Lectures at the Leading Edge Series 2015-2016

LLE 2015-16 squareLectures at the Leading Edge enhance our culture of excellence by providing a rich view of the broad landscape and far-reaching horizons of chemical engineering and applied chemistry education and research.

All lectures are held on a Wednesday at 12:30 pm in Room 116 of the Wallberg Building, 200 College Street. The lectures are free and no rsvp is required; everyone is welcome to attend.

Download the 2015-16 lecture schedule (pdf).

See the 2014-2015 lecture series.


2015 – 2016 Lectures at the Leading Edge

Technology, If Necessary, But Not Necessarily Technology — The Role of Technology in Global Development & Global Health
Yu-Ling Cheng, University of Toronto
Sep 16, 2015 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Engineering Education – What’s in Store for the Next 100 Years?
Milo Koretsky, Oregon State University
Oct 7, 2015 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Irving O. Shoichet Distinguished Lecture
Finding the Right Balance – From Small Molecules to Membrane Proteins
Dame Carol Robinson, Oxford University
Oct 21, 2015 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Open Source Science: A Road to Industry Engagement and Funding
Aled Edwards, University of Toronto
Nov 11, 2015 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Engineering Fracking Fluids with Computer Simulation
Eric Stefan Shaqfeh, Stanford University
Nov 18, 2015 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Molecular Bioinspiration and Interfaces
Markus Linder, Aalto University, Finland
Nov 25, 2015 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Aggregation-Induced Emission: Together We Shine!
Ben-Zhong Tang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
NEW DATE  Jan 27, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Research in an Industrial Catalysis World: A Lifelong Adventure
Stuart Soled, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
Feb 24, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Bioconversion of Methane by Aerobic Methanotrophic Bacteria
Mary Lidstrom, University of Washington
CANCELLED  Mar 2, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

2015 AEESP Distinguished Lecturer
The Interplay Between Chemicals and Microbiomes; An Environmental Biotechnology Perspective
Nancy Love, University of Michigan
Mar 16, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Making the Environment Part of the Next Generation of Urban Water Infrastructure
David Sedlak, University of California, Berkeley
Mar 23, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

Thermodynamics in Cryobiology: How Math Can Save Knees
Janet Elliott, University of Alberta
Mar 30, 2016 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | WB116

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