Seminars

seminars

CHEMISTRY SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Spring 2017

Unless specified, Spring 2017 seminars will be held at 11:30 am in MAC D288
Links to speakers' web pages are provided where available

Date Speaker
Mon.
Jan. 16
Thomas Baumgartner, University of Calgary
Strongly Electron-Accepting, Phosphorus-bridged Viologens - From Synthesis to Applications
Host: Neil Burford
Mon.
Jan. 23
Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University
Metal catalysts, clusters and surfaces: From the synthesis of chiral bio-molecules to carbon-based self assembled monolayers.
Host: Robin Hicks
Mon.
Jan. 30
David Stuart, Portland State University
Exploring Divergent Reactivity of Diaryliodonium Salts for Metal-Free Arylation Reactions
Host: Scott McIndoe
Fri.
Feb. 3
Hicham Fenniri, Northeastern University
Engineering Function in Supramolecular Nanomaterials
Host: Tom Fyles
Location:  CLE D134
Mon.
Feb. 6
Christopher Jones, Georgia Tech
Title TBC
Host: Scott McIndoe
Thur.
Feb. 16
Graduate Student Research Day
Details to be confirmed in January
Mon.
Feb. 20
Ariel Louwrier, Stressmarq
Biotech Startups - Life, Risk and Everything
Host: Fraser Hof
Mon.
Feb. 27
Paul Chirik, Princeton University
Catalysis with Earth Abundant Metals
Host: Robin Hicks
Mon.
Mar. 6
Lüis Campos, Columbia University
Thiophene Rust in Single-Molecule Electronics and Singlet Fission
Host: Cornelia Bohne
Thurs.
Mar. 16
Mario Leclerc, Université Laval
Green Chemistry for Green Energy
Host: Matt Moffitt
Mon.
Mar. 20
Philip Power, University of California, Davis
Interactions of Olefins, Alkynes and Related Molecules with Heavier Main Group Hydrides and Multiple Bonded Species
Host: Paul Gray

Mon.
Mar. 27

Rylan Lundgren, University of Alberta
Copper-Mediated Oxidative Cross-Coupling Reactions of Carbon Nucleophiles
Host: Neil Burford
Mon.
Apr. 3
Christa Brosseau, Saint Mary's University
Adventures in Plasmonics: Sensing to Sustainability
Host: Alex Brolo
Thurs.
Apr. 6
Charles Stone, Eon Consultants
The Rise and Shutterings of Ballard Power Systems - A Business Odyssey
Host: Lisa Rosenberg
Fri.
Apr. 21
Graham Bodwell, Memorial University 
[n]Cyclophanes as Stepping Stones on the Way to Aromatic Belts and Warped Nanographenophanes
Host: Tom Fyles
Location:  MAC D110

Archive page of the seminar program in recent years.