Seminars

Fall 2017 seminar schedule

Fridays 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Aug. 25 Son Nguyen, UC Merced (Erik Menke)
Sept. 1 Jessica Wang, UC Merced (Erik Menke)
Sept. 8 James Takacs, University of Nebraska (Ben Stokes)
Sept. 15 Aurora Pribram-Jones, UC Berkeley (Christine Isborn)
Sept. 29 David Waldeck, University of Pittsburgh, (Tao Ye)
Oct. 6 Ke Gong, UC Merced (Anne Kelley)
Oct. 20 Pitor Zelenay, Los Alamos National Lab (Tao Ye)
Oct. 27 Melanie Cocco, UC Irvine (Andy LiWang)
Nov. 3 Tom Mallouk, Penn State (Tao Ye)
Nov. 17 Richard Saykally, UC Berkeley (Son Nguyen)

 

Spring 2017 seminar schedule

Fridays 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Jan. 20 Qianli Chu, North Dakota University (Tao Ye)
Jan. 27 Todd Harrop, University of Georgia (Dave Kelley)
Feb. 3 Reserved (Anne Kelley)
Feb. 10 Lee-Ping Wang, UC Davis (Christine Isborn)
Feb. 24 Ben Schwartz, UCLA (Liang Shi)
Mar. 10 Andrei Yudin, University of Toronto (Ben Stokes)
Mar. 17 Srinivasan Iyengar, Indiana University (Hrant Hratchian)
Mar. 24 Liang Shi, UC Merced (David Strubbe)
April 7 Gabe Montaño, Los Alamos National Lab (Erik Menke)
April 14 Joel Yuen-Zhou, UCSD (Liang Shi)
April 21 Chris Bardeen, UC Riverside (David Strubbe)
April 28 Yu-Shan Lin, Tufts (Liang Shi)
May 5 H. Lee Woodcock, University of South Florida (Hrant Hratchian)

 

Fall 2016 seminar schedule

Fridays 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Aug. 26 Jian Liu, NIH (Andy LiWang)
Sept. 9 Tamar Stein, UC Berkeley (Christine Isborn)
Sept. 23 Lionel Cheruzel, San Jose State University (Ryan Baxter)
Sept. 30 David Strubbe, UC Merced (Christine Isborn)
Oct. 28 Hao Xu, Georgia State University, (Ben Stokes)
Nov. 18 Anand Bala Subramaniam, UC Merced (Erik Menke)
Nov. 30 (Wednesday!) Hao Xu, Georgia State University (Ben Stokes). NOTE DATE! Seminar at 10:30 am in SE1 270k
Dec. 9 Glenn Micalizio, Dartmouth University (Ben Stokes)
   
 

 

Spring 2016 seminar schedule

Fridays 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Jan. 22 Sergey Varganov, University of Nevada (Christine Isborn)
Feb. 12 Stephen Boxer, Stanford University (Tao Ye)
Feb. 26 Oleg Prezhdo, University of Southern California (Dave Kelley)
April 1 Gojko Lalic, University of Washington (Ben Stokes)
April 8 Marion Emmert, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, (Ryan Baxter)
April 15 Eric Borguet, (Tao Ye)
April 22 De-en Jiang, Riverside, (Tao Ye)
May 6 Armen Zakarian, UC Santa Barbara (Ben Stokes)

Fall 2015 seminar schedule

Fridays 3 to 4 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Sept. 18 Regan Thomson, Northwestern (Ben Stokes)
Oct. 5 (Monday!) Ben Levine, Michigan State (Christine Isborn)
Oct. 9 Babak Borhan, Michican State (Ben Stokes)
Oct. 16 Kevin Plaxco, UCSB (Tao Ye)
Oct. 23 Roberto Gil, Carnegie Mellon (Erik Menke)
Nov. 13 James Ames, UC Davis (Patti LiWang)
Nov. 20 Jim Hutchison, University of Oregon (Tao Ye)
Dec. 4 David Britt, UC Davis (Andy LiWang)

Spring 2015 seminar schedule

Fridays 3 to 4 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Jan. 23 Frank Delagio, Agilent (Andy and Patti LiWang)
Jan. 30 Tom Hoye, U. Minnesota (Jason Hein)
Feb. 6 Free
Feb. 13 Neil Garg, UCLA (Ben Stokes)
Feb. 20 Jerry Salan, Nalas Engineering (Jason Hein)
Feb. 27 Steven Wheeler, TAMU (Hrant Hratchian)
March 6  
March 13 Kallie Willets, University of Texas Austin (Tao Ye)
March 20 Jeannie Hernandez, University of Michigan (Erik Menke)
April 3 Regan J. Thomson, Northwestern (Ben Stokes)
April 10 Kim Jelfs, Imperial College London (Erin Johnson)
April 17 Aurora Clark, Washington State University (Christine Isborn)
May 1 Carrie Partsh, UCSC (Andy LiWang)

Fall 2014 seminar schedule

Fridays 3 to 4 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Sept. 5 Gary Abel, UC Merced (Anne Kelley)
Sept. 12 Erin Johnson, UC Merced (Anne Kelley)
Sept. 19 Michael Rust, Univ. of Chicago (Andy LiWang)
Sept. 26 Gregory B. Dudley, Florida State (Jason Hein)
Oct. 3 Ke Gong, UC Merced (David Kelley)
Oct. 10 John Herbert, Ohio State (Hrant Hratchian)
Oct. 17 Suzanne Blum, UC Irvine (Tao Ye)
Oct. 24 Makenzie Provorse, UC Merced (Christine Isborn)
Oct. 31 Barry Sharpless, Scripps (Jason Hein)
Nov. 7 Youhong Zeng, UC Merced (David Kelley)
Nov. 21 Paul Ha-Yeon Cheong, Oregon State (Jason Hein)
Dec. 12 Tom Driver, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago (Matt Meyer)

Spring 2014 seminar schedule

2:30 to 3:30 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Jan. 24 Graduate student speaker Joseph Dizon
Jan. 31 Huw Davies, Emory University (Matt)
Feb. 7 Damon Wheeler, UC Merced (Dave)
Feb. 14 Chris Rowley, Memorial University (Erin)
Fe. 21 Christine Aikens, Kansas State University (Hrant)
Feb. 28 Graduate student speakers Xochitl Sosa Vazquez and Youhong Zeng
March 7 Uttam Tambar, U. Texas Southwestern Med Ctr. (Jason)
March 14 Les Butler, Louisiana State University (Erik)
March 18 (note date) Tom Markland, Stanford University (Christine)
March 21 Stephen Bradforth , USC (Anne)
April 4 Mike Bartberger, Amgen (Hrant)
April 11 Matthew J. Allen , Wayne State University (Jason)
April 18 Mitch Croatt, UNC Greensboro (Jason)
May 2 Ben Janesko, Texas Christian University (Hrant)
May 9 Fred Manby, University of Bristol (Christine)

Fall 2013 seminar schedule

3 to 4 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker, Institution (Host)
Aug. 30 Scott Habershon, U. of Warwick (Christine)
Sept. 6 Chris Ackerson, UC Riverside (Erik)
Sept. 13 Graduate student speakers Luke Reed and Gary Abel
Sept. 20 Andrew Bennet, Simon Fraser (Matt)
Sept. 27 Lloyd Smith, Wisonsin (Tao)
Oct. 4 Graduate student speakers Matt Berry and Xiao Li
Oct. 11 Francesco Paesani, UC San Diego (Christine)
Oct. 14, 11 am Dawn Cohen, Amgen (Christine)
Oct. 18 Danieal Quinn, U. of Iowa (Matt)
Oct. 25 Graduate student speakers Josh Maker and Ke Gong
Nov. 1 Javier Read de Alaniz, UC Santa Barbara (Jason)
Nov. 15 David Jonas, U. of Colorado (Anne)
Nov. 22 Greg Beran, UC Riverside (Erin)
Dec. 6 Jon Tripp, Bristol Meyer Squibb (Jason)
Dec. 13 Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley (Jason)

Spring 2013 seminar schedule

2:30 to 4 p.m., COB 267

Date Speaker (Host)
Jan. 25 David Masiello (Christine)
Feb. 8 Doug Grotjahn (Jason)
Mar. 1 Phillip Christopher (Erik)
Mar. 15 Pinjing Zhao (Tao)
Mar. 22 Richard Dawes (Jason)
Apr. 5 Ryan Fortenbury (Erin)
Apr. 11 *Note date* Stephen Maldonado (Erik)
Apr. 12 John Chodera (Christine)
Apr. 19 Andres Cisneros (Erin)
Apr. 26 Scott McIndoe (Jason)
May 3 Philippe Guyot-Sionnest (Anne)
May 10 Benjamin Schwartz (Anne)

 

Contact Us

Chemistry Undergraduate and Graduate Group Chair

Erik Menke, emenke@ucmerced.edu

 
Chemistry Bylaw Unit Chair

Anne Kelley, amkelley@ucmerced.edu

 
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