Sustainable Energy, Environment & Particle Technology and Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage Research

Invited Talks and Seminars

  • Invited talk at the symposium titled “Carbon dioxide capture from power generation,” AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, CA (November 3-8, 2013).
  •  Invited talk at the symposium titled “KIChE Open Forum,” AIChE annual meeting, San Francisco, CA (November 3-8, 2013).
  •  Keynote lecture at the 7th Sino-US Conference of Chemical Engineering, “Electrostatic Charging and Entrainment Behaviors of Particulate Systems in Multiphase Flows,” Beijing, China (October 14-18, 2013).
  •  Invited talk at the ACS National Meeting, the session titled “Materials and Technologies for CO2 Capture, Sequestration, and Conversion,” Indianapolis, IN (September 8-12, 2013).
  •  Keynote lecture, the Ann. Conference on Steel Making, POSCO, Pohang, Korea (Aug. 20, 2013).
  •  Invited seminar at Hyundai Heavy Industry, Ulsan, Korea (August 13, 2013).
  •  Featured speaker at 2013UKC, East Rutherford, NJ (August 7-10, 2013).
  •  Invited talk at the 3rd Emerging Information and Technology Association (EITA) - Young Investigator Conference, “the Workshop 3: New Materials Science and Engineering, Nanotechnology and New Green Energy,” MIT (August 1-2, 2013).
  • Invited talk at the 12th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU XII),Washington DC (June 23-27, 2013).
  • Keynote lecture at the 35th Annual General Meeting of International Fine Particle Research Institute (IFPRI): Professor Robert Pfeffer Symposium, Newark, DE (June 16-20, 2013).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University (April 17th, 2013).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University (April 3rd, 2013).
  • Department of Chemistry, City College of New York (March 18th, 2013).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (March 6th, 2013).
  • Invited speaker for the ULTRA (Universal Linkage for Top Research Advice) program by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Seoul, Korea (December 13th, 2012).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (December 10th, 2012).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley (November 28th, 2012).
  • Keynote lecture at the 2012 International Forum on Accelerated Weathering and Carbonation for Mineral Sequestration, Taipei, Taiwan (November 6th, 2012).
  • Invited seminar at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ (October 25th, 2012).
  • Invited talk at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA (October 15th, 2012).
  • Invited speaker for the ULTRA (Universal Linkage for Top Research Advice) program by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Los Angeles, CA (August 9th, 2012).
  • Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Stony Brook University (July 18th, 2012).
  • Invited talk at the symposium titled “Green Chemistry in Energy and Fuels”: A.-H. A. Park, “Towards Sustainable Energy: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS),” ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (August 19-23, 2012).
  • Invited talk at the symposium titled “Physical Chemistry of CO2 Separation”: A.-H. A. Park, K. A. Lin, Y. Park, C. Petit, “Alternative Liquid Solvents for CO2 Capture: Nanoparticle Organic Hybrid Materials (NOHMs),” ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA (March 25-29, 2012).
  • Invited talk at the APCChE 2012 (The 14th Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress):X. Zhou&A.-H. A. Park, “Electrostatic Charging Phenomena in Particulate Flow Systems,”Singapore (Feb. 21-24, 2012).
  • Invited talk at Capital District E-Week (Chemical Engineering Track), Albany, NY (February 16-17, 2012).
  • Invited talk at the 6th Sino-US Joint Conference of Chemical Engineering, Beijing, China (Nov. 7-10, 2011).
  • Invited talk at the Korean Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) workshop, Jeju Island, Korea (November 3-4, 2011).
  • Invited talk at the special symposium: T. E. Ferguson& A.-H. A. Park, “Carbon Negative Biomass Refining System Based on Alkaline Hydrothermal Treatment Technology, AIChE annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.
  • Invited lecture at the Korean Mission to the UN (April 11, 2011).
  • Invited lecture at the New York Metro Chapter Seminar of KSEA, New York, NY (February 11, 2011).
  • Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University (January 27, 2011).
  • Distinguished Speaker at the Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit 2011: The Next Generation of Women Leaders Transforming the World, New York, NY (January 22, 2011).
  • Plenary lecture at the 3rd US-China Symposium on CO2 Emission Control Science & Technology in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (December 10-12, 2010).
  • Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in Italy (December 3, 2010).
  • Keynote lecture at ACEME10: Accelerated Carbonation for Environmental and Materials Engineering, Turku, Finland (November 29-December 1, 2010).
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (October 13, 2010).
  • Invited Lecture atthe University of Delaware Energy & Sustainability 2010 conference (September 23, 2010).
  • Invited Seminar at Specialty Minerals Inc., Bethlehem, PA (June 2, 2010).
  • Invited Seminar at the Research Institute of Industrial Science & Technology (RIST) owned by the Pohang Iron and Steel Company (May 18, 2010).
  • Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (April 28, 2010).
  • Invited talk at the Lenfest Foundation, Bethlehem, PA (April 20, 2010).
  • Invited talk at the AIChE New Haven Section (April 6, 2010).
  • Invited talk at the 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries (EMCC6), Antalya, Turkey (March 7-12, 2010).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, the City College of New York (February 1, 2010).
  • Invited keynote lecture at the KOR-US International Workshop on Green Science & Technology, Daejeon, Korea (December 3-4, 2009).
  • Invited discussion with Mr. Bill Gates on the topic of energy for the poor, The Earth Institute (November 11, 2009).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rhodes Island (November 5, 2009).
  • Invited lecture at the 5th Sino-US Conference of Chemical Engineering, Beijing, China (October 12-16, 2009).
  • Invited expert panelist on “Hydrogen Fuel Cell” for the ULTRA (Universal Linkage for Top Research Advice) program by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Raleigh, NC (July 16-19, 2009).
  • Invited panel discussion and presentation: Energy Workshop I at UKC2009, Raleigh, NC (July 16-19, 2009).
  • Invited talk at UKC2009, Raleigh, NC (July 16-19, 2009).
  • Invited talk at the Regional Meeting of the National Academy of Engineering(April 14, 2009).
  • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University (December 4, 2008).
  • Invited talk at the International Conference on Sustainable Energy, Taipei, Taiwan (September 18-19, 2008).
  • Invited talk at the 2nd U.S. – China Symposium on CO2 Emissions Control Science & Technology, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (May 29-30, 2008).
  • Invited talk at the International Workshop on the Sustainable Energy, Taipei, Taiwan (December 12-13, 2007).
  • Invited presentation and panel discussion on “Technologies for the Future – Solutions and Challenges to Consider,” at the Natural Gas & Climate Change Forum hosted by the American Gas Foundation (AGF), Washington, DC (October 4, 2007).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University (May 3, 2007).
  • Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (April 4, 2007).
  • Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California at Davis (March 22, 2007).
  • Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Riverside (March 20, 2007).
  • Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University(March 14, 2007).
  • Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University (March 6, 2007).
  • Invited to give a seminar but declined due to time constraint, Department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut (Spring 2007).
  • School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University (February 26, 2007).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University (February 19, 2007).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida (January 29, 2007).
  • Cain Department of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University (January 16, 2007).
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (December 18, 2006).
  • Invited talk at the Air Force & UDRI, Dayton, OH, on “Production of Clean Liquid Fuel from Coal” (August 28, 2006).

Internal invited talks and seminars

  • Invited lecture, GradSWE, Columbia University, November 13th, 2012.
  • Invited lecture, “Towards Sustainable Energy: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage,” SEAS Family Weekend Lecture, Columbia University, October 19th, 2012.
  • Invited lecture, “Big Questions in Energy”, World Economic Forum Global Leadership Fellows Training – Global Sustainability and Complexity, The Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education, Columbia University (July 16-20, 2010).
  • Moderator for the panel discussion at the Energy Storage Symposium, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at the Earth Institute, Columbia University (May 2-3, 2012).
  • Invited lecture, Cafes Columbia (Arts, Science, Humanities, and Social Science) Spring Series devoted to Sustainable Development(April 11, 2011).
  • Invited lecture, Columbia Urban Design Program (September 8, 2010).
  • Invited seminar, Columbia Energy Frontier Research Center: Re-Defining Photovoltaic Efficiency through Molecule Scale Control (April 14th, 2010).
  • Invited lecture at the SEAS Alumni Clean EnergyEvent in Washington, D.C.(April 13, 2009).
  • Invited talk at the SEAS Parents Council Meeting(April 4, 2009).
  • Led the panel discussion on “Are we running out of energy?” (November 6, 2008).
  • Invited IGERT lecture at the department of Applied Physics and Applied Math (October 23, 2008).
  • Invited Seminar at the Career Development Dinner at Columbia University (October 23, 2008).
  • Invited lecture at the Earth Institute Colloquium (October 22, 2008)
  • Invited seminar at Columbia Law School on US Laws & Climate Change, “Enabling sustainable development of fossil fuel energy conversion system: Carbon mineral sequestration,” Columbia University (April 7, 2008).
  • Invited seminar – Mechanical Engineering, “Enabling sustainable development of fossil fuel energy conversion system: Carbon mineral sequestration,” Columbia University (April 4, 2008)
  • Invited panel discussion with Jeff Sacks on Japanese new Cool Earth Initiative – hosted by the Japanese Ambassador and attended by UN representatives (March 17, 2008).
  • Invited seminar on “Possible Solutions to the Global Energy Challenges,” Earth Institute seminar series – Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy (March 12, 2008).
  • Invited seminar on “the CCI Sustainable Development,” Earth Institute seminar series – The Columbia Climate Center (February 21, 2008).
  • Invited lecture at the First Annual SEBS Research Fair, Columbia University (February 8, 2008).
  • Invited lecture and panel discussion – C3 invitation for Focus the Nation (January 31, 2008).

 

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