SEMESTER 1 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Date Speaker  Topic
1 pm Tuesday 29 July

Prof Allan Pring
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University
Department of Mineral Science
South Australian Museum

Hydrothermal replacement reactions in materials chemistry synthesis or how to make the Olympic Dam deposit in a Test Tube

Abstract

1 pm Tuesday 5th August

Anirudh Sharma
PhD Student
School of  Chemical and Physical Science
Flinders University

 

1:30 pm Tuesday 5th August

Christiaan Ridings
PhD Student
School of  Chemical and Physical Science
Flinders University 

 

SEMINARS PRESENTED IN SEMESTER 1 2014

Speaker  Topic

Daniel Mangos
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

Growth, Functionalisation and Applications of Nonporous Silica Nanoparticles

Abstract

 

Tiffany Reeves
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

Towards Chemiluminescence Detection of Cytotoxic Drugs in Surface Waters

Abstract

 

Leigh Thredgold
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

Simplified Integration of Contactless Conductivity Electrodes with Lab-on-Chip Devices using Injected Gallium

Abstract 

Prof David A. Winkler
Modelling Team Leader, CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Chemical theory, experiment, and simulation: How the new ‘Third Science’ bridges theory and experiment

Abstract

 

Lachlan Larsen
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders Univesity  

Low cost solution processed graphene-silicon solar cells

Abstract

 

Russell Fuller
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders Univesity  

Spatial Variation in Clandestine Synthesis via Wastewater Analysis

Abstract

 

Sean Clark
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University 

Synthesis and Use of Fullerene Polymers in Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Abstract 

 

Thomas Hensel
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

Identification of the fluorescent component in seminal fluid

Abstract

 

Kasturi Vimalanathan
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University   

laser assisted dynamic thin film lateral slicing of carbon nanotubes

Abstract

 

Steve Trewartha
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University   

Light Ignition of Carbon Nanotubes for the Initiation of Energetic Materials

Abstract

 

Mats Andersson
UniSA 

 Easily synthesised polymers for high efficiency solar cells

Abstract

Prof Dr Sven Ingebrandt
Department of Computer Science and Microtechnology
University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern
Germany 

Micro- and nanoscale sensor arrays for biomedical applications 

Abstract

 

Dr Anton Blencowe
Mawson Institute
Division of ITEE
University of South Australia
 

Development and Application of Polypeptide-based Architectures and Interfaces Prepared via Ring-opening Polymerisation

Abstract 

Edwina Virgo
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University
 

The intensity of forbidden torsional transitions in electronic spectra of molecules with a 6-fold barrier: Application to toluenes. 

 

Dr Peter Duggan
CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering

Pain Blockers and Boronolectins

Abstract

 

Caroline Watson
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

Development of a Bench-top Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy System to Improve Sensitivity and Selectivity

Abstract

 

Simon Bou
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University 

Size Controlled Polymer and DNA Nanotechnology

Abstract

 

Assoc Prof Mike Ford
School of Physics and Advanced Materials
University of Technology

Sydney  

Materials Discovery through Computer Simulation

Abstract

 

Prof Brian Yates
Executive Director
Engineering, Mathematical and Information Sciences
Australian Research Council 

Spin-system crossing points in reaction mechanisms and ARC funding for physics and chemistry

Abstract 

 

Rhys Murphy
PhD Student
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Flinders University  

Allosteric Porphyrin Molecular Tweezers

Abstract 

 

Prof Cameron Jones
School of Chemistry
Monash University  

The stabilization and "transition metal-like" reactivity of low oxidation state/low coordination group 14 metal complexes

Abstract 

 

Prof Harald Morgner
Wilhelm-Ostwald Institute for Physical and theoretical Chemistry
University Leipzig
Germany 

Thermodynamic concepts in fluid systems with capillary forces

Abstract

 

Dr Kentaro Tashiro
NIMS
Japan 

Novel Synthetic Challenges at Boundaries

Abstract  

Emeritus Professor F. Richard Keene
School of Pharmacy & Molecular Sciences
James Cook University
School of Chemistry & Physics
University of Adelaide  

Polypyridyl ruthenium(II) complexes as cytotoxic lipophilic cations:
new paradigms for old molecules?

Abstract

 

Prof Hidde Brongersma
Eindhoven University of Technology
Imperial College

London 

The Outer Surface, Ultra-thin layers and Interfaces studied by High-Sensitivity LEIS

Abstract 

 

Dr Birendra Singh
CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering

Instability in amorphous oxide thin-film transistors

Abstract

 

Rhiannon Creasey
National Institute for Materials Science (NMIS)
Japan
  

Peptide Design and Characterisation for Nanoelectronic Applications

Abstract

 
Dr Barbara Horvath
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Japan
 

Interface examination of conductive polymer/metal composite with through-silicon via for 3D-LSI

Abstract