2017 Spring Seminar Series

Sponsored by:  CBE, CBME, CMEM and NSMS

Safety SeminarSeminars 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

January 18, 2017
First week of classes • No Seminar

January 25, 2017
50 years of Photochemical Research: From Energy and Electron Transfer to Self Organized Assemblies as Sensors and Antimicrobials
David Whitten
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering

University of New Mexico
host • Abhaya Datye

February 1, 2017
High Density Chemical and Biological Sensor Arrays
Professor and Chair
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Riverside
host • Abhaya Datye

February 8, 2017
Photonics for energy applications and the associated roll to roll nanomanufacturing technologies
L. Jay Guo
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Michigan
host • Sang Eon Han

February 22, 2017
Understanding Water Management in Polymer Electrolyte and Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells through in-operando X-ray Computed Tomography
Iryna Zenyuk
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tufts University
host • Plamen Atanasov

March 1, 2017
Acoustic catch and release - Fishing and monitoring nanoscale biology
Thomas Laurell
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Division of Nanobiotechnology
Lund University
University of Tokyo
host • Steven Graves

March 8, 2017
Impact of atomic structure and dynamics on solar cell performance of metal halide perovskite thin films
Josh Choi
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia
host • Sang M. Han

March 15, 2017
No Seminar • Spring Break

March 22, 2017
John L. Falconer
Mel and Virginia Clark Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado
host • Abhaya Datye & FACETS

March 29, 2017
Hybrid nanoscale architectures for Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical solar fuel generation
Csaba Janáky
Assistant Professor
Physical Chemistry & Materials Science
University of Szeged, Hungary
host • Plamen Atanassov

April 5, 2017
Functional Organic Molecules and Conjugated Polymers for Optoelectronic and Biosensor Application
Jinsang Kim

Department of Materials Science and  Engineering
The University of Michigan
host • Sang Eon Han

April 12, 2017
Block copolymer electrolytes with everything in its right place
Christopher G. Arges
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Louisiana State University
host • Plamen Atanassov

April 19, 2017
Microbial Electrochemical Platform for Energy and Water Sustainability
Zhiyong "Jason" Ren

Associate Professor
Visiting Professor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Environmental Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder
host • Plamen Atanassov

April 26, 2017
Polymer and Glass Chemistry and Physics at the Nanoscale
Sindee Simon
Whitacre Department Chair and Horn Professor
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Texas Tech University
host • Abhaya Datye

May 3, 2017
Plasmas, proteins and vacuum chambers
Sally McArthur
Swinburne University of Technology
Director, Swinburne Innovation Precinct, OCE Science Leader CSIRO Manufacturing
host: Heather Canavan

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