang University, China
Abstract: “Syntheses and Applications of Ionic Conducting Polymers Bearing Fluorinated Sulfonylimide Groups”

Past Seminars


December 8, 2016
Speaker: Jörg Kärger, Professor emeritus, Leipzig University, Germany
Abstract: “Monitoring Adsorption, Diffusion and Reaction Through The Microscope: The Novel Options of Microimaging”

November 4, 2016
George C. A. Schuit Lecture
Speaker: Avelino Corma, Instituto de Tecnología Química (CSIC-Polytechnical University of Valencia)
Abstract: “Building Fundamental Knowledge for Catalyst Design and Catalyst Design for Industrial Application”

October 20, 2016
Speaker: Shi-Gang Sun, Xiamen University, China
Abstract: “Structure Design and Controlled Synthesis of Nanocrystal Electrocatalysts With High Surface Energy and High Activity”

April 13, 2016
Speaker: Sourav Sengupta, DuPont
Abstract: “Catalysis – An Indispensable Tool”

March 18, 2016
Speaker: Roger Gläser, Professor, Universität Leipzig, Germany
Abstract: “Heterogeneous Catalysis in Nanopores: The Benefit of Hierarchical Pore Systems”

March 10, 2016
Co-hosted with Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI)
Speaker: Angeliki Lemonidou, Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Abstract: “Advancing knowledge on ethane oxidative dehydrogenation mechanism over NiO-based Catalysts”

February 25, 2016
Co-hosted with Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI)
Speaker: Aaron Scurto, Associate Professor, University of Kansas
Abstract: “Understanding Cellulose Processing in Ionic Liquids: Effects of Co- and Anti-Solvents”

February 22, 2016
Co-hosted with Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI)
Speaker: Oleg Borodin, Scientist, Electrochemistry Branch, Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi
Abstract: “Modelling Lithium Battery Electrolytes and Solid Electrolytes Interphases”

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