The Department of Chemistry hosts a seminar series during the academic year featuring presentations by individuals (students, faculty, and invited guests) discussing their research within the field of chemistry.  These presentations are free and open to the public. 

Fall Semester 2013 Seminar Schedule:

  Thursday, September 5, 2013

Dr. Ioana E. Pavel Sizemore
Department of Chemistry, Wright State University

"Engineering SERS-based nanosensors for biochemical fingerprinting at the single-molecule level"
  Friday, September 6, 2013

Dr. Rainer E. Glaser
Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri

"Biomimetic approaches to reversible CO2 capture from air"
  Friday, September 13, 2013

Dr. Norman Lu
Institute of Organic and Polymeric Materials, National Taipei University of Technology

"Synthesis and Reactivity of Fluorous 2,2′-Bipyridines and Their Metal Complexes (Pd, Pt, Ru etc): From Green Chemistry to Optoelectronic and Medicinal Research"
  Thursday, September 26, 2013

Fariba Tayyari
Department of Chemistry, Purdue University

"Development of isotags for NMR based metabolite profiling and applications"
  Thursday, October 31, 2013

Dr. Ksenija D. Glusac
Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University

"Organocatalysis for Solar Water Splitting: Iminium Ions for Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation and Organic Hydrides for Photochemical Water Reduction"
  Thursday, November 21, 2013

Dr. Jun-Hyun Kim
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Illinois State University

"Photothermal Heating Applications of Optically Active Metal Nanoparticles"

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

C. Bryan Huehls
Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M

"Efforts Towards Indole Alkaloids and Iron-Catalyzed Reductive Amination of Alkenes"