Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens delivers Somer Lectures at METU
23 October 2014
On 22 and 23 October 2014, Prof Marc-Olivier Coppens delivered the 4th Somer Lectures at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara. METU is often considered the top technical university in Turkey, and home of Turkey's first Chemical Engineering Department, founded by Prof. Tarik Somer. The previous three Somer Lecturers were Prof. John Prausnitz (2008), Prof. Avelino Corma (2012) and Prof. Edward Cussler (2013). More information is provided here. Marc-Olivier gave three presentations to over 300 students and staff, entitled "Nature Inspired Chemical Engineering – Pathways to Innovation and Sustainability", "A Chemical Engineering Approach to Addressing Global Challenges" and "Adsorption, Diffusion and Catalytic Activity of Enzymes in Nanoporous Materials".