Events Archive

Friday, August 5, 2022 - 1:00pm

Final defense for Bryce Westheimer

Title: "Developments in Fragment-based Quantum Chemistry: Flattening the Curve"

Group: Dr. Gordon


Friday, July 22, 2022 - 11:00am

Final defense for Yulim Kim

Title: Fragmentation methods are dynamic

Group: Dr. Gordon

Virtual Only


Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 3:00pm

Final defense for Jiaqi Yu

Title: Nanoscale to Single-Atom Material Design for Thermal and Electrocatalysis

Group: Dr. Huang


Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 9:00am

Final defense for Adedoyin Adeyemi

Title: Unconventional Synthesis of Functional Oxides and Sulfides using Environment-friendly Deep Eutectic Solvents

Group: Dr. Zaikina


Meeting number (access code): 2623 718 4727
Meeting password: 3ZmnYhdqz68

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 11:00am

Final defense for Jorge Galvez Vallejo

Title: An exciting exascale experience or "the art of preparing a banquet"

Group: Dr. Gordon


Password (if needed): 389984

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 10:00am

Final defense for Philip Yox

Title: "Exploratory synthesis of extended covalent pnictide frameworks"

Group: Dr. Kovnir


Friday, July 15, 2022 - 10:00am

Final defense for Sean Norris

Title: Investigating push pull systems and benzothiadiazole cores

Group: Dr. VanVeller


Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 1:00pm

Final defense for Nicole Stephens

Title: Application of Advanced Optical Microscopy to the Investigation of Ionic Liquids and Deep Eutectic Solvents

Group: Dr. Smith


Webinar number:  2622 489 8843

Webinar password:  s9uGTFkaJ57 (79848352 from phones)

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 10:00am

Final defense for Kira Rahn

Title: Development of electrochemical and electrokinetic methods to improve the sensitivity of diagnostic devices: 1) periodic voltammetry on bipolar electrodes and 2) electrokinetic enrichment in lateral flow assays

Group: Dr. Anand



Meeting number:

2622 985 1884




Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 10:00am

Final defense for Ding Yuan

Title: Synthesis, Structure-Photoreactivity Relationships, and Selectively Chromatic Control of BODIPY Photocages

Group: Dr. Winter


Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 1:00pm

Final defense for Muhammad Farooq

Group: Dr. Anderson

Title: Developing novel magnetic ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents, evaluating their solvation interactions, and utilizing them in microextractions

WebEx link:

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 12:30pm

Final defense for Joseph Banovetz

Group: Anand group

Title: Dielectrophoretic Manipulation of Cancer Cells to Address Cellular Variability


Friday, June 24, 2022 - 1:10pm

Mona Minkara 

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

Northeastern University 

Host: Dr. Potoyan


Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 10:00am

Gourab Bhaskar

Group: Zaikina Group

Friday, May 6, 2022 - 3:20pm

Jacob Shelley

Jacob Shelley

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Host: Dr. Gundlach-Graham

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 3:20pm

Andrew Ferguson

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

University of Chicago

Host: Dr. Potoyan 

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 1:10pm

Jean-Luc Ayitou

Jean-Luc Ayitou

University of Illinois Chicago 

Host: Dr. Winter 

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 3:20pm

Michael Shirts 

University of Colorado Boulder 

Host: Dr. Potoyan


Friday, April 22, 2022 - 1:10pm

Photo of Jia Niu

Dr. Jia Niu

Boston College

Host: Dr. Huang

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:00am

Eranga Gamage

Kovnir Group

Time: Apr 20, 2022 09:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 981 4698 8455
Passcode: mGhc6j

Friday, April 15, 2022 - 3:20pm

Tom Linz

Tom Linz

Wayne State University

Host: Dr. Anand 


Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:10pm

Matthew P Conley

Matt Conley 

University of California Riverside 

Hosts: Dr. Rossini and Dr. Sadow 


Friday, April 8, 2022 - 3:20pm

Jeffrey Spraggins

Jeffrey Spraggins

Vanderbilt School of Medicine 

Host: Dr. Lee