Department of Chemistry
Prospective Graduate Students Wednesday April 16, 2014
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Faculty Highlights: Prof. Stephen Bradforth
CN radicals in bulk water (left) - Solution photodetachment and photodissociation (right)

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04/16/2014: Organic-Materials
Professor Luping Yu
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
"The Dipole Change that Matters-Design Low Bandgap Semiconducting Polymers for Solar Cells"
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

04/16/2014: Special Seminar
Dr. Bernard Brooks
The Laboratory of Computational Biology, National Institute of Health
"Computing Free Energies via Molecular Simulation: Why it is Difficult and What Can we do About It?"
12:00 p.m., GFS 106

04/17/2014: Inorganic-Biochemistry
Professor Jean-Luc Bredas
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Electronic and Optical Processes in Organic Solar Cells: A Description from a Multiscale Computational Approach"
4:00 p.m., SGM 414

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Latest Departmental NewsView all news

Presidential Medallion recipient Arieh Warshel
Arieh Warshel received the Presidential Medallion at the 33rd Annual Academic Honors Convocation. The Presidential Medallion is awarded to an individual who has contributed greatly to USC in areas that promote the excellence of the institution. Congratulations Arieh!

Congratulations, new NSF Fellowship Awardees!
Beatriz Garcia-Barboza (McKenna group) and Carrie McCarthy (Brutchey group) just named recipients of the 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Kelsey Bass (Melot group) and Caitlin DeAngelo (Petasis group) also received honorary mentions. Julia Lazzari-Dean, an undergraduate Chemical Biology major who did research with Anna Krylov, also received an NSF Fellowship.

Mark Thompson named recipient of 2013 Tolman Medal
Congratulations to Mark Thompson, who has been named recipient of the 2013 Richard C. Tolman Medal. The Tolman Medal is awarded each year by the Southern California Section of the American Chemical Society in recognition of outstanding contributions to chemistry.

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