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JAN 24
Invited Chemistry Seminar:  Dr. Christopher Cahill

Invited Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Christopher Cahill

Dr. Christopher Cahill, The George Washington University, will present a seminar titled "Hybrid materials from the f-block:  restricted speciation and supramolecular assembly".

Host: Modi Wetzler

4:00 pm 100 Hunter Hall


FEB 7
Invited Chemistry Seminar:  Dr.Christopher Weber

Invited Chemistry Seminar: Dr.Christopher Weber

Dr.Christopher Weber, Clemson University, will present a seminar titled "A Chemist's Perspective on Laboratory Safety".

Host:  Bill Pennington

4:00 pm 100 Hunter Auditorium


FEB 14
Invited Chemistry Seminar:  Dr. Aaron Vannucci

Invited Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Aaron Vannucci

Dr. Aaron Vannucci, University of South Carolina, will present a seminar titled "A Hybrid Catalyst Motif for Biomass Conversion and Cross-Coupling Reactions".

Host: Dan Whitehead

4:00 pm 100 Hunter Auditorium


FEB 21
Invited Chemistry Seminar:  Dr. Theodore Goodson

Invited Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Theodore Goodson

Dr. Theodore Goodson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will present a seminar to the Chemistry Department.  Title will follow soon.

Host:  Sourav Saha

4:00 pm 100 Hunter Auditorium


MAR 9
Invited Chemistry Seminar: James Tour

Invited Chemistry Seminar: James Tour

Dr. Tour will be the Keynote Speaker at the 4th Annual Chemistry Research Symposium

11:00 am


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Student Seminar Schedule For Fall 2018

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

Date Speaker Title
September 18 Liaoran Cao TBA
September 25 Saheed Bukola TBA
October 2 Mariia Karabin TBA
October 9 Lei Wang TBA
October 16 Erina Mills TBA
October 23 Mayura Silva TBA
October 30 Richard Overstreet TBA
November 6 Fall Break
November 13  Hung Trang TBA
November 20 Lisi Wang TBA
November 27 Uthpala Wijayaratna TBA
December 4 Sachindra Kiridena TBA

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

Date Speaker Title
August 29 Prof. Joseph Thrasher - Kickoff Meeting
September 5  Qingzhao An - Literature (Tennyson Group) "Atomic Clusters:  Unique Properties, Synthesis, Characterizations and Future Directions"
September 12

Kyle Beard - Proposal (Creager/Saha Group)

"Renewable and Sustainable Technologies:  Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Alkaline Fuel Cells"
September 19 Deanna Pollard - Proposal (Brumaghim Group) "Using NMR Kinetics to Elucidate the Properties and Reaction Mechanisms of Imidazoles to Develop Synthetic Methods for Radical-Reactive Imidazole Chalcogenones"
September 26

Amina Khatan - Literature (Saha Group)

"Covalent Organic Frameworks:  Design, Synthesis and Applications"
October 3

Timmy Thiounn - Proposal (Smith/Tennyson Group)

"Advances in Inverse Vulcanization"
October 10 Mahsa Foroughian - Literature (Kolis Group) "Crystallographic methods in host-guest systems"
October 17 Muditha Kolambage - Proposal (Kolis Group) "Hydrothermal Synthesis and Structural Characterization and Structural Characterization of Lanthanide Containing Refractory Oxides"
October 24 Khadijatul Kobra - Proposal (Pennington Group) "Investigating non covalent interactions in asymmetric triiodides and cocrystals via XB bonding and chalcogen bonding"
October 31 Nicole Hostetter - Literature (Brumaghim Group) "The Role of Metals in Preventing Drug Resistance"
November 7 Beau Brummel - Literature (Whitehead Group) "Catalytic Enantioselective Dihalogenation"
November 14 Qiuying Zhang - Literature (Hwu Group) "The Development of Polyoxometalate-based Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs)"
November 21 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break
November 28 Hamidou Keita - Proposal (Tennyson Group) "Supramolecular Immobilized Ruthenium-(N-Heterocyclic Carbene) Complexes for Grubbs-Type Olefin Metathesis via Flow Chemistry"
December  5 Qingzhao An - Proposal (Tennyson Group) "Synthesis and Applications of 1, 4-Naphthoquinone Derivatives"

Student Seminar Schedule For Spring 2019

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

Date Speaker Title
Jan 29  Apeksha Rajamanthrilage TBA
Feb 
March 
March 
March  Spring Break
March 
April 
April 
April 
April 

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

Date Speaker Title
February  Dr. Joseph Thrasher - Kickoff Meeting
February 
March 
March 
March 
March  No Seminar - Spring Break Spring ACS National Meeting
March 
April 
April 
April 
April
May  No Seminar - Final Exams

Proposal Seminars
Date, Seminar Speaker
:

Dates reserved for candidate final seminar
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 Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in
Hunter 100.

Attendance of all graduate students is required.

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