Departmental Seminar Series

Our chemistry and physics seminar series meets in Science 059 at 11:00 AM on Tuesdays. Students interested in attending graduate school are encouraged to meet with the academic seminar speakers on Tuesday afternoon.

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Fall 2019 Seminar Series

Date Speaker
Aug 27 Sergiy Rosokha, Department of Chemistry, Ball State University, "Anion-pi and Halogen Bonding: Unconventional Intermolecular Interactions at Work" (Homepage)
Sept 3 Patrick Cheek and Kim Gleason (ISU Chemistry Alumni), Elanco Animal Health – Clinton Laboratories (Company webpage)
Sept 17

David Bahr, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University (Homepage)

Low Density Mats and Foams with Metal Components, Or: How Strong Is That Squishy Metal Thing? 

Special additional presentation sponsored by the Wabash Valley Section of the ACS: "Getting Students into Undergraduate Research: What Else is Out There Other Than Apprenticeship Models?", 5:30 PM in Science 018

Oct 22

Lucas Wagner, University of Illinois, Physics. Many-particle simulations of condensed matter. 

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Dec 3  Rob Noll, Department of Chemistry & Physics, Indiana State University, "Heat Capacities, Refrigerators, and Self-Charging Batteries" (Homepage)

 

Spring 2019 Seminar Series

Date Speaker
Jan 22 Qi Zhou, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University, "Quantum Synthesis in Ultracold Atoms" (Homepage)
Feb 5 Antonio Cancio, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ball State University, "Atoms in the Limit of Infinite Nuclear Charge: Using Scaling Techniques to Predict Electronic Structure" (Homepage)
Feb 19 Eric Glendening, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Indiana State University, "Recent Advances in NBO Methodology" (Homepage)
Mar 5 Alicia Phelps, Senior Research Chemist, PPG Industries, "Industrial Polymer Synthesis Chemistry at PPG" (Company Webpage)
Mar 12 Charlie Fry, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "NMR for the Masses" (Homepage)
Apr 23 Bryce Sadtler, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, "Nanoscale Imaging of Chemical Reactivity Using Single-Particle Fluorescence Microscopy" (Homepage)

 

Fall 2018 Seminar Series

Date Speaker
Aug 28 Nicola Pohl, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University-Bloomington, "Toward Digital Native Chemistry: The Case of Carbohydrates and Peptoids" (Homepage)
Sept 4 Mitsuko Murakami Korobkin, Department of Chemistry & Physics, Indiana State University, "Attosecond Stroboscope: an Application of Light-matter Interactions" (Homepage)
Oct 2 Frederique Deiss, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), "Development of Electroanalytical Platforms for Preventative Care and Forensics Using Paper, Microfluidics, and Spectroscopy" (Homepage)
Oct 30 Chris H. Greene, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University, "The Biggest Little Molecules in Nature" (Homepage)
Dec 4 Brian Popp, Department of Chemistry, West Virginia University, "Reductive Carboxylation of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons with CO2" (Homepage)

 

Spring 2018 Seminar Series

Date Speaker
Jan 23 Renee Evans, Clabber Girl Corporation, "Chemistry in Flavors, Distilled Spirits, and Baking" (Company Webpage)
Jan 30 Yann Chemla, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Probing Nature’s Nano-Machines with “Next Generation” Single-Molecule Techniques" (Homepage)
Feb 27 Amanda Melberg, MPD Components, "Job Opportunities with a BS in Chemistry" (Company Webpage)
Mar 6 Huimin Zhao, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Breaking the Silence: New Strategies for Discovering Novel Natural Products" (Homepage)
Apr 3 Guoping Zhang, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Indiana State University, "Laser-induced ultrafast demagnetization and beyond: Research opportunities for students at nanometer and femtosecond scales" (Homepage)
Apr 10 Megan Thielges, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University-Bloomington, "Conformations and Dynamics of Protein Molecular Recognition" (Homepage)
Apr 17 Graham Cooks, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, "The Mass Spectrometer: Organic Synthesis and Chemical Analysis" (Homepage)
Apr 24 Richard Fitch, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Indiana State University, "Phantasmidine and Epibatidine: Absolute Configuration and Nicotinic Receptor Pharmacology" (Homepage)

 

Contact Information
Jennifer Inlow, Chairperson
email:jennifer.inlow@indstate.edu

Department of Chemistry and Physics
600 Chestnut Street
Science Building, Room 035
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809

Chemistry
Office: Science 035
Phone: 812-237-2239
Fax: 812-237-2232

Physics
Office: Science 165
Phone: 812-237-2239
Fax: 812-237-4396

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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