Physical Chemistry Seminar

Physical Chemistry Seminars are hosted by Professor Louis Haber at 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in 220 Turead Hall (Tower Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808)

Spring 2020 Schedule

Date Speaker Credentials/Advisor Title
1/28 Prakash Hamal Haber "Second Harmonic generation studies of colloidal nanoparticle-based drug-delivery systems"
2/4 Professor Eric Bittner University of Houston  “Exploring quantum entanglement for novel multidimensional spectroscopy”
2/11 Susith Gallee Kankanamge Kuroda  "Molecular Structure, Chemical Exchange and Conductivity Mechanism of High Concentration LiTFSI Electrolytes"
2/18 Menqi Yang Lopata  "Gaussian Basis set Methods for Strong-Field Ionization and Core-Level Spectroscopy"
3/3 Jeramie Rushing Kuroda  "Using time-resolved spectroscopy IR spectroscopy to study lithium ion solvation."
3/10 Xiaobing Chen Kuroda  "Molecular Motions of Lithium Ion Solvation Shell in Acetonitrile Solutions"
3/17 Cancelled Professor Carlos Baiz Assistant Professor UT Austin  


Zoom Conference

Samee Dikkumbura  Haber  "Growth Dynamics and Photothermal Efficiencies of Colloidal Gold and Silver–Gold Core–Shell Nanoparticles." 

Malsha Jayasinghe

Lucas Kurkowski



Zoom Conference

Daniel Babayode Haber  "Monitoring the seed-mediated growth of different nanoparticles and study of photothermal effects using in situ second harmonic generation and extinction spectroscopy"

Rasidah Ali

Ernest Nachaki

4/28 Unique Luna Warner/Kumar  

For inquiries regarding the Physical Chemistry Seminar, please contact Professor Louis Haber (