2015 Fall Seminars

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

The requirement for completion of CBE 501 is attending 8 seminars.

Seminar questions contact: Cheryl Brozena • cbrozena@unm.edu or 505 277.2225

August 19, 2015
Mandatory Safety Seminar
Teri Anderson
Coordinator, Chemical Safety
Department of Chemistry
host: Abhaya Datye

August 26, 2015
No Seminar

September 2, 2015
Approaches in structure-to-property correlations for functional materials

Kateryna Artyushkova
Research Associate Professor
University of New Mexico

September 9, 2015
Catalysis by Carbon Based Materials - Applications to Electrocatalysis and Biorenewable Conversions
Hien Pham
Research Assistant Professor

Recent Development of Non-PGM Catalysts at UNM
Alexey Serov
Research Associate Professor
University of New Mexico
host: Abhaya Datye

September 16, 2015
On the biomechanics of native and engineered valvular tissues

Michael Sacks
Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Texas, Austin
host: Elizabeth Dirk

September 23, 2015
Membrane cholesterol influences oxygen flux and bioavailability
Sally Pias
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
New Mexico Tech
host: Eva Chi

September 30, 2015
Tumor Targeting: Wishful thinking v. reality
K. Dane Wittrup
C.P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biological Engineering
Associate Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
host: Abhaya Datye

October 7, 2015
Identical-location transmission electron microscopy, a tool
to understand PEMFC electrocatalysts degradations
Marian Chatenet
University of Grenoble
host: Plamen Atanassov

October 14, 2015
Biofuels Development and Global Engineering Outreach

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
Brigham Young University
host: Abhaya Datye

October 21, 2015
Nanomaterials under Stress: A New Opportunity for Nanomaterials Synthesis and Engineering

Hongyou Fan
Sandia National Laboratories
host: Abhaya Datye

October 28, 2015

Programming the Assembly of Soft Materials
Assistant Research Professor
Duke University
host: Dave Whitten

November 4, 2015
Materials and Interfaces
Dimiter Petsev
Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering
University of New Mexico
host: Abhaya Datye

 November 11, 2015
AIChE meeting • no seminar

November 18, 2015
A Beginner’s Guide to Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
Mike Orazem
University of Florida
host: Plamen Atanassov

November 25, 2015
No Seminar

December 2, 2015
Engineering Cellular Microenvironments
Elizabeth Dirk
Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering
University of New Mexico
host: Abhaya Datye

December 9, 2015 • Finals Week