Schedule – 2020

Thursday – October 8th

Session 1

1:00 PM – Welcome

1:10 PM –  Natalia Shustova – University of South Carolina – “Photophysics and Electronic Structure of Metal-Organic Frameworks”

1:35 PM –  Steven Lopez – Northeastern University – “Photodynamics simulations towards explosive materials”

2:00 PM – Breakout/break #1 (check out student posters on Flipgrid – 30 minute break)

Session 2

2:30 PM – Elham Ghardiri – Wake Forest University – “Nanomaterials Ultrafast Photochemistry for Energy and Medicine”

2:55 PM – Kristin Wustholz – William & Mary – “Harnessing Single-Molecule Emission Dynamics for Photocatalysis and Multicolor Imaging”

3:20 PM – (2x 5 minute student talks)

3:30 PM – Closing 

Friday – October 9th

Session 3

1:00 PM – Welcome

1:10 PM – Shunji Egusa – UNC Charlotte – “Luminescent protein-metal complexes”

1:35 PM – Frank Leibfarth – UNC Chapel Hill – “Upcycling through Polymer C–H Functionalization Methods”

2:00 PM – Breakout/break #2 (check out student posters on Flipgrid – 30 minute break)

Session 4

2:30 PM – Pamela Lundin – High Point University – “Synthesis of Organic Molecules with Interesting Photoproperties”

2:55 PM – Amanda Morris – Virginia Tech University – “Dizzy Photochemistry: The Role of Spin (Forbidden) Processes in MOF Energy Transfer

3:20 PM – (2x 5 minute student talks)

3:30 PM – Awards Ceremony