Texas Tech University

Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester, 2011

Jan 12

Wednesday
Faculty Hire Seminar

Jan 19

Wednesday
Faculty Hire Seminar

Jan 26

Wednesday
TBA.
Dr. Michael Roper, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida State University
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Feb 2

Wednesday
Response of Nanomaterials to Electric Fields.
Dr. Bernard Kirtman, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Feb 9

Wednesday
Assemblies of Nanoparticles as 3D Scaffolds for New Materials: from Mechanically Strong Polymer Crosslinked Aerogels to Porous Metals and Ceramics..
Dr. Nicholas Leventis, Department of Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Feb 16

Wednesday
TBA.
Dr. Joseph Mabry, Air Force Research Laboratory, Propulsion Materials and Applications
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Feb 22

Tuesday
Henry J. Shine Lecture Series
Chemical Publishing in the 21st Century: Perspectives of a JACS Editor.
Dr. Peter Stang, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
Room 107, 7:30 pm

Feb 23

Wednesday
Henry J. Shine Lecture Series
Abiological Self-Assembly: Predesigned Metallacycles and Metallacages via Coordination.
Dr. Peter Stang, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Mar 2

Wednesday
Will porous materials be the hydrogen storage medium in your car's fuel tank?
Dr. Juergen Eckert, Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Mar 9

Wednesday
To benzoxazoles and back: cruciform sensors and kinetic self-sorting.
Dr. Ognjen S. Miljanic, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Mar 23

Wednesday
Toward Lutetium Imido Complexes: A Synthetic, Kinetic and Mechanistic Study.
Dr. Paul Hayes, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Mar 30

Wednesday New Cycloaddition and Annulation Strategies for the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds.
Dr. Rick Danheiser, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Apr 13

Wednesday
Dynamic stereochemistry of conformationally chiral enolates and enantioenriched grignard reagents.
Dr. Paul Carlier, Department of Chemistry, Virginia Tech
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Apr 20

Wednesday
The role of low-energy electrons and interfacial water in the damage of DNA constituents and DNA assemblies.
Dr. Thomas Orlando, Department of Chemistry, Georgia Tech University
Room 113, 4:00 pm

Apr 27

Wednesday
Measuring Gaps and Holes with Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy.
Dr. Lane Baker, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University
Room 113, 4:00 pm

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