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Poul Georg Moses - Renewable electricity as a feed stock for the chemical industry

Heavy industry and long-haul transportation are responsible for a large percentage of humanity's greenhouse-gas emissions In these sectors, direct electrification is not enough. They need…

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Predictive Multiscale Modeling of Complex Systems for Sustainability - Dion Vlachos

Sustainability of chemical process requires more energy-efficient processes, utilization of renewable energy such as solar and wind to drive reactions and separations, better catalysts to improve…

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Canonical Modeling as a Tool in Metabolic Engineering - Eberhard Voit

A growing branch of metabolic engineering uses mathematical pathway models for the development of strategies for optimizing yield in microbes. The use of such models is necessary because the…

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Dissolving Microneedles for Transdermal Drug Delivery - Jeong Woo Lee

Microfabrication technology has been adapted to produce micron- scale needles as a safer and painless alternative to hypodermic needle injection, especially for protein biotherapeutics and vaccines.…

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Modeling and Simulation of Dynamics of Polymeric Solutions: Progress and Challenges - Bamin Khomami

Quantitative understanding of the influence of physico-chemical parameters on the dynamic evolution of microstructure in polymeric solutions plays a central role in processing of wide variety of…

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Development of a Scalable Bottom-Up Nanofabrication Platform - Peng Jiang

We have developed a versatile spin-coating technique that combines the simplicity and cost benefits of bottom-up self-assembly with the scalability and compatibility of standard microfabrication.…

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Designing New Chemical Products - E. L. Cussler

The chemical industry hopes to grow through the design and development of new products. Such growth would be greatly aided by a cogent theory of product design. This talk outlines early efforts to…

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Membrane Dreams - E. L. Cussler

Thirty years ago we knew nothing that membranes could not do. Of course, we knew nothing that they could do either. Now we know that membranes can purify water and separate air. Now we also know many…

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Diverse Carbon Nanotube Artificial Muscles Meet an Exciting New Family Member - Ray Baughman

Humankind has had little success in replicating the wondrous properties of natural muscle, which has meant that the most advanced prosthetic limbs, exoskeletons, and humanoid robots lack critically…

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Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Cellulose Surfaces via Plasma Processing - Balamurali Balu

In 1805, Young proposed a relationship between the forces acting at an interface between a liquid and solid: “…for each combination of a solid and a fluid, there is an appropriate angle…

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