Departmental Seminars

Fall 2020

 

October 1st, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting (https://yorku.zoom.us/s/98815335450, passcode: 125721)
Speaker: Professor Robert H. Morris
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Subdiscipline: green chemistry; catalysis; organometallic chemistry
Seminar title and abstract: Sustainable catalysis using hydrides of earth-abundant metals.

October 8th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting (https://yorku.zoom.us/s/92186020523, passcode: 120528)
Speaker: Professor Delphine Farmer
Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University
Subdiscipline: atmospheric chemistry; organic compounds in the atmosphere
Seminar title and abstract: Everything but the kitchen sink: Understanding chemical complexity in our home.

October 15th1:00 pm, ZOOM Meeting, please register through this link.
Speaker: Professor Roald Hoffmann

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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
Subdiscipline: theoretical chemistry
Seminar title and abstract: All the ways to have a bond.
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November 5th12:00 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Jose M. Goicoechea
Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
Subdiscipline: main group and transition metal chemistry; organometallic chemistry; organophosphorus chemistry
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

November 12th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Ran Zhao
Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
Subdiscipline: environmental and atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric aerosol
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

November 26th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Katherine Elvira
Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria
Subdiscipline: drug discovery; microfluidic technologies
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

December 3rd, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Stacey Wetmore
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge
Subdiscipline: computational studies of DNA and RNA chemistry
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

December 10th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Christine Thomas
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University
Subdiscipline: inorganic chemistry; catalyst design; metal-metal cooperativity; metal-ligand cooperativity
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

 

Winter 2021

 

January 28th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Stephanie Loeb
Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, McGill University
Subdiscipline: materials science; environmental engineering
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

February 4th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Farshid Ramezanipour
Department of Chemistry, University of Louisville
Subdiscipline: solid state inorganic materials; batteries; fuel cells; electrocatalysis; magnetism
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

February 18th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Margaret Faul
Amgen Inc.
Subdiscipline: organic synthesis; cell sciences and purification technology development; commercial process development; process characterization; PPQ; API SM strategies; GMP regulatory expectations
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

February 25th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Chris Slootweg
Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Amsterdam
Subdiscipline: sustainable phosphorus chemistry; organometallic chemistry; functional materials; catalysts
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

March 4th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Mita Dasog
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
Subdiscipline: nanomaterials; solar energy; catalysis; optoelectronics; inorganic chemistry; materials synthesis; solid-state chemistry
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

March 11th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Robert J. Gilliard, JR.
Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia
Subdiscipline: synthetic chemistry; main-group & organometallic chemistry; bond activation & catalysis; hybrid materials
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

March 25th, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Robert Di Lorenzo
SCIEX
Subdiscipline: application scientist for environmental, food, and beverage
Seminar title and abstract: TBD

April 1st, 1:30 pm, ZOOM Meeting
Speaker: Professor Leanne Chen
Department of Chemistry, University of Guelph
Subdiscipline: computational chemistry studies of catalysis, electrochemistry, materials and interfaces
Seminar title and abstract: TBD