Our own Prof Hrant Hratchian will be the chemistry seminar speaker.
"Towards Practical and Accurate Simulations of Electron Detachment from Transition Metal Oxide Clusters"
3:00 – 4:20 pm, Classroom and Office Building 1 (COB1), Room 267
We held our fall retreat on Sept 5, involving presentations about each of the research themes, workshops by postdocs for students, flash talks by students, a poster session, and discussions with our advisory board members.
Dr. Frank Graziani, director of the High-Energy Density Science Center at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, visits for a chemistry seminar on simulations of matter under extreme temperature and pressure. flyer
Prof. Kristi Closser of the chemistry department at California State University - Fresno, visits for a chemistry seminar on "From helium clusters to the next-generation of photolithography: Modeling high energy electronic excitations." flyer
Prof. Daniel Crawford, professor of chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and director of the Molecular Sciences Software Institute, visits for a chemistry seminar on "The Mysteries of Chirality, Solvation, and Optical Activity." flyer
Prof. Olaseni Sode of the chemistry department at California State University - Los Angeles, visits for a chemistry seminar on "Exploring the Electronic and Vibrational Structure of Carbon Dioxide." flyer
Prof. Yuan Ping of the chemistry department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, visits for a chemistry seminar on "First-principles Study of Complex Defects: From Polaronic Conduction to Single Photon Emission." flyer
ccCAT students, postdocs, and faculty gathered on campus before the semester started for a day of research presentations, skills workshops, and brainstorming.
Student prizes were awarded to Samantha Bidwell for service and leadership, and to Enrique Guerrero and Hanbo Hong for best oral...