2011-2012 Speaker Schedule

 Date Topic and Distinguished Speaker
Sept 15, 2011 Professor Daniel Resasco
University of Oklahoma
Catalytic Upgrading of Vapors and Liquids from Pyrolysis of Biomass
Sep 29, 2011 ICI Distinguished Lecture (Part 1) - Professor John Ralston
University of South Australia
Of Bubble, Particles, Interfacial Fluid Flow and Why Things Get Wet
Sep 30, 2011 ICI Distinguished Lecture (Part 2) - Professor John Ralston
Univerisity of South Australia
Dynamic Wetting and Adhesion at Structured Surfaces
Dec 8, 2011 Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions Lecture - Dr. David Sanborn Scott
International Association of Hydrogen Energy
Always Begin with the End in Mind: Hydricity
Jan 26, 2012 Schlumberger Lecture - Professor Philipp Rudolf von Rohr
ETH Zurich
Flames in Supercrital Water: Spallation Drilling for Geothermal Energy
Feb 9, 2012 Professor David G. Castner
University of Washington
Challenges and Opportunities in Biomedical Surface Analysis: Nanoparticles to 3D imaging of Cells
Mar 1, 2012 Andrew Main Lecture - Dr. T. Alan Hatton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrochemically-Mediated Separations for Carbon Management
Apr 5, 2012 Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy - Professor Michel Rappaz
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Energy Resources and Technology Option for a Sustainable Energy Future
Apr 12, 2012 Professor Manfred Morari
ETH Zurich
The Impact of Theory on Control Practice