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Seminars for September 2013


Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Departmental Seminar


Regents Professor Timothy P. Lodge     (web page)
Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Ion Gels and Hydrogels: Designer Soft Materials from Triblock Polymers

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Special Seminar


Associate Professor Patanjali Kambhampati     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
McGill University, Montreal Quebec

Time:   4 PM
Room: 117/119 Smith Hall

Excitons in Semiconductor Quantum Dots: Design Principles for Lasers, Optical Switches, and LEDs

Abstract           Host: David Blank



Thursday, September 12, 2013

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Valerie Pierre     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Imaging Metal-Induced Oxidative Stress: Inorganic Chemistry to the Rescue

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor David Blank     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Excitons Dancing in Conjugated Polymers

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Special Seminar


Professor Laurent Maron     (web page)
Laboratory of Physics and Chemistry of Nano-Objects
National Institute of Applied Sciences, Toulouse France

Time:   1 PM
Room: 402 Walter Library

Can Redox Chemistry of Divalent Lanthanide and Trivalent Uranium Complexes be Catalytic? Some Insights from Theory.

Abstract           Host: Laura Gagliardi



Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Special Seminar


Joe Allison, Ph.D., & Kristi Fjare, Ph.D.    
Phillips 66
Phillips 66 Research Center, Bartlesville OK

Time:   1 PM
Room: 117/119 Smith Hall

Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane: the Phillips 66 COPox Synthesis Gas Process

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Departmental Seminar


Associate Professor Christy Haynes     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Time:   9:45 AM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Nanoparticle Toxicity and Therapeutics

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Special Seminar


Professor Edward Clennan     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Wyoming, Laramie WY

Time:   4 PM
Room: 117/119 Smith Hall

Type I and Type II Photooxygenations of Organic Sulfides

Abstract           Host: Steven Kass



Monday, September 30, 2013

Departmental Seminar


Assistant Professor Andrew Harned     (web page)
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Time:   4 PM
Room: 331 Smith Hall

Cyclohexadienones as a Challenging Platform for Reaction Discovery and Development

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