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Chemistry Department Activities
2014 Homecoming Alumni Lecturer
The Chemistry Department is pleased to announce that the 2014 Alumni Lecturer will be Dr. James Morley on Friday October 10th.
Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule
All Seminars are held in Abbott Hall Room 138 at 12:00 PM (Noon) unless otherwise noted.
August 29, 2014
Dr. David Pierce, UND Chemistry Department Chair
"Annual Abbott Hall Safety & Security Review"
September 5, 2014
Dr. Nuri Oncel, UND Department of Physics & Astrophysics
"Iridium modified Silicon surfaces"
September 12, 2014
Dr. Dean Webster, North Dakota State University
"Polymers and Thermosets from Renewable Resources"
September 19, 2014
Dr. David E. Herbert, University of Manitoba
"Understanding the Role of Redox-Inactive Metals in Redox-Active Complexes: The Case
of Biological and Heterogeneous Water Oxidation"
September 26, 2014
Dr. David Collum, Cornell University
"Method of Continuous Variations: Structure and Reactivity of Lithium Enolates"
2014 Alumni Lecture
Dr. James Morley, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
October 10, 2014 : 4 PM in Abbott Hall Room 101
"Concrete Chemistry:Opportunities for an Organic Chemist"
Following the lecture there will be a celebration & unveiling of the Periodic Table Mural and a reception in Abbott Hall Room 232.
October 17, 2014
Shi Bian, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Carbonyl Compounds"
October 24, 2014
Jason Hicks, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Recent Advances in Photocatalytic Water Splitting: Turning over a New "Leaf" in Sustainable H2 Production"
October 31, 2014
Zhihan Wang, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"The New Development of Hydrogen Storage Materials for Automotive Applications"
November 7, 2014
Blaise Frenzel, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Water Oxidation through Ruthenium, Iridium, and Cobalt Catalysts"
November 14, 2014
Keith Voeller, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Environmental Reduction of Carbon Dioxide by Novel Approaches"
November 21, 2014
Richard Cochran, UND Chemistry Graduate Student
"Investigating the Heterogeneous Chemistry of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Other Organic Species in Atmospheric Aerosols"
December 4, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Duminda Liyanage, UND Chemistry Graduate Student