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Fall 2014

Faculty Seminars

Seminars are held in the Chemistry Building, Room LL16 at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays unless otherwise specified. Refreshments are served at 3:45 p.m. For more information call (502) 852-6798.

August 29

Maria Jaworska
University of Silesia
Brown & Williamson Lecturer
Host: Pawel Kozlowski
Title: Photophysics and Photochemistry of Cobalamins Insight from DFT and TD-DFT Calculations  

September 5

Oleg Ozerov
Texas A&M University   
Host: GB Hammond                                                                                                                                                                        
Title: Reaction Discovery with Pincer Complexes  

September 12

Nanthaniel Szymczak
University of Michigan
Host: Craig Grapperhaus
Title: Multifunctional Metal-Ligand Ensembles for Cooperative Substrate Activation 

September 19

Lasse Jensen
Penn State University
Host: Pawel Kozlowski
Title: Surface-enhanced linear and nonlinear spectroscopy from first-principles
September 26
Scott Reid 
Marquette University
Host: Jinjun Liu
Title:  When Isomerization is Electron Transfer: The Story of the Iso-Halocarbons

September 29 (Special Monday Seminar)

Carlos Roque D. Correia
State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Host:  GB Hammond
SRB, Room 139 at 4:00 p.m.
Title: Developing the Enantioselective Heck-Matsuda Reaction: Insights, Frustrations, and Recent Results 

October 3

Mark Libardoni
Southwest Research Institute
Host:  Xiang Zhang
Title: The Role of Mass Spectrometry in Solar System Geochemistry and Planetary Atmospheres-Past Missions to State-of-the-Art Instrument Development 

October 10

Eloy Rodriguez
Cornell University
Brown and Williamson Lecturer
Host: GB Hammond
Title: Natural Organic Medicines of Tropical America

October 17

Jeffrey Keillor
University  of  Ottawa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Host: Eugene Mueller 
Title: Chemistry and Biology of Tissue Transglutaminase: Function and Inhibition


October 24

Rigoberto Hernandez
Georgia Institute of Technology
Host: GB Hammond
Title: Structure and dynamics of Janus, Striped and Coarse-Grained Particles
October 31
Stanislav Groysman
Wayne State University
Host:  Chris Burns
Title: Synthesis of the Low-Coordinate Bis(Alkoxide) Metal Complexes and Their Reactivity in N-N bond Formation Reactions

November 7

Timothy Warren
Georgetown University
Host: Craig Grapperhaus 
Title: Modeling Nitric Oxide Signaling Chemistry at Copper and Zinc Sites

November 14

Matt Sigman
University of Utah
Brown & Williamson Lecturer
Host:  Chris Burns
Title: Palladium-Catalyzed Alkene Functionalization Reactions for Synthesis

November 21

Stephen Maldonado
University of Michigan
Host:  Frank Zamborini
Title: New Frontiers in Semiconductor Electrochemistry: Electrochemical Liquid-Liquid-Solid (ec-LLS) Crystal Growth

November 28

No Seminar (Thanksgiving break)

December 5

Doo-Young Kim
University of Kentucky
Host: Frank Zamborini
Title: Graphene Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Surface Functionalization, Characterizations, and Applications


Student Seminars

Graduate student seminars are held in the Chemistry Building, Room LL-16 at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays unless otherwise specified. For more information, call (502) 852-6798

March 27null

Angela Harilson (L) - cancelled

April 3

Steve Isaacs (L)- cancelled

April 17

Nidhi Shah (R)

April 24

Abdelgade Jamhawi (L)

Fall 2014

August 28

informational meeting

September 4

Nicholas Vishnosky (literature)

September 11

Rene Ebule (literature)

September 18

Zhichao Lu (literature)

September 25

Rajesh Thapa (research)

October 2

Abby Schnepf (literature)

October 9

Boris Anokhin (literature)

October 16

Jason Young (L)

October 23
Dhruba Pattader (literature)

October 30

Angela Gleason (L) cancelled

November 6

Brady Garabato (literature)

November 13

Yizhou Xie (research)

November 20

James Ladd II (literature seminar)

November 27

Thanksgiving Holiday - no seminar

December 4

Jay Sharma (literature seminar)

Student Seminars

Graduate student seminars are held in the Chemistry Building, Room LL-16 at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays unless otherwise specified. For more information, call (502) 852-6798.

Spring 2015

January 15
Steve Isaacs (literature seminar)

January 22
Kelsey Sparks (literature seminar)

February 6
Stacy Allen (literature seminar)

March 26
Md. Jahangir Alam (literature seminar)

April 2
Catherine Benson (literature seminar)

April 9
Md. Asmaul Reza (literature seminar)


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