2019-2020 Series

 

 

Lectures 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.

Lectures are free, no RSVP is required, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Download the Lectures at the Leading Edge 2019-2020 series schedule HERE

 

**Lectures for the Fall Term take place from 1-2pm in Myhal MY150**

 

Education in Engineering Lecture
Co-hosted with the Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice (ISTEP)
Do Active Classrooms Matter?
Susan McCahan, University of Toronto
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Myhal MY150
Host:
Greg Evans

 

Hairy Nanocellulose
Theo van de Ven, McGill University
Wed, Oct 16, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Myhal MY150
Host:
Nikolai DeMartini

 

Co-hosted with the Institute for Water Innovation (IWI)
Biodegradation of C-C Backbone Plastics and Microplastics in the Marine Environment
Nicolas Kalogerakis, Technical University of Crete
Wed, Oct 30, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Myhal MY150
Host:
Vladimiros Papangelakis

 

Irving O. Shoichet Distinguished Lecture
Tiny Technologies and Medicine: From Hepatic Tissue Engineering to Cancer Nanotechnology
Sangeeta Bhatia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wed, Nov 6, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Myhal MY150
Host:
Molly Shoichet

 

Co-hosted with the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN)
Empowering Women and Children to Achieve their Full Physical and Mental Potential through Micronutrient-Enriched Salt
Venkatesh Mannar, University of Toronto
Wed, Nov 27, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Myhal MY150
Host:
Levente Diosady

 

**Lectures for the Winter Term take place from 12-1pm in Wallberg WB116**

 

Bridging Chemical Engineering and Quantum Nanotechnologies to Healthcare and Environmental Protection Applications
Frank Gu, University of Toronto
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Wallberg WB116
Host:
Grant Allen

 

The Rise of Sustainable Finance in Addressing Climate Change
Nicole Vadori, AVP and Head of Environment, TD Bank
Wed, Feb 5, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Wallberg WB116
Host:
Yuri Lawryshyn

 

**CANCELLED** Renewable Chemicals and Fuels: From First Principles to Chemical Manufacturing
Dionisios Vlachos, University of Delaware
Wed, Mar 18, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Wallberg WB116
Host:
Cathy Chin

 

**CANCELLED** Lubricin – Alleviating the Effects of Dry Eye
Gerald Fuller, Stanford University
Wed, Mar 25, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Wallberg WB116
Host:
Arun Ramchandran

 

**CANCELLED** 2019-2020 AEESP Distinguished Lecture
Co-hosted with CivMin, Ryerson, and York
Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Acid Mine Drainage and Climate Change in the Rocky Mountains
Diane McKnight, University of Boulder – Colorado
Wed, Apr 8, 2020 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Wallberg WB116
Host:
Elodie Passeport

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