Colloquia will be held in the Conference Rooms (#155/157) of the Chemistry Building (#207).
NOTE: Colloquium scheduled for Apr 17, 2014 will be held in B226 Auditorium.

This schedule is subject to change. Notices will be distributed before each Colloquium. Outside visitors to the Lab should contact Lynn Gray, Chemistry Division, at (202) 767-3554 two weeks prior to the Colloquium in order to coordinate attendance.


Program for Fall/Winter/Spring 2013-2014

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 10:00 AM, B207/R155-157 (Dr. James Yesinowski – host)
“Nano-Materials for Potential Applications in Energy Systems”
Professor Frank J. DiSalvo
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 10:00 AM, B207/R155-157 (Dr. Debra Rolison - host)
"Operando Methods for Characterization of Fuel Cell and Battery Materials"
Professor Héctor D. Abruña
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Energy Materials Center at Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Thursday, November 21,2013, 10:00 A.M, B207/R155-157 (Dr. Richard Colton - host)
“Overview of U.S. Army RDECOM’s Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)"
Dr. Joseph L. Corriveau
Director of Research and Technology
Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)
U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 10:00 A.M., B207/R155-157 (Dr. Matthew Strom - host)
“The Brilliance of Beer: The Chemistry and Microbiology of Beer Production”
Professor Charles W. Bamforth
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:00 A.M., B207/R155-157 (Dr. John Russell - host)
“Design of Materials and Processes for CO2 Capture and Catalysts”
Professor Christopher W. Jones
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 10:00 A.M., B207/R155-157 (Dr. Blake Simpkins - host)
“Plasmonics: Optics at the Nanoscale”
Professor Naomi J. Halas
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:00 A.M., B207/R155-157
Berman Awardees of the NRL Chemistry Division
Basic Research – TBD
Applied Research – TBD

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:00 A.M., B226 Auditorium (Dr. Warren Schultz - host)
“Recasting the Climate Debate: Feedbacks That Set the Timescale for Irreversible Change”
Professor James G. Anderson
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Thursday, May 15, 2014, B207/R155-157 (Dr. James Wynne - host)
“Water Soluble Conjugated Polymers: Fundamental Properties, Sensors, and Light Activated Biocidal Action”
Professor Kirk S. Schanze
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL