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Group Meetings, Spring 1998

Research Talks are short, informal presentations of material related to your research. Including questions, this portion of the meeting should last 45 minutes.

Journal Talks are short discussions of recent articles of possible interest to group members. This portion of the meeting should total 30 minutes (e.g. 15 minutes per person).

  • Thur Jan 29
Research Talk: Arnold Tharrington
"Review of ab Initio Techniques
for Studying Aluminum Oxides"
Journal Talks: Jan Steckel, Marc Pedulla
  • Thur Feb 5
No group Meeting, Departmental P-Chem Seminar  
  • Thur Feb 12
Research Talk: Mark Schwartz
"The Manipulation of the Potential
Energy Surfaces of Functionalized Cope systems."
Journal Talks: Fernando Vila, John Wood
  • Thur Feb 19
Research Talk: Arnold Tharrington "Review of ab Initio Techniques
for Studying Aluminum Oxides" (Second Part)
Journal Talks: Richard Christie, Phong Diep
  • Thur Feb 26
Research Talk: Marc Pedulla, Ralph Feldman
"A Brief Introduction to Message Passing Interface"
Journal Talks: Jan Steckel
  • Thur Mar 5
Spring Break  
  • Thur Mar 12
No group Meeting, Departmental P-Chem Seminar  
  • Thur Mar 19
Research Talk: Phong Diep
"Searching for CO2-Soluble Fluorocarbon Alternatives"
Journal Talks: Ralph Feldman
  • Thur Mar 26
Research Talk: Jan Steckel
"Two Methods for Finding Transition States Using Plane Wave DFT"
Journal Talks: Richard Christie
  • Thur Apr 2
No group Meeting  
  • Thur Apr 9
Research Talk: Dr. Jeffrey Madura, Duquesne University
"Modeling Antifreeze Protein-Ice Interactions"
Journal Talks: Dan Sorescu
  • Thur Apr 16
Research Talk: Fernando Vila
"Coupling water-water potentials with water-electron potentials: An -almost- working example"
Journal Talks:
  • Thur Apr 23
Summer Theory Seminar: Dr. Brian Space, Duquesne University
"Instantaneous Normal Modes from Time Correlation Functions"
3:00pm, room 135
Journal Talks:
  • Thur Apr 30
Research Talk: Dan Sorescu Journal Talks: Ralph Feldman
  • Thur May 7
No group Meeting, Departmental P-Chem Seminar  
  • Thur May 14
Research Talk: Journal Talks: Jeffrey Madura

 

 

Kenneth D. Jordan
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh,
219 Parkman Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 624-8690     FAX: (412) 624-8611     email: jordan at pitt.edu
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