Seminar Series

Spring 2018

Date/Host Speaker Title
Wednesday 3 January
Prof. YuYe Tong
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
Ms. YanYan Wang
Thesis Seminar

"Mechanistic Studies of Enhancing Performance of Pt-based Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Formic Acid Oxidation Reaction by Surface Modifications"

Thursday 18 January
Prof. Karah Knope
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Fernando Uribe-Romo
University of Central Florida

"Framework materials with complex properties for organic photoredox catalysis and solid-state ionic conductivity"

 

Thursday 25 January
Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Gregory Sotzing
University of Connecticut

"Organic Conductive Polymers for Wearable Electronics Applications"

Tuesday 30 January
Prof. Sarah Stoll
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Dr. James Dickerson
Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

"The Role of a Scientist in Contemporary Society".

Thursday 1 February
Prof. Timothy Warren
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
Dr. Morris Bullock
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

"Design of Molecular Electrocatalysts for the Production and Oxidation of Hydrogen” 

 

Tuesday 6 February
Prof. Jennifer Swift
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Pance Naumov
New York University, Abu Dhabi

"Soft-matter-like properties of molecular solids: Terra incognita of solid-state chemistry"  

Thursday 8 February
Profs. Sarah Stoll
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Tyrel McQueen
Johns Hopkins University

"The Dawn of Quantum Materials"

Thursday 22 February
Prof. Angel de Dios
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Leah Casabianca
Clemson University
 

"Characterization of Nanoparticle Surface Interactions Using Dissolution Dynamic Nuclear Polarization and Saturation-Transfer Difference NMR"

Tuesday 27 February
Prof. Miklos Kertesz
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Henrik Ottosson
Ångström Laboratory

"Putting Baird's Rule on Excited State Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity into Action"

Cancelled
 

Prof. Alakesh Bisai
Dept of Chemistry, IISER Bhopal, India

"Efficient Strategies for Total Syntheses of Architecturally Intriguing Natural Products"

Friday 2 March
Prof. Travis Holman
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Severin Schneebeli
University of Vermont

"From Chirality-Assisted Synthesis to Polymer Replication and Translation".

Wedensday 14 March
GSOC
Reiss 262, 3:30 pm

Prof. John F. Hartwig
University of California, Berkeley

"Selective Catalytic Functionalizations with Small and Large Catalysts"
 

Tuesday 20 March
Prof. Miklos Kertesz
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
Ms. Lili Qiu
Thesis Seminar

"Unusual carbon bonding in π-conjugated cyclic hydrocarbons by high pressure"

Thursday 22 March
Prof. David Yang
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
 
Miss Bok-Eum Choi
Thesis Seminar

"Mechanistic insights of reactions catalyzed by OmpB lysine methyltransferases"

Tuesday 27 March
Prof. Jennifer Swift
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
Miss Victoria Hall
Thesis Seminar

"Uric Acid Crystals".

Tuesday 3 April
Profs. Jorabchi and Warren
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
7th Semester Seminar Talks
Georgetown University

Mr. Peter Haferl:
“Elemental Quantification of Non-Metals via Polyatomic Ions in GC-PARCI-MS”

Mr. William McMahon:
Pulsed-Nano Electrospray Ionization Atmospheric Pressure Ion Mobility MS.

Mr. Mahdi Raghibi Boroujeni:
"Molecular Electrocatalyst for Ammonia Oxidation Based on a Copper Complex"

 

Thursday 5 April
Prof. Richard Weiss
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Dr. Gerald O. Brown
Chemours
 

"Chronicling a Sustainability Journey in Durable Water Repellent Technology for the Textile Market Segment"
Tuesday 10 April
Prof. Christian Wolf
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Max Moskowitz
Thesis Seminar

"Catalytic Stereoselective Synthesis of Multifunctional Alcohols"

Thursday 12 April
Prof. Travis Holman
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm

Prof. Steve Loeb
University of Windsor
 

“Rigid Molecular Shuttles”

Thursday 19 April
Prof. Nag Gavvalapalli
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
Prof. Adam Matzger
University of Michigan

"Diverse Crystallization Approaches Enable Better Pharmaceuticals, Explosives, and Ferroelectrics."

Tuesday 24 April
Prof. Kaveh Jorabch
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
Mr. Ding Ransheng
Thesis Seminar

"Catalytic C-C bond formation with organohalides: From mechanism to applications”

Thursday 26 April
Prof. Sarah Stoll
Reiss 112, 2:00 pm
 
Prof. Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt
Florida State University

“To Californium and Beyond”.