Next Seminar: “Engineering of Biopolymeric Nano Materials: from Fundamental Studies to Healthcare Applications” – Dr. Jorge Almodóvar (UPRM)

Dr. Jorge Almodóvar, from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez will be offering a lecture titled “Engineering of Biopolymeric Nano Materials: from Fundamental Studies to Healthcare Applications”.   Date: February 20, 2014 Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Place: INQU 004 – Amphitheater   Abstract: The field of biomaterials emerged from the need of physicians for…

Next Seminar: Z-Contrast Stem Studies of Bismuth Incorporation in Epitaxial GA(AS1-XBIX)” – Dr. Susan E. Babcock (UW Madison)

Dr. Susan E. Babcock, from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of the University of Wisconsin-­Madison will be offering a lecture titled “Z-Contrast Stem Studies Of Bismuth Incorporation In Epitaxial GA(AS1-XBIX)”. Date: February 6, 2014 Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Place: Department of Nursing – Amphitheater Abstract: Recent interest in the controlled growth of Ga(As1-xBix) semiconductor alloys has been stimulated by the…

Next Seminar: “Growth of New Epitaxial Semiconducting Alloys” – Dr. Thomas F. Kuech (UW Madison)

Dr. Thomas F. Kuech, from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering of the University of Wisconsin-­Madison will be offering a lecture titled “Growth of New Epitaxial Semiconducting Alloys”. Date: February 6, 2014 Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Place: Department of Nursing – Amphitheater Abstract: The metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy of semiconductor materials has been developed over the past three decades and has focused on the formation…

Graduate Research Symposium – December 5, 2013

At the Department of Chemical Engineering, conducting excellent and competitive research is a serious business. A clear evidence of the diverse participation in research at our department was demonstrated on December 5, 2013 during our Fall Graduate Research Symposium. More than 50 graduate students and professors attended this event organized by Prof. Ubaldo M. Córdova as…

Che Seminar Series: Liquid-phase catalytic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to fuels and chemicals (Speaker: Dr James Dumesic – University of Wisconsin Madison)

Chemical Engineering Seminar Series Title: Liquid-phase catalytic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to fuels and chemicals Speaker: Dr James Dumesic – Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison When: December 4, 2014 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Where: Abbott Room, Chemistry Building Abstract Environmental and political issues created by our dependence on fossil fuels, such as…