Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry


Department Calendar

Thursday, September 29, 2016
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

O. Anatole von Lilienfeld, University of Basel

Quantum Mechanics, Chemical Space, and Machine Learning

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Host: David Yaron


Friday, October 7, 2016
10:30 a.m.
11:15 a.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Lydia Jahl

Introduction of New Organophosphate Fire Retardants into the Environment

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Tatsuya Higaki

Friday, October 7, 2016
11:15 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Jiqiao Shi

Atmospheric Mercury Circulation in China

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Dinithi Perera

News & Announcements

LumiShield Named One of Nation’s Best University Startups

The company, cofounded by Assistant Research Professor Hunaid Nulwala, will participate in the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer’s first University Startups Demo Day in Washington, D.C.

Researchers Developing Disappearing Airborne Delivery Device

A device that disappears on command after making a clandestine delivery might sound like something from a spy novel, but Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Christopher Bettinger are part of a team receiving a $3 million grant from DARPA’s ICARUS program to make that type of technology a reality.

Photo of Neil Donahue

Clouds Provide Clue to Better Climate Predictions

A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment, including Chemistry Professor Neil Donahue, have uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution. The findings are key to creating accurate models to understand and predict global climate change.