2009-2010 Speaker Schedule

 Date Topic and Distinguished Speaker
Sept 10, 2009 Schlumberger Lecture - Professor Pablo Debenedetti
Princeton University
Computational Studies of the Thermodynamics, Structure and Dynamics of Water in Nano-Scale Confinement
Sept 17, 2009 Alberta Energy Research Institute Lecture - Professor Ponisseril Somasundaran
Columbia University
Role of Nanostructures of Polymers, Surfactants, Proteins and their Hybrids in Wettabilty/Dispersion/Deposition/Nanotoxicity
Nov 5 & 6, 2009 ICI Distinguished Lecture - Professor Boris Rubinsky
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Technological Breakthroughs in Societal Bioengineering for Economically Disadvantaged People and Societies
Dec 3, 2009 Professor Joan Brennecke
University of Notre Dame
When Ionic Liquid Might be Good for Separations  
Mar 25, 2010 Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy - Professor Elisabeth Gautier
Ecole des Mines de Nancy
Microstructure Evolutions Associated with the Solid-Solid Phase Transformations. Experimental Analysis and Modelling Approaches.
Apr 8, 2010 Professor Long-Qing Chen
Penn State University
Phase-field Model of Microstructure Evolution
May 3, 2010 Andrew Main Lecture - Professor Per Claesson
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Friction Forves between Adsorbed Polymer Layers