Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry


Department Calendar

Thursday, October 15, 2015
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

A. Douglas Kinghorn, The Ohio State University

Anticancer Lead Compound Discovery from Tropical Plants

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Gloria Silva

Friday, October 16, 2015
9:30 a.m.
10:20 a.m.

Graduate Seminar (09-911)

Kedar Perkins

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Chairperson: Sipei Li

Friday, October 16, 2015
3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.

Green Chemistry Roundtable Series

The Human Experiment — How We Are Guinea Pigs in Our Exposure to Chemicals

Documentary screening (produced by Sean Penn) and panel discussion moderated by Patricia DeMarco

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Sponsors: This program is presented in collaboration with the Environmental Group of the Pittsburgh Section of the ACS.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. RSVP requested:

Patricia DeMarco is the president of DeMarco & Associates, visiting researcher and writer at CMU and senior scholar at Chatham University. Panelists are Judith Focareta of Magee Womens Hospital and Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis of Women for a Healthy Environment, TSCA Reform.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Yiying Wu, The Ohio State University

Dye-sensitization for Solar Fuels and Solar Batteries

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Rongchao Jin

News & Announcements

photo of Robert Stewart

Obituary: Dr. Robert Stewart, Chemistry Professor Emeritus

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Plant Power

Stefan Bernhard's research featured in Carnegie Mellon Today.

photos of Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Three MCS Professors Named Among World's Most Highly Cited Researchers

Chemistry professors Neil Donahue, Rongchao Jin and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are some of the the world’s most highly cited researchers in science, according to Thomson-Reuters.

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David Yaron has been selected as Acting Head of the Department of Chemistry