2008 Seminar Series

Date Speakers Topic
Tuesday 2 December 2008
(Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Lecture Theatre)
Dewi Pitrasari Go
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering)
Delivery of biomolecules for tissue engineering applications
James Caffrey
(Dept of Maths and Statistics)
Modelling layer formation within the developing mouse cortex
Claire White
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering)
Towards the total structure solution of metakaolin
26-28 November 2008
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)
Various International Workshop on Sonochemistry & Photocatalysis for Environmental Remediation (IWSPER-2008)
iwsper.chemistry.unimelb.edu.au
Tuesday 4 November 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Boon Teo
(School of Chemistry)
Ultrasonic polymer synthesis
Dr. Dehong Chen
(School of Chemistry)
Meso/macroporous titania films derived from a sol-gel dip-coating process: A potential electrode for high performance solid state dye sensitized solar cells
Tuesday 21 October 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Annette Haebich
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering)
Selective adsorption of chiral molecules at solid-liquid interfaces
Dr Shufeng Shen
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering)
A simulated study on morphine recovery by hollow fiber membrane contactor
Tuesday 7 October 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Hang Thu Ta
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
A chitosan-based hydrogel for delivery of doxorubicin in osteosarcoma treatment
Ellie Button
(Dept of Maths and Statistics)
The normal impingement of a liquid jet on a horizontal surface from below
Tuesday 9 September 2008
(Senior Theatre, School of Chemistry)
Mehdi Nasiri Sarvi
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Development of mesoporous silica for bioseparation application
Michael Simioni
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Membrane stripping: Recovery of carbon dioxide from alkali solvent systems
Zubaidah Ningsih
(School of Chemistry)
The interaction of a fluorescently labelled melelittin derivative with phospholipid membrane
Tuesday 23 September 2008
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)
Prang Chuanuwatanakul
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Ceramic foam for engineering application
Andrew Rapson
(School of Chemistry)
Membrane activity of a cytolytic peptide through surface-selective spectroscopy
Zuratul Ain Abdul Hamid
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Synthesis of hydrogel as scaffolds for tissue engineering applications
Tuesday 26 August 2008
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)
Adam Brotchie
(School of Chemistry)
Acoustic cavitation under dual-frequency ultrasound conditions
Nathan Nicholas
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Investigation into the anisotropic growth of zinc oxide
Tuesday 12 August 2008
(Multi-function Room, MSGR)
William McMaster
(School of Chemistry)
Hydroxyapatite structures as ‘synthetic’ bone
Claire White
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Density functional modeling of disordered layered aluminosilicates
Jenny Zuo
(School of Chemistry)
Ultrasonic modification of the functionality of waxy rice starch
Wednesday 30 July 2008
(Brown Theatre, Dept of Elec & Electron Eng)
Professor Dr Hans-Jürgen Butt
(Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research Mainz)
Tewkesbury Bequest Lecture "Small drops on surfaces"
Tuesday 29 July 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Ailar Hajimohammadi
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Synthesis of one-part geopolymer mixes
Wade Mosse
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Direct peptide synthesis on a silicon surface
Melissa Leung
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Functionalised multilayered capsules for targeted drug delivery
Tuesday 17 June 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Anat Kiviti-Manor
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
The impact of aggregate densification on thickener performance
Xingdong Wang
(School of Chemistry)
Noble metal modified porous TiO2: Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic application
Monday 14 July 2008
(Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Theatre)
Various PFPC Science Board Members & Academics International Seminar on Advanced Materials program
Tuesday 3 June 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Siow Feng Chong (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) The encapsulation of oligopeptides
Chris Honig
(Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng)
Lubrication forces on colloidal particles
Alisa Becker (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) DNA delivery with polymeric hollow capsules
Thursday 5 June 2008
(Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Theatre)
Various Special PFPC Porous Structures and Materials Mini-Symposium abstract pdf
Thursday 22 May 2008
(Engineering Theatre C1)
Prof William Ducker (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Special PFPC Departure Lecture "Hydrodynamics and bubbles in small spaces" abstract pdf
Tuesday 20 May 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Maya Muthuswamy (Dept of Maths and Statistics) Modelling collective failure in granular systems
Christian Potzner
(School of Chemistry, and Bio21 Institute)
Correlation of structure and optical properties in complex nanocrystal heterostructures
Ofer Manor (Dept of Maths and Statistics)  
Tuesday 6 May 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Khurram Kamran (Dept of Maths and Statistics) Modelling of the film drainage of a free drop approaching to a wall
Christopher Ochs (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Nanoengineered biodegradable click capsules
Tuesday 22 April 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Kathryn Mumford (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Permeable reactive barriers for contaminated site remediation: Case study - main power house fuel spill, Casey Station, Antarctica
Sam Cook (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Membranes in a galvanizing plant?
Cameron Kinnane (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Functionalized, low-biofouling click multilayers for promoting cell adhesion and growth
Tuesday 8 April 2008
(Cumming Theatre, School of Chemistry)
Gina Curro (Language and Learning Skills Unit, Univ Melb) Getting your message across: Giving an effective presentation
Innocent Berkard (Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Aß40 amyloid assembly: The systematic effect of agitation
Glenna Drisko (School of Chemistry) Adsorption of vanadium species by mixed metal oxides
Tuesday 11 March 2008
(Gryphon Gallery, MSGR)
Lisa Smith (School of Chemistry) The effects of dopants on semiconductor nanocrystal properties
Abbey Trewenack (Dept of Maths and Statistics) A continuum model for the formation of tissue-engineered cartilage
Lauren Palmer (School of Chemistry & Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Eng) Interaction forces between self-assembled monolayers on gold surfaces
Thursday 29 January 2008
(Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Theatre)
Professor Richard Buscall (MSACT Consulting, UK) The creep and delayed collapse of weakly-flocculated colloidal gels