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Seminars

The Seminars page lists upcoming seminars given by invited faculty from other institutions. These seminars are open to all members of the Tulane community and will be held each Monday afternoon at 4:00p.m. in 102 Jones Hall.  For further details about the seminar schedule, contact: Professor Janan Jayawickramarajah.


Spring 2015 Chemistry Seminars

Monday, January 26

Dor Ben-Amotz, "Teetering on the Edge of Randomness: Hydrophobic Interactions between Alcohols Molecules in Water" Purdue University (Bruce Gibb)

 

Monday, February 2

Steve Bradforth, "Photoelectron Processes in Liquid Water: Scattering, Ionization and New Methods for Probing Elementary Reactivity" University of Southern California (Igor Rubtsov)

 

Monday, February 9

Danny Yeager, "Aspects of Complex Scaling for Electron-Atom/Molecule Resonances using MCSCF, M1, MCTDHF and MCSTEPMethods" Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M (Michael Herman)

 

Monday, March 2

Jonassen Lecture Phillip Power, "Low-Coordinating Numbers, Unusual Bonding, and Dispersion Force Effects" Department of Chemistry UC Davis (Mark Fink)

 

Monday, March 9

David Jonas, "Shared Vibrations: How Photosynthetic Light Harvesting Approaches 100% Efficiency" Department of Chemistry,University of Colorado (Igor Rubtsov)

 

Tuesday, March 10

Partha Basu, (Title TBA) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University (James Donahue)

 

Wednesday, March 11

Jillian Dempsey, "Investigating Reaction Pathways for Solar Fuel Production" University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Russell Schmehl)

 

Monday, March 16

David Mobley, "Using Molecular Simulations to Understand and Predict Biomolecular Interactions and Solvation" Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine (Bruce Gibb)

 

Monday, April 13

Sheryl L. Wiskur, (Title TBA) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina (Janan Jayawickramarajah)

 

Friday, April 17

Abraham Joy, (Title TBA) Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron (Scott Grayson)

 

Monday, April 20

Dino Villagran, "Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Electronic Structure Studies of Bimetallic Systems with Open Coordination Sites" Department of Chemistry, University of Texas, El Paso (James Donahue)

 

Monday, April 27

Randy Kertika, (Title TBA) Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University (Janan Jayawickramarajah)

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