Fall 2015 Seminar Program
Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Chris von Ruden and Sankar Raman, Physical Electronics Inc, (Suni)
" Surface Analysis: New Opportunities for Advanced Material Characterization "
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 "
Vijay Ramani, Hyosung S. R. Cho Endowed Chair Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT (Gao)
" Anion Exchange Membranes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage "
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""
Eduard Chekmenev, Institute of Imaging Science, Vanderbilt University (Goodson)
" Hyperpolarized NMR Contrast Agents for Molecular Imaging "
Punit Kohli, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, SIUC
" Materials and Devices for Resource-Deficient Countries"
Lei Cheng, Argonne National Laboratory (Ge)
" Accelerating Electrolyte Discovery by Computational Screening "
Paul Kenis, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (Ge)
" Microchemical Systems to Address Challenges in Energy and Biology"
Gower Research Symposium (Kinsel) , Homecoming
"MALDI Ionization Mechanisms Investigated by Comparison of Isomers of Dihydroxybenzoic Acid"
''Developments of red and far-red fluorophores and their applications''
“NMR/MRI SIGNAL ENHANCEMENT VIA SABRE”
"First Principles Study of Iron Oxyhydroxide for Oxygen Evolution Reaction".
Steven Holdcroft, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University (Gao)
" Polyaromatic Solid Polymer Electrolytes: From Model Systems to Potential Candidates "
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 "
Kirill Kovtunov, International Tomographic Center, Novosibirsk, Russia (Goodson)
" Parahydrogen-Induced Polarization in Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes "
Xinhua Liang, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Ge)
" Nanostructured Catalysts Prepared by Atomic/Molecular Layer Deposition "
Ali Dhinojwala, Morton Professor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron (Kohli)
" TBA "