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Inorganic Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
09/12/17Professor Andy Gewirth, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
09/19/17Professor Boniface Fokwa, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
09/26/17Professor Brent Melot, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/03/17Professor Paul Chirik, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/10/17Professor Rick Finke, Colorado State University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/17/17Professor Natalie Stingelin, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Tech
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/24/17Professor Casey Wade, Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/31/17Professor Cyrille Costentin, Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Moleculaire, Paris Diderot University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
11/07/17Professor Brian Trewyn, Department of Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
11/14/17Professor Dave Dixon, Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
01/30/18Professor Paul Hayes, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge (Canada)
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/06/18Professor Vincent Artero, University of Grenoble, France
Artificial photosynthesis: from bio-inspired H2-evolving catalysts to photoelectrode materials
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/13/18Professor Jamie Nealson, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University Fort Collins
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/20/18Professor Kit Cummins, MIT
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/27/18Professor Michelle Dolgos, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
03/06/18Professor Louis Piper, Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Binghamton University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
03/13/18Professor Ian Tonks, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
03/14/18Professor Dean Roddick, Department of Chemistry, University of Wyoming
TBA
12:30 p.m., TBA
03/27/18Susan Habas, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/03/18Professor Emily McLaurin, Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/10/18Professor Kenneth Hanson, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/17/18Professor Claudia Turro, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

Chemical Biology seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
08/24/17Professor Brian McNaughton, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
Strategies and Tactics for Biologics Drug Discovery
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
09/14/17Professor Chao Zhang, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
Covalent Bonding of Chemistry and Biology
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/05/17Floyd Romesberg, Scripps Research Institute
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
11/16/17Michael Cohen, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Oregon Health and Science University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
01/31/18Professor Kevin Noonan, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie, Mellon
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
02/01/18Eric Kool, Stanford
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/08/18Matt Shoulders, MIT
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/15/18David Vocadlo, Simon Fraser University
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
03/08/18Minkui Luo, MSKK
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
03/22/18Morgan Huse, MSKK
TBA
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

Organic-Materials Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
09/13/17Prof. Garret Miyake, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder
Strongly Reducing Organic Photoredox Catalysts for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
09/27/17Jessica Hoover, West Virginia University
Catalytic Oxidative Decarboxylative Coupling Reactions
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
10/04/17Professor Gagik Melikyan, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry California State University, Northridge
Propargyl Radical Chemistry: Renaissance Instigated by Metal Coordination
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
10/11/17Prof. Mahdi Abu-Omar, Department of Chemistry University of California, Santa Barbara
Catalytic Depolymerization of Lignin (CDL) - First to Make Chemicals and Materials from Biomass
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
Abstract
10/26/17Dr. Allison Campbell, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
11/08/17Prof. Daniel Ess, Brigham Young University
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
01/23/18Prof. Christopher Chang, Departments of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
01/25/18Prof. Yogesh Surendranath, Department of Chemistry, MIT
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
01/31/18Professor Kevin Noonan, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie, Mellon
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
02/07/18Prof. Barry Trost, Stanford University
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
02/21/18Prof. Christopher Uyeda, Purdue University
Catalysis at Metal-Metal Bonds
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
04/18/18Prof. Jenny Y. Yang, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
Catalysis for Renewable Fuels
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
04/23/18Prof. David Milstein, Weizmann Institute of Science
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library
04/25/18Professor Loi Do, Department of Chemistry University of Houston
TBA
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

Physical-Theoretical Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
09/11/17Professor Jahan Dawlaty, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California
Light, Electrons, and Protons: Lessons from Model Systems and Potentials for Photocatalysis
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/02/17Professor Sean Garret-Roe, Dept. of Chem., University of Pittsburgh
Ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy of ionic liquids: Insight into carbon capture, chemical reactions, and energy storage
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/09/17Professor John Marohn, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Cornell University
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
10/23/17Professor Naomi Ginsburg, Department of Chemistry University of California Berkeley
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
11/06/17Ignacio Franco, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
11/13/17Professor Anne Myers Kelley, Department of Chemistry, University of California Merced
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/05/18Professor Veronica Vaida, Department of Chemistry, University of Colorado Boulder
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
02/26/18Professor Sean Roberts, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/02/18Professor Anne B. McCoy, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/09/18Professor Massimo Olivucci, Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/16/18Professor Latha Venkataraman, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium
04/30/18Professor Laura Gagliardi, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
TBA
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

Special Chemistry seminar series
Date Speaker Time & Location
08/15/17Dr. Christina Birkel, Technische Universitat, Darmstadt, Germany
Non-conventional synthesis of MAX phases and investigation of their structural and magnetic properties
12:00 p.m., SGM 414

Departmental colloquia
Date Speaker Time & Location
09/21/17Professor Alana Schepartz, Department of Chemistry, Yale University
TBA
3:30 p.m., TBA
03/23/18Professor Peter C. Stair, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
tba
tba
04/19/18Professor Barbara Imperali, Departments of Biology and Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
tba
tba

Other events
Date Event name Time & Location
09/01/17Burg Lecture
Exploiting the Non-Innocence Of Antimony Ligands: From Organometallic Catalysis to the Photoreductive Elimination of Halogens
4:00 p.m., SLH 100
Abstract
10/06/17Olah Lecture: Enzyme Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life4:00 p.m., SGM 123

 

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