Seminar Schedule - 2016


2016 Jul-Dec

Date Speaker Title
11-07-16 S. Sagar Srinivas(PhD student, Chemeng, IISc) PhD Thesis Defence: Turbulence in soft-walled microchannels
14-07-16 M. V. V. Naga Samrat (PhD student, Chemeng, IISc) PhD Thesis Colloquium:Studies in water treatment
21-07-16 Jaju S J (PhD student, Chemeng, IISc) PhD Thesis Colloquium: Rheology of lamellar mesophases
25-07-16 Ayush Agarwal (PhD student, Chemeng, IISc) PhD Thesis Colloquium: Pore Forming Toxins: Unravelling Oligomerization Pathways and Related Kinetics
04-08-16 Vishnu Venugopal (MSc (Engg) student, Chemeng, IISc) MSc (Engg) Thesis Colloquium: Modelling how hepatitis C treatment can be improved
08-08-16 Mahendra Nandanwar, Dept of Chemical Engg., IISc Defense: Modelling and Experimental Investigations into Soluble Lead Redox Flow Battery: New Mechanisms
11-08-16 Prof. Paresh Chokshi, IIT Delhi Polymer Mediated Interaction between Functionalized Nanosheets
18-08-16 Dr. Diwakar S. Venkatesan, JNCASR Evolution of interfacial instabilities in confined systems
25-08-16 Dr. Mark Lindley Exergy Cost andd some related concepts devised recently in Spain
01-09-16 Dr. Siddharth Jhunjhunwala, BE, IISc Employing Engineering Tools to Study and Modulate Immunity
08-09-16 K P Krishnaraj (PhD student, Chemeng, IISc) PhD Thesis Colloquium: FLOW AND STRUCTURE OF DENSE GRANULAR MATERIALS
15-09-16 Prof. Sovan Das, IITK Biological Membrane Structure and Function A Mechanics Perspective
22-09-16 Ram Narayan (PhD Student, Chemeng, IISc) PhD Thesis Colloquium:Non-catalytic synthesis of biolubricant esters and their solubilities in supercritical carbon dioxide
29-09-16 Prof. Ramsharan Rangarajan, Mech. Engg., IISc Finite element methods for moving boundary problems
06-10-16 Prof. Yogesh Simmhan, CDS, IISc Distributed Analytics over Large and Dynamic Graphs
13-10-16 Prof. Sushobhan Avasthi, Cense, IISc Low-Cost Heterojunction Solar Cells
20-10-16 Prof. Chandra Gannavarapu, LyondellBasell Industries, Houston Advances and Challenges in Industrial Process Control
10-11-16 Dr. P. P. Iyer, Managment studies, IISc Intellectual Property Rights for Academia and the way forward
11-11-16 Dr. Abhoyjit Bhown from EPRI, USA An Overview of Carbon Capture and Storage
24-11-16 Prof. Shaama Mallikarjun Sharada, Standford Univ. Computational tools for catalysis
21-12-16 Kushal Verma, MSc(Engg), Dept of Chemical Engg., IISc Thesis Colloquium:Molecular Modelling of Electric Double Layer Capacitors
22-12-16 Ankit Tyagi, Dept of Chemical Engg., IISc Thesis Colloquium: Direct numerical simulations and fluctuating force simulations of turbulent particle-gas suspensions.
07-12-16 Prof. Doraiswami Ramkrishna School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University Modeling Transfer of Antibiotics Resistance among Bacterial Species

2016 Jan-Jun

Date Speaker Title
07-01-16 Dr. Soubantika Palchoudhury,University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Synthesis and Characterization of Hybrid Nanostructures for Biomedical and Materials Application
13-01-16 Mr. Udayshankar K. Menon (MSc Engg), Department of Chemical Engg., IISc Defense: Computational study of Stokesian suspensions using Particle Mesh Ewald summation
21-01-16 Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana, JNCASR, Bangalore Recent advances in Raman spectroscopy for trace and in-situ studies
01-02-16 Rarun Sharma (MSc Engg.), Dept Chemical Engg., IISc Defense: Swelling and dye adsorption characteristics of superabsorbent polymers
02-02-16 Dr. G.V. Reklaitis, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, USA ADVANCES IN PHARM ACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING
18-02-16 Prof. Arvind Ayyer, Dept of Maths, IISc An exactly solvable stochastic model of transport
03-03-16 Dr. Bhushan Toley, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington Increasing Global Access to Medical Diagnostic Testing using Paper Based Microfluidics
10-03-16 Dr. Ashish Orpe, NCL, Pune Jamming-to-mixing of granular material in a multi-orifice silo
17-03-16 Prof. S. B. Krupanidhi, MRC, IISc Nitride Semiconductor Functional Devices for Energy Solutions
07-04-16 Prof. Jayant Singh, IIT Kanpur Molecular insight into fluid behavior near surfaces
21-04-16 Prof. Venkat Padmanabhan, IIT Kharagpur Self assembly of nanoparticle blends in polymer for applications in polymer-based solar cells