General

Neil Tomson Awarded Grant

Assistant Professor Neil Tomson has been awarded a New Investigator Grant by the Kauffman Foundation for research on “Coordination chemistry and catalysis using molecular-scale electric fields”. The grant is part of $1.8 million in grants awarded to support basic research in biology, chemistry and physics by the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, one of The Pittsburgh Foundation’s charitable entities.

 

General Chemistry Seminar (Gina Frey, Washington University in St. Louis)

Mon, 2016-09-12 15:00 - 16:00
Location: 

Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex

Inquires please contact Camille Pride at campride@sas.upenn.edu

Penn Conference in Theoretical Chemistry (PCTC) 2016

Fri, 2016-08-19 09:00 - Sat, 2016-08-20 12:40
Speaker: 

This year, the Penn Conference in Theoretical Chemistry will focus on light matter interactions .

 

*August 19, 2016- 9AM-5PM

*August 20, 2016- 9AM-12:40PM

 

Location: Carolyn Lynch Lecture Room

 

Invited Faculty Speakers:

 

Andrei Tokmakoff (UChicago)            Munira Khalil (Washington)

Steve Corcelli (Notre Dame)              Jim Skinner (Wisconsin)

Todd Martinez (Stanford)                   Daniel Crawford (Virginia Tech)

Frank Spano (Temple)                        Emily Carter (Princeton)

Barry Dunietz (Kent State)                 John Herbert (Ohio State)

Jeff Cina (Oregon)                              Ben Schwartz (UCLA)

Spiridoula Matsika (Temple)

 

 

Co-Organizers:  Jessica Anna, Abe Nitzan, Andrew Rappe, Jeffery Saven, Joe Subotnik

Physical Chemistry Seminar (Sean Garrett-Roe, University of Pittsburgh)

Thu, 2016-11-17 13:00 - 14:00
Location: 

Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex

Inquires please contact Camille Pride at campride@sas.upenn.edu

 

Title: Ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy of ionic liquids: Insight into carbon capture, chemical reactions, and energy storage

 

Abstract:

 

Ahmed Zewail (1946-2016)

The Department of Chemistry is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Ahmed Zewail of the California Institute of Technology. Prof. Zewail received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania while working in the group of Prof. Robin Hochstrasser.

 

Prof. Zewail was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry.

Chris Murray Honored with ACS Nano Lecture Award

Chris Murray, Richard Perry University Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering, has been named as a recipient of the 2016 ACS Nano Lecture Award. Chris will deliver his lecture on August 30 at the ECOSS Meeting in Grenoble, France. More information can be found here.

NOBCChE Lecture (Stefan France, GA Tech)

Wed, 2016-08-31 16:00 - 17:00
Speaker: 

Prof. Stefan France

Georgia Institute of Technology

Location: 
Lynch Lecture Hall
Title: The Catalytic, Formal Homo-Nazarov Cyclization: A Promising Template for Diversity-Oriented Synthesis

Chemistry Biophysics Mini-Symposium

Fri, 2016-12-09 (All day)
Speaker: 
TBA
Location: 
TBA

Organic Chemistry Seminar (Yossi Weizmann, University of Chicago)

Mon, 2017-03-27 12:00 - 13:00
Location: 

Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex

Inquires please contact Camille Pride at campride@sas.upenn.edu

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar (T. David Harris, Northwestern University)

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:00 - 13:00
Location: 

Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex

Inquires please contact Camille Pride at campride@sas.upenn.edu

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