Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Inorganic Chemistry Seminars are hosted by Dr. Andrew Maverick  4:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays via Zoom until further notice

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date              Speaker Credentials/Advisor Title                                                         

Sajila Tanha

Graduate Student-LSU

(Lee Group)


"Terminal Mo Carbide and Carbyne Reactivity: H2 Cleavage, B–C Bond Activation, and C–C Coupling"


Professor Jonah Jurrs

University of Mississippi

“CO2 Reduction to Renewable Fuels with Earth-Abundant Catalysts Featuring Redox-Active Macrocycles”



Professor Kevin McPeak

Chemical Engineering-LSU

“Some Like It Hot: Chemistry with Above-Equilibrium Charge Carriers”


Vanessa Hulse

Graduate Student-LSU

(Elgrishi Group)

"Electrocatalytic Nitrite Reduction with a Cu(II)-Me6tren Complex”


Takia Sultana

Sheila Njoroge

Graduate Student-LSU (Maverick Group)

Graduate Student-LSu (Lee Group)

"Sulfur Coordination effects on a water oxidation catalyst"

"Cross-Coupling through metathesis of C(aryl)-C(aryl) single bonds"



Victoria Valley

Senuri Jayawardana

Graduate Student-LSU (Chambers Group)

Graduate Student-LSU (Garcia-Lopez Group)

"Catalyzed Degradation Of Azo Dyes"

"“Cobalt-Based Metal–Organic Cages for Visible-Light-Driven Water Oxidation”

For inquiries regarding the Inorganic Chemistry Seminar, please contact Dr. Maverick (