Seminar & Speaker Schedule



Date Speaker Presentation Title Time Location
1/27/2017 Dr. Emilie Viglino Heavyweight Champion:  Iodine’s Large Mass Defect Weighs in on the Enhancement of Tryptic Peptides’ Sequence Coverage 3:30-5:20 PM CL1 104
1/30/2017 Dr. Glauco Maciel Photon Conversion in Lanthanide-Doped Powder Phosphors: Concepts & Applications 3:30-5:20 PM CL1 104


Date Speaker Presentation Title Time Location
2/9/2017 Dr. Steven Ray Mass spectrometry, esp. elemental analysis, new designs and novel analytical plasmas 3:30-5:20 PM CL1 104
2/13/2017 Dr. Kurt Winkelburg Design & Effectiveness of Laboratory Experiments in the Virtual World of Second Life 3:30-5:20 PM CL1 104
2/16/2017 Dr. Denisa Popolan-Vaida Investigating the Multifaceted Oxidation Chemistry of Hydrocarbons 10:00-12:00PM PSB 160
2/17/2017 Dr. Roger Leblanc Development and Bioapplications of Nontoxic Carbon Dots 3:30-5:20 PM CL1 104
2/20/2017 Jacob Powell Combining Experimental Data and Accurate Theoretical Values of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Fluorescence Spectroscopy in the Determination of Molecular Structures 3:30-5:20 PM CB1 104
2/20/2017 Dr. Benjamin Sherman Rational Design of Materials for Catalysis and Propulsion Faculty Cluster Initiative 3:30-5:20 PM PSB 160
2/23/2017 Dr. Timothy Davenport Studies in the Storage of Solar Energy in Chemical Bonds 2:45-5:00 PM PSB 160
2/23/2017 Dr. Joseph Donoghue Science Café: Have We Entered the Anthropocene? Human-Induced Climate Change 6:30pm PSB 160


Date Speaker Presentation Title Time Location
3/9/2017 Dr. Stephen M. Fiore Science Café: Becoming Transhuman: A Roadmap for Augmenting Cognition in the 21st Century 6:30PM PSB 160
3/10/2017 Dr. Efrain Rodriguez New Layered Transition Metal Chalcogenides as Functional Materials 3:30-5:20 PM CB1 104
3/31/2017 Dr. Antoine Ghauch Rapid and Instantaneous Spectroscopic Authentication of Valuable Documents: Development of a SSRTP-based Smart Anti-Counterfeiting Optical System 3:30 – 5:20 PM CB1 104


Date Speaker Presentation Title Time Location
4/12/2017 Dr. Rabi Musah Snack Attack: Plant Chemical Responses to Herbivory and their Applications 3:30 – 5:20 PM CB1 104
4/14/2017 Dr. Jeffery Raker Reciprocal Causation Models of Affect and Achievement: Studies in Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Courses 3:30-5:20 PM CL1 104