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Departmental Seminar Schedule | Student Seminar Schedule

Departmental Seminar Schedule for Fall 2014
** Held in Hunter 100 on Thursdays at 4:00pm. **

August

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
19 Dr. Guenter Haufe - Munster, Germany Selective Fluorination - Key to the Synthesis of Promising Molecules Joe Thrasher
28 Annual Department Picnic


September

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
18

Ramaraja Ramasamy - University of Georgia

"Bio-electrocatalysis for Energy Conversion and Sensing Applications - Opportunities and Challenges" Ya-Ping Sun
25

October

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
2 Dan Reger - USC "Dinuclear Metallacycles with Single Anion Bridges:  Unusual Magnetic Properties" Modi Wetzler
9 Bruno Ameduri - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique "Recent Advances in the Controlled Radical (co)Polymerization of Fluoroalkenes and Application Therefrom" Joseph Thrasher
16
23 John Ogilvie - University of Costa Rica "The Hydrogen Atom and Chemistry" Karl Dieter
24 John Ogilvie - University of Costa Rica "Photochemistry of Methane at 3 K" Karl Dieter
30 Jose Almirall - Florida International University "From Basic Research to Routine Use in the Courtroom:  Elemental Analysis and Comparisons of Materials with Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry" Ken Marcus

November

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
6
13 Bruce Moyer - Oak Ridge National Laboratory "Separations Chemistry and Host-Guest Concepts Applied to Problems of Contemporary Interest" Modi Wetzler
20 Joseph Teprovich - Savannah River National Lab  "Science and Technology of Hydrogen in Energy Storage and Conversion Devices"  Steve Creager
27 THANKSGIVING    

 

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Departmental Seminar Schedule for Spring 2015

January

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
Classes Begin    
15 Modi Wetzler - Clemson University TBA Karl Dieter
22 tentative
29 tentative

February

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
5 Paul Floreancig - University of Pittsburgh TBA Dan Whitehead
12   TBA  
19   TBA  
26

March

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
5
12 Babak Borhan - Michigan State University TBA Dan Whitehead
16-20 Spring Break    
22-26 ACS meeting in Denver, CO    

April

Day Speaker Topic Sponsor
2 Nicole Snyder - Davidson College TBA Dev Arya
9 Christopher Jones - Georgia Tech TBA Dan Whitehead
16 Janna Maranas - The Pennsylvania State University TBA Dvora Perahia
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These seminars are open to anyone interested and will be held in the Hunter Laboratories Auditorium Room 100 on Thursdays at 4:00pm.. For any further information, please contact George Chumanov (gchumak@clemson.edu) or telephone (864) 656-2339.

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Student Seminar Schedule For Fall 2014

Physical and Analytical Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH851 (section 2) Analytical/Physical Student Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
September 16 TBA
September 23 Sarah Jones "Recent Developments in Secondary Ionization Mass Spectrometry"
October 7 Sushant Sahu "Development and Evaluation of Carbon-based Quantum Dots for Carbon Dioxide Photoconversion"
October 21 Lakshman Ventrapragada -  Literature "Optogenetics - Neuroscience's New Toolbox"
November 11 TBA
November 18 TBA
November 25 Sabina Maskey TBA

Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH 851 Organic-Inorganic Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
August 29 Dr. Whitehead "Guidelines for a Good Seminar"
September 5 Megan Sibley - Literature "Barium Titanate:  Effect of Crystal Size on Multiferroic Properties"
September 12 Ethan LeCroy "Polymer Solar Cells:  Improving Conversion Efficiency through Controlled Nanoscale Morphology"
September 19 Steven Belina - Proposal "The Development of Novel SF5N - and SF5CF2 - containing building blocks"
September 26 Kristin Sockwell - Literature "Moving Toward Thorium as a Nuclear Fuel"
October 3 Carlos Arias - Literature "Ionic Liquids in Green Chemistry:  Synthesis and Applications"
October 10
October 17
October 24 Andrea Gaertner - Literature TBA
November 7
November 14
November 21
December 5 Craig Goodman - Proposal TBA

 

Student Seminar Schedule For Spring 2015

Physical and Analytical Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH851 (section 2) Analytical/Physical Student Seminar:

Date Speaker
February 10
March 24 TBA
April 7
April 14 TBA
April 21

Organic/Inorganic Chemistry Student Seminar Program
CH 851 Organic-Inorganic Seminar:

Date Speaker Title
January 23 TBA
January 30 TBA
February 6 TBA
February 13 TBA
February 20 TBA
March 6 TBA
April 10 TBA
April 17 TBA

 

Proposal Seminars
Date, Seminar Speaker
:

Dates reserved for candidate final serminar
Date, Seminar Speaker:

 

The Physical/Analytical seminars are held on Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in Hunter100.

The Inorganic/Organic seminars are held on Fridays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in
Hunter 100.

Attendance of all graduate students is required.

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