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Seminars for December 2011


Thursday, December 1, 2011

iPrime Seminar


Professor Jillian Buriak     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Self-Assembled Block Copolymer Templates for Nanolithography: Enabling Density Doubling and Fine Structure Control

Host: Marc Hillmyer



Thursday, December 1, 2011

Departmental Seminar


Gerardo Gamez, Ph.D.    
Department for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Thun Switzerland

Time:   8:30 AM
Room: 220 STSS

Glow Discharge Plasmas in Analytical Spectrochemistry: Not Just for Elemental Depth Profiling Anymore!

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Michael Bowser



Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Special Seminar


Assistant Professor Jennifer Schuttlefield    
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh WI

Time:   4:15 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

What does Economics have to do with Chemistry?

Abstract           Host: Bess Vlaisavljevich & the Graduate Student Workshop Committee



Thursday, December 8, 2011

Departmental Seminar


Elizabeth "Beth" Landis, Ph.D.     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Molecular Monolayers as Functional Interfaces for Hybrid Nanoscale Systems

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & David Blank



Monday, December 12, 2011

Departmental Seminar


Professor Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt     (web page)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 402 Walter Library

The Strange Structures and Unusual Properties of Actinide Borates  

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer & Laura Gagliardi



Thursday, December 15, 2011

Departmental Seminar


Alison Ondrus, Ph.D.    
Department of Chemistry
Stanford University, Stanford CA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

[Re]activity of Natural Products: Chemistry of Myrmicarin Alkaloids and Neurobiology of Modified Saxitoxins

Host: Christopher Cramer & Theresa Reineke



Monday, December 19, 2011

Departmental Seminar


Danna Freedman, Ph.D.    
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 117/119 Smith Hall

Unusual Low Dimensional Magnetism: Molecular Magnets and Spin Frustration

Abstract           Host: Christopher Cramer and Wayne Gladfelter