Spring 2017 Seminar Program | Chemistry and Biochemistry | SIU

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Spring 2017 Seminar Program

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

Date Program
January 20 

Professor Joaquin Lopez, , Department of Chemistry , UIUC (Shamsi)

“Elucidating Energy Storage in Soft Nanostructures through Versatile Electrochemistry”

January 27 

Professor Katherine Witrick, Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition, SIUC (Wang)

"Characterization of flavor and aroma compounds present in lambic beer"

February 03

Professor Myron Jones, Department of Chemistry, SIUE (Wang)

"Synthesis and Characterization of Dinitrosyl Iron Compounds"

February 10

Professor Leah O'Brien, Chair, Department of Chemistry, SIUE (Wang)

"Spectroscopy on a laser beam: Intracavity laser absorption spectroscopy of diatomic radicals"

February 17

Dr Praveen Thallapally, PNNL (Deria)

"Metal Organic Frameworks for Energy and Environmental Applications"

February 24

Professor Jeremiah Gassensmith, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UT-Dallas (Plunkett)

"Virus Based Nanotechnology and Nanotechnology Based on Viruses" 

March 03

Professor Yongmei Wang, Department of Chemistry, University of Memphis (Ge)

"Bridging the gap between theory and experiment in nanomedicine"

March 10

Professor Eva Almenar Rosaleny, School of Packaging, Michigan State University (Kohli)

"Trends in Food Packaging"

March 17

Spring Break

March 24

Dr Derhsing Luu, President, DHL Analytical (Wang)

"My Way"

March 31

Professor Linda Peteanu, Acting Department Head, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University (Wang)

"Exploring Morphology and Dynamics in Semi-conducting Organic Materials and their Aggregates"

April 07

Dr Matthew Stone, Millpore (Plunkett)

“Protein Chromatography: Interface of biology and chemistry”

April 14

Professor Chuang-Jian Zhong, Department of Chemistry, SUNY, Binghamton (Wang)

"Catalysis by Design: A Nanoalloy Pathway"

April 22

Cal Y. Meyers Symposium 2017, Meyers Symposium Schedule,  Note this is on Saturday

April 28

Professor Bin Liu,  Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University (Ge)

"Molecular insights into monolayer hBN growth from a multiscale modeling toolset for catalysis applications"

May 05

Professor Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Swanlund Chair, Dpartment of Chemistry, UIUC, Neckers Lecturer (Wang)

" Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer: Moving Together and Charging Forward"