Unless otherwise noted, all lectures will be held at 2:30 p.m. in room 3710 of the Guttenberg Information Technology Center (GITC), on the NJIT campus. The building is located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Lock Street. Parking can be found on the surrounding streets.
“Frontiers in Nano-Particle Research,” will be the topic Feb. 3, 2003, when Jorge Valdes, Ph.D., speaks. Valdes is the director of communications systems reliability research at Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill.
Kathleen Stebe, Ph.D., professor of chemical engineering, in the department of chemical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, will speak Feb. 10, 2003, about creative tension using surfactants to direct stresses at fluid inertia.
On Feb. 24, 2003, the topic will be inverse scaling of the particle fluctuation velocity with particle diameter in gas fluidized beds. George D. Cody, Ph. D, who is a scientific advisor to Exxon Corporate Research will be the speaker.
A joint seminar with the mechanical engineering department is set for 4 p.m. March 5, 2003, room 224 in GITC. The lecture’s title is “Real Time Three-Dimensional Tomography and the Discrete Computations for Multiphase Flow Systems” and the speaker will be L.S. Fan, Ph.D. Fan is a distinguished professor and the chairman of the department of chemical engineering at Ohio State University, Columbus.
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, Ph.D., will be the speaker March 10, 2003. Altenkirch, a noted expert on combustion, will speak about the fundamentals of flame spreading over solid combustible materials with implications for fire safety aboard spacecraft.
On March 31, 2002, process operability will be the subject of a lecture by Christos Georgakis Ph.D, the Othmer Professor and head of the department of chemical engineering, chemistry and material science at Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY.
The subject on April 14, 2002, will be dancing on surfaces--the self-assembly of particles using electric fields. The speaker is John L. Anderson, Ph.D., dean of the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
“Pharmaceutical Nanoparticle Production With Impinging Jets and Block Co-Polymers,” will be the title of a talk by Robert K. Prud'homme, Ph.D., professor of chemical engineering at Princeton University, Princeton.
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