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Schedule 2017



Friday, October 20th, 2017 
 

8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

Bowen Hall Atrium

8:50 am

Opening remarks
Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos
Susan Dod Brown Professor & Department Chair

Bowen Hall Auditorium

9:00 am

Session I: Modeling & simulation

Bowen Hall Auditorium

9:00

David W. Sroczynski
Manifold learning for nonlinear system identification and efficient exploration of effective free energy surfaces

 

9:20

Wesley F. Reinhart
Understanding crystal structure with machine learning

 

9:40

Nannan Li
Structured nanoparticles from the self-assembly of polymer blends through rapid solvent exchange

 

10:00 am

Coffee break

Bowen Hall Atrium

10:10 am

Session II: Materials & surface science

Bowen Hall Auditorium

10:10

Victoria E. Lee
FlashNanoprecipitation to generate structured hybrid polymer-inorganic and amphiphilic nanocolloids

 

10:30

Kaichen Gu
Dependence of charge-transport properties in organic field-effect transistors on the polymer molecular weight distribution

 

10:50

J. Clay Hamill
The influence of solvent basicity on hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite formation from solution-processable precursors

11:10 am

Coffee break

Bowen Hall Atrium

11:20 am

Keynote address from academia
Dr. Joelle Frechette
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Bowen Hall Auditorium

12:00 pm

Lunch & poster session

Carl Fields Center

1:30 pm

Keynote address from industry
Dr. Ed Dormier
Former Vice President of Research & Development
Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Division

Bowen Hall Auditorium

2:10 pm

Coffee Break

Bowen Hall Atrium

2:20 pm

Session III: Biological engineering

Bowen Hall Auditorium

2:20

Alisya A. Anlas
Tumor microenvironment and cancer dormancy

 

2:40

Sarah K. Hammer
Uncovering the role of branched-chain amino acid transaminases in Saccharomyces cerevisiae isobutanol biosynthesis

 

3:00

Coffee Break

Bowen Hall Atrium

3:10

Wai Ling Cheung-Lee
Discovery and characterization of new antimicrobial lasso peptides

 

3:30

Akanksha Thawani
Molecular mechanism of microtubule nucleation in the cell

 

3:50 pm

Closing Remarks
Rodney D. Priestley
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Bowen Hall Auditorium

4:00 pm

Social Hour

Carl Fields Center