Events Archive

Friday, February 3, 2023 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Frederick Perras, Ames Laboratory

Host: Dr. Rossini

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Steve Sucheck, University of Toledo

Host: Dr. Anderson

Friday, January 20, 2023 - 3:20pm

Dr. Andrew Graham, Grinnell College

Host: Dr. Gundlach-Graham

Friday, January 20, 2023 - 1:10pm

Dr. Jeff Bandar, Colorado State

Host: Dr. VanVeller

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 2:00pm

Final defense for Trevor Forsman

Title: On-tissue chemical derivatization: improving metabolic detection for MALDI-MS imaging

Group: Dr. Lee

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 3:00pm

Final defense for Viet Nguyen

Title: Structural and Dynamical Heterogeneities in Supercooled Liquids

Group: Dr. Song

In-person defense

Friday, December 2, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Jennifer Hollingsworth, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Host: Dr. Vela

Friday, November 18, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. John Lukesh, Wake Forest University

Host: Dr. VanVeller

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 3:20pm

Dr. Xin Yan, Texas A&M University

Host: Dr. Lee

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 3:00pm

Final defense for Yunhua Chen

Title: Characterization of Semiconductor Nanocrystals using Advanced Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy

Group: Dr. Vela, Dr. Rossini


Friday, November 11, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Kyle Blakeney, Lam Research, ISU alumnus

Host: Dr. Vela

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 9:00am

Final defense for Janis Borchers

Title: Development of Electrochemical Methods for Sensing at Bipolar Electrode Arrays

Group: Anand Group


Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 10:00am

Final defense for Morgan Clark

Title: The dielectrophoretic capture and electrochemical analysis of melanoma cells at an array of interdigitated bipolar electrodes

Group: Dr. Anand


Meeting number (access code): 2624 935 9921

Meeting password: V6Rzjp

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

Final defense for Tori Cox

Title: Combinatorial approach to materials synthesis: Using the hydride method in conjunction with in-situ studies and theoretical calculations

Group: Dr. Zaikina

Monday, November 7, 2022 - 10:00am

Final masters defense for Daniel Turley

Title: Letting the Ring Go: A Computational Investigation of Acyclic Lixiviants for Lanthanide Selectivity

Group: Dr. Windus

Hybrid link:

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Friday, November 4, 2022 - 3:20pm

Dr. Rafael Gomez-Bombarelli, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

Host: Dr. Potoyan

Friday, November 4, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. William Pomerantz, McKnight Presidential Fellow and Merck Associate Professor of Chemistry, Affiliated faculty in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Affiliated faculty in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, and Vice-Chair for ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters Early Career Board

Host: Dr. VanVeller

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 3:20pm

Dr. Betsy Stone, Chemistry and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa

Host: Dr. Gundlach-Graham

Friday, October 28, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Shauna Paradine, University of Rochester

Host: Dr. Li

Friday, October 21, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Hanno Zur Loye, Center for Hierarchical Waste Form Materials and Savannah River National Laboratory, University of Southern Carolina

Host: Dr. Kovnir

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 2:30pm

Final defense for Shinae Kim

Title: CTCTCT: Computational Techniques and Chemical Theory of Charge Transfer (Featuring Dispersion)

Group: Dr. Gordon


Or, go to and enter meeting ID: 943 3155 9714 and password: 932259

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 3:20pm

Dr. Lauren Marbella, Columbia University

Host: Dr. Rossini

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Qiang Zhang, Department of Chemistry, Washington State University

Host: Dr. Huang