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Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Quantitative Prediction of Solute Strengthening in Metal Alloys

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor William Curtin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 14:30-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Packing polyhedra: from ancient math to advanced materials

UserDr. Daphne Klotsa, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseScott Polar Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential

UserJesper F. Levinsen, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Thermal effects in NMR

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez, TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 11:40-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectroscopic signatures of collective modes in superconductors

UserLara Benfatto, University of Rome, La Sapienza.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Computational analyses of RNA repeat expansions causing genetic disease

UserDr. Ilyas Yildirim, Deparment of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

One-dimensional boson flow between weakly couple reservoirs

UserProfessor Igor Lerner, University of Birmingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 14:15-15:15

Protein Disorder in Assembly and Regulation of Macromolecular Machines

UserElisar Barbar, Oregon State University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 08 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Disordered Photonics

UserProfessor Diederik Wiersma, University of Florence.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 02 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Dynamic Response of Coatings on Substrates Subjected to Impulse Loading

UserProfessor Matthew Begley, Mechanical Engineering Materials University of California, Santa Barbara.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 14 August 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spin Hall Effect

UserGuang-Yu Guo, National Taiwan University,.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanical properties of highly particle-filled composites

UserProf Pengwan Chen, Head of School of Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR12.

ClockFriday 11 July 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The density is not enough

UserProfessor Nicola Marzari, EPFL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Interacting with Protein Interactions

"Special Event" Cambridge Cheminformatics Network Meetings

UserProfessor Arthur J Olson, Departmen of Interactive Structure & Computational BIology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre Department of Chemistry Lensfield Road Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 3RA.

ClockWednesday 09 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Critical Casimir Forces in a Magnetic System: An Experimental Protocol

UserProf. Peter Holdsworth, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 July 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-principles Materials Applications and Design to Nonlinear Optical Crystals

UserProf. Zheshuai Lin, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Molecular origins of "internal friction" in protein folding

UserDr. David de Sancho, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Many-body state preparation and quantum simulation with cold atoms

UserProf. Andrew Daley, University of Strathclyde.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Chaperone-guided protein folding at the single-molecule level

UserProf. Sander Tans, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

RSC Easterfield Award Winner Lecture

UserDr Bridget Stocker - RSC Easterfield Award Winner.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 11:00-12:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"CADD & ENAC - A bad hand at Scrabble..?"

Please note that the date of this seminar has been changed

UserDr Peter Hunt, Optibrium Ltd.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2014, 14:15-15:45

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Thermodynamics of Dissipative Self-Assembly

UserDr. ing. Ger J. M. Koper, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Calculation of NMR parameters in the solid-state: the importance of special relativity

UserDr Jonathan Yates, Department of Materials, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Pseudoψence

UserGareth Conduit (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 11:00-11:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Active nematics and topological defects

UserProf. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

“Development of new antibiotics by targeting essential enzymes in bacteria: structure-based design and simulation studies”

UserDr Concepción González-Bello , Associate Professor, Center for Research in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Materials (CIQUS), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological order from strong correlations in two-dimensional lattice models

Note time changed back to usual schedule at short notice.

UserStefanos Kourtis, IFW Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Embedded correlation within strongly correlated materials

UserDr. George Booth, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Odd Times for Triplet Pairing

UserProf. James Annett, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Development of visible light responsive photocatalysts for water splitting

Second Lewis Lecture 2014

UserProfessor Kazunari Domen, University of Tokyo.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Organic Photoredox Catalysis: Methods and Mechanistic Insight

UserProfessor David Nicewicz, University of North Carolina, Chapell Hill.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 15:00-16:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Solar-fuels production from water using photocatalysts

First Lewis Lecture 2014

UserProfessor Kazunari Domen, University of Tokyo.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"From fragments to target-selective ligands by reaction-driven de novo design"

UserProfessor Gisbert Schneider. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences ETH Zurich.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 April 2014, 14:15-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Kondo Insulators and SmB6: magnetism meets topology.

UserPiers Coleman, Center for Materials Theory, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 14:15-15:15

RSC Organic Division South Eastern Regional Meeting

RSC Organic Division South Eastern Regional Meeting

If you would like to present a poster, please send title, authors, affilliation and email of the presenter to jmg11@cam.ac.uk

User http://www-jmg.ch.cam.ac.uk/rsc_organic_southeast.html.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 14:00-17:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Yonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockThursday 10 April 2014, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Engineering tissue morphogenesis in vitro

Please note LR5 not Oatley Meeting Room

UserDr Alison P McGuigan, University of Toronto Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 28 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Odorant space: From chemistry to physiology

UserDr Michael Schmuker, Neuroinformatics & Theoretical Neuroscience, Freie Universität Berlin.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 25 March 2014, 14:15-15:45

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

The ups and downs of coenzyme A biosynthesis as an antimicrobial drug target

UserProfessor Erick Strauss, Department of Biochemistry, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

dsk26's list

The ups and downs of coenzyme A biosynthesis as an antimicrobial drug target

UserProfessor Erick Strauss, Department of Biochemistry Stellenbosch University South Africa.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Unilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Modeling Ductile Fracture Toughness and Fracture Surface Roughness

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Alan Needleman, University of North Texas.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Folding of RNA tetraloop hairpins using Discrete Path Sampling

UserDebayan Chakraborty, University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Protein-Ligand Binding by Free Energy Simulations: Issues, Successes and Failures

Please note the change of date, one week earlier than originally planned

UserProfessor Jonathan Essex, University of Southampton.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

What’s the point of linear-scaling electronic structure methods?

UserProf. Peter Haynes, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

GAP potential for tungsten

UserWojciech Szlachta (Eng).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 11:00-11:40

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Experiments in multidisciplinary materials research

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Mark Miodownik, University College London.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Pairing symmetry and dominant band in Sr2RuO4

UserThomas Scaffidi, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

High-dimensional random landscapes and random matrices

UserProf. Yan Fyodorov, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-principles dynamics applied to energy materials

UserKeith Refson, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Nonlinearity in musical instruments

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Jim Woodhouse, CUED.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 14:30-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Coordination Clusters as Building Blocks for New Materials

UserProfessor Annie Powell, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Germany.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stationary Behaviour of Observables after a Quantum Quench

UserMaurizio Fagotti, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical, Modelling and Informatics - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Diffusion in confined systems

UserProfessor J. Miguel Rubi (University of Barcelona), Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry Imperial College .

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Coarse-grained modelling of RNA and DNA

UserPetr Sulc, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford, UK.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

First Passage Time Boxed Molecular Dynamics

UserBoris Fackovec (University of Cambridge), Wales Group.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 December 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Transport theory of pyrochlore conductors

UserMasafumi Udagawa, University of Tokyo.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Chiral Nematic Properties of Cellulosic Materials

Melville/Materials Seminar

UserProfessor Derek G Gray, McGill University, Canada.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Modeling reactive events in complex systems

UserProf. Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, NYU 251, Mercer Street New York, NY, 10012 .

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Adiabatic reaction forces in mesoscopic systems

UserSilvia Viola Kusminskiy, Freie Universität Berlin.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Protein folding, unfolding, and ligand docking by generalized-ensemble algorithms

UserProf. Yuko Okamoto, Department of Physics, School of Science, Nagoya University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Biomimetic approaches to cell-cell adhesion, fusion and lipid domain formation

UserProf. Jasna Brujic, New York University, Center for Soft Matter Research.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Accurate Effective Hamiltonians via Unitary Flow in Floquet space

UserFlorian Mintert, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Inversion and perversion in biomechanics: from microscopic anisotropy to macroscopic chirality

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will start at 2.30pm and is held in LR4

UserProfessor Alain Goriely, University of Oxford.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bosons in Synthetic Gauge Fields

UserRyan Barnett, Imperial College.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis II

UserElisabet Romero, VU University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 15:45-16:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis

UserProf. R. van Grondelle, VU University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nanotechnology for Medicine

BP Lectures 2013

UserProfessor James Tour, Rice University, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Graphene Growth and Applications

BP Lectures 2013

UserProfessor James Tour, Rice University, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Towards the reconstitution of a minimal cell?

UserProf. Marileen Dogeterom, FOM Institute, The Netherlands.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Discrete modelling of fibrous networks

UserDr Ron Peerlings, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Protein-Ligand Binding by Free Energy Simulations: Issues, Successes and Failures

We regret that due to illness this talk has been cancelled

UserProfessor Jonathan Essex, University of Southampton.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 12:00-13:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Non-equilibrium dynamics of open quantum system

UserDr Igor Lesanovsky, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 14:15-15:45

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"Global Protein Structural Analysis for Drug Discovery"

UserDr Krishna Bulusu, from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR).

HouseTodd Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 14:15-15:45

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Using Locally Dense Basis Sets for NMR Shielding Calculations

UserDavid Reid, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 04 October 2013, 12:00-13:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The search for the optimal supercell

UserJonathan Lloyd-Williams (TCM) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 October 2013, 11:40-12:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Boron Reagents in the Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds

Dalton Young Researcher Award Lecture

UserDr Rebecca Melen, University of Toronto.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 29 August 2013, 09:30-11:00

Organic Chemistry

"Porous Organic Cages - A Serious Alternative to Extended Framework Materials"

UserProfessor Michael Mastalerz, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 12 August 2013, 14:00-15:30

Physical Chemistry

Ionic Liquids: Applications in the Chemical-, Electro- and Bio- Sciences

UserDouglas R. MacFarlane Australian Centre for Electromaterials Science Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 16 July 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling in Bose-Einstein Condensates

UserProf. Lincoln D. Carr, Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, U.S.A..

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 05 July 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Charge and exciton dynamics in organic devices

UserAlessandro Troisi, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2013, 14:15-15:15

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Approaching protein dynamics in the post-genome era

UserProfessor Modesto Orozco, Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Barcelona .

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 14:15-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bad metals

UserProf. Alexei Tsvelik.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 June 2013, 14:15-15:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stable and unstable equilibrium points in the quantum Gaudin model

UserDr Benoit Doucot, CNRS / LPTHE Jussieu, France.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanics of motility at microscopic scales

UserProf Antonio DeSimone, Scuola Internazionale de Studi Avanzati, Trieste.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 24 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Why Does Cyclobutane-1,2,3,4-tetraone Have a Triplet Ground State?

A TMI RIG Presentation

UserProfessor Wes Borden, Unversity of Texas.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2013, 14:15-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Ionic Liquids - From DFT to CG Simulations

UserProf. Dr. Christian Holm, Institute for Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 12:00-13:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Mechanoresponsive Materials and Self-Healing Systems

2013 Melville Lectureship

UserProfessor Jeffrey S Moore, University of Illnois.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 15:30-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

On ripples, rafts, and networks - insights from generic models

UserProf. Friederike Schmid, Condensed Matter Theory Group, Institute of Physics, University of Mainz, Germany.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Thermopower in the Quantum Hall Regime

UserDr Nicholas d'Ambrumenil, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 May 2013, 14:15-15:45

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Enzyme dynamics, conformations and catalysis

UserProfessor Adrian Mulholland, Centre for Computational Chemistry, Univeristy of Bristol.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 14:15-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

BP 3rd Years PhD Talks

Talks by 3rd Yr PhD students in the Materials RIG

Uservarious.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 10:15-16:30

Theoretical, Modelling and Informatics - Chemistry Research Interest Group

TB or not TB

Physical chemistry Linnett lecture series

UserProfessor Richard Zare (Stanford University).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 14 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Anharmonicity in periodic systems

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 11:40-12:00

Theoretical, Modelling and Informatics - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Searching for intermediates in liquid reactions

Physical chemistry Linnett lecture series

UserProfessor Richard Zare (Stanford University).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Amos B. Smith III - University of Pennsylvania .

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

“Data Driven Molecular Design & Discovery”

UserDr Scott Lusher, Netherlands eScience Centre.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Multiscale mechanics and cohesive-surface models

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will be held in LR4 at 2.30pm

UserProfessor René de Borst, University of Glasgow.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Statistical Topological Insulators

UserDr Jonathan Edge, Leiden University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 14:15-15:45

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Heart valve tissue engineering

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will be held in LR4 at 2.30pm

UserProfessor Frank Baaijens, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

The Materials Project for Accelerated Materials Design

UserDr Kristin Persson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 18 January 2013, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical, Modelling and Informatics - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Theory, Dynamics, and Mechanisms of Cycloadditions

RSC Robert Robinson award Lecture

UserProfessor Kendall Houk (University of California, Los Angeles).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Supramolecular Assembly on Designer Templates

UserProfessor Mitsuhiko Shionoya, University of Tokyo.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 06 December 2012, 16:00-17:00

Physical Chemistry

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Lucy Carpenter (University of York).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 03 December 2012, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Monte Carlo Modeling of π-bonded Transition-metal Organometallics

UserProf Ivan Stich,Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

High resolution electron microscopy of superalloys

UserDr. Catherine Rae, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

Physical Chemistry

Watching Single Molecules

UserDavid Klenerman (University of Cambridge).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Aspects of science, technology and government

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will be held in LR4 at 2.30pm

UserProfessor Roderick Smith, Imperial College.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Polarons: from models to materials to quantum simulation

UserVladimir M. Stojanovic, University of Basel.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Finite Volume Methods for Wave Propagation in Elastic and Poroelastic Materials

UserRandall J LeVeque, Applied Mathematics Dept, University of Washington.

HouseCommittee Room 213, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 15:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Multicomponent Skyrmion lattices and their excitations

UserDr Dimitry Kovrizhin, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Instantaneous Mapping of Excitonic Transport in Biomimetic Systems by Multi-dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy

UserProf. Elad Harel, Department of Chemistry: Northwestern University (USA)..

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 16:15-17:15

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"The mechanisms of solute flux through membrane channels from multi-microsecond equilibrium simulations"

UserDr Martin Ulmschneider, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 14:15-15:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Direct spinning of carbon nanotube fibre – a new sort of stuff?

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will be held in LR4 at 2.30pm

UserProfessor Alan Windle, Department of Materials Science.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 14:30-15:30

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Dynamol Symposium

UserJeremy Sanders, Fraser Stoddart, Christoph Schalley and Rafal Klajn.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 13:00-19:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Cold atoms unspun

UserGareth Conduit (TCM Group).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 11:00-11:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

From Topological Insulators to Majorana Fermions

UserProf. Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2012, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

The many structures of foams

UserDenis Weaire FRS, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Biological Materials and Mechanics: An overview

UserProfessor Marc André Meyers, Departments of Nanoengineering, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, U. of California, San Diego.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Successes and challenges in the prediction of P450 mediated drug metabolism

UserProfessor Patrik Rydberg, University of Copenhagen, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 04 September 2012, 14:00-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Clusters in the bulk - the topological cluster classification

Note unusual day and time

UserDr Paddy Royall (University of Bristol).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 30 July 2012, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Self-assembly in simple colloidal systems

Note slightly earlier time

UserProf. Vinothan Manoharan (Department of Physics, Harvard).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 July 2012, 11:30-12:30

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Creative Mind and Physical Reality

Video now available at http://youtu.be/6FdLOIc6bvM

UserProf. Brian Josephson, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockFriday 22 June 2012, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"Dynamics of Biomolecules: from the Glass Transition to Drug Design"

A joint Theory/UCC talk as part of the TMI Research Interest Group

UserProfessor Jeremy C Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2012, 14:15-15:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Stabilizing Proteins with Polymer Conjugates

UserProf Heather D Maynard, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and California NanoSystems Institute, University of California.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 31 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

TBC

UserProfessor Andrea Ferrari, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2012, 16:00-17:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Title to be confirmed

Departmental Lecture

UserProfessor Andrea Ferrari, Department of Engineering.

HouseScott Polar Lecture Theatre, Scott Polar Institute.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2012, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Modelling of Explosively Driven Fragmentation Metals

UserProfessor Rade Vignjevic FRAeS, Applied Mechanics and Astronautics Department, School of Engineering, Cranfield University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Graduate Student Seminar

UserMr Iman Mohaghegian CUED - Mr Wojciech Szlachta CUED.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 14:00-15:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Tailored Polymers for Controlling Cell Signaling

UserProf Laura Kiessling, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 17 May 2012, 16:30-17:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Field-induced p-wave Superconductivity in Mesoscopic Systems

UserProf Fuchun Zhang, Zhou Guangzhao Professor in Natural Sciences at Hong Kong University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Physical properties of metal organic frameworks

UserProfessor Anthony K Cheetham, Materials Science, Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical, Modelling and Informatics - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Understanding the Action of Proteins

Note unusual day

UserProf. Peter Bolhuis, University of Amsterdam (CCP5 Lecturer).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 15 March 2012, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

The Artificial Leaf

Lewis Lectures 2012

UserProfessor Dan Nocera, MIT.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

The Flux Reconstruction Approach to High-Order Methods

UserDr Peter E Vincent (Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College).

HouseSeminar Room B, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 12:30-14:00

Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group

'Chemistry of Oxygen Sensing in Animals'

UserProf. Christopher Schofield, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Development of New Synthetic Methods and Fundamental Studies of Conjugated Polymers

website: http://www.cm.utexas.edu/christopher_bielawski

UserProf Christopher W Bielawski, University of Texas at Austin.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 15:00-16:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Designing Functional Molecular Nanostructures

UserProfessor Stefan Hecht (Humboldt University of Berlin).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Synthetic Molecular Systems (th)at Work

UserProfessor Stefan Matile, University of Geneva.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 23 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

The early stages of biomimetic calcium phosphate formation: amorphous phases and pre-nucleation complexes

UserDr Nico A.J.M.Sommerdijk, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2012, 12:30-13:30

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

"Exploring new chiral space in asymmetric catalysis"

UserProf. Ben Feringa, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, University of Groningen.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 16:45-17:45

Physical Chemistry

Mechanical Atom Manipulation: Towards a Matter Compiler

UserProfessor Philip Moriarty, University of Nottingham.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 16:15-17:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

"Self-assembly and cryo-TEM in the study of bioinspired hybrid materials"

UserDr Nico A.J.M. Sommerdijk, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 15:45-16:45

Melville Laboratory Seminars

New Materials for Phosphorescent OLEDs and Polymer Photovoltaics

Please note the change in the time

UserDr Youtian Tao, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, Univeristy of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 15:00-16:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Light-in, Light-out - the yin and yang of sustainable materials chemistry

RSC Lecture (Sustainable Energy Award)

UserDr Ed Constable, University of Basel.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Multi-scale computational-experimental analysis of the mechanics of interfaces

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and starts at 2.00pm

UserProfessor Marc Geers, TU Eindhoven.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

What could materials chemistry do for anti-inflammatory therapies. Oxidation-sensitive polymers and other examples.

UserProf Nicola Tirelli, FRSC, School of Biomedicine and School of Materials, University of Manchester.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Lessons from Yeast: Drug Uptake and Systems Biology

UserDr Paul D Dobson, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Sheffield.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 14:00-15:30

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

On origins

UserBrian Josephson, Trinity College.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 18:00-19:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Origins of life chemistry - reconciling the iron-sulfur and the RNA worlds

Materials/Synthesis Departmental Lecture

UserDr John Sutherland, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Observing holographic superconductivity in the laboratory

UserJan Zaanen, Institute Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Feedback control of vibration in aircraft and in the ear

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and starts at 2.00pm

UserProfessor Steve Elliott, University of Southampton.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 14:00-15:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

Metastability and Coherence of Repulsive Polarons in a Strongly Interacting Fermi Mixture

UserDr. Pietro Massignan, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 December 2011, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Coordination-Driven Capsules and Cages

UserProfessor Paul Lusby, University of Edinburgh.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 09 December 2011, 14:00-15:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Light-Responsive Polymers and Composites for Biomedical Applications

UserProfessor Jason A Burdick, (Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania) http://www.seas.upenn.edu/directory/profile.php?ID=13.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

New Methods of Bioanalysis using Functionalised Nanoparticles and SERS

UserProfessor Duncan Graham (University of Strathclyde ) http://www.chem.strath.ac.uk/people/academic/duncan_graham.

HouseTodd Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 November 2011, 14:30-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Self assembly of DNA coated colloids

CPGS talk

UserMatthew Llewellyn-Jones (CUC3).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 November 2011, 12:30-13:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanical study of the C. elegans worm locomotion. From soft matter to biomimetics

Please note: joint talk between Micromechanics Seminar and Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

UserProfessor Jean-Marc di Meglio, Université Paris Diderot.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Dielectric response of interfacial water

Note unusual day and time.

UserDouwe Jan Bonthuis (Technische Universität München).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2011, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Dislocation motion and instability

UserProfessor Jon Chapman, University of Oxford.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 14:00-15:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Melville Lecturer 2011 - Development of New Routes to Benign Polymeric Materials

UserProf Geoffrey Coates, Cornell University, Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Order-disorder in trajectory space and the glass transition

UserProf. David Chandler, Dept. of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum mechanical perspective on dynamical glass transitions

UserDr Claudio Castelnovo, Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Numerical approach to structure, folding and aggregation of proteins

UserProf. Chin-Kun Hu, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Timescales of chemical reactions

UserProf. Mike J Pilling CBE, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2011, 16:15-17:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Crystallography on curved surfaces

UserDavid Nelson, Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Design for environment and risk

Please note: joint talk between Micromechanics Seminar and Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

UserProfessor David Cebon, CUED.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 14:30-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Water Photolysis in Biology: Photosystem II

Joint Materials/Biological Colloquia

UserProfessor Bill Rutherford, Imperial College, London.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Cooperative dynamics in supercooled liquids

Note unusual venue.

UserDr Jacob Stevenson (CUC3).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Structure and dynamics of water-solid interfaces

UserProf. Angelos Michaelides, London Centre for Theory and Simulation of Materials.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Can hydrophobic surfaces catalyze unfolding?

Note unusual venue.

UserDr Patrick Varilly (CUC3).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical, Modelling and Informatics - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Conformational dynamics of single protein molecules under load

Joint Theory/Biological Seminar

UserProf. Matthias Rief, Technische Universität München.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2011, 14:15-15:15

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

47th UKELG One Day Discussion meeting on “Condensed and Gas Phase Detonation Phenomena”

UserProfessor Martin Braithwaite, LSC academic visitor and Organiser of UKELG meeting.

HouseCavendish laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 September 2011, 10:00-16:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"New Developments in Semiempirical MO Theory for Drug and Materials Design"

This Lecture is part of Professor Clark's MGMS Lecture tour

UserProfessor Tim Clark, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 22 September 2011, 14:00-15:30

Inorganic Chemistry

Networking the Self-assembled Cages

UserProfessor Makoto Fujita, University of Tokyo.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 08 July 2011, 14:00-15:00

ac313's list

Molecular Simulations in Structure-Based Drug Design

UserDr Julien Michel, Royal Society University Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 July 2011, 15:30-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Controlling bacterial motors

UserProf. Berenike Maier (Univeristy of Cologne).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 24 June 2011, 12:00-13:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

The topology of smectics

UserProf. Randy Kamien, Physics Department, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2011, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Soft and hard nanomaterials made by self-assmebly

UserProfessor Ullrich Steiner, Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 09 June 2011, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry

What's wrong with density-functional theory?

UserProfessor Nicola Marzari, University of Oxford.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Title to be confirmed

UserAlston Misquitta (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 11:20-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological phases in 1D: An entanglement point of view

UserFrank Pollmann, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Molecules and nanostructures for solar energy conversion

UserProfessor James Durrant, Imperial College London.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Simulations of ionic liquids for energy applications

UserProfessor Mathieu Salanne, Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 01 June 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Hard sphere crystal growth

UserDr Michiel Hermes (University of Utrecht).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 12:00-13:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Superconductivity in nanograins: smaller is different

UserAntonio M. Garcia-Garcia, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 May 2011, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

What NanoAssembly can do for real world Nano-applications

UserProfessor Jeremy Baumberg, Cavendish Lab, University of Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 20 May 2011, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Exploring free-energy landscapes

UserProfessor Daan Frenkel FRS, Cambridge University Centre for Computational Chemistry, Department of Chemistry.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 15:30-16:30

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

The power of coarse-graining in biomolecular simulations

UserProfessor Siewert-Jan Marrink, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 14:00-15:30

Inorganic Chemistry

Anion Supramolecular Chemistry: Sensing and Materials

UserProfessor Jonathan Steed, Durham University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 14:00-15:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Molecular Nanostructures and Sensors by Self-Assembly

Extra Inorganic Seminar

UserProfessor Kay Severin, EPFL, Switzerland.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 16 May 2011, 14:00-15:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Design of New Catalytic Reactions for Sustainable Chemistry

Lewis Lecture 2011

UserProfessor David Milstein, Weizmann Institute, Israel.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Some applications and mechanics for the cracking of stiff films supported on compliant substrates

Note that this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will be held in LR6 at 2.30pm

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bulk-boundary correspondence of topological insulators

UserProf. Victor Gurarie, University of Colorado at Boulder.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Stimuli-responsive macromolecules: polymer-protein bioconjugates and sugar-responsive micelles

UserProf. Brent S. Sumerlin, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 11 May 2011, 15:30-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Soft matter physics and bacteria

UserProfessor Gerard Wong, UCLA and the University of Illinois.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 11 May 2011, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

RSC Organic Symposium at the University of Cambridge

UserProfessor Kevin Booker-Milburn University of Bristol - Dr Matthew Clarke University of St Andrews - Professor Dieter Enders RWTH-Aachen.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 14:00-18:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Primo Levi’s Lesson: a Bridge between Chemistry and Literature

UserProfessor Luigi Dei Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff” University of Florence via della Lastruccia, 3 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze) - Italy.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ultracold atoms and fermionic simulations

UserProf. Matthias Troyer, ETH Zürich.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 April 2011, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Noncovalent Nanostructures in Aqueous Medium: Robust yet Adaptive

UserDr Boris Rybtchinski, Weizman Institute of Science, Israel.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 28 April 2011, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Self-assembly and hydrodynamics of Janus particles

Note unusual venue. This talk is on Good Friday and the building will be single-locked. Anyone without access who wishes to attend should contact Mark Miller (mam1000).

UserProf. Erik Luijten (Northwestern University, USA).

HouseRoom 357, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 22 April 2011, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical Chemistry

An Ising-like Model for Protein Folding

UserDr William Eaton, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 20 April 2011, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

"Ultrafast Protein Folding"

Professor Eaton is this year's Alexander Todd Visiting Professor

UserProfessor William Eaton, NIH Distinguished Investigator Chief, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institutes of Health, Bethseda.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 April 2011, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry

The theory of single molecule force and fluorescence spectroscopy

UserDr Attila Szabo, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 April 2011, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

“Physical chemistry and searching for a cure for sickle cell disease”

Professor Eaton is this year's Alexander Todd Visiting Professor

UserProfessor William Eaton, NIH Distinguished Investigator Chief, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institutes of Health, Bethseda.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 April 2011, 17:00-18:00

Physical Chemistry

RSC Faraday Lecture

The Molecular Dance in Surface Reactions Followed a-Molecule-at-a-Time by STM

UserProfessor John Polanyi, University of Toronto.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 April 2011, 16:15-17:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Tooling Up for Nanoworld: The Magic of Molecular Machines

Alex Hopkins Lecture 2011

UserProfessor David Leigh, University of Edinburgh.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

An ab initio study of the Little-Parks effect

UserG.J. Conduit (Weizmann Institute of Science).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 11:20-12:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Modelling synthesis and catalytic applications of doped AlPOs

Inorganic/Theoretical Joint Seminar

UserDr Furio Cora, University College London.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 14 March 2011, 15:30-16:30

Physical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry Graduate Seminar

UserDavid Madden, Matthew Ashford, Isabella Stocker.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Physical Chemistry

Vehicle exhaust nanoparticles: sources and control.

UserDr Martyn Twigg - previously Chief Scientist of Johnson Matthey.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2011, 16:15-17:15

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Ultra-High Resolution Atmospheric Modeling Using Cut Cells

UserHiroe Yamazaki, Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Japan.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Physical Chemistry

What surfactants do at interfaces

UserProfessor Robert Thomas, University of Oxford.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2011, 16:15-17:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

What we don't know about nano-assembly for nanomaterials

UserProf. Jeremy Baumberg (NanoPhotonics Centre, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Engineering microenvironments to control cell fate and behaviour

UserDr Chunming Wang, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Inorganic Chemistry

BP Day

User3rd Year PhD students.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 13:30-17:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Neurotransmitter transporters: from ligand-based to systems chemical biology approaches

UserProfessor Olivier Taboureau, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 22 February 2011, 14:15-15:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Crack front instability in mode i+iii: experimental and theoretical approaches

UserProfessor Jean-Baptiste Leblond, Institut Jean Le Rond d’Alembert, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), French Academy of Sciences.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Ice

UserDr Nic Shannon, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Form Matters: Catalysis with "Butterflies"

UserProfessor Hansjorg Grutzmacher, ETH Zurich.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 14:00-15:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Probing nanostructures and optoelectronic properties of plastic solar cells by scanning probe microscopy

UserThuc-Quyen Nguyen, Center for Polymers and Organic Solids and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 15:30-16:30

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

The Evolution of Telepathy (Perrott-Warrick Lecture)

Recording now available at http://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/1097239

UserDr. Rupert Sheldrake (Perrott-Warrick Scholar in Psychical Research, 2005-2010).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockWednesday 09 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Under pressure: quasi-high pressure effects in nano-pores

UserProfessor Keith Gubbins, North Carolina State University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 09 February 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Geometrical aspects of hydrophobic hydration

UserDr Joachim Dzubiella, Technische Universität München.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Groebli solution for three magnetic vortices

UserStavros Komineas, University of Crete, Heraklion.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 January 2011, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Cognac and Armagnac - a scientific brandy tasting

To reserve a ticket or for more information please contact: John O'Toole T: 01223 894174 E: john.otoole9@btopenworld.com

UserBruce Perry (Eaux de Vie Ltd, London).

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 09 December 2010, 19:00-21:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Catalytic Capsids: reactions in confinement

UserProf. Dr. Jeroen J.L.M. Cornelissen, Laboratory for Biomolecular Nanotechnology, University of Twente.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 02 December 2010, 16:00-17:00

Organic Chemistry

CANCELLED

UserProfessor Mike Krische, University of Texas.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2010, 17:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Giovanni Bussi, Statistical and Biological Physics Sector, SISSA, Trieste.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2010, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Metallopolyynes and Metallophosphors: Multifunctional Materials with Emerging Applications in Optical Devices

RSC Chemistry of the Transition Metals Award Lecture 2010

UserProfessor Raymond Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 14:00-15:00

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Block-structured AMR algorithms for complex hyperbolic applications

UserDr Ralf Deiterding, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

POSTPONED TO LENT TERM

UserDr Karolina Wahlstrom, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:30-17:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Conjugated Polyelectrolytes for Emerging Optoelectronic Devices and Bioelectronic Applications

UserProfessor Gui Bazan, Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry & Biochemistry University of California, Santa Barbara.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

POSTPONED TO LENT TERM

UserDr Xian Jun Loh, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:00-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Quantum dynamics of chemical reactions

Royal Society of Chemistry Liversidge Lecture

UserProfessor David Clary FRS, University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 14:15-15:15

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"Visualising and Predicting Organic Reactivity"

UserDr Scott L Cockroft, Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2010, 14:15-15:30

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Diffuse interfaces modelling

UserRichard Saurel, Aix-Marseille University, IUSTI - SMASH Group, France.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Exploring Ras Super-family Proteins : A Chemical Biology Approach

UserDr Debapratim Das, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 15:00-16:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Inorganic 2nd Yr PhD Student Talks

UserUniversity of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 10:00-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Title: From coarse-grained models of fibril formation to atomistic details of potential inhibitors

Joint Theoretical/Biophysical Colloquium *** NOTE: UNUSUAL TIME: 10:30 AM ***

UserAmedeo Caflish, University of Zurich.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2010, 10:30-11:30

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

ADER high-order schemes for evolutionary PDEs

UserProfessor E F Toro, University of Trento, Italy.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Multicomponent Block Polymers for Templating and Separations

UserProfessor Marc Hillmyer Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

CANCELLED

THIS SEMINAR IS CANCELLED

UserDr Daniel Balint, Imperial College.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 14:00-15:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Systems chemistry – Teaching simple molecules to do complex things

UserProf Douglas Philp, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Novel Types of Organic Electronic Materials: Polyselenophenes and Oligofurans

UserProfessor Michael Bendikov, Weizman Institute, Israel.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Polymeric Multilayer Capsules in Materials- and Biosciences

UserBP Visiting Lecturer Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces.

HouseBP Institute, Madingley Road.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 11:30-12:30

Physical Chemistry

Polymeric Multilayer Capsules in Materials- and Biosciences

UserBP Visiting Lecturer Prof. Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces.

HouseBP Institute, Madingley Rise, Madingley Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 11:30-12:30

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Multifunctional Polymer Films and Coatings

UserBP Visiting Lecturer Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 14:30-15:30

Physical Chemistry

Multifunctional Polymer Films and Coatings

UserBP Visiting Lecturer Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Metal-mediated molecular traps and junctions: a computational design

UserDr Fedor Naumkin, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Amphiphide Monolayers to study interfacial interactions

A Reception will follow this talk in the Todd Hamied Room

UserBP Visiting Lecturer Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 14:30-15:30

Physical Chemistry

Amphiphide Monolayers to study interfacial interactions

There will be a reception following this lecture in the Todd Hamied.

UserBP Visiting Lecturer Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 14:30-15:30

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Multi-scale multi-physics approaches for forecasting weather and climate variability

UserKeiko Takahashi, Japan Agency for Marine and Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Organic Chemistry

No Strain, No Gain?: Lessons in Catalysis

UserProfessor Mark Lautens, University of Toronto.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 November 2010, 14:00-15:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

Layered Systems of Cold Polar Molecules

UserNikolaj Zinner, University of Aarhus.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 November 2010, 11:30-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamics and critical behaviour of the spin-boson model

UserAndreas Alvermann, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Gaussian Approximation Potentials: quantum mechanical accuracy without electrons

UserDr Gabor G. Csányi, Engineering Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Supramolecular Approaches to Stimuli-Responsive Materials: From Sea Cucumbers to Self-Healing Films

UserProfessor Stuart Rowan, Kent Hale Smith Professor, Case Western University.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 02 November 2010, 15:30-16:30

Organic Chemistry

Pfizer Graduate Symposium and talk

Graduate speakers: Mr Pawel Sledz (Abell Group), Mr Mike Housden (Paterson Group), Mr Michael Cooke (Gaunt group)

UserDr Daffydd Owen, Pfizer Global Research & Development,.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 13:00-18:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

The Use of Cucurbit[8]uril for Gold Nanoparticle Self-Assembly in Water

UserMr Sam Jones, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Towards the syntheses of chiral bidentate ligands in the form of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers

UserMiss Anna Andreou, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 16:00-16:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Engineering microenvironments to control cell fate and behaviour

UserDr Chunming Wang, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Deformation of droplet/double emulsion in microfludics

UserMr Shaohua Ma, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 16:00-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Force generation in the lamellipod of crawling cells

UserTom Duke, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

"From clays to the cytosol - approaches for characterising soft matter"

UserProfessor Athene Donald ( Director, Physics of Medicine, Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2010, 16:15-17:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Monolithic Polymers: Innovations in Stationary Phase Technology for Separation Science

UserDr Zarah Walsh, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Application of Informatics within Unilever

UserDr Ian Stott, Informatics & Maths Leader, Unilever R & D, Port Sunlight.

HouseTodd Hamied Room, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 October 2010, 14:15-15:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Modelling Cu(I) based p-type semiconducting oxides

UserGraeme Watson (School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 October 2010, 11:00-12:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Atmospheric Reactions of Peroxy Radicals – Key Intermediates in Ozone Formation and Loss

NOTE unusual DAY and LOCATION Joint with Physical Chemistry

UserDr Geoff Tyndall, NCAR Colorado USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 12 October 2010, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Spin in Fermion Monte Carlo

CPGS talk. Note unusual venue.

UserSimon Smart (CUC3).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 08 October 2010, 12:00-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Possibility of Hot Superconductivity in Charged Graphene

UserG Baskaran, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 October 2010, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

New Supramolecular Strategies in Transition Metal Catalysis

UserProfessor Joost Reek, Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, Amsterdam.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 October 2010, 14:00-15:00

Organic Chemistry

New Supramolecular Strategies in Transition Metal Catalysis

Joint with Inorganic Chemistry

UserProfessor Joost Reek, Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, Amsterdam..

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 October 2010, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry

LeuRS Synthetase: An example of water-mediated editing reaction in a hybrid RNA/protein system

UserDr Mauro Boero, University of Strasbourg, Institut de Physique et Chimie des Materiaux de Strasbourg (IPCMS).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 October 2010, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

Small Molecules and Light as Tools for the Regulation of Biological Processes

UserProfessor Alex Dieter North Carolina State University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 October 2010, 16:15-17:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Structure-property relationships of molecular crystals

UserProfessor Len Barbour, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 22 September 2010, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Past, present, and future of semiempirical methods

UserDr James J P Stewart, Stewart Computational Chemistry, Colorado Springs, USA.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 16 September 2010, 14:15-15:30

Inorganic Chemistry

Developing Catalytic Reactions One Step at a Time

UserProfessor Jennifer Love, University of British Columbia, Canada.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 10 September 2010, 14:00-15:00

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Recent developments on Riemann solvers and application to very complex hyperbolic systems

http://www.ing.unitn.it/~toroe/

UserProfessor E F Toro, University of Trento, Italy.

HouseLabSC's conference room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 10 August 2010, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Macromolecular Self-Assembly through Cucurbit[8]uril Ternary Complexes

UserMr Urs Rauwald, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 01 July 2010, 16:00-16:30

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

In Silico Drug discovery and molecular library focusing

UserProfessor Amiram Goldblum, The Institute of Drug Research, Faculty of Medicine The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 30 June 2010, 16:00-17:30

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GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINARS - Kristine Liao, ,Juzheng Frank Huang, Chenguang Sun & Mark Eddleston

3:30 pm Refreshments in Foyer prior to Talks for Attendees ONLY

UserUniversity of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 June 2010, 16:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Regulation of amyloid self-assembly under partially denaturing solution conditions

Note change of day and time

UserProf Martin Muschol (University of South Florida).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Lewis acid-base pairs and host-guest interactions: towards dynamic functional materials

UserMr Nicolas Nouvel, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 15:00-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Theoretic Study of Unitary Fermi Gas

Note unusual day

UserDr. Matthew Wingate, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 June 2010, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Nearly Isostatic Periodic Lattices

NOTE DIFFERENT DAY Thursday not Friday

UserProf. Tom Lubensky, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 03 June 2010, 14:00-15:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Tuning hierarchical structures with multiple hydrogen bonding interactions

UserMr Adam Celiz, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 May 2010, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

The synthetic aspects of polyelectrolyte brushes

UserMiss Nan Cheng, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 May 2010, 16:00-16:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Smart and Flexible: Stimulus-responsive polymer brushes on elastic substrates

UserMr Tim Kelby, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 May 2010, 15:30-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Critical depletion

UserProf Roberto Piazza (Politecnico di Milano).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

CANCELLED - Synthesis of Polymeric Probes to Control Cell Recognition and Signaling

Melville Lectureship Speaker

UserProf Laura L Kiessling, Dept of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Designing metal containing anticancer drugs in the absence of a well defined target

THIS IS A CHANGE FROM THE ORIGINAL TIME

UserProfessor Paul Dyson, EPFL.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 15:00-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Symmetry, equivalence and molecular self-organisation

UserDr Jack Douglas, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

Materials Chemistry and Climate Change

UserProfessor Peter Bruce, University of St Andrews.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 13 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Physics of Medicine (PoM) Seminar Series

Modelling protrusion phenotypes and the force velocity relation to motile cells

This talk is jointly organised with TCM

UserDr. Martin Falcke, Mathematical Cell Physiology, Max-Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin.

HouseSeminar Room, Centre for Physics of Medicine (PoM).

ClockWednesday 12 May 2010, 11:30-12:30

Chemistry Departmental Colloquia

Recharging the Planet: New Approaches for Optimizing the Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries and Fuel Cells

Inaugural Lecture

UserProfessor Clare Grey, Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor of Chemistry.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 16:15-17:15

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INAUGURAL LECTURE - "Recharging the Planet: New Approaches for Optimizing the Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries and Fuel Cells"

Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

UserProfessor Clare P Grey - University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 16:15-17:15

Dirac Lecture

Phase Transitions: Scaling, Universality and Renormalization

UserProfessor Leo P. Kadanoff University of Chicago and Perimeter Institute.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 14:45-16:00

Organic Chemistry

CANCELLED

UserJuan Granja.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 May 2010, 17:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

E. coli superdiffusion and chemotaxis

UserDr Franziska Matthäus (University of Heidelberg).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 07 May 2010, 12:00-13:00

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Symposium on 25th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Ozone Hole

UKAS - The Antartic Ozone Hole: Then and Now

UserPaul Crutzen-Nobel Prize winner, David Fahey-NOAA, Archie McCulloch-formerly ICI, Michael McIntyre-University of Cambridge, Jean-Pierre Pommere.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 07 May 2010, 10:30-18:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

How a non-Fermi liquid can emerge at a metal-insulator transition

UserProf. Gabriel Aeppli, University College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 May 2010, 14:15-15:15

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Life, extended mind, and physical reality

Device Materials Group (Materials Science) Special Seminar

UserProf. Brian Josephson, Mind-Matter Unification Project, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3, Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 17:30-18:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Free Energy methods to study complex biological phenomena

UserDr Francesco Gervasio, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 14:15-15:15

TCM Informal Seminar Series

Talk Cancelled

Canceled

UserProf. Pawel Hawrylak, Institute for Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Anomalous Liquids

UserProfessor Giancarlo Franzese, University of Barcelona.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Dynamics of Stone Arches

Please note: joint talk between Micromechanics Seminar and Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks, Tea and cake from 3:30pm in Oatley meeting room 2

UserDr Matthew De Jong, CUED.

HouseLR5, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

ClockFriday 23 April 2010, 16:00-17:00

Organic Chemistry

Joe Spencer Memorial Lectures

User11.00 Prof Peter Leadley (Cambridge), 11.45 Dr Joseph Wright (UEA), 12.15 Dr Dieter Spiteller (MPI Jena), 1.45 Prof Timor Baasov (Technion, Isreal), 2.30 Dr Andrew Truman (Cambridge), 3.00 Prof David O'Hagan (St Andrews), 4.15 Prof Jin-Quan Yu (Scripps).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 23 April 2010, 11:00-18:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Local Approach to Electronic Structure and Band Gaps

UserRoger Haydock (TCM and University of Oregon ).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Tailoring multivalent interactions in the design of biomaterials

UserProfessor Kristi Kiick (Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 21 April 2010, 11:00-12:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Recent developments in multireference quantum chemistry

Note late change of venue

UserDr Yuki Kurashige (Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan).

HouseU202, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 16 April 2010, 12:00-13:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Using Disorder to Detect Local Order: Noise and Nonequilibrium Effects in Disordered Electron Nematics

Joint TCM/QM seminar - note non-standard time.

UserProf. Erica Carlson, Purdue University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 06 April 2010, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

What will a nanobot look like?

Alex Hopkins Lecture

UserProfessor Tony Ryan.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 March 2010, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Complex architecures of conjugated polymers via Suzuki and Kumada chain-growth polycondensations

Please note the venue is the Wolfson Lecture Theatre

UserDr Anton Kiriy (Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V.).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 11 March 2010, 16:00-17:00

Inorganic Chemistry

BP Day

User3rd Year PhD students.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 11 March 2010, 12:00-18:00

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"Gas Phase Inorganic Chemistry"

UserProfessor Tony Stace, FRS - University of Nottingham.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2010, 16:15-17:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Life at high péclet number

UserProfessor R Goldstein, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 14:00-15:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Framework Materials: Fascinating Properties

UserProfessor John Evans, University of Durham.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 14:00-15:30

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TILDEN LECTURE - "Chemical reaction dynamics - from the gas phase to solution"

UserProfessor Andrew Orr-Ewing – University of Bristol.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2010, 16:15-17:15

Organic Chemistry

Chiral Carbenoids for Asymmetric Synthesis

UserProfessor Varinder Aggarwal, University of Bristol.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 01 March 2010, 17:00-18:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

From ultracold atoms to ultracold molecules. Prospects for novel physics

UserProf. Gora Shlyapnikov, University of Amsterdam and LPTMS Paris.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 February 2010, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

Sequencing genomes and sequences in the genome: from chemistry to medicine

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: in the presence of Marcus and Jennifer Smith

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Water: from bulk to interfaces

UserProf Giancarlo Franzese, Department of Physics, University of Barcelona.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Dynamics and Structure of Short Biopolymers Probed by Fluorescence

Leverhulme Visiting Professor Seminar

UserProfessor Werner Nau (Jacobs University, Bremen).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Self-Assembly and Self-Sorting: How to Construct and Characterize Complex Architectures

UserProfessor Christoph Schalley, Institut fur Chemie & Biochemie der Freien Universitat Berlin.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 14:00-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Fluctuation induced forces: The critical Casimir effect

UserProfessor Clemens Bechinger, Universität Stuttgart.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2010, 14:15-15:15

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RSC AWARDS SYMPOSIUM - "Designing New Materials: Processes and Applications"

UserDr Oren Scherman, Dr Terry McGrail, Professor Andrew Cooper, & Professor Stephen Yeates.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 14:15-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry

No Lecture as Royal Society of Chemistry Meeting

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 00:00-00:00

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"Diamond Chemical Vapour Deposition"

UserProfessor Mike Ashfold, FRS - University of Bristol.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 16:15-17:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

UserProf Alenka Luzar (Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Semiconductor Block Copolymers for Organic Electronic Devices

UserDr Michael Sommer (Melville Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Analysis of coupled atomistic/continuum models for solids

UserDr Christoph Ortner, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Painleve condensation, counter-ion condensation and Coulombic elasticity of biopolymers

UserProf Emmanuel Trizac (Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques, Université Paris-Sud, France).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Cyclodextrin Nanomachines at Work

UserDr Roger Coulston (Melville Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 28 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Tony Cheetham, Department of Materials Science.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 22 January 2010, 14:00-15:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Colourful chemistry with zwitterionic-type pi-ligands and their metal complexes

UserProfessor Pierre Braunstein, University of Strasbourg.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 17:00-18:00

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"Real-time imaging of catalytic action with nanoscale resolution"

UserProfessor Norbert Kruse - Université Libre de Bruxelles.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2010, 16:15-17:15

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Machine like functions at the molecular level

UserProf. Dr. Rainer Herges, Otto-Diels-Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität zu Kiel.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2010, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Phase field modelling of microstructure evolution

UserDr John Huber, Oxford University, Department of Engineering Science.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 15 January 2010, 14:00-15:00

Organic Chemistry

New Catalysis Concepts

UserProfessor David W. C. MacMillan, Princeton University, USA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 January 2010, 17:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Ions at Aqueous Interfaces: From Water Surface to Hydrated Proteins

UserProfessor Pavel Jungwirth, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 January 2010, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

BP Day

User3rd Year PhD students.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 January 2010, 13:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Post-Cotunnite phase of TeO2

UserGareth Griffiths (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2009, 11:40-12:00

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BOURKE LECTURE - "Vibrational Spectroscopy of Gas-Phase Biomolecular Ions: From Amino Acids to Helical Peptides and Beyond"

Home Page: ttp://isic2.epfl.ch/page61420.html

UserProfessor Thomas Rizzo - Ècole Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2009, 16:15-17:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Long Range Magnetic Interactions in Pure Carbon Materials

UserProfessor Nicholas M Harrison, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

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GRADUATE SEMINARS AFTERNOON

Refreshments served in the Todd Hamied Room at 5.35pm for all attendees AFTER the Graduate Seminars

User14:30 Introduction and Easter Term Lowry Prize, 14:35: Tej Bhinde, 15:05: Seung Yeon Lee, 15:35: Alex Ievins, 16:05 Tea & Coffee in Foyer, 16:35: Ailsa K Benton,17:05 Luke Knowles.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2009, 14:30-17:35

Organic Chemistry

New Genetic Codes

UserDr Jason Chin, University of Cambridge, MRC-LMB.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Modelling bacterial populations in changing environments

UserDr Rosalind Allen (Department of Physics, University of Edinburgh).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 20 November 2009, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Binding Studies on CB[6] with a Series of 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Ionic Liquids

UserMiss Nan Zhao, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Polymeric building blocks for supramolecular complexation with cucurbit[8]uril

UserMr Eric Appel, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 16:00-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Theory of exchange splittings of bands in diluted magnetic semiconductors

UserProf. Dr. Thomas Dietl, Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, and Institute of Physics, University of Warsaw.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

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BP LECTURE 3 - "High-throughput Applications for Heterogeneous Catalysis"

UserProfessor Avelino Corma Canos - Universidad Politécnica de Valencia ().

HouseSeminar at BP Institute, Madingley Rise, Madingley Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 11:00-12:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Modeling Protein Aggregation

UserProfessor Srikanth Sastry, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

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BP LECTURE 2 - "Towards a Rational Design of Inorganic Molecular Sieves"

UserProfessor Avelino Corma Canos - Universidad Politécnica de Valencia ().

HouseTodd Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2009, 12:00-13:00

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BP LECTURE 1 - "Materials Design for Single and Multiple Site Catalysis"

A Wine Reception will be held in the Todd Hamied Room to conclude the first lecture

UserProfessor Avelino Corma Canos - Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2009, 16:15-17:15

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Crawling Across the Web of Chemistry Using ChemSpider

UserDr Antony Williams, VP Strategic Development, ChemSpider, RSC, Wake Forest USA.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Theory of Elasticity at the Nanoscale

UserProfessor Bhushan Karihaloo, Cardiff University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 13 November 2009, 14:00-15:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Microdroplets in Microfluidics: Towards Emulsion Crystals

UserMr Wolfgang-Andreas Bauer, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Heterojunction Control of Organic & Hybrid Photovoltaic Semiconductor Devices

UserMiss Einat Elmalem, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 16:00-16:30

Inorganic Chemistry

Metal-organic frameworks for chemistry and medicine - Can we design them?

UserProfessor Russell Morris, University of St Andrews.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 14:00-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Explicit and implicit microion representations of dispersions of oppositely charged nanoparticles: expectations and surprises

UserProfessor Jean-Pierre Hansen FRS, Emeritus 1968 Professor of Chemistry, Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Physics, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

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LEVERHULME VISITING PROFESSOR - “The Flexibility Window in Materials”

Home Page: http://biophysics.asu.edu/CBP/person.php?ID=2

UserProfessor Michael F Thorpe – Arizona State University.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2009, 16:15-17:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Transduction of tactile information in human touch : a biomimetic approach

Mechanics Colloquia, note different venue and start time

UserDr Georges Debregeas, Ecole Normale Supérieure / CNRS.

HouseLR6, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 06 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Functional Nanostructures and Sensors by Self-Assembly

User Prof Kay Severin (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Amplified stochastic oscillations

UserProf. Alan McKane (Univeristy of Manchester).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Hydrogen bonding structure and ultrafast dynamics of bulk, interfacial, and confined water

(Joint Theory/Physical Seminar)

UserProfessor James L Skinner, University of Wisconsin.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

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JOINT COLLOQUIUM WITH THEORY SECTOR "Hydrogen bonding structure and ultrafast dynamics of bulk, interfacial, and confined water"

Tea and biscuits will be served in the entrance foyer at 3.30pm AFTER seminar (Home Page: http://www.chem.wisc.edu/~skinner/)

UserProfessor James L Skinner - University of Wisconsin.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2009, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

Design of chiral ligands for asymmetric copper-catalyzed reactions

UserProfessor Alex Alexakis, University of Geneva.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 17:00-18:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

Superconductivity in underdoped cuprates from attraction between spin vortices

UserProf. Lu Yu (Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Crack Propagation in Brittle Crystals under Combined Tensile and Shear Stresses

Mechanics Colloquia, note different venue and start time

UserDr Dov Sherman, Technion, Israel.

HouseLR6, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Gas diffusion in the [NiFe]-hydrogenase

M.Phil. thesis presentation. Note unusual venue.

UserPo-hung Wang (CUC3).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 12:25-12:50

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

FCIMC, naturally

CPGS talk. Note unusual venue.

UserDeidre Cleland (CUC3).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 12:00-12:25

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Colloids, surfaces and reversible supramolecular interactions: Towards light-driven motion

UserMr Feng Tian, University of Cambridge, Mellville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Determination of binding constants for cucurbit[8]uril complexes: differences in aqueous versus gas-phase binding

UserMr Frank Biedermann, University of Cambridge, Meville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 16:00-16:30

Inorganic Chemistry

Probing the structure of organic-inorganic biocomposites

UserDr Melinda Duer, University of Cambridge.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 14:00-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry

Single-molecule force spectroscopy: theory, analysis, interpretation

UserProfessor Olga K Dudko, University of California at San Diego.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2009, 14:15-15:15

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“Switchable and Sensory Interfaces: molecular scale analysis and near field chemistry”

Home Page: http://davisgroup.uk.net/

UserDr Jason Davis - University of Oxford.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2009, 16:15-17:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Synthesis of Chiral Bidentate Phosphorous Ligands in the Form of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIP)

UserMiss Mei-Hsuan Tsai, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 16:30-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Synthesis and Isolation of cucurbit[n]uril: a supramolecular host

UserMr Dezhi Jiao, University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 16:00-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Polarised Fermi Gases.

UserMeera Parish (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 14:15-15:15

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PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SYMPOSIUM

Refreshments served in the Todd Hamied Room at 5.30pm for all attendees

UserProfessor John Pyle, Professor Stephen Elliott, Professor David Klenerman, Dr Stephen Jenkins, Dr Graeme Day, Professor Rod Jones.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2009, 15:00-17:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Turning Cavitands into Materials

UserProfessor Enrico Dalcanale, University of Parma.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Inorganic Chemistry

The Many Faces of Heme in Biology

UserProfessor Emma Raven, University of Leicester.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"Calculating selectivities in homogeneous catalysis"

UserProfessor Per-Ola Norrby, Department of Chemistry, University of Gothenburg,.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Dept. of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2009, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Ring-polymer transition-state theory

CPGS talk. Note unusual venue.

UserJeremy Richardson (CUC3).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 09 October 2009, 12:25-12:50

Theory of Condensed Matter

Hybrid density functionals for accurate semiconductor band gaps

UserProf. John Robertson, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 October 2009, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Computing absolute free energies of disordered structures by molecular simulation

CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS

UserDr Tanja Schilling (Department of Physics, University of Mainz).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 02 October 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Halogen Bonding and Metal Ion Coordination in Supramolecular Complexes

UserProfessor Kari Rissanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 01 October 2009, 14:00-15:30

Organic Chemistry

Atom Economic Transformations Catalysed by Low-Valent Cobalt Complexes

All Welcome

UserProfessor Gerhard Hilt (Marburg University).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 24 September 2009, 17:00-18:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Chirality in supramolecular polymers

UserMaarten Smulders, University of Technology, Eindhoven.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 September 2009, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Reinforced elastomeric materials at large strains

UserProf. Pedro Ponte Castaneda, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 04 September 2009, 14:00-15:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

Simplifying the theory of the Invar effect in iron-nickel alloys

UserChris Hooley (SUPA, University of St Andrews).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 August 2009, 15:30-16:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Molecular Understanding, Design and Development of Zwitterionic-based Biomaterials

UserProf Shaoyi Jiang, Boeing-Roundhill Professor of Chemical Engineering & Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 August 2009, 14:00-15:00

Organic Chemistry

Recent advances in the area of asymmetric hydrogenation

UserProfessor Xumu Zhang, Rutgers University, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 03 August 2009, 17:00-18:00

Organic Chemistry

Synthetic Peptides for DNA and Protein recognition

UserProfessor Jose-Luis Mascarenas, University of Santiago de Compostela.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 22 July 2009, 11:00-12:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Dynamics of a bacterium moving by chemotaxis in its own secretion

Extra seminar

UserDr Ankush Sengupta (Institute for theoretical physics, University of Duesseldorf).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 10 July 2009, 12:00-13:00

Organic Chemistry

"Mechanisms, Structures and Chemical Informatics"

UserDr Jonathan Goodman, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 June 2009, 17:00-18:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

What is the momentum of a photon propagating in a medium?

UserProf. Steve Barnett, University of Strathclyde.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 June 2009, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Localisation tensor

UserBohshiang Jong (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 17 June 2009, 11:40-12:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Physical theory of vaccine design for influenza and dengue fever

Note unusual day and time

UserProfessor Michael W Deem (Rice University, USA).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 16 June 2009, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Using single-molecule manipulation to probe the dynamics of protein and DNA molecules

Note unusual day and time

UserProfessor Ching-Hwa Kiang (Department of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University, USA).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 15 June 2009, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Birth of a liquid droplet

UserProfessor Hans-Hennig von Gruenberg (University of Graz).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 12 June 2009, 12:00-13:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

Heterogeneities in granular media

UserProf. Anita Mehta, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 14:15-15:15

TCM Informal Seminar Series

Can the thermal conductivity of semiconductors be controlled by impurities?

UserStefan K. Estreicher, Physics Department, Texas Tech University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 June 2009, 15:30-16:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Electrochemical formation of responsive hydrogel films for bioanalytics

UserDr. Johanna Bünsow, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 04 June 2009, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Many-Body Phenomena in Coupled Arrays of Cavities

Joint TCM/AMOP seminar

UserDr Michael Hartmann, Technische Universitaet Muenchen.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 June 2009, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Title to be confirmed

Note time

UserProf. Gerald Mahan, Penn State University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Molecular tectonics: from building blocks to crystals

UserProfessor M.W. Hosseini, Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), Universite de Strasbourg.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 28 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Nanofluidics

UserProfessor Nick Quirke, Nano-bio Physics, University College Dublin.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Department of Chemist.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Matrix elasticity directs stem cell lineage – Better (polymeric) materials for Better biology

Melville Lecture

UserProfessor Dennis Discher, Biophysical Eng. & Nanobiopolymers Lab, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Kondo physics in multilevel quantum dots.

UserProf. David Logan, Theoretical Chemistry, Oxford University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

Merck Lectureship Talk 3 - Probing Intracellular Signalling Processes with Phosphatidyl Inositol Polyphosphates .

Part of the Merck Lectureship series of talks

UserProfessor Andrew Holmes, Bio21 Institute & CSIRO Mol & Health Tech, University of Melbourne, Australia.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

TCM Informal Seminar Series

Understanding liquids and glass transition on the basis of elastic interactions

Note changed time

UserDr Kostya Trachenko (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Assembling and breaking: competitive interactions between polymer, drug and cyclodextrin

UserDr Cecile Dreiss, Pharmaceutical Science Division, King's College London.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 16:00-17:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

Glasses, Jamming and Spin Glasses

UserProf. Mike Moore FRS, University of Manchester..

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

Merck Lectureship Talk 2 - Pericyclic Reactions in the Synthesis of Medium Ring Ether and Piperidine Alkaloids of Biological Importance

Part of the Merck Lectureship series of talks

UserProfessor Andrew Holmes, Bio21 Institute & CSIRO Mol & Health Tech, University of Melbourne, Australia.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

Organic Chemistry

Merck Lectureship Talk 1 - Seeing the Light With Polymers

Part of the Merck Lectureship series of talks

UserProfessor Andrew Holmes, Bio21 Institute & CSIRO Mol & Health Tech, University of Melbourne, Australia.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 May 2009, 17:00-18:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Organometallic f-Element Chemistry and the Importance of Questioning Scientific Assumptions

RSC Sir Edward Frankland Prize Lectureship

UserProfessor William J Evans, University of California Irvine, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 May 2009, 11:00-12:00

TCM Informal Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Bogdan Mihaila, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 15:30-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Simulations of self-assembling synthetic proteins

UserDr Peter Bolhuis (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 12:00-13:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Fun and controversy in modelling polarons

UserProf Alexander Shluger (University College London).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 May 2009, 12:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Investigation of multivalent glycan interactions on functional surfaces

UserDr Carlo Fasting, Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 16:00-17:00

Organic Chemistry

Sustainability Through the Confluence of Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Catalysis

Talk of interest to all branches of chemistry

UserSir John Meurig Thomas, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2009, 16:15-17:15

Organic Chemistry

Sugars and Enzymes

UserProfessor Ben Davis, University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 27 April 2009, 17:00-18:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

QMC applied to two-component molecular systems

UserDr Ryo Maezono, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 April 2009, 14:15-15:15

Inorganic Chemistry

New Anion Receptors and Transporters

UserProfessor Phil Gale, University of Southampton.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 April 2009, 14:00-15:00

Organic Chemistry

SCI Graduate Symposium

More details to be confirmed nearer the time

UserSCI Graduate Symposium speakers to be confirmed.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 20 April 2009, 13:00-18:00

Organic Chemistry

Asymmetric Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles using Sulfinimines

UserProfessor Franklin Davis, Temple University, Philadelphia USA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 15 April 2009, 17:00-18:00

Organic Chemistry

Amino Acid Promoted Ullman Reactions and their Applications in Organic Synthesis

UserProfessor Dawei Ma, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 03 April 2009, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanical Behaviour of Cells on Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

UserProfessor Lorna J. Gibson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 19 March 2009, 15:00-16:00

Physical Chemistry

Redox chemistry of diamond

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserDr Katherine Holt (University College London).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2009, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Using Entropy in Materials Design

UserProfessor Daan Frenkel, Department of Chemistry.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 14:00-15:00

Physical Chemistry

Graduate Student Seminars

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserRachel Pike, Amy Stevens.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2009, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ehrenfest Simulations of Radiation Damage in Metals

UserProf. Matthew Foulkes, Imperial College.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Graduate Student Seminars

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserNeil Dickson, Tamsin Phillips.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Superfluidity and other quantum fluid effects of microcavity polaritons

Joint TCM/AMOP/NP seminar

UserDr Alberto Amo, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 11:00-12:00

Physical Chemistry

Graduate Student Seminars

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserAndrew Cassidy, Paul Dunne.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Towards an understanding of how general anaesthetics work

UserDr P.-L. Chau, Bioinformatique Structurale, Institut Pasteur.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

It's not (all) --rocket-- atmospheric science

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserProfessor John Pyle (University of Cambridge).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Density functional simulation of a fast-ion conducting glass

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserProfessor David Drabold (Ohio University).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Phases of Matter and Why You Should be Interested

UserProf. Steve Simon, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 January 2009, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Bionanoscience

UserProfessor Gil Lee – University College Dublin.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2009, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Domain switching in ferroelectric perovskites and applications

Mechanics Colloquia, note room - LR6 and time - 2.30pm

UserProfessor Kaushik Bhattcharya, CalTech.

HouseLR6, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 23 January 2009, 14:30-15:00

Inorganic Chemistry

Single-Molecule Magnets and Magnetic Refrigerants

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/inorg.html

UserProfessor Euan Brechin (University of Edinburgh).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 22 January 2009, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Understanding glass transition on the basis of elastic interactions in a liquid

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/theo.html

UserProfessor Kostya Trachenko (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2009, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

How physics can be applied to biological problems

http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/events/colloquia/phys.html

UserDr Pietro Cicuta (University of Cambridge).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2009, 16:15-17:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

How to decipher fracture surfaces and crackling noise

Please note change of day, Monday

UserDr Laurent Ponson, CalTech.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockMonday 19 January 2009, 14:30-15:00

Organic Chemistry

Finding the Needle in a Haystack and From Bathtubs to Pipes

UserDr David Ager (DSM, Raleigh-Durham, USA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 15 December 2008, 17:00-18:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Point defects in alumina

Note unusual time

UserMatthew Foulkes (Imperial College).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 December 2008, 10:40-11:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Linear scaling algorithms: applicability, accuracy and scalable implementation

Note unusual time

UserVincent Sacksteder (Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 December 2008, 10:00-10:40

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Onset of cavitation in compressible, isotropic, hyperelastic solids

UserOscar Lopez-Pamies, Department of Mechanical Engineering State University of New York at Stony Brook.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 05 December 2008, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Exchange and Dynamic Correlation

UserProfessor Nicholas Handy FRS (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2008, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Empirical pseudopotentials?

UserMikhail Kibalchenko (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2008, 11:00-11:20

Irregular seminars in TCM

Quantum Criticality, the Alpha/Delta Puzzle, and Dual Vacua

Joint TCM/QM Seminar

UserProf George Chapline, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 November 2008, 11:30-12:30

Irregular seminars in TCM

Patterns of co-existing order parameters and universal escapeway to the magnetic quantum critical point

UserProf. Georgios Varelogiannis, National Technical University of Athens.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Organic Chemistry

Biomimetic Organocatalysis: From Concepts to Applications

UserProfessor Magnus Rueping (University of Frankfurt, Germany).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 24 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Reactive Steels: - the making of calm welds

UserProfessor H Bhadeshia, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 21 November 2008, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Freezing of cluster solids and the Gibbs phase rule

UserProf. Daan Frenkel FMRS, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Multiscale modelling of catalytic nanoparticles for CNT synthesis

UserDr James Elliot (Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Currents in carbon nanotubes

UserMikhail Kibalchenko (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2008, 11:00-11:20

Physical Chemistry

Chemical Activity on Graphene Under Stress

UserDr Pedro de Andres (CSIC, Madrid).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

Organic Chemistry

Epoxide-Opening Cascades

ELI LILLY LECTURE

UserProfessor Tim Jamison (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 17 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Intermolecular Coulombic Decay and Ultrafast Energy Transfer

UserProfessor Lorenz Cederbaum (University of Heidelberg).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Accelerating Chemistry & Biology: Intelligent Microfluidics

UserProfessor Andrew de Mello (Imperial College).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

Organic Chemistry

Progress Toward a Synthesis of Phomactin A

UserProfessor Richard Hsung (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fractal superconductivity near localization threshold

Note unusual time and day

UserProf. Mikhail Feigel'man, Landau Institute.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 15:30-16:30

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Making semiconducting polymers - the long and the short of it

UserProfessor Michael Turner (University of Manchester).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Non-equilibrium phase transitions in complex systems

UserDr Sergei Taraskin (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

A general Jastrow factor

UserPablo Lopez Rios (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2008, 11:00-11:40

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Predicting Molecular Properties: the Role of Data Visualisation and Feature Selection

UserProf. Ian Nabney, Neural Computing Research Group, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Department of Chemist.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Atmospheric Aerosols: Their Effect on Climate and on Human Health

UserDr Markus Kalberer (University of Cambridge).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Effects of surface chemistry on epidermal stem cell differentiation

UserMiss Britta Trappmann (University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Stimuli-Responsive Materials - Aqueous Phase Cucurbituril Assemblies

UserMr Jameel Zayed (University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Cold Molecules: Production and Control

UserProfessor Jeremy Hutson (University of Durham).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Physical Chemistry

Particle Engineering: Role of Surface Chemistry

UserDr Jerry Heng (Imperial College).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Hierarchical self-assembly in aqueous media

UserMr John Lee (University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Droplet-interface Bilayers Formation in Microfluidic Devices

UserMr Yunpeng Bai (University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Towards density functional theory calculations of defects in crystals

UserProf. Kaushik Bhattacharya, California Institute of Technology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Entropy as an ordering force

Inaugural Lecture

UserProfessor Daan Frenkel FMRS (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Organic Chemistry

Modern Medicinal Chemistry in the Hit to Lead Arena

PFIZER GRADUATE SYMPOSIUM

UserDr Dafydd Owen (Pfizer Global Research & Development, Sandwich, UK).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Nanoimprinting Functional Polymers

UserMiss Jo Slota (University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Catalytic Interfaces for Organic Synthesis in Microdroplets

UserMiss Ashleigh Theberge (University of Cambridge, Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Theoretical Chemistry

Dynamics on the way to forming glass: past, present and future

UserProfessor David Chandler (University of California at Berkeley).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Studies of plastic flow localization in different materials

Please note change of day and venue (Wednesday LR4)

UserProfessor V Tvergaard, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Technical University of Denmark.

HouseCUED LR4.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2008, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Random searching: shining a light on structure space

UserDr Chris Pickard, University of St Andrews.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry

Quantum transitions in Lennard-Jones clusters

UserProfessor Vladimir Mandelshtam (University of Southern California).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 08 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Physics at the kitchen

Note time and location

UserProf. Andrey Varlamov, University of Rome.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 29 September 2008, 14:30-15:30

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Representation and predictive modeling of complex biomolecular datasets

UserProf. Alexander Tropsha, School of Pharmacy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre for Molecular Informatics, Department of Chemist.

ClockFriday 26 September 2008, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

An Integrated Multiscale Framework for Performing Design and Analysis of Composite and Smart Structures

UserDr Steven M Arnold, Chief Mechanics and Life Prediction Branch, Structures and Materials Division, NASA Glenn Research Center.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 05 August 2008, 14:00-15:00

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Nobel Laureate Lectures live, week starting June 30 2008

Lectures start June 30th. They will be available for viewing on the site later.

UserMiscellaneous Physics Nobel Laureates.

HouseLive webcast from Lindau (Bodensee), Germany.

ClockThursday 03 July 2008, 08:00-13:00

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Nobel Laureate Lectures live, week starting June 30 2008

Lectures continue till July 3rd. They will be available for viewing on the site later.

UserMiscellaneous Physics Nobel Laureates.

HouseLive webcast from Lindau (Bodensee), Germany.

ClockMonday 30 June 2008, 08:00-13:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserMr Luis Fidalgo (University of Cambridge – Melville Laboratory).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 June 2008, 16:00-17:00

Irregular seminars in TCM

SU(2) gauge theory, the Berry phase and spintronics

UserProf. Stewart Barnes, University of Miami.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2008, 14:15-15:15

Irregular seminars in TCM

Long wavelength spin dynamics of ferrromagnetic condensates

UserProf. Austen Lamacraft, University of Virginia.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 10 June 2008, 14:15-15:15

Melville Laboratory Seminars

Probing the internal structure of polymer brushes

UserMr Ron Oren (University of Cambridge – Melville Laboratory).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 June 2008, 16:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: New Applications in Materials Chemistry

UserDr Chris Bielawski (University of Texas, Austin, Texas).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 29 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Nanomechanical Property Measurements for Sub-10 nm Thick Solid Films with Application in Magnetic Storage

UserProfessor Andreas Polycarpou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign, Mechanical Sciences and Engineering Department).

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 23 May 2008, 14:00-15:00