Fall 2015 Seminar Program | Chemistry and Biochemistry | SIU

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Fall 2015 Seminar Program

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

Date Program
August 28

Chris von Ruden and Sankar Raman, Physical Electronics Inc, (Suni) 

" Surface Analysis: New Opportunities for Advanced Material Characterization "

September 04 

Vasily N. Astratov, Department of Physics and Optical Science, University of N. Carolina at Chapel Hill (Kohli)

" Microspherical Photonics: Optical Super-Resolution and Resonant Propulsion Effects "

September 11

Vijay Ramani, Hyosung S. R. Cho Endowed Chair Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT (Gao)

" Anion Exchange Membranes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage "

September 18

Deyang Qu, Johnson Control Endowed Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (Gao)

" Rechargeable Lithium Air Battery - A Rough Road to the "Holy Grill""

September 25

Eduard Chekmenev,  Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University (Goodson)

" Hyperpolarized NMR Contrast Agents for Molecular Imaging "

October 02

Punit Kohli, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, SIUC

" Materials and Devices for Resource-Deficient Countries"

October 09

Lei Cheng, Argonne National Laboratory (Ge)

" Accelerating Electrolyte Discovery by Computational Screening "

October 16

Paul Kenis, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (Ge)

" Microchemical Systems to Address Challenges in Energy and Biology"

October 23

Gower Research Symposium (Kinsel) , Homecoming

" TBA "

October 30

Steven Holdcroft, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University (Gao)

" Polyaromatic Solid Polymer Electrolytes: From Model Systems to Potential Candidates " 

November 06

Ron Smaldone, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Dallas (Plunkett)

" Arranging Molecular Building Blocks with Enhanced Control in the Real and Virtual Worlds "

November 09

Kirill Kovtunov, International Tomographic Center, Novosibirsk, Russia (Goodson)

" TBA "

November 20

Xinghua Liang, Department of Chemical and Biochemicla Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Ge)

" Nanostructured Catalysts Prepared by Atomic/Molecular Layer Deposition " 

November 27

Thanksgiving Break

December 04

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

" TBA "

December 11

" TBA "