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Departmental Seminar Schedule, Fall Semester 2018


Aug 29
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Higher Throughput Direct Chemical Analysis via Plasma Spectrochemistry
Prof. Geraldo Gamez, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Dept. Host: Prof. Yehia Mechref
Sep 05
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Safe Science First
Heather Coats, Environmental Health and Safety, Texas Tech University
Dept. Host: Prof. Yehia Mechref
Sep 12
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Expanding the Synthetic Biology Toolbox for Tropane and Granatane Alkaloids
Prof. John D'Auria, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University
Dept. Host: Prof. Yehia Mechref
Sep 19
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Catalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction with Earth-Abundant Complexes Supported by Redox-Active Bipyridyl-NHC-Based Frameworks
Prof. Jonah W. Jurss, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Mississippi
Dept. Host: Prof. Michael Findlater
Sep 26
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Surfing the Excited-State Energy Surface Towards New Applications in Photochemistry
Prof. Brett VanVeller, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
Dept. Host: Prof. Anthony Cozzolino
Oct 02
Tuesday
7:00 PM
CHEM 025
Public Lecture: Functional Metal-Organic Framework Materials
Prof. Omar K. Farha, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Dept. Host: Miranda C. Andrews, CGSO /Prof. Cozzolino
Oct 03
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Technical Lecture: Functional Metal-Organic Framework Materials
Prof. Omar K. Farha, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Dept. Host: Miranda C. Andrews, CGSO /Prof. Cozzolino
Oct 10
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Modeling of Hypoxia in a Microfluidic Cell Culture Environment
Prof. Prashanta Dutta, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University
Dept. Host: Prof. Pappas
Oct 17
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Cocrystallization of Pharmaceuticals, Ferroelectrics, and Explosives
Prof. Adam Matzger, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
Dept. Host: Prof. Kristin Hutchins
Oct 23
Tuesday
7:30 PM
Merket
Shine Lecture - Public Lecture: My Path to a Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Prof. Richard R. Schrock, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dept. Host: Prof. Michael Findlater
Location:
McKenzie-Merket Ballroom
Oct 24
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Shine Lecture - Technical Lecture: Recent Advances in Olefin Metathesis Chemistry
Prof. Richard R. Schrock, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dept. Host: Prof. Michael Findlater
Oct 31
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
Knowledge Decay, Diagnostic Identifiers and Persistence in General Chemistry
Prof. Diana Mason, University of North Texas (Emeritus), Fellow of the American Chemical Society, Regional Director of the Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas (ACT2)
Dept. Host: South Plains ACS Local Section Officers
Oct 31
Wednesday
7:00 PM
CHEM 049
American Chemical Society - Public Lecture: Texas Discoveries That Have Changed the World
Prof. Diana Mason, University of North Texas (Emeritus), Fellow of the American Chemical Society, Regional Director of the Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas (ACT2)
Dept. Host: South Plains ACS Local Section Officers
Nov 07
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
TBA
Nov 14
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
TBA
Prof. Keith Woerpel, Department of Chemistry, New York University
Dept. Host: Prof. Andrew Harned
Nov 21
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113

Thanksgiving holiday

Nov 28
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
TBA
Prof. Richard A. Loomis, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis
Dept. Host: Prof. Bill Hase
Dec 05
Wednesday
12:00 PM
CHEM 113
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