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Department of Chemistry

Departmental Seminars

All lectures are in King 4 at 1:30 pm unless indicated otherwise.

September 1, 2015 (Tues)Meyya Meyyappan
Nasa Ames Research Center
Title:  Nanotechnology in Sensor Development
Host Dr. Jun Li
September 3, 2015Jeffrey Comer
Kansas State University
Title:  Prediction of Adsorption Affinities of Small Molecules on Nanomaterials.
Host: Dr. Aikens
September 24, 2015Ryan Steele
University of Utah
Title:  Vibrational Signatures of Electronic Properties in Energy and Biology.
Host: Dr. Aikens
October 15, 2015Kenneth Seddon
Queen's University, Belfast
Title:  Industrial Applications of Ionic Liquids.
Host:  Dr. Aakeroy
October 29, 2015Chris Ackerson
Colorado State University
Title:  Inorganic Nanoparticles and their Biological Applications.
Host: Dr. Aikens
November 5, 2015

Bret Flanders
Kansas State University
Title:  Materials and Cells, at the Nanoscale.
Host: Dr. Ito

November 19, 2015

Geoff Strouse
Florida State University
Title:  How Microwave Chemistry Has Allowed Rapid Synthesis of Nanocrystals for Solid State Lighting, Magnetism, and Bio-Medical Research.  NSF ADVANCE Lecture  
Host: Dr. McLaurin

December 3, 2015*  
King 209, 3:30 pm

Alex Prokofjevs
Northwestern University
Title:  The Power of Organometallic Chemistry: From C-H Functionalization to Supramolecular Chemistry.
Host:  Dr. Aakeroy

December 8, 2015*
King 209, 3:30 pm

Tendai Gadzikwa
University of Alberta
Title:  Molecular Architecture:  Design, Construction & Application of Supramolecular, Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials.
Host:  Dr. Aakeroy

December 10, 2015*
King 209, 3:30 pm

Brannon Gary
Stanford University
Title:  Model Copper Complexes with Biological Ligation: Expanding Evidence for the Copper(III) Oxidation State in Biology.
Host:  Dr. Aakeroy

December 15, 2015*
King 209, 3:30 pm

Sharon Neufeldt
Title:  C-H Functionalization:  Experiment and Theory.
Host:  Dr. Aakeroy