Signature Lectures: Coulson Lecture on Combustion in a Sustainable World
November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Who: Stephen Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory Distinguished Fellow, on “Combustion in a Sustainable World: From Molecules to Processes”
Location: Interdisciplinary STEM Research Complex, Building 2, Room 1023
Stephen Klippenstein’s cutting-edge, computational chemistry research has significantly impacted a wide range of fields, including sustainable energy, combustion, interstellar chemistry and atmospheric chemistry. He has earned numerous prestigious honors including the Spiers Memorial Lecturer from the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Polanyi Medal from the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the Zeldovich Gold Medal from the Combustion Institute. Klippenstein received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, where he conducted theoretical studies of chemical reaction dynamics with Nobel Prize recipient R. A. Marcus.
Sponsored by the department of chemistry and the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry