All seminars are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m., LSC II, Room 130

A coffee social will precede each seminar at 11:00 a.m. in Room 338, Olson Hall





Sept. 13, 2019

Host:  Dr. Jaekle

Thomas BaumgartnerDept. of Chemistry, York University, Toronto,  ON, Canada

Organophosphorus Avenues Toward Powerful Electron Acceptors and Self-Assembled Nanomaterials


Sept. 20, 2019

Host: Drs. Jaekle & Galoppini

Bhanu Chauhan, Dept. of Chemistry, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Silicone Stabilized Nanomaterials and Their Applications and introduction MS in Materials Chemistry at WPU

Oct. 4, 2019

Host:  Dr. Szostak

Steven P. NolanDept. of Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Easy access to metal-N-heterocyclic carbene catalysts

Oct. 11, 2019

Host: Dr. Zhang

Ned Seeman, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU, New York, NY

DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life


Oct. 25, 2019

Host:  Dr. Galoppini

Frank Osterloh, Dept. of Chemistry, University of California Davis, CA

Photochemical Charge Separation in Solar Fuel Photocatalysts and Devices

Nov. 1, 2019

Host: Dr. He

Siva NadimpalliDept. Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, NJIT, Newark, NJ

Mechanics and Electrochemistry of Battery Electrodes

Nov. 8, 2019

Host: Dr. Jaekle

Frank JordanDept. Of Chemistry, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Mechanistic Detective Work; The Impact of a Single Pathogenic Gene Mutation on the Complex Reaction Pathway of the Encoded Protein

Nov. 15, 2019

Host: Drs. Galoppini & Prokopchuk 

Christine Caputo, Dept. of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH


Molecules + Materials: New Approaches to Solar Fuels Synthesis

Nov. 22, 2019

Host:  Dr.  Pavanello

Edward Valeev, Dept. of Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Predictive Ab Initio Quantum Chemistry For Large Molecules and Materials