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Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester, 2002


Jan 16

Wednesday

Dynamics of Electrons and Nuclei: The Future of Theoretical Chemistry. 
Dr. Erik Deumens, Director for Computing, Quantum Theory Project, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Jan 22

Wednesday

Solid Acid Catalysis: A Step Toward a Greener Refinery.
Dr. Stu Soled, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Annandale NJ
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Jan 23

Wednesday

Studies of Complex Fluid Dynamics using FICS (Fourier Imaging Coreelation Spectroscopy). 
Dr. Andrew H. Marcus, Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Jan 30

Wednesday

Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatographic Investigations of the Bilirubin/Bile Salt System. 
Dr. Michelle Bushey, Chemistry Department, Trinity University,
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Jan 31

Wednesday

Nano-Scale Charge Transfer in Protein/Protein Complexes and Au/Organic Interfaces. 
Dr. Debasish Kuila, Center for Nanoscale Electronic/Biological Devices, Purdue University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Feb 6

Thursday

High Sensitivity Detection of Bacterial Endospores via Tb Photoluminescence Enhancement. 
Dr. Nicholas F. Fell, Jr., U. S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi MD
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Feb 13

Tuesday

The Shell Higher Olefin Process (SHOP): An Example of Innovation in Industry. 
Dr. Jon Worstell, Shell Corporation
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Feb 20

Thursday

Novel Methodology for the Synthesis of Phosphorus Compounds. 
Dr. Jean-Luc G. Montchamp, Chemistry Department, Texas Christian University
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Feb 27

Thursday

New Applications of the Ireland Claisen Rearrangement in Natural Product Synthesis. 
Dr. Matthias McIntosh, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arkansas
Room 113, 12:00 noon


Mar 27

Thursday

Rapid, Specific Determination of Iodine and Iodide by Combined Solid-Phase Extraction/Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy.
Dr. James S. Fritz, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
Room 113, 12:00 Noon


Apr 3

Wednesday

Brain Lipids and CNS Disease. 
Dr. Stephen T. Furlong, AstraZeneca
Room 113, 12:00 Noon


Apr 10

Wednesday

WELCH LECTURE SERIES:
Dr. Joanne Stubbe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room 113, 12:00 Noon


Apr 11

Wednesday
The Importance of Nothing in Nanostructured Materials. 
Dr. Debra Rolison, Advanced Electrochemical Materials, Naval Research Laboratory and Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
Room 113, 1:00 pm


Apr 12

Monday
Separating Microbes in the Manner of Molecules, A New Frontier for Separation Science. 
Dr. Daniel Armstrong, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
Room 113, 12:00 Noon


Apr 17

Monday

Tuning the Reactivity of (2-Ethynylphenyl)triazenes: Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies Toward the Formation of Annulenes, Cinnolines, and Isoindazoles. 
Dr. Michael Haley, Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon
Room  113, 12:00 Noon


Apr 24

Wednesday

Conformation and Topography in Design of Peptides and Peptide Mimetics That Affect Behavior. 
Dr. Victor J. Hruby, Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona
Room 113, 12:00 Noon


Apr 26

Wednesday


Fullerenophiles: Design and Synthesis. 
Dr. Gary Miracle, Department of Chemistry, University of Toledo
Room 113, 12:00 noon

 

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