Spring 2015 Seminar Program
Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Pravas Deria, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
" Ordered Functionalization of Nanoscale Structures via Supramolecular Assembly "
Guofang Chen, Department of Chemistry, St Johns University, Neckers 440
" Novel Polymer-Based Nanostructures and their Applications "
Oluwatosin Dada. Department of Analytical Sciences, Seattle Genetics Inc.
" Academia to Industry: A Dynamic Research Experience "
Mohtashim H. Shamsi. Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
" Microfluidic Electrochemical Biosensors "
Peter Pintauro, Vanderbilt University (Gao)
" Nanofiber-based Membranes and Electrodes for Hydrogen/Air Fuel Cells "
Mario Alpuche-Aviles, Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno, Neckers 440
" Electrochemistry of Semiconductor Nanostructures"
Tianbiao Liu. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
"Complementary Approaches to Harnessing Renewable Energy: Electrocatalysis and Rechargeable Batteries"
Susan Odom, University of Kentucky (Plunkett)
"Extending Battery Lifetimes with Electrolyte Additives"
Boniface Fokwa, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Neckers 440
Zewei Quan, Los Alamos National Laboratory
" Self-Assembly and Structural Transformations of Nanoparticles ""
To be determined
Will Hunter, Illinois State University (Kinsel)
" Multi-level efforts to improve Chemistry and STEM Education across the K-12 Spectrum "
Gary Baker, University of Missouri-Columbia (Kohli)
The seminar has been cancelled
Katja Michael, University of Texas El Paso (Scott)
Seminar cancelled due to weather
To be determined (Kohli)
Keith Pannell, University of Texas El Paso (Scott)
"Transition Metal Catalyzed Chemistry of SiH: Advances in Organic Chemistry"
Xiaoyang Zhu, Columbia University, Neckers Lecture
" Exciton Fission and Solar Energy Conversion beyond the limit "
Jay Switzer, MUST (Suni)
"Electrodeposition of Thin Films and Nanostructures for Energy Conversion and Storage"
Srinivasa Raghavan, University of Maryland (Kohli)
"Light-Tunable Fluids, Self-Propelling Microcapsules and Hemostatic Polymers: New Classes of Soft Matter with Unique Properties"
Yi Liu, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory(Ge)
"Tuning Structure and Ordering for Charge Transport in Frameworks of Organic Semiconductors"
Malika Jeffries-El, Iowa State University (Scott)
“Tuning the properties of organic semiconductors via atomic engineering”.
Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame (Gao)
" Energy and Environmental Applications of Ionic Liquids. "