Seminar Schedule Fall 2006 - Spring 2007 Department of Chemistry

A chemistry department seminar in s2-109

 

Unless otherwise specified, seminars are held Friday at 2 p.m. in Science 2, Room 109.

  • 29-Sep Dr. Ann Dillner UC Davis: Analysis of Ambient Aerosols using FTIR:
    Source Influences at an IMPROVE site in Arizona. Abstract PDF

  • 6-Oct Drs. Golden, Krishnan, and Person from the Fresno State Chemistry Department will talk about projects in their research groups. Freshman and sophomores are particularly encouraged to come learn about getting involved in undergraduate research. Abstract HTML

  • 13-Oct Dr. James Miranda, Assistant Professor, Sacramento State: Indirect Electroreductive Cyclization and Electrohydrocyclization Using Catalitic Reduced Nickel (II) Salen.
    Efforts to achieve the electroreductive cyclization (ERC) and the electro-hydrocyclization (EHC) reactions using catalytic nickel(II) salen are described. Cyclic voltammetry was used to demonstrate the presence of a catalytic current. Results of the investigation as well as a discussion of reaction mechanism will be presented.
    Dr. Miranda holds a Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara, and a M.S. in Chemistry from Fresno State. Abstract PDF

  • 27-Oct Drs. Attar, Hasson, and Ng from the Fresno State Chemistry Department will talk about projects in their research groups. Freshman and sophomores are particularly encouraged to come learn about getting involved in undergraduate research. Abstract HTML

  • 27-Oct See above. We had to reschedule the Oct 20 seminar to the 27th. Dr. Hasson has a new baby son! Congratulations!

  • 3-Nov No seminar is scheduled.

  • 10-Nov Veterans' Day

  • 15-Nov Wednesday 6 p.m. in Science Building Room147: American Chemical Society Lecture: Biodegradable Wrapping Films, Dr. Attila E. Pavlath, Western Regional Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture. Abstract in PDF (516K).

  • 17-Nov No seminar.

  • 24-Nov Thanksgiving

  • 1-Dec Candidate for the Organic Position

  • 8-Dec Candidate for the Organic Position

  • 19 January 2007 - Candidate for the Organic Position

  • 26 January 2007 - Candidate for the Organic Position

  • 2 February 2007 - Zach O'Brien - Ph.D. Graduate Student Department of Chemistry University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA): Molecular Gyroscopes and Compasses: Engineering Motion into Organic Crystalline Materials.Abstract in PDF 72 kB.

  • 5 February 2007: Monday 4-4:50 pm in S2-109: Candidate for the Analytical Position.

  • 6 February 2007: Tuesday 6-6:50 p.m. in Science Building 139: American Chemical Society Lecture, Beware the Pseudoscientist, Dr. Steven I. Dutch, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. Abstract in PDF 164kB.

  • 7 February 2007: Wednesday 4-4:50 pm in S2-109: Candidate for the Analytical Position.

  • 9 February 2007: Friday 2-2:50 pm in S2-109: Matthew Sharps, Ph.D. Department of Psychology California State University, Fresno: Recent Advances in Eyewitness Memory: Processing of Eyewitness Information in Context. Abstract in PDF 68kB

  • 12 February 2007: Monday 4-4:50 pm in S2-109: Candidate for the Analytical Position.

  • 14 February 2007: Wednesday 4-4:50 pm in S2-109: Candidate for the Analytical Position.

  • 16 February 2007: Friday 2:00-2:50 pm in S2-109: Forensics Seminar:Margaret Mims, Sheriff, County of Fresno: Law Enforcement Technology: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?

  • 23 February 2007: Friday 2:00-2:50 pm in S2-109:Dr. Scott Russell, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at CSU Stanislaus: Rapid Detection and Identification of Human Pathogens Using Mass Spectrometry. Abstract in PDF 128 kB.

  • 16 April 2007: Monday 6:00-6:50 p.m. in S2-207: Americal Chemical Society Presentation: Dr. Jack Breazeale, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at the College of Charleston, The H. L. Hunley: Recovery and Preservation. Abstract in PDF 108 kB

  • 27 April 2007: Friday 9:00 am-9:50 am (special time and place) in S2-207:Forensics Seminar: Detective James Trainum Metropolitan Police Department Washington, D.C. : Homicide Investigating Cold Cases in Washington, D.C.Abstract in PDF 76kB .

  • 27 April 2007: Friday 2:00-2:50 pm in S2-109: Dianne Y. Lim, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, CSUF : Targeted Multidimensional Gas Chromatography for the Quantitative Analysis of Suspected Allergens in Fragrance ProductsAbstract in PDF 64kB .

  • 4 May 2007: Friday 2:00-2:50 pm in S2-109: Daniel Rios, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, University of California Davis (UCD): The Effects of Anions on the [Au{C(NHCH3)2}2]+ Carbene Complex: Solid State Structures and Luminescence Spectra.Abstract in PDF 88kB .