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Dr. David Bartels Presenting

Dr. David Bartels Presenting

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Dr. Bartels will be traveling to San Francisco to attend the International Conference on Nuclear Plant Chemistry in September of 2018. He will be giving two talks: "Fixing the Water Radiolysis Mechanism at High Temperature," and "High Dose Rate Corrosion Study of FeCrAl Alloys."…

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Dr. LaVerne to Present

Dr. LaVerne to Present

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Dr. Jay LaVerne will be traveling to Poland in September of 2018 to attend the Pulse Investigations in Chemistry, Physics and Biology Conference (PULS). He will be making a presentation during his time at the conference.…

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Dr. Janik Invited to Present

Dr. Janik Invited to Present

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Dr. Ireneusz Janik of the Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory has been invited to present a paper at the 9th PULS Conference on Pulse Investigations in Chemistry, Physics and Biology in September of 2018.  His paper is titled" The Nature of Primary Intermediates formed in early events of OH Radical Induced Oxidation of SCN- in Water.…

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Prashant Kamat Presents to ACS

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Professor Prashant Kamat has been invited to give two talks at the August 2018 meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston, MA. His talks are titled "Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals for Designing Tandem Architectures,"  and "Photoinduced Phase Segregation in Mixed Halide Perovskites and its Impact on Photovoltaic Performance."…

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Jay LaVerne Presents

Jay LaVerne Presents

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Dr. Jay LaVerne will be traveling to the 2018 International Conference on Ionizing Processes.  The paper he will be presenting is titled "Stability of Solid Uranyl Peroxides to Gamma Radiation." The conference will be in Annapolis, MD, in July 0f 2018…

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Professor Kamat Travels to China

Professor Kamat Travels to China

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Professor Prashant Kamat has been invited to the ACS Publications Symposium on Innovations in Material Science in Shanghai; the 22nd International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy in Hefei; and the Nanjing Tech University in Nanjing, China.  He will be be discussing, "Nanotechnology for Light Energy Conversion," and "Evolution of Semiconductor Nanostructures in Light Energy Conversion: From Quantum Dots to Perovskites."  His travels will take place in July and August of 2018.…

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David Bartels to Present

David Bartels to Present

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Dr. David Bartels will be giving a presentation at the International Conference in Ionizing Processes.  His paper is titled "Fixing the Water Radiolysis Mechanism." The conference is in July in Annapolis, MD.…

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Congratulations to Prashant Kamat

Congratulations to Prashant Kamat

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

In honor of his 65th birthday, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C is dedicating its June 28, 2018, issue to to Professor Prashant Kamat. The issue contains 111 articles in the area of energy conversion and storage by his colleagues and friends. It will also feature an article highlighting his scientific Journey. Congratulations to Professor Kamat on the well-deserved recognitiion!…

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Professor Kamat Presents in Asia

Professor Kamat Presents in Asia

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Professor Kamat of the Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory will be attending the 7th Hsinchu Summer Course and Workshop at the National Chiao Tung Universitm in Hsinchu, Taiwan, and the 7th Sungkyun International Solar Form (SISF 2018) in Seoul, Korea. He will be giving 3 lectures at Hsinchu, and leading a talk at SISF called "Hype and Hope of Mixed Halide Lead Perovskite Solar Cells."…

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Dr. Janik to Present

Dr. Janik to Present

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Assistant Research Professor Irek Janik will be attending the International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, in June of 2018. He will be presenting a paper titled "Transient Raman spectra, structure and thermochemistry on the selenocyanate dimer radical anion in water."…

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NDRL Professor Invited to Lecture

NDRL Professor Invited to Lecture

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Professor Prashant Kamat wil be presenting several topics this spring. He will be speaking at the 233rd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society in Seattle. He will also be organizing a symposium on Inorganic/Organic Nanohybrids for Energy Conversion. His papers are titled, "Effect of Iodide Treatment on the Photovoltaic Performance of Mixed Halide Perovskite Solar Cells" and "Photocatalytic Aspects of CsPb Br3

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NDRL Professor Invited to Lecture

NDRL Professor Invited to Lecture

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

NDRL Professor Prashant Kamat will be traveling to lecture at the American Chemical Society Editors' Meeting and attend the Atlantic Basin Conference at the end of January, 2018. He will be presenting "Unraveling the Mystique of Mixed Halide Lead Halide Perovskites." 

In February, Professor Kamat will travel to lecture at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. There, he will be giving a seminar to the Chemistry Department titled "Lead Halide Perovskites. Looking Beyond the Hype." He will also travel to Minneapolis where he was invited to talk at the Symposium "Liquid Crystals, Metamaterial Transformation Optics, Photonic Crystals and Solar Cells."…

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NDRL Professor travels to Lecture

NDRL Professor travels to Lecture

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

Professor Prashant Kamat will be traveling throughout India this December. He will be the IISc-DST Centennial Chair (Visiting Professor) at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India. He will also be attending conferences and lecturing at the Electrochemical Society School.…

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Three College of Science faculty members awarded Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants

Three College of Science faculty members awarded Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants

Joya Helmuth

Three College of Science faculty members are among eight at Notre Dame to be awarded Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants for projects with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) faculty in Santiago, Chile.

 

Through a generous gift, the Luksburg Foundation began this grant program in 2013 with Notre Dame International and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies

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Professor Robert Schuler Dies at age 91

Professor Robert Schuler Dies at age 91

Laura Mortlock-McMinn

We are saddened to report that Zahm Professor Emeritus Robert H. Schuler, passed away the morning of November 13, 2017. Bob Schuler was Director of the NDRL from 1975 to 1995, a 20-year period of growth and productivity that helped build our strong national and international reputation. In addition to his significant research accomplishments and recruiting and development successes, he was instrumental in constructing bridges to radiation chemistry groups in many countries throughout the world, the benefits of which are still felt today. His legacy continues to inform and support us.…

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