Seminars and Colloquia

The Chemistry Department offers seminars and colloquia on a regular basis. Speakers for the current semester will be posted here as the information becomes available.

Fall 2013

Department of Chemistry Seminar Schedule

Date Time/Location Speaker

Fri., Sept. 20

3:30 p.m. 
Cumnock Hall Auditorium 

Professor Sylvia Ceyer 
Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Reactions at Surfaces: Delving Below and Beyond"
Fri., Sept. 27 3:30 p.m.  
Cumnock Hall Auditorium  
Professor Liming Dai
Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western University
"Carbon Nanomaterials as Metal-Free Catalysts for Energy Conversion"
Fri., Oct. 25 3:30 p.m.  
Cumnock Hall Auditorium 
Dr. Robert (Chip) Cody
"What is the Opposite of Pandora's Box?
DART and a New Generation of Atmospheric Pressure Ion Sources"

Fri., Nov. 8 3:30 p.m.  
Cumnock Hall Auditorium 
Professor Lynnmarie Thompson
Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Transmembrane Signaling by Bacterial Chemotaxis Receptors:
Structure and Dynamics by NMR and HDX-MS"
Thurs., Nov. 21
3:30 p.m.  
Cumnock Hall Auditorium 
Professor Ali Khademhosseini
Harvard Medical School
"Microengineered Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering"
Fri., April 26 3:30 p.m.  
Cumnock Hall Auditorium 
Prof. David Shuster, New York University
"Electron Transfer Processes in Supramolecular Artificial Photosynthetic Systems Incorporating Fullerenes"
Fri., May 3 3:30 p.m.  
Cumnock Hall Auditorium 
Prof. Tom Laue, University of Hampshire
"Measurement of Protein Charge-Why, What, and How"

All seminars will be at 3:30 p.m. in the Cumnock Hall Auditorium.
Light refreshments will be served at approximately 3:00 p.m.

UMass Lowell Polymer Seminar Series, Fall, 2013

Sept. 19
3:30 p.m.
OH 518
Prof. Henning Winter, UMass Amherst
“Can a Rheological Experiment Distinguish Between a Gel and a Soft Glass? If Yes, which Experiment?”
Oct. 17
3:30 p.m.
OH 518    
Prof. S. Thayumanavan, UMass Amherst 

“Stimuli-Sensitive Polymer Assemblies for Materials and Biological Applications”

Oct. 31
3:30 p.m.
OH 518
Dr. Richard Vaia, AFRL
Nov. 14
3:30 p.m.
OH 518
Dr. Russ Gaudiana
“Power Producing Fabric Using Organic Photovoltaic Wires”
Nov. 21
3:30 p.m
Cumnock Hall Auditorium
Prof. Ali Khademhosseini, Harvard
"Microengineered hydrogels for tissue engineering"