Fall 2003/Spring 2004 - Inorganic Seminar Abstracts

Fall 2003
Literature Seminars

Active Site Models for the Organometallic Enzyme Acetyl CoA Synthase (ACS): Nickel Carbonyl in Nature?
Rachel C. Linck

Synthesis and Reactivity ofRuthenium(VI) and Osmium(VI) Nitrido and Imido Complexes
Christopher Michael Lutz

The Development of Gadolinium-Based Smart Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Phillip I. Volkers

Chiral Organometallic Osmium(VI) Nitride Complexes
Douglas Hamilton Pool

Palladium Catalysts for the Synthesis of Carbon Monoxide-Alkene Copolymers
Richard L. Jew

Hydrothermal Synthesis and Applications of Ceria-Based Oxides
Crystal D. Goshorn

Siderophores: New Understanding of Strong Metal Chelation
Dewain K. Garner

Thin Films for Electrochromic Devices
Annabeth Ryder

Room Temperature Ionic Liquids for Polymer Synthesis
Sara E. Skrabalak

Surface Effects on Anchoring and Dynamical Interactions of Liquid Crystalline Films
Hye Jin Kwon

Immobilized Olefin Metathesis Catalysts
Won HyukSuh

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Diamond Films for Advanced Material Applications
Erin M. Brew

Robust Microporous Metalloporphyrin Framework Solids
Dennis William Smitbenry

Modular Synthesis of Porous Metal-Organic Framework
Zheng Ni

Plasmonics: Surface Plasmon Optics and Circuitry
Daryl P. Wernette

Recent Studies in Materials for Hydrogen Storage
Jong Ho Chung

Spring 2004
Literature Seminars

GaMnA.s and its Application Toward Spintronics
Keith Hurley

Use of High-Intensity Ultrasound for Synthesis and Modification of Advanced Materials
Tatiana Prozorov

Final  Seminars

Biologically-Inspired Bimetallic Complexes for the Activation of Small Molecules
Rachel C. Linck

Decal Transfer Lithography
William R Childs

Formation of Porous Silicon Carbide and its Suitability as a Chemical and Temperature Detector
Tilghman Lee Rittenhouse

Investigating the Tyrosine-Histidine Linkage in the Cua Site of Cytochrome c Oxidase: Model Studies Utilizing a Zinc
Imidazole-Phenol Containing Complex

Russell P. Pesavento

Final Defense

Solution-Based Deposition of Ultra thin Metal Oxide Films on Metal and Superconductor Surfaces
Glenn Westwood