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Special Seminar: Dr. Bill Odette (Advanced Materials)

Fitts Woolard Hall - Room 2321 915 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Go Figure: Impactful Graphics for Impactful Publications This presentation will begin with a brief overview of the manuscript submission, peer-review, and publication process employed by Wiley's materials science journals. From there we will take a closer look at a key component of any scientific manuscript; the graphical representation of results in figures and tables. We…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Nick Clausi (ExxonMobil)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Creating Technology Solutions for the Energy Transition Biography Dominic "Nick" Clausi (B.S. ‘94) earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering at the University of Texas-Austin in 1998 and joined ExxonMobil as a research engineer at the Baton Rouge Chemical Plant. During his career he has held marketing, supply chain, engineering, and manufacturing positions in the ExxonMobil’s…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Arun Yethiraj (UW-Madison)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Machine Learning for Phase Diagrams of Complex Fluids Machine learning (ML) has become an important tool in computational chemistry.  This work describes the use of supervised and unsupervised ML methods to obtain the phase diagram of complex fluids from computer simulations.  A convolutional neural network approach, based on a grid interpolation of particle positions, successfully…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Jorge Pikunic (VPI Power)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Biography Jorge Pikunic is the Chief Executive Officer of VPI, a leading power company in Europe, solving challenges in the energy transition. Previously, Jorge was Chief Executive at Xynteo, a purpose-driven advisory firm that helps the world’s largest organisations uncover planet-positive ways to grow. Before that, he held several leadership roles at Centrica, one of…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Charles Jones (Pfizer)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

The Dawning Revolution - Emerging Trends in Healthcare and Pharma Biography Dr. Charles Jones serves as the Platform and Early Commercial Strategy Lead at Pfizer. In this role he is responsible for evaluating where and how can platform technologies generate value over existing modalities and how their introduction can lead to innovation and/or disruption. Since…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Quint Barefoot (Info-Gel)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Chemistry and Entrepreneurship: A Formula for Success Biography Quint Barefoot, a Greensboro, NC native, holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University (1985) and an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (1996). Quint's career is marked by leading successful entrepreneurial ventures from inception to their integration into publicly traded companies.…

Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering

Engineering Building I 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States +1 more

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will host the 2024 Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering research symposium on October 10-11, 2024 in Raleigh, NC. The symposium is a platform for the finest and brightest undergraduate researchers in the U.S. to present their work and be recognized for their achievements and potential as future leaders…

The CBE Schoenborn Research Symposium & Exhibition

McKimmon Center 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC, United States

The CBE Schoenborn Research Symposium & Exhibition is a showcase for the talent and accomplishments of our graduate students, and is a prime indicator of the overall excellence of our graduate program. The two-day symposium features oral presentations by Ph.D. candidates and power presentations by mid-level and undergraduate students. Representatives from industry, government, and academia…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Cathy Forman (Univ. of Delaware)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Engineering Approaches Towards Diversifying Inhalable Therapeutics While respiratory diseases globally number among the top causes of mortality, the field of pulmonary drug delivery has lagged behind other routes of administration in the application of novel therapeutic approaches. Most current inhalers are employed to treat asthma and have yet to effectively address many significant respiratory conditions,…

CBE Centennial Seminar Series: Elizabeth Wilder (P&G)

Engineering Building I - Room 1011 911 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC, United States

Let's Talk Trash: Designing Garbage Bags with Strength, Stretch, and Delightful Scents Biography Elizabeth Wilder joined Procter and Gamble in 2005.  She is currently a Principal Scientist in their Glad Joint Venture where she leads product development for their Actives and Chemistry team.  She has also held formulation and method development roles working on brands…