Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry

Explore Chemistry at Clark University

At the Gustaf H. Carlson School of Chemistry, faculty, grad students and undergraduates investigate together the properties of materials ranging from molecular structures and nanoparticles to DNA and high performance carbon fiber composites. The department offers a major, minor and elective courses for undergraduates, an acclerated B.A./M.S. for qualified Clark undergraduates, and a Ph.D. program.

Upcoming Events

Spring Semester 2016

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Hailing Wang, Ph.D, Department of Chemistry, Yale University

Title: TBD
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, February 5th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Graduate Research Updates Seminar
Jeff Monroe & Muyun (Tony) Xu
Graduate Students, Clark University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, February 12th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Graduate Research Updates Seminar
Qiuchen (Amy) Zheng, Michael Reardon, Valerie Ivancic
Graduate Students, Clark University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, February 19th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Ph.D. Defense Seminar
Kai Peng, Graduate Student, Clark University

Title: TBD
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, March 4th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Zhen-Qiang Pan, Ph.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Title: TBD
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, March 18th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Erika Taylor, Department of Chemistry, Wesleyan University

Title: TBD
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, March 25th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Graduate Research Updates Seminar
Yaya Wang, Mark Tan, Linshu Wang
Graduate Students, Clark University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, April 1st, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Jessica Rouge, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut

Title: TBD
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, April 8th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Ksenia Bravaya, Department of Chemistry, Boston University

Title: TBD
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, April 15th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Chemistry Honors Thesis

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

Chemistry Honors Thesis

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, April 29th, 2016
Time: 12:15pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events of Fall Semester 2015

Second Year Seminar
Jeffrey Monroe, Graduate Student, Clark University

Title: ICP in Elemental Analysis: Principles and Applications Relative to Standard Compositional Analysis and for the Evaluation of Homogeneity in Doped Systems.
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, September 4th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Jason K. Sello, Ph.D, Department of Chemistry, Brown University

Title: Novel Small Molecules, Targets, and Strategies in Anti-Infective Development
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, September 18th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Ph.D. Defense Seminar
Jia (Will) Wei, Graduate Student, Clark University

Title: Controlled ROMP of cyclobutenes by tuning the steric bulk of the monomer pendant chains: An efficient route towards well-defined cyclobutene-based diblock copolymers
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, September 25th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Research Proposal Seminar
Joshua Boykin, Graduate Student, Clark University

Title: Heterogenization of Homogeneous Catalysts Using a Metal-Organic Framework with Photoreversable Crosslinking
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, October 2nd, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Graduate Research Updates Seminar
Qiuchen (Amy) Zheng, Qingzhe (Mark) Tan, Linshu Wang
Graduate Students, Clark University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, October 9th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Outside Speaker Seminar
Swarna Basu, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Susquehanna University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Time: 4:30pm

Outside Speaker Seminar
Lynmarie Thompson, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Title: Mechanisms of Transmembrane Signaling by Chemotaxis Receptors: Structure and Dynamics by NMR and HDX-MS
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, October 23rd, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Graduate Research Updates Seminar
Michael Rierdon, Valerie Invancic
Graduate Students, Clark University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, October 30th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

26th Annual Harry C. Allen, Jr. Symposium

Talk Title: Materials For Energy Storage
Where: Sackler Sciences Center
When: Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Time: 1:00pm
More information: Harry C. Allen Jr. Symposium page

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Kevin Kittilstved, Ph.D, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Title: Revealing the mechanism of substitutional doping in molecular clusters and nanocrystals
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, November 6th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Masters Defense Seminar
Rhady Sorm, Biochemistry Graduate Student, Clark University

Title: Biophysical Effects of Polyphenols on Model-Membrane-Mediated Aβ42 Self-Assembly
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Time: 12:00pm

Outside Guest Seminar
Prof. Ron Grimm, Ph.D, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Title: Methyl-terminated silicon microwire arrays for solar fuels applications: Surface structure, stability, and performance
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, November 13th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Graduate Research Updates Seminar
Joshua Boykin, Yaya Wang
Graduate Students, Clark University

Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Friday, November 20th, 2015
Time: 12:15pm

Thanksgiving Break
November 25-27th

Ph.D. Defense Seminar
Hanzhong (Fido) Liu, Graduate Student, Clark University

Title: Solvent effect on protein folding and network representation of folding kinetics
Where: Sackler Sciences Center, Room S122
When: Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
Time: 12:00pm