Seminar Series for Academic 2010-2011 Calendar Year
September 17, 2010Professor Jimmy Mays - University of Tennessee
"Control of Molecular Architecture in Block Copolymers:
Routes to Super-Elastomers"
September 24, 2010Professor Vladimir Benin - University of Dayton
October 1, 2010Professor Lewis Rothberg - University of Rochester
"Watching molecules dance and squeezing light from
darkness: adventures in plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy""
October 8, 2010P & G Lecture - Professor Nate Lewis – CalTech
"Global Energy Perspective" 3:00 p.m., White Hall, Room 101
Preceded by "Sunlight-Driven Hydrogen Formation By Membrane-
Supported Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting"
11:00 AM, Fawcett Hall, Room 206
October 15, 2010Professor David Reuda - Wayne State University
"Single Molecule Studies of Spliceosomal RNAs and DNA
October 22, 2010Professor Peter Norris, Youngstown State University
"Synthesis and Synthetic Applications of Azidodeoxy- and
October 29, 2010Professor Larry Burgraff - Air Force Institute of Technology
"Positron Chemistry at AFIT"
November 5, 2010Sarah Bragg - WSU Graduate Student
Dorothy Ogden - WSU Graduate Student
November 12, 2010Jeff Fogle - WSU Graduate Student
Rachel Sayers, WSU Graduate Student
January 14, 2011Prof. Christopher Hadad
The Ohio State University
Title: "Development of a Novel Bioscavenger Against Chemical Nerve Agents."BA"
January 21, 2011Prof. Joan M. Esson
Title: "Polymer Membrane-Based Electrodes for Clinical
January 28, 2011Prof. Patrick M. Hare
Northern Kentucky University
Title: "Condensed Phase Photophysics of Natural Estrogens.""
February 4, 2011Dr. Russell Gaudiana
Vice President for Research, Konarka Technologies, Lowell, Mass.,
Title: "Organic Photovoltaics: An Overview." (WSU grad, 2011 CoSM Outstanding Alumni Award Winner)
February 11, 2011Mr. Neil Fairweather
The Procter & Gamble Co.
Title: "Glycerin to 2-aminopropanol – Reaction Design and Kinetics."
February 18, 2011Prof. Audrey McGowin
Wright State University
Title: "Environmental Degradation, Marine Leeches, and Sea Turtle
Fibropapillomatosis: the Search for Connections."
February 25, 2011Mr. Daniel Brown, Wright State University
Title: "A Brief Overview of Organolithium Reagents, Reactions and
Mr. Paul Gardner, Wright State University
Title: "Enhancing Intermediate Temperature Fuel Cells Through
March 4, 2011Mr. Tim Grinstead, Eurand Corp.
Title: "Microencapsulation and Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery
Technologies." (WSU grad) March 11, 2011
Mr. Rory Korzan, Springboro High School
Title: "Computational Studies of Acid-Catalyzed Aromatic Epoxide
Ring-Opening Reactions." (WSU grad)
April 8, 2011Prof. George Bodner
Title: “ Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)”
April 15, 2011Prof. John S. Thayer
University of Cincinnati
Title: “Reactions of Methylmercuric Compounds with Aqueous Hexacyanoferrate (II)”
April 22, 2011Prof. Ted Clark
The Ohio State University
Title: “The Inclusion of REEL Environmental Research in General and Analytical Chemistry Course”
April 29, 2011Prof. David Johnson
University of Dayton
Title: “Incorporation of Civic Engagement into the Chemistry Curriculum: Approaches, Problems, Successes and Failures”
May 6, 2011Prof. Cathleen J. Webb
Western Kentucky University
Title: “Mercury Bioaccumulation in Bat Populations in the Southeastern U.S. National Park Units”
May 13, 2011Ms. Amber Yeary, Wright State University
Title: “Surface Measurement Methods”
Ms. Kimberly Kern, Wright State University
Title: "Component and Structural Influences in Achieving Optimal Ionomers for Proton Exchange Membranes”
Mr. Paul Repasky, Wright State University,
Title: “Routes to Oxindole and Some Medicinal Applications”
May 20, 2011Dr. Daniel Felker
Wright Patterson Air Force Base/AFIT/ENV
Title: “ Study of Thermal inactivation of Bacillus anthracis and Bacillus thuringiensis Spores by Short Term Heating"
May 27, 2011Mr. Michael Smith, Wright State University
Title: “Uncovering Properties of Organic Solar Cells by Scanning Probe Microscopy”
Graduate Student, Wright State University
Title: “The Chemistry of N-Benzene Sulfonyl Indoles”
Mr. Charles Clay, Wright State University
Title: “Cell Death Inhibitors Based on the Isatin Scaffold”
June 3, 2011
Poster Session in the Hall and Picnic