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About the CTC

The Chemical Theory Center consists of faculty members and their research groups in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota who carry out a broad range of cutting-edge theoretical chemistry and computational chemistry research. Click here for a printable pdf member list.

Group Photo, 2012

 

Seminar Series

The Chemical Theory Center Monthly Seminar Series features the research of a postdoctoral researcher or graduate student from one of the faculty groups.

Unless otherwise specified, regular monthly seminars are in 117/119 Smith Hall, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.


Monthly Seminars, May - December 2016:

Friday, May 13 - cancelled

June, July, and August - no seminars

September 9 - Cramer Group

October 14 - Siepmann Group

November 11 - Gao Group

December 9 - Gagliardi Group

Special Seminars, 2016:

Monday, May 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (NOTE LOCATION - 18 Mechanical Engineering) - Benjamin G. Levine, Professor, Department of Chemistry at Michigan State University. "Conical Intersections and Non-Radiative Recombination in Semiconductor Nanocrystals." Abstract


Tuesday, May 10, 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm (401/402 Walter Library) - Rachel Getman, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clemson University. "Screening for Activity and Selectivity in Small Metal Cation Catalysts." Prof. Getman is a co-PI in the Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center (ICDC) and will present her work at the ICDC monthly webinar. All CTC members are welcome to attend. Abstract


Thursday, June 9, 4:00pm - 5:00 pm (401/402 Walter Library). Sergey Varganov, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada (Reno). "Nondiabatic Transition State Theory: Application to Intersystem Crossings in the Active Sites of Metal-Sulfur Proteins." Abstract


Monday, July 25, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (117/119 Smith Hall). Prof. Andreas Savin of UPMC Sorbonne Universités Laboratoire de Chimie Théorique, Paris, France, will give a lecture for the CTC graduate students and postdocs on Multiconfiguration Pair Density Functional Theory.


Past Seminars

 

 

Faculty

Joint Activities | Joint Publications


Pictured left to right: J. Gao, D. Truhlar, L. Gagliardi, C. Cramer, I. Siepmann


Laura Gagliardi

Director, 2011 - 2016

gagliardi@umn.edu
The Gagliardi Group Research Site


 
Chris Cramer

cramer@umn.edu
The Cramer Group Research Site

Jiali Gao

jgao@umn.edu
The Gao Group Research Site

Jason Goodpaster | Starting June 2016

jgoodpas@umn.edu

Ilja Siepmann

siepmann@umn.edu
The Siepmann Group Research Site

Don Truhlar | Founding Director, 2005-2011

truhlar@umn.edu
The Truhlar Group Research Site