Department of Chemistry Seminars - Spring 2011

All seminars are in Duncan Hall 135 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
February 1, 2011

Mr. Michael Nshanian

San Jose State University

"Open Tubular Capillary Electrochromatography of Small Polar Molecules Using Etched, Chemically Modified Capillaries"
Final M.S. Seminar - Prof. Joseph Pesek, Research Advisor

February 15, 2011

Dr. Robert Stevenson

ABACUS Group, Editor of Separation Science

"Consulting for Gypsy Scientist and Engineer"

February 22, 2011

Ms. Anu Sundaram

San Jose State University

"Studies of Electrochemically Degradable Polymers on a Metal Surface"
Final M.S. Seminar - Prof. Marc d'Alarcao, Research Advisor

March 1, 2011

Ms. Kelsi Perttula

San Jose State University

"Profiling Minaturized Seperation Media by Micro Infrared Spectroscopy"
Final M.S. Seminar - Prof. Joseph Pesek, Research Advisor

March 8, 2011

Dr. John Fetzer

Fetzpahs, Inc.

"Importance of Soft Skills in a Chemistry Career"

March 15, 2011

Prof. Claudia Lucero

California State University, Sacramento

"Studies Toward the Enantioselective Conjugate Allylation of alpha,beta-Unsaturated Aldehydes Using Substituted Allyl Indium Reagents"

March 22, 2011

Dr. Karen Salomon

Thermo Scientific

"LC-MS and the Metabolism Quan/Qual Workflow"

April 5, 2011

Dr. Anthony D'Aleo

University of Marseilles

"Design and Optical Properties of Chelating Agents and their Boron Difluoride Complexes"

April 12, 2011

Mr. Michael Hurwitz

San Jose State University

"Novel Iodine Intermediates in the Paal-Knorr Synthesis of Pyrroles"
Final M.S. Seminar - Prof. David Brook, Research Advisor

April 19, 2011

Mr. Brendan Mar

San Jose State University

"Exploring Nucleation and Sticking Bahaviors of Water Vapor on Ice at Martion Conditions"
Final M.S. Seminar - Prof. Bradley Stone, Research Advisor

April 26, 2011

Mr. Ke Liu

San Jose State University

"An Investigation on the Natural Products of Some Eremophilia Species"
Final M.S. Seminar - Prof. Roy Okuda, Research Advisor

May 3, 2011

Mr. Bill Ciccone

President, MicroSolv Technology Corp.

"Performance Qualifications of HPLC Instrumentation in Regulated Laboratories"

May 10, 2011

Prof. Andrew DeMello

Imperial College

"Miniaturized Chemical Analysis Systems and Ultrahigh Sensitivity Detection"

May 17, 2011

Mr. Steve Fischer

Agilent Technologies, Metabolomics

"A Novel Method for Robust LC-MS-TOF Analysis of Hydrophilic Metabolite Classes by Aqueous Normal Phase"