Foster Colloquium Series

Spring 2023 Seminar Series

Friday, February 10, 2023

"Connecting Molecular Electronic Structure and Electron Spin Relaxation for Quantum Information Science"

Presented by: Ryan G. Hadt, Assistant Professor, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, February 17, 2023

Title to be announced

Presented by: Karena Chapman, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, February 24, 2023

"Probing the Free Energy Landscape of Photoredox Catalysis"

Presented by: Jennifer Hirschi, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Binghamton University, SUNY

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, March 3, 2023

"Electrochemical CO2 Reduction with Polymer-Catalyst Composites: Modulating Activity and Selectivity by Controlling the Catalyst’s Microenvironment"

Presented by: Charles McCrory, Associate Professor of Chemistry; Associate Professor of Macormolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, March 17, 2023

"Mechanism of Flavin Dependent Hydroxylation"

Presented by: Pablo Sobrado, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, March 31, 2023

"New Sensors and Analytical Approaches for the Analysis of Emerging Contaminants"

Presented by: Silvana Andreescu, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, The Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), Clarkson University

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, April 21, 2023

PhD Dissertation of the Year 2022

The Department of Chemistry's annual competition recognizing the best PhD dissertations of the past year.

Finalists to be announced

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, April 28, 2023

13th Annual Howard Tieckelmann Lecture

Guest speaker: Julie Zimmerman, Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Environment and Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences), Yale University

More information forthcoming. Please check back.

Friday, May 5, 2023

"Pressure-based Mapping of Protein Conformational Landscapes"

Presented by: Catherine Royer, Professor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Constellation Professor - Bio-computation and Bio-informatics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM

Friday, May 12, 2023

Title to be announced

Presented by: Tod A. Pascal, Assistant Professor NanoEngineering, University of California, San Diego

4:00 PM in 205 Natural Sciences Complex; refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM