2012-2013 Speaker Schedule


Topic and Distinguished Speaker

Sept. 13, 2012
Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy

Dr. Ron Latanision
Exponent, Engineering and Scientific Consulting, USA
Corrosion Science, Corrosion Engineering and New Technologies

Oct. 4, 2012
ICI Distinguished Lecture (Part 1)

Dr. John Rogers
University of Illinois, USA
Materials and Mechanics for Bio-Integrated Electronics

Oct. 5, 2012
ICI Distinguished Lecture (Part 2)

Dr. John Rogers
University of Illinois, USA
Materials Science and Applications of Arrays of Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
ETLC Solarium - 11:00am, refreshments at 10:30am

Oct. 25, 2012
Alberta Innovates Engergy and Environment Solutions Lecture

Dr. Larry Baxter
Brigham Young University, USA
Co-firing: Implementation of Bioengery within the current Infrastructure 


Nov. 15, 2012

Dr. Mary Anne White
Dalhousie University, Canada
Sustainable Approaches to Energy Harvesting and Storage

Jan. 31, 2013
Schlumberger Lecture

Dr. Jean-Luc Daridon
Universite de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, France
Characterization of Fluid Properties Under Pressure by Acoustic Measurements

Feb. 14, 2013
Andrew Main Lecture

Dr. Javier Pérez-Ramírez
ETH Zurich, Switzerland 
Treasure Hunting in Catalysis by Hierarchical Zeolite Design

Mar. 14, 2013

*Mar. 15, 2013

Dr. Susan McCahan
University of Toronto, Canada
Designing a Compelling Learning Experience

Learning Environment and Language in Engineering Education
*Bonus lecture

Apr. 18, 2013

Dr. Nikolaos Sahinidis
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
ALAMO: Automatic Learning of Algebraic Models for Optimization