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Levich Institute Spring, 2004 Seminar Series [CHE I0100]
Next Semester
(Chemical Engineering Conference Room)

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Date Speaker Affiliation Seminar Title/Notes
02/03/2004 Dr. Itai Cohen Harvard University
Division of Engineering and Applied Science
"The Shear Excitement of Confined Colloidal Suspensions"
02/10/2004 http://www-levich.engr.ccny.cuny.edu/shaqfeh.jpg - 15730 BytesProfessor Eric Shaqfeh Stanford University
Department of Chemical Engineering
"Turbulent Drag Reduction Mechanisms by Fiber and Polymer Additives as Determined from Large Scale Simulation"

[This is a CCNY/Columbia NSF-IGERT Soft Materials seminar]
Wednesday (12:15 PM)
Dr. Robert Deegan University of Texas at Austin
Center for Nonlinear Dynamics
"Shake and Break: Pattern Formation in Liquids and Solids"

[This is a special seminar to be held in Physics, J418]
02/17/2004 Dr. Ravi Radhakrishnan New York University
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
“Rare Event Processes in Physico-chemical & Biological Systems”
02/24/2004 Dr. Anand Yethiraj University of British Columbia
Department of Chemistry
“Controlling Self Assembly in Colloids: From Crystallization and Melting to the Design of Novel Photonic Materials”
03/02/2004 Dr. Jeffrey Morris Halliburton Energy Services, Research “Fluid Mechanics of Suspensions: from Rheology to Pattern Formation”
03/09/2004 santore.jpg - 8985 BytesProfessor Maria Santore University of Amherst
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering
"Polyelectrolytes on Surfaces: From Layer Dynamics to New Technologies"

[This is a CCNY/Columbia NSF-IGERT Soft Materials seminar to be held at Columbia University - 500 W. 120th Street, 826 Mudd Building]
Wednesday (12:15 PM)
Dr. Andy Lau University of Pennsylvania
Department of Chemistry
"Microrheology and Stress Fluctuations in Living Cells"

[This is a special seminar to be held in Physics, J418]
03/16/2004 Professor Sascha Hilgenfeldt University of Twente
Department of Applied Physics and Institute for Biomedical Technology
"Bubble-Powered Streaming Flow: From Membrane Mechanics to MEMS "
03/23/2004 ************** NO SEMINAR APS Meeting
03/30/2004 Pedro Reis Levich Institute
City College of CUNY
[Visiting from University of Manchester, UK]
"The Unzip Instability: Oscillatory Fracture Paths in Thin Elastic Sheets"
04/06/2004 ************** NO SEMINAR Spring Break
04/13/2004 ************** NO SEMINAR Spring Break
04/20/2004 granick.jpg - 9686 BytesProfessor Steve Granick University of Illinois
Department of Chemistry
"Watching Molecules Diffuse at Soft and Hard Surfaces"

[This is a CCNY/Columbia NSF-IGERT Soft Materials seminar to be held at Columbia University - 500 W. 120th Street, 826 Mudd Building]
04/27/2004 Professor Vladimir Entov Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Dynamics and Breakup of Sheets, Jets and Filaments of Elastic Liquids"
05/04/2004 kudrolli.jpg - 31069 BytesProfessor Arshad Kudrolli Clark University
Department of Physics
"Self-Organization and Dynamics in Granular Materials"
05/11/2004 mewis.jpg - 16813 BytesProfessor Jan Mewis K.U.Leuven
Department of Chemical Engineering
Leuven, Belgium
"The Flow Behavior Of Associative Polymers"

[This is a CCNY/Columbia NSF-IGERT Soft Materials seminar]
05/18/2004 Professor Ludwik Leibler Matière Molle et Chimie
Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle (ESPCI), Paris, France
"Electric Field Induced Phase Transitions"

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