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Seminars @ 2:45 PM --- Refreshments @ 2:30 PM  Cullimore Lecture Hall #3
Seminar Coordinator: Professor Sagnik Basuray, 973-596-5706

February 22

"From fueling and helping make cleaner cars to saving fresh water for the planet: the lives of engineers at a multinational company", Neeraj Saxena, VP/Head of Metals, Glass & Industrial Markets, North & South America, Linde LLC.  

February 29


"Introduction to Gun Propulsion System", Viral Panchal, Chemical Engineer, Propulsion Research & Development Branch, U.S. Army, RDECOM-ARDEC, RDAR-MEE-P, Picatinny Arsenal.  

March 7

Possible Graduate Seminar Series for ACS National Meeting and Exposition. Details will be announced later.

March 14

No Seminar-ACS National Meeting and Spring Break

March 21

"Depolymerization of Kraft Lignin into Fuels and Chemicals: Progress and Challenges", Yongdan Li, School of Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.   

March 28

"Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalyst-Challenges & Opportunities", Lucas Dorazio, Senior Team Leader-Gasoil Technologies, BASF Catalyst Research & Development, Iselin, NJ.  

April 4

"The South River, Virginia: Where Science Meets Sustainability", James A. Dyer, DuPont Engineering Research and Technology.  

April 11

"Electrokinetic Detection of Biomolecular Interactions at Polarizable Electrical Liquid Interfaces", Zachary Gragnon, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, John Hopkins. 

April 18 "Tracking Phenotypic Heterogeneity in Biosystems using AC Electrokinetics on Microfluidic Devices", Nathan S. Swami, Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Virginia.