Ohio Photochemical Society Meeting


 July 10th - July 12th, 2023


Ohio Photochemical Society (OoPS) meeting 2023

   Monday, July 10th

2:00 - 4:00 PM  Registration and Check-in (Outside Eagle and Heron Meeting Rooms, 2nd Floor)

4:00 - 6:00 PM  Poster session (PICNICS, Undergraduates, and Graduate Students)

6:00 – 7:00 PM  Buffet Dinner (Eagle/Heron Rooms)

  Session  1  Chair: Austin Sartori

7:00 - 7:10 PM  Opening Remarks Malcolm D. E. Forbes and Jayaraman Sivaguru

  Memorial Symposium for Douglas C. Neckers (Founding Director, Center for Photochemical Sciences)

7:10 - 7:30 PM  Alex Mejiritski, Spectra Photopolymers, Inc., Remembering Douglas C. Neckers

7:30 - 8:00 PM  Lisa Kelly, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Environmentally-Mediated Photochemistry of 4-Amino-1,8-Naphthalene Imides

8:00 - 8:30 PM  Dr. Samer Gozem, Georgia State University, Spectroscopy in the Condensed Phase: Connecting Theory and Experiments

8:30 - 9:00 PM  Dr. Rony Khnayzer, Lebanese American University, Tuning the properties of Ruthenium(II) Diimine complexes for using photoactivatable chemotherapy

9:00 – 10:00 PM  Networking time

   Tuesday, July 11th 

8:00 – 9:00 AM  Continental Breakfast (outside meeting room)

  Session 2    Chair: Dipti Garg

9:00 - 9:30 AM  James Cassidy, The University of Chicago, Synthesis of Colloidal III-V Nitride Quantum Dots for Light and Photocatalysis Application

9:30 - 10:00 AM  Sarah Sobeck, College of Wooster, Impact of Energy Transfer Pairs on the “Pop” and Fading of Daylight Fluorescent Pigment

10:00 - 10:30 AM  James McCusker, Michigan State University, Excited-state Dynamics of First-row Metal Complexes in the Marcus Inverted Region, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Ligand-Field Theory

10:30 - 11:00 AM  Coffee Break

  Session 3    Chair: Siddhartha Thennakoon

11:00 - 11:30 AM  Prashant Kamat, University of Notre Dame, Overcoming Challenges in Photocatalysis and Electrolysis. Why Seeing is Not Always Believing

11:30 - 12:00 PM  Valentin Vullev, UC-Riverside, Managing Charge Transfer and its Effects on Molecular Photophysics

12:00 - 12:30 PM  Corey Stephenson, University of Michigan, Redox Catalysis Strategies for Complex Molecules

12:30 - 1:30 PM  Box Lunch and Panel Discussion

  Session  4  Chair: Kavyasree Manal

1:30 - 2:00 PM  Julie Peterson, UC Santa Barbara and BGSU, Designing Biocompatible Photoactive Dynamic Covalent Systems

2:00 - 2:30 PM  Mikhail Zamkov, Bowling Green State University, Quantum Shells: An Emerging Class of 2D Colloidal Semiconductors

2:30 - 3:00 PM  Natalia Lebedeva, Syngenta Corporation, When is Light Not Good for Plants?

3:00 - 3:30 PM  Vanessa McCaffrey, Michigan State University, Assessing the Broader Learning Outcomes and Participation Patterns of Undergraduate Research at Michigan State University

3:30 - 6:00 PM  Networking time

6:00-7:30 PM  Dinner

  Session 5   Session to honor the late R. Marshall Wilson (founder of OoPS)

Chair: Dedunu Senarathne   

7:30 – 7:45 PM  Malcolm D. E. Forbes, Bowling Green State University, Remembering R. Marshall Wilson

7:45 - 8:30 PM  Prashant Kamat, University of Notre Dame, Mastering the Art of Scientific Publication (How to make your next paper scientifically effective)

8:30 – 8:45 PM  Recognition of Sponsors and Poster Award Presentations

  Wednesday, July 12th

8:45 – 10:00 PM  Networking time

8:00 – 9:00 AM  Continental Breakfast (outside meeting room)

  Session 6  Session Chair: Dulanjan Harankahage

9:00 - 9:30 AM   Dmitri Talipin, The University of Chicago, Can we revolutionize colloidal synthesis of semiconductor nanostructures using molten inorganic salts?

9:30 -10:00 AM  Len MacGillivray, University of Iowa, Building Molecules in Crystals Using Light: Green Chemistry to Sustainable Materials

10:00 -10:30 AM   Pravas Deria, Southern Illinois University, Excited state Dynamics in Porous Crystalline Assemblies

10:30 -11:00 AM   COFFEE BREAK

  Session 7   Session Chair: Lalita Shahu

11:00 -11:30 AM  H. Peter Lu, Bowling Green State University, Single-Molecule Spectroscopy and Force Manipulation Studies of Protein Dynamics and Signaling

11:30 -11:45 AM  Closing Remarks, Malcolm D. E. Forbes and Sivaguru Jayaraman

Updated: 07/10/2023 08:59AM