Monday Graduate Colloquium Schedule

Fall 1999

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars will be held at 16:00 in Faraday West 201. For more information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at (815) 753-1131.

A social gathering will usually take place in Farday West 300, at 15:30.

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Date Speaker/(host) Topic Note
23 August Chong Zheng - NIU

Introduction to Nanotechnology

30 August H. W. Roesky/(N. Hosmane)
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Göttingen, Germany

"Organometallic Fluorides" (16:00)
"New Facets of Main Group Chemistry" (20:00)


6 Sept.

No seminar (Labor Day)

13 Sept. Jeffrey Moore
University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Solvophobically driven folding of non-biological oligomers.


20 Sept.

Dmitri Kouznetsov - Nalco

Use of quartz crystal microbalance for development of water treatment formulations


27 Sept. Gilbert Pacey
Miami University
Nanoflow injection systems


4 Oct.

Peter Hesketh
University of Illinois - Chicago

Biosensors and Microfluidics for Microsystems

5 Oct.

Sheldon G. Shore
The Ohio State University

The story of diborane: From laboratory curiosity to applications in real world.
(Host: N. Hosmane)

11 Oct. Thomas M. Gilbert - NIU Computational Studies of the NMR and Catalysis Behavior of Square
Planar Platinum Complexes using Density Functional Theory


18 Oct. Bradley T. Peters - NIU The Job Search: Representing Yourself in Writing


25 Oct.

Kenton Whitmire

Bonding peculiarities and limitations of main-group transition metal cluster compounds. (Host: N. Hosmane)

1 Nov. Johna Leddy - University of Iowa Magnetic Field Effects on Electrochemical Systems


8 Nov. Jonatan Sweedler Scaling analytical techniques to the nanoliter volume range: The assay of neurotransmitters in single cells.


15 Nov.      
18 Nov.
NOTE: This
presentation is on
Marc J. Madou
The Ohio State University
Biomems Beyond Batch Fabrication


22 Nov. David Goad - Boundary Technologies Directed electrochemical etching of aluminum foil for electrolytical capacitors.


29 Nov. John E. Baur - Illinois State University Novel probes for the scanning electrochemical microscope


6 December Finals week    


A - Abbott Colloquium speaker, funded by Abbott Laboratories.    

B - Baxter Colloquium speaker, funded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

C - Funded in part by the NIU Graduate Colloquium Committee.

D - Part of the recruitment program, expenses mostly paid by the sending institution.

E - NIU Faculty, invited by the colloquium coordinator.

F - Others, invited by the colloquium coordinator.

ACS - Local Section of the ACS meeting.


Last revised: 28 February 2008 11:43, inception 28 May 1999
© Petr Vanısek

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