Chemistry Seminar Series, Spring 2017

All seminars will be held on THURSDAYS at 4:00 in Hill Hall, room 107, on the Rutgers-Newark Campus, unless noted otherwise. A coffee social will precede each seminar at about 3:30 in the reading room on the third floor of Olson Hall (room 338).

JAN 26 Abraham Nitzan (University of Pennsylvania) Electron and Heat Transfer Across Thermal Gradients
FEB 02 Derek Gates (University of British Columbia) Putting P into Polymers: Chemically Functional Materials with Novel Photophysical, Catalytic and Flame Retartant Properties
FEB 16 Michele Pavanello (Rutgers University - Newark) Embedding Ground and Excited States in Real and Imaginary Time
FEB 23 Franklin Tao (University of Kansas) Catalysis for Chemical Transformations of the Shale Gas Components
MAR 02 Marcus Weck (New York University) Folded Supramolecular Block Copolymers
MAR 09 Weitao Yang (Duke University) The Wonders of Electron Density: From Half an Electron to Noncovalent Interactions in Biomolecular Complexes
MAR 30 Chae Yi (Marquette University) Synthetic and Mechanistic Study of Ruthenium Catalyzed C-H Coupling Reactions with Alcohols
APR 06 Christopher Douglas (University of Minnesota) Synthetic and Crystal Engineering of Small Molecules for Organic Electronics
APR 13 Caleb Martin (Baylor University) Exploiting the Diverse Chemistry of Boroles to Access Unsaturated Boracycles
APR 20 Agostino Pietrangelo (Rutgers University - Newark) Polyene-Inspired Conjugated Macromolecules: Design, Synthesis and Application
APR 27 Bill Wuest (CANCELLED) (Temple University) Nature's Dirty Little Secret: Rhiziosphere Natural Products as Targeted Antibacterial Agents
APR 27 (DATE CHANGE) Jenny Lockard (Rutgers University - Newark) Spectroscopic Investigations of Metal-Organic Framework Materials