Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry

Past Seminars

Graduate Program

Graduate Seminar (09-911) Schedule

Candidates for the Ph.D. in Chemistry must present a formal seminar during the third semester of residence.

All the seminars are at 12:30 p.m. in the Mellon Institute Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments will be served at 12:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Anthony Brooks

Redox Mechanisms of Ubiquinone

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Priyanka Anand

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

James Woods

Mechanisms of Proton-Coupled Electron Transport

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Matteus Tanha

Thursday, October 6, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Katlyn Meier

Enhancing the Information Content of EPR Using High-Frequency Techniques

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Arunava Manna

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Antonina Simakova

Novel Polymeric Materials for Carbon Dioxide Capture

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Elizabeth Rastede

Thursday, October 13, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Andrew DeYoung

Application of Ionic Liquids in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Sourav Dey

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Matteus Tanha

Self-Consistent Charge Density Functional Tight Binding

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: James Woods

Thursday, October 20, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Priyanka Anand

Role of Endonuclease III in DNA Charge Transport

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Liang Tang

Thursday, October 27, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Arunava Manna

How Do Macromolecules Get In and Out of Cell Nucleus?

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Christopher Legaspi

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Sourav Dey

Nanomanipulation of Single Biomolecules Using Optical Tweezers

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Anindita Das

Thursday, November 3, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Anindita Das

Metal-Organic Frameworks: Prospects in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Anthony Brooks

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Jacob Mohin

Exciton Transport in Organic Media

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Katlyn Meier

Thursday, November 10, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Elizabeth Rastede

The Design and Development of Small Molecules as Potential Therapeutics for Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Jake Mohin

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Christian Legaspi

Sensitization of Photovoltaic Materials using Red and NIR Light via Triplet-Triplet Annihilation (TTA) Up-Conversion

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Hongkun He

Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Hongkun He

Colloidal crystals as templates for porous polymer materials

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Andrew Deyoung

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Liang Tang

Enzymatic Catalysis in Reverse Micelles

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Antonina Simakova