Highlights in Energy Research (ChE-606)

The seminar series “Highlights in Energy Research” is organized by Professor Queen from EPFL Valais Wallis and takes place every other Friday at 16:15.

Videos of the last series

Upcoming Seminars


Past seminars (Highlights in Energy Research)

Prof. Christopher W. Jones

Development and Deployment of Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs): Humanity’s Moonshot for the 21st Century

20-02-202020-02-2020

With: Prof. Christopher W. JONES, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Daniel Maspoch

From porous metal-organic frameworks to metal-organic polyhedra: a journey in miniaturization

05-12-201905-12-2019

With: Prof. Daniel MASPOCH Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Barcelona & ICREA, Barcelona
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Chih-Jen SHIH

Two-Dimensional Colloidal Quantum Wells for Future Photonic Sources

31-10-201931-10-2019

With: Prof. Chih-Jen SHIH Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences ETH Zurich
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Dr. Michaël Rossier

Nanoparticles: from their production to their commercial application

24-10-201924-10-2019

With: Dr. Michaël ROSSIER Avantama AG, Stäfa (Zurich), Switzerland
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Tomás Torres

Phthalo- and Subphthalocyanines: Supramolecular Chemistry and Molecular Photovoltaics

17-10-201917-10-2019

With: Prof. Tomás TORRES Institute for Advanced Research in Chemical Sciences, Dpt of Organic Chemistry, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Advancements in CO2 capture with the use of liquid amines, solid sorbents and membranes

10-10-201910-10-2019

With: Dr. Paul-Emmanuel JUST Shell Technology Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Russell Morris

From Weakness Comes Strength – ADORable zeolites and hemilabile MOFs

03-10-201903-10-2019

With: Prof. Russell MORRIS School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Place and room: Tseuzier, I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Dr. Kai Sundmacher

R2Chem: Structure Optimization of Renewables-to-Chemicals Production Systems

23-05-201923-05-2019

With: Prof. Dr. Kai Sundmacher Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems Magdeburg, Germany and Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg Magdeburg, Germany
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Across Scales: From Mechanistic Pathways to Practical Applications

11-04-201911-04-2019

With: Prof. Wilson A. SMITH Department of Chemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Dr. Camille Petit

Approaches to porous materials development to address separation challenges

28-03-201928-03-2019

With: Dr. Camille PETIT Department of Chemical Engineering, Barrer Centre, Imperial College London
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Beatriz Roldan Cuenya

Structure and electrolyte sensitivity in CO2 electroreduction

14-03-201914-03-2019

With: Prof. Beatriz ROLDAN CUENYA Department of Interface Science, Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max Planck Society (FHI), Berlin, Germany
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Omar K. Farha

Programmable Smart Bio-Inspired Sponges

28-02-201928-02-2019

With: Prof. Omar K. Farha Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Joachim Sauer

Ab initio free energy calculations for gas adsorption and separation in nanoporous systems

14-02-201914-02-2019

With: Prof. Joachim Sauer Institute of Chemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. David J. Norris

Quantum-Dot Plasmonics

06-12-201806-12-2018

With: Prof. David J. Norris Optical Materials Engineering Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Susana Garcia

Novel porous materials for CO2 capture applications

29-11-201829-11-2018

With: Prof. Susana Garcia Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Michele Ceriotti

Machine Learning Like a Physicist

08-11-201808-11-2018

With: Prof. Michele Ceriotti Laboratory for Computational Science and Modeling, EPFL Lausanne
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Dr. Henk Bolink

Vapor Phase deposited Perovskites

25-10-201825-10-2018

With: Dr. Henk J. Bolink Instituto de Ciencia Molecular, Universidad de Valencia, Paterna (Valencia), Spain
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Dr. Annamaria Petrozza

Defect Physics and (In)Stability in Metal-halide Perovskite Semiconductors

04-10-201804-10-2018

With: Dr. Annamaria Petrozza Center for Nano Science and Technology @Polimi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Milan, Italy
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Caro

Smart membranes: Perovskite, zeolite, MOF, COF, MXene materials in gas separation and membrane reactors

20-09-201820-09-2018

With: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Caro Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Dorota Koziej

From nanoparticles synthesis in solution to functional devices – a perspective based on in situ synchrotron studies

14-06-201814-06-2018

With: Prof. Dorota Koziej Institute for Nanostructure and Solid State Physics, Center for Hybrid Nanostructures, University of Hamburg, Germany
Place and room: I17 4 K2
Category: Conferences – Seminars


 

Past seminars (Chemical Engineering)

Prof. Shelly Peyton: Tissue-inspired synthetic biomaterials

04-06-202104-06-2021

With: Prof. Shelly Peyton of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84209090880
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. George Maillaras: Electronics on the brain

07-05-202107-05-2021

With: Prof. George Maillaras of Cambridge University, UK
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84209090880
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Phillip Christopher: Atomically dispersed Pt-group metal catalysts: Controlling local coordination and reactivity

30-04-202130-04-2021

With: Prof. Phillip Christopher of the University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84209090880
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Stefan Kaskel: Porous Energy Materials: From Fundamentals to Applications

09-04-202109-04-2021

With: Prof. Stefan Kaskel of the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany.
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84209090880
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Michelle O’Malley: Exploiting Anaerobes for Biomass Breakdown and Sustainable Chemistry

26-02-202126-02-2021

With: Prof. Michelle O’Malley of the University of California Santa Barbara, USA.
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/84209090880
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Radha Boya

Prof. Radha Boya: Molecular transport through atomic-scale capillaries

11-12-202011-12-2020

With: Prof. Radha Boya, National Graphene Institute, University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K,
Place and room: Zoom
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Aleksandra Vojvodic

Prof. Aleksandra Vojvodic: C4E – Computational Chemistry of Compounds for Catalysis and Energy

04-12-202004-12-2020

With: Prof. Aleksandra Vojvodic, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Place and room: Zoom
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Eranda Nikolla: Embracing Complexity of Heterogenous Catalytic Structures for Energy and Chemical Conversion

20-11-202020-11-2020

With: Prof. Eranda Nikolla, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA.
Place and room: Zoom
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Jingguang Chen

Prof. Jingguang Chen: Chemical Engineering Approaches for Catalytic Reduction of CO2

06-11-202006-11-2020

With: Prof. Jingguang Chen, Columbia University, New York, USA
Place and room: Zoom
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Manish Kumar

Prof. Manish Kumar: What can we learn from nature about designing membranes?

09-10-202009-10-2020

With: Prof. Manish Kumar, University of Texas Austin, USA.
Place and room: Zoom
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar – The heart of darkness… in heterogeneous catalysis

01-05-202001-05-2020

With: Prof. Aditya Bhan, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, USA
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar – Synthetic Biology: Putting Synthesis into Biology

20-03-202020-03-2020

With: Prof. Huimin Zhao, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar – Development and Deployment of Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs): Humanity’s Moonshot for the 21st Century

21-02-202021-02-2020

With: Prof. Christopher W. Jones, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar – Biocatalysis and Flow technology

29-11-201929-11-2019

With: Prof. Fran Paradisi, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar: 2-dimensional Zeolite Catalysts

22-11-201922-11-2019

With: Prof. Michael Tsapatsis, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar- The emerging importance of microbial consortia in the biotechnology for sustainability

25-10-201925-10-2019

With: Prof. Terry Papoutsakis, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, USA
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar- Scalable Manufacturing of Hierarchical Composites for Multi-functional Aerospace Applications

30-09-201930-09-2019

With: Prof. Namiko Yamamoto, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Penn State University
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar-The Confluence of Kinetic Modeling and Data Science

27-09-201927-09-2019

With: Prof. Linda Broadbelt, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, USA.
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Prof. Greg Stephanopoulos

Engineering the Isoprenoid Pathway in Bacteria and Yeasts

27-05-201927-05-2019

With: Prof. Greg Stephanopoulos, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (USA)
Place and room: SV 1717
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Chemical Engineering Seminar – Single Metal Atoms as Game-Changers in Heterogeneous Catalysis

24-05-201924-05-2019

With: Prof. Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos,  Department of Chemical Engineering, Tufts University, USA.
Place and room: BCH 2201
Category: Conferences – Seminars