Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Illinois

Spring 2017 International Paper Lecture Series

The University of Illinois Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to present the Spring 2017 International Paper Company Lecture Series.

The spring series includes talks by Professor John Klier of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Professor Nicholas Abbott of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Professor Zengyi Shao of Iowa State University, Professor Gerald Fuller of Stanford University, Professor Yu-Shan Lin of Tufts University, Professor Katharina Ribbeck of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Professor Michael Solomon of the University of Michigan.

All seminars are held at 2 p.m. in 116 Roger Adams Laboratory, unless noted. Seminars are free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 9
Professor John Klier
University of Massachusetts Amherst
“Applications of Polymer Self Assembly and Association”

Thursday, February 16
Professor Nicholas Abbott
University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Influence of Chemical Nanopatterns on Hydrophobic Interactions”

Thursday, March 9
Professor Zengyi Shao
Iowa State University
“Exploring Conventional and Non-conventional Yeasts to Produce Polymer, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Precursors.”

Tuesday, March 14
Professor Gerald Fuller
Stanford University
“The Fluid Dynamics of Ultra-low Surface Tension Liquids.”

Thursday, March 30
Professor Yu-Shan Lin
Tufts University
“Understanding and Designing Cyclic Peptides.”

Thursday, April 20
Professor Katharina Ribbeck
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Seminar title to be announced.

Thursday, April 27
Professor Michael Solomon
University of Michigan
“Biomechanics of Bacterial Biofilms and its Connection to Bloodstream Infection and Clotting.”