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Date Speaker Affiliation Seminar Title/Notes
(4:00 PM)
Professor Dennis Discher University of Pennsylvania
Chemical and Biomolecular
Engineering Department

[This is a CCNY/Columbia NSF-IGERT Soft Materials seminar to be held at Columbia University - 500 W. 120th Street, 825 Mudd Building]
02/02/2010 Dr. Ashwin Selvarajan Sampangiraj Yale University
(in Professor Corey O'Hern's Research Group)
"Fragility Transition and the Density Landscape"
02/09/2010 Damian Rouson Sandia National Laboratories "Dispersed-Phase Structure in Homogeneous MHD Turbulence at Low Magnetic Reynolds Number"
02/16/2010 Professor James Gilchrist Lehigh University
Department of Chemical Engineering
"Particle Self-Organization in Thin Film and Pressure-Driven Flows"
02/23/2010 Professor Jonathan Rothstein University of Massachusetts
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
"Laminar and Turbulent Drag Reduction Using Superhydrophobic Surfaces"
03/02/2010 Professor Ron Phillips University of California at Davis
Department of Chemical Engineering
and Materials Science
"The Effect of Viscoelasticity on the Structure of Sedimenting Suspensions"
03/09/2010 Professor Martin Maxey Brown University
Division of Applied Mathematics and
Director of the Center for Fluid Mechanics
"Dynamics of Non-Brownian Suspensions in Couette Flows"
03/16/2010 Professor Alejandro Rey McGill University
Department of Chemical Engineering
"Liquid Crystal Models of Biological Materials and Processes"
03/23/2010 Professor John Wettlaufer Yale University
Department of Geology and Geophysics
(Joint with Physics)
"Electricity, Cosmogony, and Reciprocity: When Ices Collide"
03/30/2010 ************** NO SEMINAR SPRING RECESS
04/06/2010 Professor George John City College of CUNY
Department of Chemistry
"Self-Assembled Soft Materials and the In Situ Synthesis of Nanoparticles"
04/13/2010 Dr. Rekha Rao Sandia National Laboratories
Thermal and Fluid Processes
"Structural Epoxy Foams: Modeling, Experiments, and Novel Formulations"
04/20/2010 ************** NO SEMINAR **************
04/27/2010 Dr. Kevin Connington City College of CUNY
Levich Institute
"Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Particle Transport in Flexible Tubes via Peristalsis"
05/04/2010 Dr. Antonio Checco Brookhaven National Lab "Wetting and Spreading Behavior of Liquids under Nanoscale Confinement"
05/11/2010 Professor Ka Yee Lee University of Chicago
Department of Chemistry
"Beyond Wrinkles: Stress Relaxation in Lipid Monolayers and Other Elastic Thin Films"
05/18/2010 Professor Osman Basaran Purdue University
Chemical Engineering Department
"EHD Jetting and Emission of Charged Drops from Taylor Cones"

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