The Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois
materials chemistry seminar abstracts, fall 2009- spring 2010
"Diverse reactivity from a few simple ligands: the case of non-heme iron dioxygenases and their biomimetics analogs"
"Functionalization of Self-Assembled DNA Origami"
Darius Z. Brown
"Low Coordinate Iron Complexes for Modeling FeMo Nitrogenase"
"Dihydrogen Activation with "Frustrated" Lewis Acid-Base Pairs"
"Monoalkoxidepyrrolide Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis"
Patrick S. Hanley
"Palladium Triphosphine Catalysts for CO2 Reduction"
"Advances in Nanoporous Gold Synthesis"
John W. Overcash
"The Discovery of New Oxidation States: The Chemistry of Magnesium(I) and Zinc(I)"
"Rational Design of Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks"
Fabrication Techniques for Unusual Electronic Systems: Silicon Microstructures for Photovoltaic Modules
Design Synthesis and Applications of Complementary Quadruply Hydrogen Bonding Modules
a. Redox responsive naphthyridine module and application in polymers
b. Probing the polyermic environmental effect on the complexation of strong hydrogen bonding species
J. Kwansima Quansah
Modifications of Planar and Nanostructured Surfaces for the Interrogation of new Sensor Designs
Soft Lithography - Materials and Applications to Plasmonic Sensing and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering
Design and Applications of 4-yl-(methyl)coumarins and Their Derivatives
Conjugated Carbon Monolayer Membranes - Synthesis and Integration Techniques
Bioanalytical Applications of Microfluidic Devices: From Patterning to Genotyping