2016 seminar series

Date Speakers Topic

6 December 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Nouman Mirza
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Geoff Stevens, Sandra Kentish

CO2 Capture Using Deep Eutectic Solvents [COMPLETION SEMINAR]

Sahar Talebi
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Sandra Kentish, George Chen

Acid Whey Management and Treatment (Business Case Study)

22 November 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Hiep (Bill) Lu
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Sandra Kentish, Colin Scholes, Shinji Kanehashi

The Impact of Ethylene Glycol on the Performance of Cellulose Triacetate Membrane for CO2 Separation

Joe Berry
(Chemical Engineering)

Multiphase Flows in Micro- and Nano-Scale Devices

8 November 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Wei Sung Ng (Will)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: George Franks, Luke Connal, Elizaveta Forbes (CSIRO)

Surface-Selective Temperature-Responsive Polymers for Minerals Processing Applications

25 October 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Chris Fewkes
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisor: Ray Dagastine

Droplet Structures in Microfluidics using Surface Forces

Stephan Burger
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisor: Andrea O’Connor

Synthesis of Hierachically Macro/Mesoporous Silica Beads by Means of the Co-Micelle/Emulsion Templating Method

11 October 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Hao Wei
(School of Chemistry)
Supervisor: Rachel Caruso

Chemical Bonding and Physical Trapping of Sulfur in Mesoporous Magnéli Ti4O7 Microspheres for High-performance Li-S Battery

27 September 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Guoping Hu
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Geoff Stevens, Sandra Kentish, Kathryn Smith

Enzymatic Carbon Dioxide Capture Using Potassium Carbonate Solvent

Shuaijun Pan
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisor: Frank Caruso

A Dry Coat Inspires the World

13 September 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Ka Fung (Leo) Noi
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Frank Caruso, Kristian Kempe

The effect of size and rigidity on the in vivo journey of layer-by-layer polymeric particles

Jeannie Tan (3MS)
(School of Chemistry)
Supervisors: Rachel Caruso, Xingdong Wang

Solar Fuels Based on Reverse Combustion

Anita Pax (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering, Bio21 Institute)
Supervisors:Sally Gras, Lydia Ong, Sandra Kentish

Pizza cheese: what makes it stretchy?

Eve Revalor (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisor: Daniel Heath

TBA

30 August 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Mitchell Nothling
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Luke Connal, Greg Qiao

Bioinspired catalysts- Mimicking the active site of enzymes

Tao Huang (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Andrea O’Connor, Daniel Heath

3D printing antimicrobial skin scaffold

Armineh Hassanvand (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Sandra Kentish, Paul Webley, George Chen

Desalination with a battery

Ronald Halim (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Paul Webley, Greg Martin

Dark-anoxia incubation of microalgal biomass: A novel processing technology for the fuel of tomorrow

Jack Churchill (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisors: Kathryn Mumford, Geoff Stevens, Sally Gras

Keeping Antarctica clean

16 August 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Tomohito Kameda
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
Supervisor:

Uptake of metal ions from an aqueous solution using layered double hydroxide modified with chelating agent

Mitchell Nothling (3MS)
(Chemical Engineering)
Supervisor: Luke Connal, Greg Qiao

Catalysis- Inspired by nature

Sam Pinches (3MS)

A new horizon in shaping ceramics

Enrico Colombo (3MS)

Dye! Don’t die!!!

Marcin Wojnilowicz (3MS)

It's all about sugar

1 August 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Joseph Collins
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Luke Connal

Oxime click chemistry for polymer synthesis

Yiqun Li
(School of Chemistry)
Supervisor: Rachel Caruso

Electrochromic (EC) materials

19 July 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Eric Höfgen
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Anthony Stickland, Peter Scales, Robin Batterham

Superposition of compression and shear in filtration

Wenjie Zhang
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Frank Caruso

Metal-phenolic coated gold nanoparticles as inhibitors of amyloid fibrils

5 July 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Tomoya Suma
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Frank Caruso

Mannosylated micro- and nanoparticles for specific recognition of bacteria

Sam Skinner (3MS)
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Peter Scales, Anthony Stickland

Pushing S@#t - Effluent to affluent

Eric Höfgen (3MS)
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Anthony Stickland, Robin Batterham, Peter Scales

Squeezing the last drop out!

Christopher Bolton (3MS)
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Ray Dagastine

Tripping the Light Fantastic: A colourful new approach for observing nanoparticle building blocks

21 June 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Leonie van 't Hag
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Sally Gras, Charlotte Conn, Calum Drummond

The use of lipidic self-assembly materials for amphiphilic peptide and protein encapsulation

Yi (David) Ju
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Frank Caruso, Jiwei Cui

Protein coronas on metal-phenolic capsules for enhanced targeting specificity

7 June 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Marcin Wojnilowicz
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Francesca Cavalieri, Frank Caruso

Glycogen nanoparticles for siRNA delivery

24 May 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Christopher Bolton
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: R Dagastine

A theoretical framework for anisotropic total internal reflection microscopy

26 April 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Lisa Zychowski
(Food chemistry and technology-Teagasc, Ireland)
Supervisors: Alan Kelly, Seamus O’Mahony, Mark Auty

Structuring emulsion interfaces to control phytosterol crystallization in dispersed systems

Danzi Song
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Frank Caruso

Surface chemistry dependent biological behaviour of polymeric replica particles

12 April 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Sam Law
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Greg Martin, Peter Scales

Hexane recovery from ruptured concentrated microalgae paste via centrifugation

Samuel Pinches
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: George Franks, Carolina Tallon

The influence of freezing rate on microstructure evolution within freeze-cast ceramics

5 April 2016
(Chemical Engineering Lecture Theatre)

12.00 - 1.00 pm

Simon Clews
Director, Melbourne Engagement Lab, Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne

Special PFPC/Chemical Engineering Departmental Seminar:

Making the Most of Your Three Minutes

15 March 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Joseph Collins
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Luke Connal

Oxime click chemistry for polymer synthesis

Alessia Weiss & Chris Bolton

PFPC 3 Minute "Spotlight" Competition (cf. 3MT)

1 March 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Qi Zheng
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Sandra Kentish, Greg Martin

Energy efficient transfer of carbon dioxide from flue gases to microalgal systems

Emma Brisson
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisors: Luke Connal, George Franks

Thermoresponsive, Zwitterionic, Amino Acid Functional Polymers

16 February 2016
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)

4.15 - 5.15 pm

Sara Sayanjali
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Sally Gras

The development of extruded ready to eat snacks containing curcumin

Anita Pax
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Supervisor: Sally Gras

Changes to the microstructure and functionality of Mozzarella cheese during storage as a block or shredded product

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