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Fall 2018 Colloquium Program

Location/Time:  CE Symposium Hall, 4 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Refreshments:  15 minutes before start time


Title of Talk
August 24 Dr. Brad Carrow
Dept of Chemistry
Princeton University
Mechanism-driven Catalyst Design for Sustainable Coupling Chemistry  Mathew Vetticatt
August 31 Dr. Todd Hyster
Dept of Chemistry
Princeton University
Radical Boicatalysis: Using Open-Shell Species to Unlock New Enzyme Function  Mathew Vetticatt
September 7 Dr. Tobias Hanrath
Robert Frederick Smith School of
Chemical and Biomolecular
Cornell University
Quantum Dot Solids: From Fundamental Insights into Assembly and Attachment Mechanism Towards Fabrication of Complex Hierarchical Superstructures  James Fang
September 14 Dr. Arindam Chakraborty
Dept of Chemistry
Syracuse University
When a Single Structure is Not Sufficient: A Random Matrix Theory Approach to Embedding
Noisy Environment for Calculating Molecular Quantum Mechanical Properties
Puja Goyal
September 21 Dr. Scott E. Denmark
Dept of Chemistry
University of Illinois
Lewis Base Activation of Lewis Acids:  An Evolving Paradigm for Catalysis in Main Group Chemistry

Eisch Lecture
Eriks Rozners
September 28 Dr. Shouheng Sun
Dept of Chemistry
Brown University
Dr. Sun's website James Fang
October 5   TBA  
October 12   No Colloquium
Fall Break
October 19 Dr. Nonye Onyewuenyi
Sandoz Inc.
A Norvartis Division
TBA  Wumni Sadik
October 26 Dr. David Chenoweth
Dept of Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Chenoweth's website Eriks Rozners
November 2   TBA  
November 9 Dr. Brian Miller
Dept of Chemistry &
Florida State University
Dr. Miller's website  Brian Callahan
November 16   TBA  
November 23   No Colloquium
Thanksgiving Break
November 30 Dr. Reza Khayat
Dept of Chemistry &
City College of New York
Dr. Khayat's website  Sozanne Solmaz
December 7   TBA  

Last Updated: 9/21/18