CBE Computing Seminar (Fall 2020 - Spring 2021)

Fall 2020 Schedule

Time and Location: Friday 3:00-4:00 PM CST/CDT, virtually via Zoom

10/16/2020 Kristen Severson, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Health Analytics Research Group, IBM Research Cambridge

Title: Personalized input-output hidden Markov models for disease progression modeling

Abstract

10/23/2020 Joshua Pulsipher

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: Modeling Infinite-Dimensional Problems with InfiniteOpt.jl

Abstract

10/30/2020 John Hendengren, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University

Title: Hybrid Machine Learning and Fundamental Modeling in Mineral Extraction and Drilling Industries

Abstract, Recording

11/06/2020 David Esteban Bernal Neira, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Title: Modern Computational Approaches to Nonlinear Discrete Optimization and their Application to Process Systems Engineering

Abstract, Recording

11/13/2020 Ludmilla Aristilde, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University

Title: Molecular Modeling Simulations Provide Structural Insights into Environmental Organic processes: From Nutrient Cycling to Contaminant Fate

Abstract, Recording

11/20/2020 Bryce Connors

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: Combining design of experiments, regression, and ecological modeling to predict microbial community dynamics

Abstract, Recording

11/27/2020 Thanksgiving Recess

12/04/2020 John Kitchin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Title: Machine learning approaches for modeling metal and alloy surfaces

Abstract, Recording

12/11/2020 Kamil Khan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University

Title: Obtaining insight into process models through operator overloading

Abstract, Recording

Spring 2021 Schedule

Time and Location: Friday 1:00-2:00 PM CST/CDT, virtually via Zoom

01/29/2021 Bernard McGarvery, Ph.D.

Engineering Fellow (Retired) at Eli Lilly and Technical Advisor at Parenteral Supply Chain, LLC

Title: Cold chain transportation of pharmaceutical products

Abstract, Recording

02/05/2021 Stephanie Valleau, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

Title: Machine Learning Quantum Reaction Rate Constants

Abstract, Recording

02/12/2021 Kimberly McAuley, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen's University

Title: Combining fundamental models with data

Abstract, Recording

02/19/2021 Neda Bagheri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

Title: Building an in silico representation of the tumor microenvironment one agent at a time

Abstract

02/26/2021 Laurence Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen's University

Title: TBD

Abstract, Recording

03/05/2021 Christina Kurzthaler, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University

Title: Active Transport in Crowded Environments

Abstract

03/12/2021 Chuck Witt, Ph.D.

Junior Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Cambridge University

Title: (Orbital-free) Density Functional Theory for Materials Research

Abstract

03/19/2021 Irene Ong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: Translating Research Methods to Profile Antibody Responses to Coronaviruses

Abstract

03/26/2021 Connor Coley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: Data-driven chemistry, small molecule synthesis, and design

Abstract, Recording

04/02/2021 Jessica Hite, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: Cross-scale models: Linking within-host and among-host processes to understand pathogen evolution

Abstract, Recording

04/09/2021 Ignacio Franco, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester

Title: TBD

Abstract, Recording

04/16/2021 Antonia Statt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Title: TBD

Abstract, Recording

04/23/2021 Qi Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Minnesota

Title: TBD

Abstract, Recording