Department of chemistry
Physical Seminar Schedule
Winter 2014
Wednesdays at 3:00 pm in Schaap Lecture Hall (unless noted otherwise)
January 8 Faculty Candidate
January 13 Chris Johnson, Yale University (Physical Chemistry faculty candidate)
"TBA"
January 22 Faculty Candidate
January 29 Kirill Prozument (Suits group)
"Chirped-pulse millimeter-wave spectroscopy: from superradiance in Rydberg atoms to biomass decomposition"
February 3* Andres Cisneros, Wayne State University
"Insights on DNA Repair and Liquid Systems from Computational Simulations"
February 5 No Seminar
February 6 Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, Stanford University (Physical Chemistry faculty candidate)
"TBA"
February 12 Chamara Abeysakara (Suits group)
"Chirped-pulse microwave spectroscopy in pulsed uniform supersonic flows"
February 19 Maria Clelia Milleti, Eastern Michigan University
"Improving Stereoselectivity in the aza-Cope - Mannnich Tandem Reaction"
February 26 Bishnu Thapa (Schlegel group)
"Molecular dynamics of methanol monocation in strong laser fields"

Alexander Kamasah (Suits group)
"Roaming dynamics in addition/elimination reactions"
March 5 Lin Fan (Rodgers Group)
"Gas-Phase Conformations, Energetics, and Fragmentation Mechanisms of Protonated Modified RNA Nucleosides"
March 12 No Seminar.
"TBA"
March 19 No Seminar (ACS Meeting)
March 26 Tamar Seideman, Northwestern University
"New Directions in Strong Field Coherent Control. From Spinning Tops to Ultrafast Switches"
April 2 Hedieh Torabifard (Cisneros group)
"Development of AMOEBA Force Field for Imidazolium Based Ionic Liquids"

Pradip Adhikari (Li group)
"Toward non-linear attosecond spectroscopy"
April 9 Ruixi Wang (Chernyak group)
"TBA"

Kangmin Liu (Chernyak group)
"TBA"
April 16 Sajeewa Dewage (Cisneros group)
"Classical and ab initio QM/MM simulations of bacterial enzymes"
April 30 Marcos Dantus, Michigan State University
"Ultrafast nonlinear photonic control: Concept development and practical applications"
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Last updated: March 17, 2014