Spring 2016 Seminar Program | Chemistry and Biochemistry | SIU

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Spring 2016 Seminar Program

Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.

Date Program
January 22 

No Seminar Scheduled

January 29 

Parag Banerjee, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University in St Louis

This speaker has been rescheduled to March 11

February 05

Ali Dhinojwala, Morton Professor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron(Kohli)

" Role of Water in Adhesion and Friction "

February 12

No seminar scheduled

February 19

Brian Benicewicz, Education Foundation Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry,  University of Southern Carolina (Gao)

" PBI Membranes for Fuel Cells and Related Devices "

February 26

No seminar scheduled

March 04

Jason C. Woods, Director, Center for Pulmonary Imaging Research, Cincinnatti Children's Hospital Medical Center (Goodson)

" MRI in the neonate: Self-gating hyperpolarized gases, and the first results from the first magnet "

March 11

Parag Banerjee, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University in St Louis (Kohli,Suni)

" A ternary semiconductor in a binary world: BiOCl nanosheets and its applications "

March 18

Spring Break

March 25

James Li, Department of Chemistry and Border Biomedical Research Center, University of Texas El Paso (Shamsi)

" Go Hybrid?--Paper/polymer hybrid microfluidic biochips for Rapid diseases diagnosis " 

April 01

Robert Pascal, Department of Chemistry, Tulane University (Plunkett)

" Molecular Anvils and Twisted Ribbons "

April 08

Bryan Pivovar, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, NREL, University of Colorado Boulder (Gao)

Seminar has been cancelled

April 15

William Dichtel, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University (Plunkett)

" The Spectacular Properties of Porous Polymers  "  Arnold Lecture

April 22

Warren Warren, James B. Duke Professor, Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Neckers Lecturer (Goodson)

" Using Decades-Old Chemistry and Physics to Improve Modern Molecular Imaging "

April 29

Jiaxing Huang, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Friday, April29, 2016 (Ge)

"Pencils, Paper and Movie Discs: Curious Minds and Materials Discoveries " 

May 06

Adam Whalley, Department of Chemistry, University of Vermont (Plunkett)

" Organic Materials Based on PAHs containing 8-Membered Rings "