KURT WOHL MEMORIAL LECTURES

2019


05/17/2019
Susannah Scott
University of California, Santa Barbara
Title: Kinetics and Mechanisms of Reactions Relevant to Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion in Porous Heterogeneous Catalysts

2018


04/20/2018
Paula Hammond
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Polyelctrolyte Drug Release Systems for Regenerative Medicine and Targeted Nanotherapies

2016


04/22/2016
Craig Hawker
University of California, Berkeley
Title: Novel Chemical Building Blocks for Functional Material Platforms

2013


04/05/2013
Matthew Tirell
University of Chicago
Title: Protein Analogous Micelles: Versatile, Modular Nanoparticles

2012


04/13/2012
Enrique Iglesia
University of California, Berkeley
Title: Confinement Effects and Catalysis by Acid Sites and Metal Clusters

2011


11/04/2011
Nicholas Abbott
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Colloidal and lnterfacial Phenomena in Liquid Crystalline Systems

2010


10/29/2010
Kristi Anseth
University of Colorado
Title: Goodbye Flat Biology? Hello Hydrogels

04/16/2010
Kathleen J. Stebe
University of Pennsylvania
Title: Orientation and Assembly of Anisotropic Particles by Capillary Interactions

2009


05/15/2009
Frank Bates
University of Minnesota
Title: Block Copolymers: Designer Materials at Commodity Prices

2008


10/03/2008
Thomas Healy
University of Melbourne
Title: Colloid Science- The Pointy End of Nanotechnology

2006


03/03/2006
Daan Frenkel
AMOLF
Title: Ostwald, Gibbs and Crystal Nucleation

2005


09/30/2005
Alexandra Navrotsky
University of California at Davis
Title: Drug-Delivering Integrated Therapeutic Systems

2003


03/10/2003
Tom Mcleish
University of Leeds, UK.
Title: Multiscale Modeling of Entangled Polymers

2000


10/20/2000
Juan dePablo
Wisconsin
Title: Molecular Simulatio of the Structure and Properties of Complex Fluids: What Can we learn from simulations?

1999


Gilbert Froment
University of Gent/Texas A&M
Title: Fundamental Kinetic Modeling of Complex Refinery Processes on Acid Catalysts

1997


Pablo G. Debenedetti
Princeton University
Title: Towards a Fundamental Understanding of Liquids under Extreme Conditions

1995


Octave Levenspiel
Oregon State
Title: Making Friends with Chemical Reactors

1994


William Steele
Pennsylvania State University
Title: Structure in Monolayers of Simple Molecules Physically Adsorbed on Solids

1993


Robert Langer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Novel Polymeric Controlled Release Systems of Drugs, Proteins, and Mammalian Cells; Immobilized Enzyme Bioreactors for Potential Medical Use

1992


Rakesh K. Jain
Harvard University
Title: Delivery of Anti-Cancer Drugs to Tumors: Why is it Difficult?; Delivery of Anti-Cancer Drugs to Tumors: How can we Improve it?

1991


Keith Gubbins
Cornell University
Title: The Role of Molecular Theory and Simulation in Chemical Engineering Research

1990


Jacob lsraelachvili
University of California, Santa Barbara
Title: Equilibrium Short-Range and Adhesion Forces Between Surfaces in Liquids and Shear Forces

1989


Masao Doi
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Title: Computer Simulation of Concentrated Colloidal Suspensions in Shear Flow and Dynamics of Phase Separation of Rodlike Polymers

1988


Charles F. Curtiss
Wisconsin
Title: A Kinetic Theory of Polymer Systems and A Kinetic Theory of Dilute Polymeric Solutions- The Effects of Time Smoothing

1987


Ted Davis
University of Minnesota
Title: Microstructure and Properties of Micromulsions; How Liquids Spread on Solids

1986


R. P.Merrill
Cornell University
Title: Atomic and Molecular Scattering at Solid Surfaces, Light Atom Diffraction, Energy and Momentum Exchange

1985


P.G. de Gennes
College de France
Title: The Dynamics of Entangled Polymers

1984


E. Ulrich Franck
University of Karlsruhe
Title: Between Gas and Liquids-Fluids at High Pressure

1983


Paul Flory
Stanford University
Title: Molecular Conformation and Morphology of Polymers in Condensed States

1982


Heinz Heinemann

1980


Arthur Westerberg
Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Topics in Computer-Aided Process Design

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