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September 19, 2017 - Seminar: Recent Advances in Polymer and Perovskite Solar Cells, by Dr. Bhoj Gautam, Fayetteville University (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

April 11, 2017 - Seminar: Developing Neurological Probes for the Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease, by Dr. Nathan Wymer, North Carolina Central University (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

March 30, 2017 - Seminar: Numerical simulations of liquid crystalline polymers using kinetic model, by Professor Ruhai Zhou, Old Dominion University (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

March 24, 2017 - Student Seminar: Characterization of Isoflavone Content in Kudzu (Pueraria montana), by Larissa S. Stewart, undergraduate at FSU (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, STB 435). Research mentor: Dr. Shubo Han.

March 10, 2017 - Student Seminar: Nd2O3 Nanofibers: Preparation, Properties, and Applications, by Shardai S. Johnson, undergraduate at FSU (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, STB 435). Research mentor: Dr. Zhiping Luo.

January 26, 2017 - Seminar: NIST: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why You Should Care, by Dr. Willie E. May, Emeritus Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

November 8, 2016 - Seminar: Green Separation Technology and Chemistry Graduate Education at ECU, by Dr. Yu Yang, Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

October 17, 2016 - Seminar: Development of Gallium Nitride Based Interfaces Using Surface Functionalization Techniques and Characterization, by Dr. Albena Ivanisevic, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University (2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, STB 435).

September 22, 2016 - Seminar: Design And Synthesis of Nanoporous Materials for Clean Energy Applications, by Dr. Weigang Lu, FSU (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

September 1, 2016 - Seminar: Proteins that glow, by Dr. William E. Allen, Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

May 5, 2016 - Informal Seminar: Electrode Materials, by Dr. Jonathan Breitzer, FSU (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, LS 109).

April 29, 2016 - Informal Seminar: Solventless Preparation of Pd(II) Nanoparticles Supported on Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: A Versatile Catalyst for Selective N-Chelation-Directed C-H Bond Activation Reaction, by Dr. Ali Siamaki, FSU (1:00 - 2:00 pm, LS 109).

April 22, 2016 - Informal Seminar: Synthesis of Oxide Nanofibers by Electrospinning, by Dr. Zhiping Luo and his students Christina Young and John Moch, FSU (12:00 - 1:00 pm, LS 109).

April 15, 2016 - Undergraduate Research Presentation by Ms. Shardai Johnson, Ms. Chibu Umerah and Ms. Christina Young; followed with Award Assembly for IMREL Student Award (12:00 - 1:00 pm, LS 109).

Shardai at Presentation
                                   Undergarduate Ms. Shardai Johnson at a presentation

April 8, 2016 - Seminar: Innovative Methods for Production of High Volume Fraction Quantum Dots: Applied for Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties (with ZT > 3.0), by Dr. Daryush Ila, FSU (1:00 - 2:00 pm, STB 342).

March 29, 2016 - Seminar: The mechanism of the high activity hydroacylation reaction catalyzed by Rhodium complexes with small-bite-angle diphosphine ligands, by Dr. Andrew T. Morehead, Jr., East Carolina University (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 129).

February 25, 2015 - Seminar: The First Direct Detection of Gravity Waves, by Dr. John Mattox, FSU (2:00 - 3:00 pm, STB 435).

February 4, 2016 - Seminar: The Discovery of Neutrino Oscillations: 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics, by Dr. Jianshi Wu, FSU (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 120).

January 4, 2016 - Informal seminar: Hands on computational chemistry modeling techniques, by Dr. Jairo Castillo-Chará, FSU (2:00 - 3:00 pm, SciTech 435).

December 3, 2015 - Seminar: From A Classroom and Academics: A "Bridge" to Industry, by Mr. Manhar Patel, MPEX Consulting (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 120).

October 29, 2015 - Informal seminar: Hands on computational chemistry modeling techniques, by Dr. Jairo Castillo-Chará, FSU (2:00 - 4:00 pm, SciTech 435).

October 27, 2015 - Seminar: Lessons learned from studying the thermodynamics of metal ions binding to biomolecules: A detailed study of copper(II) binding to Aβ peptides, by Dr. Anne Marie Spuches, Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 129).

October 8, 2015 - Seminar: Atomistic scale modeling of faceted solidification and microstructure evolution, by Dr. Nana Ofori Opoku, National Institute of Standards and Technology (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 130).

October 1, 2015 - Seminar: Examination of Metal Binding by Intrinsically Disordered Proteins, by Dr. Colin S. Burns, Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 120).

April 24, 2015 - Informal Research Seminar: Multiscale modeling of soft matters, by Dr. Zhenlu Cui, FSU (1:00 - 1:45 pm)

April 17, 2015 - Informal Research Seminar: Nanostructures formed through  protein self-assemblies characterized by scanning probe microscopy, by Dr. Shubo Han, FSU (1:00 - 1:45 pm)

April 16, 2015 - Seminar: Rationally Designed Transition Metal Oxides for Carbonaceous Energy Conversion, by Dr. Fanxing Li, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 120).  [Flyer]

March 27, 2015 - Informal Research Seminar:Introduction and Application of Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Functionalized Nanostructures, by Dr. Daniel Autrey, FSU (1:00 - 1:45 pm, LS 102)

March 24, 2015 - Seminar: Environmental Exposure, Induced Risk, and Sustainability, by Dr. John J. Bang, Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences, North Carolina Central University (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LSA 121).  [Flyer]

March 6, 2015 - Informal Research Seminar: Quasi-Crystals of Nanoscale Crystals: High volume fraction quantum dots, by Dr. Daryush Ila, FSU (1:00 - 1:45 pm, LS 102)

February 27, 2015 - Informal Research Seminar: Radiation Detection Using Nanowires, by Dr. Zhiping Luo, FSU (1:00 pm - 1:45 pm, LS 102).

January 27, 2015 - Seminar: Probing the conformation of HIV reverse transcriptase in solution by NMR spectroscopy, by Dr. Xunhia Zheng, Research Fellow, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (2:00 - 3:30 pm, LS 229).  [Flyer]

January 21, 2015 - Seminar: The Nuts & Bolts of SCALE-UP, by Dr. Robert Beichner, Department of Physic, North Carolina State University (9:00 - 11:00 am, ST 345).  [Flyer]

December 11, 2014 - Joint Research Committee and IMREL Meeting (2:00 - 3:30 pm, LS 229).

October 21, 2014 - Seminar: Chemometric Approach to Chemical Analysis Using Molecular Spectroscopy, by Dr. Sayo O. Fakayode, North Carolina A&T State University (2:00 - 3:00 pm, LS 102). [Flyer]

October 2, 2014 - Seminar: Hi-Tech Studio Classroom: A New Learning Environment at Fayetteville State University, by Dr. Cevdet Akbay, Fayetteville State Univeristy (2:00 - 3:00 pm, STB 435). [Flyer]

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