CBE Seminar Series


Spring Seminars 

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  DATE Speaker Dept./Institution Comments
  February 7 Dr. Mo Jiang MIT
Process Intensification and Fundamental Understanding for Continuous Pharaceutical Crystallization
  February 9 Dr. Jong YounBaik University of Delaware
CHO Cell Engineering towards improved biomanufacturing of therapeutic biomolecules
  February 14 Dr. Marco Blanco NIST
Dissecting the Effects of Electrostatic Interactions on the Physical Stability of Biotherapeutics
  February 16 Christina Payne University of Kentucky
Protein-carbohydrate recognition phenomena illustrated through simulation and thermodynamic calculations
  March 23 Mauricio Futran Janssen Supply Group How Johnson and Johnson will deliver tomorrow’s healthcare products
  March 30 Wilfred Chen Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / University of Delaware
Adding Logic to Complex Protein Functions
  April 6 Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering /Tufts University
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: Single-Atom Heterogeneous Catalysts for Efficient Fuel Processing and Green Chemicals Production
  April 20. Jeff Morris Levich Institute/ CCNY Exploring Complex Colloidal dispersions
  April 24
Monday Seminar.
Kaushal Rege Department of Chemical Engineering / Arizona State
Photoresponsive Nanomaterials for Biological Applications ***  Co-sponsored with BME


Fall Seminars

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  DATE Speaker Department/Institution Comments


September 8th 10:20 AM

Miguel Banares 

CSIC, Instituto de Catalisis, Madrid, SPAIN 

Operando Spectroscopy, an approach to understand structure activity in catalysis with the help of computational chemistry and reaching out to chemical engineering


October 6th 10:20 AM

Georges Belfort 

Chemical and Biological Engineering / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 

Can We Emulate and Scale a Natural
Protein Selector?


October 13th 3:30pm CoRE Auditorium

Dr. Vijay Swarup  


2016 Medal of Excellence Awardee

Energy Outlook: A View to 2040


October 20th 10:20AM

Christos Maravelias 

Chemical and Biological Engineering/ University of Wisconsin 

Process Systems Engineering for
Renewable Energy



November 10th 10:20AM

 Greg Russotti 

Celgene Cellular Therapeutics

Cell Therapy Setbacks, Hopes, and Challenges: How Bioengineers Can Transform the Field


December 1st 10:20AM

Mattheos Koffas 

Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 

Static and dynamic transcription
engineering of metabolic fluxes in E.coli