Seminars

During the Fall and Spring Semesters, seminars are presented on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. in 165 Brehm Laboratory. If you are interested in presenting, please call the Chemistry Office at (937) 775-2855, email the Chemistry Department, or contact Dr. Ken Turnbull at (937) 775-2671 or 775-2855 (department office).  Come early to chat with the speaker or other attendees. Refreshments will be served.

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Upcoming events

Fall 2014

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

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2013
3:15 pm

201415

Fall 2014

  • August 29, 2014    
    No Seminar (Chemistry Department Meeting) 
     
  • September 5, 2014    
    Professor Rachel Aga, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University “TBA”       
     
  • September 12, 2014    Joint with the Ohio Valley Section: Society for Applied Spectroscopy
     Professor John Papanikolas, UNC Chapel Hill "Visualizing Charge Carrier Dynamics in Individual Nanostructures Using Femtosecond Pump-Probe Microscopy"       
     
  • September 19, 2014    
    Shannon Hennelly - Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Polymer Based Controlled Release Systems" 
    Dan Greene - WSU Graduate Student, “TBA”  
     
  • September 26, 2014    
    Professor Dean Johnston Department of Chemistry, Otterbein University, “TBA”       
     
  • October 3, 2014    
    Dr. Tim White, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, “Stimuli-Responsive Liquid Crystalline Materials: Towards Optics and Origami”
     
  • October 10, 2014    
    Professor Amit Sharma, Department of Physics, Wright State University, “TBA”       
     
  • October 17, 2014    
    Professor Shawn Swavey, Department of Chemistry, University of Dayton, “TBA”       
     
  • October 24, 2014    
    Dr. Ellis Unger, FDA, “TBA”
     
  • October 31, 2014    
    Professor Mark Cubberley, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Lake Campus, “PNAs” 
     
  • November 7, 2014    
    Daniel Foose - WSU Graduate Student, “TBA”
     
  • November 14, 2014    
    Dr. Christopher Ely, Isotec, “TBA”
     
  • November 21.2014    
    Lainey Mallin -  Wright State University, Graduate Student, “Alzheimer's Disease:  An Overview"
  • Amanda Lock - Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Imaging Technology for Alzheimer's Disease"
     
  • December 5, 2014    
    Professor Ken Turnbull, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, “Sydnones: A Sabbatical Report”   
     

201314

Spring 2014

  • January 17, 2014 
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • January 24, 2014
    Michelle Edwards, Wright State University Graduate Student, “Doing it with Demos”.
    Jessica Fraley, Wright State University Graduate Student, “The Environmental Impact of Silver Nanomaterial”.

     
  • January 31, 2014
    Dr. Barry Dunietz, Kent State University, “Electron transport and transfer through molecular-resolved interfaces: Insight by ab-initio modeling”.
     
  • February 7, 2014
    Dr. Todd Krauss, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, “Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Why Size Matters”.
     
  • February 14, 2014
    Jesse Picker, Wright State University Graduate Student, "Heterocycles in Modern Chemistry".
    Marina Andrejevic, Wright State University Graduate Student, “Polymer Thermal Transitions”.
     
  • February 21, 2014
    Dr.Alexis Ostrowski, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio,  "Bioinspired photoresponsive metal-coordination materials"
     
  • February 28, 2014
    Bobby Jo Wehrle, Wright State University Graduate StudentTitle TBA
    Kaleb Cox, Wright State University Graduate Student,
    "So You Don't Forget...Alzheimer's Disease".
     
  • March 7, 2014
    No Seminar, Spring Break

     
  • March 14, 2014
    Dr. Ivan Medvedev, Wright State University, Department of Physics, "Chemical Sensing in the Terahertz Spectral Range - Technology and Applications"
     
  • March 21, 2014
    Dr. Sarah Trimpin, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, "The Discovery of Magic Matrices, Implications in Mass Spectrometry, and Beyond"
     
  • March 28, 2014 
    Dr. Jeremy Klosterman, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, “Metallosupramolecular chemistry: Topology inspired design and synthesis” 
     
  • April 4, 2014 
    Dr. Laura Sagle, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, “Bionanomaterials And Nanofabrication For Improved Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensing”
     
  • April 11, 2014 
    Dr. Kerry Rouhier, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio,  "Identifying targets to bioengineer the accumulation of storage reserves in
    oil seeds"

     
  • April 18, 2014 
    Godfred Boakye, Wright State University Graduate Student, Title TBA
    Duraid Jaju, Wright State University Graduate Student, “Witting Reaction”
     
  • April 25, 2014 
    Posters in the Hall

Fall 2013

  • August 30, 2013 
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • September 6, 2013
    Shivaram Krishnan, Project Manager, Science Direct, Elsevier, "Improving your Literature Review Experience,"
     
  • September 13, 2013
    Professor Randy L. Vander Wal, Penn State University, Joint meeting with the Society of Applied Spectroscopy, “Micro-Glow Discharge Analysis of Carbonaceous Materials for Elemental Composition”
     
  • September 20, 2013
    Amanda Belaguer, Quality Management Chemist, Cargill, “Corn Milling and Sweeteners”
     
  • September 27, 2013
    Jeremy Lear, WSU Master’s Candidate, “Stille Coupling and Modern Applications”
    Scott Atkinson, WSU Master’s Candidate “Novares AQ 1146: Product Development and Production Scale Up of a Waterborne Tackifier,”
     
  • October 4, 2013
    Kristy Wickman, WSU Master’s Candidate, “Polyimides,”
    Jurad Drzic, WSU Master’s Candidate, “Poly(ionic liquid)s,”
     
  • October 11, 2013 Cancelled
    Professor Allen Hunter, Youngstown State University, "Remote Access to Scientific Instrumentation: From Academic Facilities through Technology Commercialization"
     
  • October 18, 2013
    Professor Rebecca Teed, Wright State University, “Transitioning to a Student-Centered Learning Classroom”
     
  • October 25, 2013
    Professor David Cole, The Ohio State University, “Structure and Dynamics of Fluids under Nanoconfinement” 
     
  • November 1, 2013
    Professor Allen Hunt, Department of Physics, Wright State University, "Solute transport predicts reaction-rate scaling in porous media"
     
  • November 8, 2013
    WSU Professor Emeritus Rubin Battino, “A FUN Approach to Thermodynamics,” Separate special presentation, “The O2/N2 Gas Solubility Ratio Mystery”
     
  • November 15, 2013
    Mary Lou Baker Jones, Scientific Librarian, WSU, “literature topic”
     
  • November 22, 2013
    Professor Paul Seybold, Wright State University, “Sabbatical Report: Computational Studies on the Road”
     
  • December 6, 2013
    No seminar, last day of classes

201213

Fall 2012

  • August 31, 2012
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • September 7, 2012
    No Seminar
     
  • September 14, 2012
    Triet Truong, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Custom oligonucleotide synthesis: an organic process for assembling the building blocks of life."
     
  • September 21, 2012
    Professor Neil Danielson, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio "Chromatographic Fractionation of Asphaltenes, the Cholesterol of Petroleum"
     
  • September 28, 2012
    Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore, Wright State University
     
  • October 5, 2012
    Mark Duffy, Wright State University, Graduate Student "Dental Materials"
     
  • October 12, 2012 Cancelled
    Dr. Pavel Anzenbacher, Jr., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio "Polymer Reactors and Sensors"
     
  • October 19, 2012
    Tahiru Sulley Addo, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "High Speed Scanning Probe Microscopy"
     
  • October 26, 2012
    Dr. Rebecca Peebles, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois "Revealing Molecular Secrets Using High Resolution Microwave and Infrared Spectroscopy: CH-pi Interactions, Tunneling, and a Few Surprises"
     
  • November 2, 2012
    Professor Bruce S. Ault, Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati "Spectroscopic Studies of the Chemistry of Ozone: Applications to Atmospheric Chemistry and Semiconductors"
     
  • November 9, 2012
    Bill Barrow, Wright State University, Graduate Student "Hazardous Waste in Ohio"
    Joe Krol, Wright State University, Graduate Student "Congested Aromatic Molecules"
     
  • November 16, 2012
    Dr. Andy Tao, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
     
  • November 23, 2012
    Holiday, University Closed
     
  • November 30, 2012
    Cancelled
     
  • December 7, 2012
    Mary Abraham, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Smart Polymers: What, How, and Why"

Spring 2013

  • January 11, 2013
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • January 18, 2013
    Dr. Bryan Eigenbrodt, Air Force Research Laboratory/Propulsion Directorate "Correlating Electrochemical Performance with In Situ Raman Spectroscopy in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells"
     
  • January 25, 2013
    Dr. David Turner, Air Force Research Labs, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Nanoelectronics Branch, Material and Manufacturing Directorate "Surface Modification with Covalently Tethered, Heteroleptic Ruthenium Complex with Isomerization Capabilities upon Irradiation, [Ru{(HS-CH2)2-bpy}2{pox}]"
     
  • February 1, 2013
    No Seminar
     
  • February 8, 2013
    Dr. Jeremy Driskell, Department of Chemistry, Illinois State University “Quest for a Rapid and Simple SERS-based Immunoassay”
     
  • February 15, 2013
    Dr. David Firsich, Inorganic Specialists, Miamisburg, OH "Architecture Options for Carbon Nanotube Papers: Gradient Surface Area Paper and Other Varieties"
     
  • February 22, 2013
    No Seminar
     
  • March 1, 2013
    No Seminar, Spring Break
     
  • March 8, 2013
    Ryan Oostendorp, Wright State University, Graduate Student "The Ramberg Baekland Reaction"
    Hunter Cooke, Wright State University, Graduate Student "Healing Polymers"
     
  • March 15, 2013 Cancelled
    Dr. Dennis Bong, Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
     
  • March 22, 2013
    Fadwa Constandinidis, Wright State University, Graduate Student "F.U.N. with Sulfonamides: Functionality, Utility, New Chemistry"
    Huong Hoang, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "PEM Fuel Cells: Today; power for some. Tomorrow; power for many."
     
  • March 29, 2013
    Kyle Knisley, Wright State University, Graduate Student, TBA
    Kevin Dorney, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "FORCE SPECTROSCOPY: Optical Tweezers and Using Piconewtons to "Boss Around" Molecular Systems"
    Markeata Lee, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Quantification of Volatile Compounds in Flavored Beverages using Head Space Solid Phase Microextraction"
     
  • April 5, 2013
    Dr. Joan Esson, Department of Chemistry, Otterbein University "Potentiometric Polymer Membrane Based Electrodes for Clinical Applications"
     
  • April 12, 2013
    Honors Student Presentations at Wright State Research Celebration
    Ryan Selhorst, Undergraduate Chemistry Major, "Introducing Chemical Diversity to Poly(arylene ether)svian–phenyl– 3,5– difluorobenzene Sulfonamides,"
    Laura Bailey, Undergraduate Chemistry Major, "Kinetics of Collisional E-V Energy Transfer from Cl* to CO2"
     
  • April 19, 2013
    Super Fantastic Chemistry Picnic Dr. McGowin, Dr. Aga

201112

Fall 2011

  • September 9, 2011
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • September 16, 2011
    Dr. Joe Reczek, Department of Chemistry, Denison University “Columns of a Different Color: Tunable Columnar Liquid Crystals by Modular Design”
     
  • September 23, 2011
    Dr. Graham Jones, Chair Department of Chemistry, Northeastern University, Boston “Emerging Employment Opportunities for the Professional Chemist”
     
  • September 30, 2011
    Dr. Anita Mattson, Department of Chemistry, The Ohio State University "New Strategies for Hydrogen Bond Donor Catalysis"
     
  • October 7, 2011
    Andrew Beauchamp, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Pegylation”
    Dennis Lennaerts, Wright State University, Graduate Student "Determination of Cannabinoids in Biological Samples"
    Josh Baker, Wright State University, Graduate Student "Surface Area Determination by BET Method"
     
  • October 14, 2011
    Dr. Padmakar Kichambare, Propulsion Branch, WPAFB “Novel Carbon Based Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Applications"
     
  • October 21, 2011
    Dr. Brian Popp, Department of Chemistry, West Virginia University "Organometallic Catalysis from Non-Traditional Perspectives”
     
  • October 28, 2011
    ACS Dayton Section – Wright State Combined Seminar Dr. Thomas Werner, Union College “Doping in Sports: How Chemists Catch the “Cheaters” (Sometimes)”
     
  • November 4, 2011
    Adam Stahler, Wright State University, Graduate Student TBA
    Devin Anderson, Wright State University, Graduate Student TBA
     
  • November 11, 2011
    Veteran's Day - No Seminar

Winter 2012

  • January 6, 2012
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • January 13, 2012
    No Seminar
     
  • January 20, 2012
    Mr. David Shepherd, MS Aptalis Pharma, Vandalia, Ohio “Analytical Chemistry in a GMP Environment”
     
  • January 27, 2012
    Ms. Diane McClure, MS Ohio EPA, Columbus, Ohio "Application of Risk Assessment in Regulatory Decisions"
     
  • February 3, 2012
    Ms. Marjorie Markopoulos, MS, Chemical Hygiene/Biological Safety Officer, Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, “Growing Laboratory Cultures”
     
  • February 10, 2012
    Ms. Courtney Southerland, Wright State University, Graduate Student, “Enhancement of Polymeric Properties via Functionalization”
     
  • February 17, 2012
    Dr. Sushil Raj Kanel, Research Associate, Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, Ohio "Nanotechnology in Environment: Applications and Implications"
     
  • February 24, 2012
    Mr. Mehmet Tatli, Wright State University, Graduate Student, “Membrane Applications of Poly Arylene Ethers from Desalination to Gas Separation”
     
  • March 2, 2012
    Ms. Catherine Anders, Wright State University, Graduate Student, Title: "Multivariate Analysis for Hyperspectroscopy"
    Ms. Jessica Dagher, Wright State University, Graduate Student, Title: "Noble Metal Nanomaterials: Properties and Applications"
     
  • March 9, 2012
    Dr. Steven Bakiamoh, Bioanalytical Department, Covance, LLC, Indianapolis, IN "Bioanalytical Method Development in Drug Discovery: Some Considerations and Challenges"

Spring 2012

  • March 30, 2012
    No Seminar, Chemistry Faculty Meeting
     
  • April 6, 2012
    Dr. Lawrence Scanlon, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, AFMC "Low Energy of Activation Lithium-ion Conducting Channel"
     
  • April 13, 2012
    No seminar
     
  • April 20, 2012
    Dr. Gregory Sotzing, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, AFMC "Design and Synthesis of Polymer Electrochromics for Color Change Spectacles and Fabric"
     
  • April 27, 2012
    Dr. David Grossie, Assistant Chair Wright State University, Department of Chemistry.
     
  • May 4, 2012
    Lynn Frock, Wright State University, Graduate Student, TBA
    Linda Ubadigbo, Wright State University, Graduate Student, TBA
     
  • May 11, 2012
    Dr. Alexander Scheeline, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Teaching, Learning and Using Spectroscopy with Commercial Off-the-Shelf Technology".
     
  • May 18, 2012
    Jessica Davis, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Anti-Cancer Activity of Phosphonium and Ammonium Ionic Liquids"
     
  • May 25, 2012
    Danielle Wood, Wright State University, Graduate Student TBA
    Rachel Stuck, Wright State University, Graduate Student, "Fuzzy Polymer Microspheres; NoHMs, NiHMs and other Nanocomposites"
     
  • June 1, 2012 
    Poster Session in the Hall and Picnic

201011

Fall 2010

  • September 17, 2010
    Professor Jimmy Mays - University of Tennessee "Control of Molecular Architecture in Block Copolymers: Routes to Super-Elastomers"
     
  • September 24, 2010
    Professor Vladimir Benin - University of Dayton "TBA"
     
  • October 1, 2010
    Professor Lewis Rothberg - University of Rochester "Watching molecules dance and squeezing light from darkness: adventures in plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy"
     
  • October 8, 2010
    P & G Lecture - Professor Nate Lewis – CalTech "Global Energy Perspective" 3:00 p.m., White Hall, Room 101 Preceded by "Sunlight-Driven Hydrogen Formation By Membrane- Supported Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting," 11:00 AM, Fawcett Hall, Room 206
     
  • October 15, 2010
    Professor David Reuda - Wayne State University, "Single Molecule Studies of Spliceosomal RNAs and DNA polymerase"
     
  • October 22, 2010
    Professor Peter Norris, Youngstown State University, "Synthesis and Synthetic Applications of Azidodeoxy- and Diazosugars"
     
  • October 29, 2010
    Professor Larry Burgraff, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), "Positron Chemistry at AFIT"
     
  • November 5, 2010
    Sarah Bragg - WSU Graduate Student Title: TBA
    Dorothy Ogden - WSU Graduate Student Title: TBA
     
  • November 12, 2010
    Jeff Fogle - WSU Graduate Student Title: TBA
    Rachel Sayers, WSU Graduate Student Title: TBA

Winter 2011

  • January 14, 2011
    Prof. Christopher Hadad, The Ohio State University Title: "Development of a Novel Bioscavenger Against Chemical Nerve Agents."BA"
     
  • January 21, 2011
    Prof. Joan M. Esson, Otterbein University Title: "Polymer Membrane-Based Electrodes for Clinical Applications."
     
  • January 28, 2011
    Prof. Patrick M. Hare, Northern Kentucky University Title: "Condensed Phase Photophysics of Natural Estrogens."
     
  • February 4, 2011
    Dr. Russell Gaudiana, Vice President for Research, Konarka Technologies, Lowell, Mass., Title: "Organic Photovoltaics: An Overview." (WSU grad, 2011 CoSM Outstanding Alumni Award Winner)
     
  • February 11, 2011
    Mr. Neil Fairweather, The Procter & Gamble Co. Title: "Glycerin to 2-aminopropanol – Reaction Design and Kinetics." (WSU grad)"
     
  • February 18, 2011
    Prof. Audrey McGowin, Wright State University Title: "Environmental Degradation, Marine Leeches, and Sea Turtle Fibropapillomatosis: the Search for Connections."
     
  • February 25, 2011
    Mr. Daniel Brown, Wright State University Title: "A Brief Overview of Organolithium Reagents, Reactions and Related Species."
    Mr. Paul Gardner, Wright State University Title: "Enhancing Intermediate Temperature Fuel Cells Through Microstructural Alterations."
     
  • March 4, 2011
    Mr. Tim Grinstead, Eurand Corp. Title: "Microencapsulation and Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery Technologies." (WSU grad)
     
  • March 11, 2011
    Mr. Rory Korzan, Springboro High School Title: "Computational Studies of Acid-Catalyzed Aromatic Epoxide Ring-Opening Reactions." (WSU grad)

Spring 2011

  • April 8, 2011
    Prof. George Bodner, Purdue University Title: “Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)”
     
  • April 15, 2011
    Prof. John S. Thayer, University of Cincinnati Title: “Reactions of Methylmercuric Compounds with Aqueous Hexacyanoferrate (II)”
     
  • April 22, 2011
    Prof. Ted Clark, The Ohio State University Title: “The Inclusion of REEL Environmental Research in General and Analytical Chemistry Course”
     
  • April 29, 2011
    Prof. David Johnson, University of Dayton Title: “Incorporation of Civic Engagement into the Chemistry Curriculum: Approaches, Problems, Successes and Failures”
     
  • May 6, 2011
    Prof. Cathleen J. Webb, Western Kentucky University Title: “Mercury Bioaccumulation in Bat Populations in the Southeastern U.S. National Park Units”
     
  • May 13, 2011
    Ms. Amber Yeary, Wright State University Title: “Surface Measurement Methods”
    Ms. Kimberly Kern, Wright State University Title: "Component and Structural Influences in Achieving Optimal Ionomers for Proton Exchange Membranes”
    Mr. Paul Repasky, Wright State University, Title: “Routes to Oxindole and Some Medicinal Applications”
     
  • May 20, 2011
    Dr. Daniel Felker, Wright Patterson Air Force Base/AFIT/ENV Title: “Study of Thermal inactivation of Bacillus anthracis and Bacillus thuringiensis Spores by Short Term Heating"
     
  • May 27, 2011
    Mr. Michael Smith, Wright State University Title: “Uncovering Properties of Organic Solar Cells by Scanning Probe Microscopy” Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: “The Chemistry of N-Benzene Sulfonyl Indoles”
    Mr. Charles Clay, Wright State University Title: “Cell Death Inhibitors Based on the Isatin Scaffold”
     
  • June 3, 2011
    Poster Session in the Hall and Picnic

200910

Fall 2009

  • September 18, 2009
    Prof. John Herbert, The Ohio State University Title: "Excited-state quantum chemistry for macromolecules, with applications to DNA"
     
  • October 16, 2009
    Dr. Man Xu, Wright State University Title: TBA
     
  • October 23, 2009
    Prof. Rebecca Whelan, Oberlin College Title: TBA
     
  • October 30, 2009
    Brian Brumfield, University of Illinois Title: "Development Of A Quantum Cascade Laser Based Cavity Ringdown Spectrometer For C60 Vibrational Spectroscopy"
     
  • November 6, 2009
    Angela Campo, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: TBA
    Timothy Tomashuk, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: TBA
     
  • Novemer 13, 2009
    Rachel Kingdom, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: 'Toxicity of the Sea Urchin Toxopneustes pileolus"
    Quentin Buquoi, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: "Platinum Stilbazoles: Ring-Walking Coupled with Aryl-Halide Bond Activation"
    Jennifer Monahan, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: TBA

Winter 2010

  • January 15, 2010
    Prof. Diana Aga, University at Buffalo, SUNY Title: "Fate and Transport of Emerging Contaminants and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals"
     
  • January 22, 2010
    Amber Rumple, Graduate Student, Wright State University "The Vilsmeier-Haack Reaction"
    Jared Duncan,Graduate Student, Wright State University "An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulations"
     
  • January 29, 2010
    Dr. Padkamar Kichambare, Wright Patterson Air Force Laboratory Title: "Spectacular Carbon Based Nanostructured Materials"
     
  • February 5, 2010
    Prof. Hong Wang, Miami University Title: "Extended Porphyrins for Solar Energy Conversion"
     
  • February 19, 2010
    Amanda Balaguer, Graduate Student, Wright State University "Michael Additions"
    Erik Dihrkop, Graduate Student,Wright State University "The Aza-Wittig Reaction"
     
  • Februaury 26, 2010
    Raghavendhar Kotha, Graduate Student, Wright State University TBA
    Stephen Skidmore, Graduate Student, Wright State University TBA
     
  • March 5, 2010
    Prof. Cora Lind, The University of Toledo Title: "Shrinking From the Heat: Negative Thermal Expansion Materials"
     
  • March 12, 2010
    Prof. George Stan, University of Cincinnati TBA

Spring 2010

  • April 9, 2010
    Virgil Solomon, Ph.D. (Materials Science & Engineering), Youngstown State University, Ohio Title: " Nanoscale investigation of inorganic materials using electron scattering and imaging"
     
  • April 16, 2010
    Sarah Schmidtke, Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry), College of Wooster, Ohio Title: "Environmental Impact on Charge Transfer in Para-Aminobenzoic Acid Derivatives."
     
  • April 23, 2010
    Edur Basha Boyini Palli, Graduate Student (M.S. in Chemistry), Wright State University, Ohio Title: "Agent Based Models for the Complex Systems"
    Michael Mante, Graduate Student (M.S. in Chemistry), Wright State University, Ohio Title: "Cantilever as an analytical tool"
     
  • April 30, 2010
    Andre J. Sommer, Ph.D. (Analytical Chemistry), Miami University, Ohio Title: "New Developments in Inji-ared Microspectroscopy: Pushing the limits of Diffraction and Time"
     
  • May 7, 2010
    Joseph A. Caruso, Ph.D. (Analytical Chemistry), University of Cincinnati, Ohio Title: "From Selenospecies in Plants to Biomarkers for Hemorrhagic Stroke"
     
  • May 14, 2010
    David Rueda, Ph.D. (Physical, Biochemistry), Wayne State University, Michigan Title: "Single Molecule Studies of Spliceosomal RNAs and DNA polymerase"
     
  • May 21, 2010
    Zofia Gagnon, Ph.D. (Environmental Science), Marist College, New York Title: "Toxicological Effects of Platinum Group Metals Exposure in the Brain Tissue of Developing Chick Embryos"
    Hagar Abdallah, Graduate Student (M.S. in Chemistry), Wright State University, Ohio Title: "Small Molecule Caspase Inhibitors,"
     
  • May 28, 2010
    Sara E. Skrabalak, Ph.D. (Materials Chemistry), Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana Title: "From Silver Nanocubes to Gold Nanostars: the Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles with Controlled Shapes"

200809

Winter 2009

  • January 23, 2009
    Nora E. Hunter, Graduate Student, Deparment of Chemistry, WSU Title:     “Aminotransferases”
    Nigel N. Chitiyo, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, WSU Title: “Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors”
     
  • January 30, 2009
    Andrea M. Elsen, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, WSU Title:
    Kirsten N. Jaegersen, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, WSU Title:
     
  • February 13, 2009
    Professor Matthew Allen, Wayne State University Title: Visit Dr. Allen's webpage
     
  • February 20, 2009
    Professor Ksenija Glusac, Bowling Green State University Title: "Excited State Behavior of Flavin Cofactors,"  Visit Dr. Glusac's webpage
     
  • February 27, 2009
    Professor Joseph Schmidt, University of Toledo Title: "Development of New Low-Symmetry Imine Ligands for Stoichiometric and Catalytic Reactions Utilizing a Wide Variety of Transition Metals"
     
  • March 6, 2009
    Professor Neil Ayres, University of Cincinnati Title: "Surface initiated polymerizations using atom transfer radical polymerization"
     
  • March 13, 2009
    Professor Justin Houseknecht, Wittenberg University Title: Visit Dr. Houseknecht's webpage

Spring 2009

  • April 10, 2009
    Professor Neil Ayres, University of Cincinnati Title: "Surface initiated polymerizations using atom transfer radical polymerization"
     
  • April 17, 2009
    Prof. Greg Michalski, Purdue University Title: "TBA"
     
  • April 24, 2009
    Prof. Steven K. Lower, Ohio State University Title: "TBA"
     
  • May 1, 2009
    Prof. Ruxandra Dima, University of Cincinnati Title: "Exploring the mechanics of microtubules by molecular simulations"
     
  • May 8, 2009
    Prof. Christopher Jaroniec, Ohio State University Title: "Atomic-resolution studies of protein structure and dynamics by magic-angle spinning solid-state NMR spectroscopy"
     
  • May 15, 2009
    Prof. Scott Hartley, Miami University Title: "Construction of Covalent 2D Organic Nanostructures"
     
  • May 22, 2009
    Jodie Shoaf, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: "TBA"
    Sandra Felix-Balderrama, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: "TBA"
    Shravanthi Raghavapuram, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: "TBA"
     
  • May 29, 2009
    Charles Woods, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: "TBA"
    Ed Kennedy, Graduate Student, Wright State University Title: "TBA"
     
  • June 5, 2009
    Approx. 3:30 – 4:30 -- Posters in the Hall Approx. 4:30 – dark -- Department Picnic @ Village Community Picnic Shelter