Fall 2020 seminar schedule
Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held on Fridays, 3:30-4:20 p.m. via Zoom
8/28 LeGrande Slaughter, UNT
9/4 Jaclyn Winter, The University of Utah
"Harnessing the Chemical Potential of Unprecedented Microbes from the Great Salt Lake"
9/11 Elliott Hulley, University of Wyoming
"Generation of Transition Metal Electrophiles for Hydrocarbon Functionalization"
9/18 Aurora Clark, Washington State University
"Descriptors of Energy Landscapes Using Topological Data Analysis"
9/25 Benjamin Sherman, Texas Christian University
"Improving tin oxide based photoanodes for dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cell (DSPEC) applications"
10/2 Devin Matthews, Southern Methodist University
"Why is Quantum Chemistry So Hard?"
10/9 François P. Gabbaï
"Main group Lewis acids: Applications in Catalysis and Anion Transport"
10/16 Paul Chirik, Princeton University
"Iron Catalysis for the Upgrading of Hydrocarbons: Toward Next Generation Fuels and Plastics"
10/23 Gary Blanchard, Michigan State University
"Understanding Organization and Dynamics in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids"
10/30 Timothy Brewster, University of Memphis
"Systematic Study of Heterobimetallic Group 9-Aluminum Complexes"
11/6 Scott Chambers, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
"Extracting Quantitative Band-edge Profiles from Buried Complex Oxide Heterojunctions from Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectra"
11/13 Linda Chelico, University of Saskatchewan-Canada
"For better or worse: Antiviral mechanisms of the APOBEC3 deoxycytidine deaminases"
11/20 Ginger Shultz, University of Michigan
11/27 Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar
12/4 Reading Day - No Seminar