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




Sept. 24,  2021

Host:  Dr. Jaekle

Pavel Kucheryavy, Dept. of Chemistry, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ  

Recent Advances in NMR Spectroscopy Techniques in the Context of Capabilities at RU-N

Oct. 1, 2021

Host: Dr. Jaekle

Robert Gilliard, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Electronic Tuning in the Main-Group: From Subvalent Organometallics to Novel π-Electron Materials

Oct. 15, 2021

Host: Dr. Lalancette

Joseph Badillo,  Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Photoacid Catalyzed Functionalization of Carbonyls

Oct. 22, 2021

Host:  Dr. Prokopchuk

Jenny Y. Yang, Dept. of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA 

Catalysis for Renewable Fuels


Oct. 29, 2021

Host: Dr. Jaekle

Andrew Magenau, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Synthesizing Materials using New Pathways: From Chemically-fueled Self-Assembled Block Copolymers to 2D Hybrid Nanocomposites

Nov. 5, 2021

Host: Dr. Kinz-Thompson

Glen Hocky, Dept. of Chemistry, New York University, New York, NY

What can I get for one piconewton? How biological molecules respond to thermal scale mechanical forces


Nov. 12, 2021

Host: Dr. Zhang

Joel S. Freundlich, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, New Jersey Medical School

Engineering Platforms for Infectious Disease Research


Nov. 19, 2021

Host: Drs. Prokopchuk and Lockard

Michael Neidig, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rochester, NY

Behind the Iron Curtain: Intermediates and Mechanism in Iron-Catalyzed Transformations in Organic Synthesis