Department of Chemistry

Mathematics and Science Center,
Room 260
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-2320
fax: 370-2321

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Oakland University Chemistry Seminar Series – Fall 2023

All seminars start at 1:15 p.m. Virtual and On-Site in 168 MSC

September 13
Dr. Xiaohong Tan, Bowling Green State University, OH, USA

September 20
Dr. Alexander Rusakov, Oakland University, MI, USA
From modeling medical alpha-emitters to rethinking relativistic quantum chemistry's infrastructure

September 27
Dr. Evan Trivedi, Oakland University, MI, USA
Synthesis of Cadmium Schiff Base Dimers and Characterization of their Room Temperature Phosphorescence 

October 4
Dr. Chunlei Wang, University of Miami, FL, USA
On-Chip Energy Storage and Power Generation

October 11
Dr. Mary Rodgers, Wayne State University, MI, USA

October 18
Dr. Ruth Smith, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Developing kinetic models to predict evaporation for forensic fire debris applications

October 25
Dr. Greg M. Swain, University of Michigan, MI, USA
Voltammetric and Capacitance Behavior of Optically Transparent Diamond Electrodes in  Room Temperature Ionic Liquids

November 1
Dr. Caroline Szczepanski, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Designing new monomers to address hydrolytic stability and localized heterogeneity in photopolymerized dental adhesives

November 8
Dr. Andrew Ault, University of Michigan, MI, USA

November 15
Dr. Adam Avery, Oakland University, MI, USA
Spinocerebellar ataxia disease mechanisms and therapeutic discovery

November 29
Dr. Gary Blanchard, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Can Liquids be Piezoelectric?

December 6
Dr. Yan Kang, Oakland University, MI, USA
In vitro Behavior and Application of Animal Neurons