Texas Tech University

Seminar Schedule, Spring Semester 2014

Jan 15

Wednesday

"Dynamical Processes at Molecular and Plymer Surfaces Examined with Molecular Beam Scattering, Scanning Probe Imaging, and Numerical Simulations"

Steven J. Sibener, Carl William Eisendrath Distinguished Service Professor

Director, University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering Water Research Initiative

Jan 22

Wednesday

TBA 

Rescheduled to February 10

Jan 27

Monday

TBA

Dr. Ying Li,  Columbia

Room 101

Jan 29

Wednesday

TBA

Dr. Junxia Lu, NIH

Room 113

Feb 3

Monday

TBA 

Dr. Michael Latham, U Toronto

Room 101

Feb 5

Wednesday

"New Implicit Models for Short-Range Contributions to Solvation Energies from Exchange Repulsion, Dispersion Attraction, and Hydrogen Bonding"

Dr. Daniel Chipman, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Notre Dame

Feb 10

Monday

TBA

Dr. Alexey Potapov, NIH

Feb 12

Wednesday

"Pharmacoperons: A New Therapeutic Approach Un-Folding"

Dr. Michael Con, Vice President for Research

TTU Health Sciences Center

Feb 17

Monday

"Studies on Complex Bioactive Natural Products" 

Dr. Yalan Xing, Harvard

Room 101

Feb 19

Wednesday

TBA

 Faculty-Search Candidate Seminar TBA

Feb 20

Thursday

"Cyclohexadienones As A Challenging Platform for Reaction Discovery and Development" 

Dr. Andrew Harned, University of Minnesota

Room 101

Feb 26

Wednesday

"The Optoelectronic Nose:  An Adventure in Molecular Recognition"

Kenneth S. Suslick, Marvin T. Schmidt Professor of Chemistry

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Feb 27

Thursday

"Synthesis of Natural Products Via Oxocarbenium Chemistry and Transfer Agents for Pd-catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions"

Dr. Dionicio Martinez-Solorio University of Pennsylvania

Mar 5

Wednesday

TBA

Curt Wentrup, Professor Emeritus

University of Queensland

Mar 12

Wednesday

“Models of charge separation and recombination in organic polymer/fullerene solar cells”

Dr. Eric Bittner, John and Rebecca Moores, Professor, University of Houston- CANCELLED

Mar 19

Wednesday

ASC Meetings/Spring Break

Mar 26

Wednesday

TBA

Brad Pierce, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

University of Texas at Arlington 

Apr 2

Wednesday

TBA

Theresa Windus, Professor, Iowa State University

Apr 9

Wednesday

TBA

Carol Parish, Professor, University of Richmond

Apr 16

Wednesday

TBA

Dr. Tushar Kanti Chakraborty, Director, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India- CANCELLED
   
 
 

Apr 23

Wednesday

TBA

Dr. Alan Goldman, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University
   
 
 

Apr 29

Tuesday

TBA

Dr. Melanie Sanford, University of Michigan

CHEM 107, 4:00 PM and CHEM 049, 7.30 PM

Apr 30

Wednesday

   

May 1

Thursday

"The Chemistry Enterprise: Do We Have a Future, or What?"

Dr. William Carroll, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry Indiana University, Bloomington and Previous ACS President
   

CHEM 101, 4:00 PM

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