Amgen Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering

Amgen Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering are held in Cherry Auditorium, Kirk Hall from 12:45 – 1:35 p.m. unless otherwise noted.  All seminars are free and open to the public.

Effective February 15, Seminars are starting at 12:45 p.m.

January 25 Two Decades of Commercializing Medical Devices Using Nanotechnology
Speaker – Dr. Thomas Webster, Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

February 8 Are Metabolic Pathways Nash Equilibria?
Speaker – Dr. Angelo Lucia, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rhode Island

February 15 Dendrimer Nanocarriers and their Aerosol Formulations for the Delivery of Therapeutics to and through the Lungs
Speaker – Dr. Sandro R.P. da Rocha, Director of Pharmaceutical Engineering – School of Pharmacy, Massey Cancer Center and Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University

February 22  Tumor Microenvironment Interactions:  Forcing Cancer Progression
Speaker – Dr. Michelle Dawson, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology, Brown University

CANCELLED – March 22 Influence of proteins on nanoparticle interaction with model biological membranes
Speaker – Dr. Joel A. Pedersen, Departments of Soil Science, Chemistry and Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin

CANCELLED – March 29 Complex Parenteral Drug Delivery Systems & Their Performance Testing
Speaker – Dr. Jie Shen, Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Rhode Island

April 5 – Graduate Student Talks
Speaker – Tania Emi (PhD Candidate) & Elisa Torrico (PhD Candidate)

April 12 Simulations of biomolecular assembly processes at interfaces
Speaker – Dr. Jeetain Mittal, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lehigh University

April 19 Totally Implantable Biosensor for Metabolic Monitoring and Manufacturing of Complex Parenterals
Speaker – Dr. Diane Burgess, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Connecticut

April 26 Molecular modeling of ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents in the bulk and inside nanoporous materials
Speaker – Dr. Francisco Hung, Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

Wednesday, May 2 – Research Symposium (2:00 – 3:30 p.m.)  in the Galanti Lounge