Department of Chemistry Seminars

Fall 2018

All seminars are in Duncan Hall 250 on Tuesdays at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

**Refreshments provided by SAACS/Chemistry Club**

Aug. 21, 2018

Graduate Student Welcome Reception

Aug. 28, 2018

Faculty Tapas Talk

Sep. 04, 2018

"Developing Stable Materials with Hyper-Active Sites"

Dr. Sid Das

IBM Almaden Research Center 

Sep. 11, 2018

"Inorganic and Materials Chemistry at Wayne State University"

Prof. Federico A. Rabuffetti

Wayne State University

 Sep. 18, 2018

"New Views of Bacterial Cell Walls and Biofilms"

Prof. Lynette Cegelski

Stanford University

Sep 25, 2018

"Digital Light Synthesis to Drive Manufacturing: Convergence of Hardware, Software and Molecular Science"

Dr. Joseph DeSimone

Carbon One

Oct. 02, 2018

"Acylaminocycloakylthiophenes (AACTs) as Inhibitors of the Calcium-activated Chloride Channel TMEM16A also with Anti-Cancer Activity"

Prof. Marc Anderson

San Francisco State University


Oct. 04, 2018

"Ti-Catalyzed Nitrene Transfer Reactions: Harnessing the TiII/TiIV Redox Couple for New Transformations"

Prof. Ian A. Tonks

University of Minnesota

Oct. 09, 2018

"Correlative Microscopy as a Guide to Effective Materials Exploration"

Dr. Shaul Aloni

Lawrence Berkeley National Labs

Oct. 16, 2018

"Electrocatalysis for energy and synthesis applications"

Prof. Shelley Minteer

University of Utah

Oct. 23, 2018

"Functional nanomaterials from single polymer chains"

Prof. Erik Berda

University of New Hampshire

Oct. 30, 2018

"Analytical Approaches for Molecular Markers as Chemical Indicators"

Prof. Justin Miller-Schulze

California State University, Sacramento

Nov. 06, 2018

"Molecular Recognition Applications of Biomimetic Molecules"

Prof. Amelia Fuller

Santa Clara University

Nov. 13, 2018

"The Applications Layer of Biology"

Dr. Diego Rey

Y Combinator

Nov. 20, 2018

"Revisiting summative assessment: Taking a fresh look and diving deeper to explore hidden issues"

Dr. Ozcan Gulacar

University of California, Davis

Nov. 27, 2018

"Chemical Strategies for Treating Protein Misfolding Diseases"

Prof. Jason Gestwicki

University of California, San Francisco


Nov. 29, 2018

"Exploiting Molecular Vibrations to Visualize Chemical Structure & Dynamics in Advanced Materials"

Prof.  Amber Krummel

Colorado State University

Dec. 04, 2018

"Synthesis and study of verdazyl stable free Radical substituted oligothiophenes for magnetoresistive and spintronic properties"

Mr. Amir Mansouri

San Jose State University
M.S. Final Seminar
Research Advisor: Prof. Brook