"Solar Energy Capture and Conversion: Materials, Challenges, and Breakthroughs"
Saturday 7 February 2009
University of Pennsylvania

Keynote speakers:


Penn Chemistry faculty members Marisa Kozlowski and Patrick Walsh are the authors of the newly released "Fundamentals of Asymmetric Catalysis", published by University Science Books. Please see the link for full details.



Winner of the RSC Simonsen Lectureship, Professor Amos B. Smith III from the University of Pennsylvania, USA, will be delivering a lecture at a number of locations in the UK throughout November 2008.

He won the award for his numerous outstanding contributions to the total synthesis of complex natural products.


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania plans to make a tenure track appointment in chemistry at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment will be in the broadly defined areas of Inorganic or Physical Chemistry. Applications from exceptional senior candidates may also be considered.


"Advances in Understanding Evolution: From the Universe to Local Communities"

Monday, October 13, 2008


Thursday, March 12, 2009: Edgar Fahs Smith Lecture (Paul Alivisatos,
University of California, Berkeley)


Marsha I. Lester, chair of the Chemistry Department at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named editor of The Journal of Chemical Physics, effective Jan. 1, 2009.

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