2021 Fall Seminar Series

Sponsored by:  CBE, CBME, CMEM and NSME

Safety Seminar


Seminars are Wednesday at 4:00 pm in the Larrañaga Engineering Auditorium, Centennial Engineering Center. Topical seminars are scheduled throughout the semester and can be used for seminar credit.

Seminar questions contact: Professor Will Bricker • wbricker@unm.edu or Cheryl Brozena • cbrozena@unm.edu



August 25, 2021
No seminar scheduled

September 8, 2021
Mandatory Safety Seminar
Fernando Garzon
Professor and CBE Safety Committee Member

September 29, 2021
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Bioprocessing technologies for enabling biomarker detection
James Lai
Research Associate Professor
University of Washington
host: GP López


October 13, 2021
Fall Break • No Seminar


October 20, 2021 (Via Zoom)
A Tailored Surface Approach to Anti-fouling, Fouling Resistant Coatings
Christopher K. Ober
Francis Norwood Bard Professor of Metallurgical Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Cornell University
host: Dimiter Petsev


October 27, 2021

Engineering with Air: Frontiers in Structural Metamaterials
Brad Boyce
Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories
CINT Scientist
host: Sang M. Han


November 10, 2021
Joshua Rackers
Computational Multiscale
Sandia National Laboratories
host: William Bricker


November 17, 2021 (via Zoom)
Wetting and adhesive friction of soft or swollen interfaces
Jonathan Pham
Assistanta Professor
Chemical & Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky
host: Dimiter Petsev


November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving • No Seminar


December 15, 2021
Finals Week • No Seminar