Spring 2019 seminar schedule
Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held on Friday from
3:30-4:20 p.m. in CHEM 109
1/18 Ruth Chabay, University of North Texas, "Integrating Computational Modeling into Introductory Physics"
1/25 Physical Candidate, "Novel Biomaterials for Cancer Treatment: Delivering, Illuminating and Killing"
1/28 Physical Candidate, "Chemistry Beyond Small Molecules: Bridging Molecular and Nano-sciences with Diamondoids"
SPECIAL DATE & LOCATION: MONDAY, JANUARY 28, CHEM 106, 3:30PM
2/1 Michelle Coote, Australian National University, "Catalyzing and Controlling Chemical Reactions with Electric Fields"
2/4 Physical Candidate, "Coherences as Internal Clocks in Chemistry"
SPECIAL DATE & LOCATION: MONDAY, February 4, CHEM 106, 3:30PM
2/8 Physical Candidate, "Non-equilibrium transport using electron ratchets"
2/14 Daniel Neuhauser, University of California-Los Angeles, "Accurate modeling of charging energies in systems with >10,000 electrons with StochasticGW"
SPECIAL DATE & LOCATION: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, CHEM 109, 2:30PM
2/15 Daniel Neuhauser, University of California-Los Angeles, "Davidson Lecture: Playing Dice: quantum chemistry as we know and love without the scaling shackles"
2/22 Kirk Schanze, The University of Texas at San Antonio, "Conjugated Organometallic Chromophores and Polymers. Properties and Applications in Organic Electronics"
3/1 Gerard Parkin, Columbia University, "Tripodal Ligands in Bioinorganic and Organometallic Chemistry: Carbon Dioxide Functionalization, Mercury Detoxification, and New Classes of Atranes"
3/8 Wenshe Liu, Texas A&M University, "Using an Expanded Genetic Code to Study Epigenetic Modifications"
3/15 Spring Break - No Seminar
3/22 Devarajan "Dave" Thirumalai, The University of Texas at Austin, "Interphase Human Chromosome Exhibits Glassy Dynamics"
3/29 Bruce Weisman, Rice University, "Fluorescence of Carbon Nanotubes: from Discovery to Applications"
4/5 Jason Benedict, SUNY University at Buffalo, "Atoms in Motion: Creating and Characterizing Dynamic Crystalline Materials"
4/12 Yehia Mechref, Texas Tech University, "Roles of Glycan and Glycopeptide Isomers in the Development and Progression of Human Diseases"
4/19 Good Friday - No Seminar
4/26 Graduate Student Research Day - 3rd Year Talks (Schedule and rooms to be announced)
5/3 Reading Day - No Seminar