Spring 2014

DateSpeakerGrad Student/CompanyTitle
February  7, 2014Dr. Subhash Minocha COLSA Plant Biotechnology: the Chemical Engineering Connection
February 14, 2014Dr. Dinesh ThakurChE Alumni - Executive Chairman, Medassure Global Compliance Corporation Globalization: Opportunities & Challenges for engineering graduates
February 21, 2014Dr. Jeff HillerCOMSOL Inc.Multiphysics simulation with COMSOL  
March  7, 2014ChE UMass Lowell 

Lead-free Nanosolders for Micro/Nanoelectronics Assembly and Packaging

March 21, 2014Ye Deng & Robert CarrollChE Graduate Students

Transgenic Expression of Thermomyces Lanuginosus and Candida Antarctica Lipases in Plants for the Enzymatic Production of Biodiesel - by Ye Deng

Surfactant and Inertial Effects on Droplet Flow in Channels by - Robert Carroll 

April  4, 2014Dr. Mingzhao LiuBrookhaven National Lab

Surface Engineering for High Efficiency Water Splitting Photocatalysts

April 18, 2014Tony CastagnaroChE Graduate Student 

Overexpression and Characterization of a Laccase from Geobacillus Thermoglucosidasius 

May 2, 2014Brittany Artale, Amanda Lade and Madelyn BallUndergraduate Honor Students

Developing Genetic Tools for Geobacillus by Brittany Artale 

Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons via Geobacillus by Amanda T. Lade

Phenol Deoxygenation over Hydrotreating Catalysts by Madelyn Ball