Events Archive

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 3:20pm

Dr. Steven A. Lopez, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Northeastern University

Host: Dr. Winter

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 3:20pm


Dr. Tuo Wang, Louisiana State University

Host: Dr. Venditti

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 1:10pm

Jianyuan Zhang v2

Dr. Weiwei Xie

Host: Dr. Miller

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

GSLC is going to host a Chemistry Trivia event on this Friday, September 24th from 3-4 p.m. The event will be held at Hach Hall Atrium and you will need a team of 3-5 people. The questions will be from different areas of Chemistry and general facts about ISU. 

The winning team gets gift cards from the ISU creamery. So, come join us for a fun evening with some popcorn, drinks and interesting questions.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:10pm

Meet Professor Natalia Shustova – Materials Chemistry Frontiers Blog

Dr. Natalia Shustova, University of South Carolina

Host: Dr. Huang

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:10pm

Dr. Kirill Kovnir, Iowa State University & US DOE Ames Laboratory

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 4:10pm

Modern Career Management (Virtual)

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Balbes, ACS Career Consultant (Balbes Consultants LLC)

Host: Dr. Joe Burnett & Ames Local Section of the ACS

Thursday, Sep 9 2021 4:10pm

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Please join us in-person or by viewing a recording of the event in celebrating LAS award recipients, faculty promotions and new faculty and staff.

Fall 2021
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, September 7, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Memorial Union Sun Room

Dean Beate Schmittmann will present on the "State of the College," followed by awards recognition and a reception.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:10pm

Non-Traditional Careers for Scientists:  Thinking Outside the Beaker (Virtual)

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Balbes, ACS Career Consultant (Balbes Consultants LLC)

Host: Dr. Joe Burnett & Ames Local Section of the ACS

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:10pm

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

Third year PhD Students - Ever wonder what is expected for your preliminary oral exam?

Come find out from our Director of Graduate Education (DOGE), Dr. Gordie Miller, as he discusses departmental and Graduate College expectations, on Friday, August 27, at 3:10pm in 1352 Gilman Hall.

Prep for Prelim

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

Josh Alterman
Kraus Group

“The synthesis of cell signaling molecules.”

Friday, August 20, 2021Metting QR Code
3:00 p.m.
Meeting number: 120 146 0611
Password: KrausGroup

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00am

Final Defense - Chemistry Seminar

Scott Carnahan
Rossini Group

“Improving sensitivity and resolution in solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance.”

Thursday, August 19, 2021Webex Meeting QR Code
11:00 a.m. 
Meeting number: 120 146 0611
Password: RossiniGroup

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 9:00am

Alan Medina- GonzalezWebex Meeting QR Code
Final Oral Exam

Ternary Colloidal Semiconductors for Energy Applications
Hosted by Javier Vela
Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021 9:00 am | (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 120 876 6804
Password: VelaGroup

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Rui ZhangWebex Meeting QR Code
Final Oral Exam

Design and synthesis of stable carbon-centered radicals as novel building blocks for dynamic covalent assemblies Primary tabs
Hosted by Arthur Winter

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

Professor PHILLIPS, David Lee

Dr. David Philips, University of Hong Kong

Host: Dr. Winter

"Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Studies of Selected Photodeprotection Compounds and Insight into Their Reaction Mechanisms"

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:00am

Pranjali Naik
Final Oral Exam

Controlling Activity of Palladium-Catalyzed Reactions via Supported Materials
Hosted by Igor Slowing & Wenyu HuangWebex Meeting QR Code

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 10:00am

Caroline Warner Final Oral Exam VanVeller Group

Degree: PHD

Thesis: Yes

Department: CHEM

Major: OCHEM


Exam Schedule

Exam Date: 07-14-2021

Exam Time: 10:00 AM

Exam Location: 

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

Final Defense - Chemistry Seminar

David Poole
Gordon Group

Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

“GAMESS, GPUs, JuliaChem, and Julia: A Double Date in High-Performance Quantum Chemistry.”

Monday, July 12, 2021
12:00 p.m.

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:00am

Final Oral Exam

Minda Chen
Huang Group

Monday, June 28, 2021
Webex -
Meeting number (access code): 120 004 0873
Meeting password: bqBDPJTQ723

Join by phone
+1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Chicago)

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 10:00am

Final Defense Chemistry Seminar

Pradeep Shrestha
Winter Group

Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

“Design and synthesis of efficient BODIPY photochemical tools for drug delivery and imaging.”

Monday, June 24, 2021
10:00 a.m.

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:00am

Final Defense
Chemistry Seminar

Kevin Baseman
Windus/Sadow Group

Monday, June 7, 2021

Please go to and enter meeting ID: 973 0874 1664 and password: 085179

Join from dial-in phone line:
Dial: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 973 0874 1664

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Kevin Dolge
Final Oral Exam
Huang/Stanley Group

Thursday, May 27, 2021
1352 Gilman Hall

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Wednesday, May 18th, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST 

Zoom Link (passcode = Stars)

Detection of Food Contaminants via Linear Polymer Affinity Agents and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering 
Rebeca (Becky) Rodriguez, a graduate student in the laboratory of Prof. Christy Haynes at the University of Minnesota