Calendar of Events

Seminar Series


Friday September 20, 2013
4:00 PM
Technology Institute LR3
Evanston Campus


Guest Speaker: Melanie Sanford
2013 ACS Ipatieff Prize Winner
University of Michigan
Topic: Recent Developments in Transition Metal Catalyzed C-H Bond Functionalization


Friday November 15, 2013

12 noon
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest Speaker: Adam Hock
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Illinois Institute of Technology
Assistant Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
Topic: ‘Chemistry at the Interfaces’ for Energy Conservation, Conversion, and Production

 

Monday November 18, 2013
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

 

Guest speaker: Bert Weckhuysen
2013 Ipatieff Lecturer
Utrecht University (The Netherlands)
Topic: Characterization of Heterogeneous Catalysts:
Possibilities and Limitations of In-Situ Spectroscopy

Tuesday November 19, 2013
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

 

Guest speaker: Bert Weckhuysen
2013 Ipatieff Lecturer
Utrecht University (The Netherlands)
Topic: Cracking the Crackers:
From Large Zeolite Crystals to Real Fluid Catalytic Cracking Particles

Friday January 17, 2014
12 noon
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest Speaker: Paul J. Dauenhauer
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
DuPont Young Professor
University of Massachusetts Amherst 
Topic: Renewable Aromatic Chemicals by Diels-Alder Cycloaddition of Biomass-Derived Furans

Friday January 31, 2014
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest speaker: Dr. Hideki Hirori
Assistant Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences
Kyoto University
Topic: Study on the generation of ultra-intense THz radiation sources and nonlinear spectroscopy

Friday February 7, 2014
12 noon
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest speakers: Sonia Kim, Manager for Marketing and Industry Partnerships
Nick Maull, JD, Intellectual Property Associate
Innovation and New Ventures (INVO)
Topic: Patents and Intellectual Property.

***CANCELLED***
Monday February 10, 2014
12 noon
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

***CANCELLED***
Guest Speaker: Prof. Alex Katz, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkley
(NU Host: Justin Notestein)
Topic: Bridging the homogeneous-heterogeneous gap with calixarene catalysts

Monday March 31, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest speaker: Dr. Zhenyu Liu
Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Topic: “Catalytic abatement of SO2, NO and Hg from flue gas”

***CANCELLED***
Friday April 4, 2014

12 noon
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

***CANCELLED***
Guest speaker: Alex Zunger
Professor University of Colorado at Boulder
Topic: Specialized Theory, Inverse Band Structure Design

Friday May 2, 2014
12:00 PM
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest speaker: Sarah C. Larsen
Professor of Chemistry, University of Iowa
Topic: From nanoparticles to hierarchical structures: Tailoring porous nanomaterial properties for catalysis

Friday June 6, 2014
4:00 PM
Ryan Hall 4003
Evanston Campus

Guest speaker: Randall Winans
Chemist and Group Leader, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory Topic: In Situ X-ray Studies of Catalysis

 
   

 

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