Posts by cganderson

Chemistry and Engineering of Shale Ga...

Chemistry and Engineering of Shale Gas and Tight Oil Resource Development

Agenda | Workshop Report | Speaker Biographies | Organizer Biographies | Download Report   Oil and gas exploration in the United States has expanded with the increased use of horizontal, or directional, drilling to facilitate the recovery of shale gas and tight oil resources. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 25,000 to 30,000 new hydraulic […]

Mesoscale Chemistry

Mesoscale Chemistry

Agenda | Workshop Report | Organizer Biographies | Speaker Biographies Advances in theoretical, computational, synthetic, and analytical techniques have supported the extension of research into the study and development of mesoscale structures and processes. Studies conducted at this size range, from 10nm to 10µm, have identified interesting ensemble effects that present both opportunities for developing […]

Technological Challenges in Antibioti...

Technological Challenges in Antibiotic Discovery and Development

Agenda | Workshop Report | Organizer Biographies | Speaker Biographies Technological Challenges in Antibiotic Discovery and Development is the summary of a workshop convened by the Chemical Sciences Roundtable in September 2013 to explore the current state of antibiotic discovery and examine the technology available to facilitate development. Through formal presentations and panel discussions, participants […]

Undergraduate Chemistry Education

Undergraduate Chemistry Education

Agenda | Workshop Report | Organizer Biographies | Speaker Biographies Undergraduate Chemistry Education is the summary of a workshop convened in May 2013 by the Chemical Science Roundtable of the National Research Council to explore the current state of undergraduate chemistry education. Research and innovation in undergraduate chemistry education has been done for many years, […]

Opportunities and Obstacles in Large-...

Opportunities and Obstacles in Large-Scale Biomass Utilization: The Role of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Communities

Agenda | Workshop Report | Speaker Biographies Based on a one-day public workshop held in Washington, DC, Opportunities and Obstacles in Large-Scale Biomass Utilization: The Role of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Communities: A Workshop Summary explores the current state of biomass utilization for bulk-production of sustainable fuels and chemicals. The discussion focused on the […]