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Seminar Schedule, Fall Semester, 2002


Sept 3

Tuesday

Conditioning of Chemically Contaminated Water by A Combined Ultrasonic/Ultraviolet Treatment. 
Dr. Horst Hennig, Institute for Inorganic Chemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sept 4

Wednesday

New Organic Reactions and Their Mechanisms. 
Dr. Guigen Li, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sept 9

Monday

Mechanistic Analysis of Sm-Based Reductants. 
Dr. Robert Flowers, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sept 13

Friday

Sound Ideas: Applications of High-Intensity Ultrasound in the Facilitation of Environmental Remediation and Materials Chemistry. 
Dr. Dominick Casadonte, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sept 16

Monday

Strategies for Investigating Competing Pathways in the Electrochemistry of Methanol and Related Small Molecules on Fuel Cell Catalysts. 
Dr. Carol Korzeniewski, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Sept 20
Friday

Experimental and Computational Explorations of Novel Reaction Surfaces; Pseudopericyclic Reactions and Valley-Ridge Inflection Points. 
Dr. David Birney, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Sept 25

Wednesday

Towards Molecular Light-Driven Mechanical Devices. 
Dr. Todd J. Martinez, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Oct 2

Wednesday

Peptide andProtein Folding and Structure Prediction.
Dr. Adrian Roitberg, Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida
Room 113, 12:00 noon



Nov 5

Tuesday

HENRY J. SHINE LECTURE SERIES - On Inventing Reactions for Atom Economy. 
Professor Barry M. Trost, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
Room 107, 7:30 PM



Nov 8
Friday

The Importance of Questioning Scientific Assumptions:  Some Lessons from Organometallic f Element Chemistry. 
Dr. Bill Evans, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
Room 113, 12:00


Dec 4

Wednesday

Organic Chemistry Approaches to Single and Multi Analyte Sensing. 
Professor Eric V. Anslyn, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin
Room 113, 12:00 noon

 

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