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Chemistry Contact

Department Chair:

Petar Dvornic

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Contact Person:
Linda Hoesli

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Phone: 620-235-4748
Fax: 620-235-4003

Chemistry Department
101 Heckert-Wells
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Department of Chemistry Seminars

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 

September 23, 2016
Dr. Yolanda Vasquez, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
"Interfacing Materials with Cells." -- The microenvironment on which mammalian cells are cultured can have a dramatic effect on their function. For example, the interplay between biochemical signals and mechanical cues at the cell-surface interface can result in morphological changes in the cell. continue reading>>

February 17, 2017
Dr. Manashi Nath, Department of Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri
"Designing Smart Materials for Efficient Energy Conversion: The Story of Transition Metal Chalcogenides." --  Energy harvesting from solar and water has created ripples in materials energy research for the last several decade. Among these, water electrolysis leading to generation of oxygen and hydrogen, has been one of the most promising routes towards sustainable alternative energy generation and storage, with applications ranging from metal-air batteries, fuel cells, to solar-to-fuel energy conversion systems. continue reading>>