2016 Academic Year Seminars
DateSpeakerTitleHostLocation
Next Event:
Mar 31, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Judith Crowell
Attorney
Defending the Guilty Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 3, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Maricris Mays
UMass Dartmouth
Mindy LevineBeaupre 105
Apr 5, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Mark Zabinski
RI State Crime Lab
Fingerprints Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 7, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Roderick Kennedy
Judge (retired)
Forensic Science: Judicial Gate Keeping Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 12, 2017
(Wed) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Tim Bannin
URI Chemistry
H-bonding Catalyst Systems for the ROP of Cyclic Esters Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 12, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci

Student Presentations (25 minutes) Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 14, 2017
(Fri) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Bharathy Subramanian
URI Chemistry
Study on the formation and evolution of solid electrolyte interphase in lithium-ion batteries Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 14, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Robert Foster
Attorney
Forensic Science in Chemical Weapons Disposal Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 17, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Stephen Craig
Duke Univ
TBA Matt KiesewetterBeaupre 105
Apr 19, 2017
(Wed) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Matt Mullen
URI Chemistry
The Influence of Interfacial Effects in Layered Thin Film Systems : A Spectroscopic Study Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 19, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci

Student Presentations (25 minutes) Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 21, 2017
(Fri) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Mingyu Chapman
URI Chemistry
Study and Development of Fluorescent Array Sensor for Explosive Vapor Detection Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 21, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Don Hayes
Director Boston PD Forensic Lab
The Boston Strangler Case Revisted Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 24, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Bo Zhang
URI Chemistry
Investigation of Novel Electrolyte Additives in Lithium-Ion Batteries at Elevated Temperature Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 26, 2017
(Wed) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Mona Alhasani
URI Chemistry
The Influence of Zn2+-doped PVDF on the Fluorescent Properties Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 26, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci

Student Presentations (25 minutes) Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Apr 28, 2017
(Fri) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Samuel Bell
URI Chemistry
Oral Hypoglycemic Agents and Gestational Diabetes: Understanding Pregnancy Centered Medications Brett LuchtBeaupre 105
Apr 28, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Maurice Marshall
Defense Science & Technology Lab (retired)
Running a Large Forensic Explosive Lab Jimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
May 1, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM

URI
Student Award Ceremony Bill EulerBeaupre 105
Sep 9, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Jimmie Oxley
URI Chemistry
Forensic Science: An OverviewBeaupre 100
Sep 12, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Barbara Ray
URI Environmental Health and Safety
Prudent Practices and Hazardous Waste ManagementAndy ClaphamBeaupre 105
Sep 16, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Robin Cotton
Boston University
Forensic DNA Testing: Current Methods and ChallengesJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Sep 19, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Robert Hurt
Brown University
Novel Behaviors and Applications of Atomically-thin 2D MaterialsBrett LuchtBeaupre 105
Sep 23, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Eric Gahagan
OPS15
Handling Bomb ThreatsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Sep 26, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Michelle Farkas
UMass Amherst
Looking at Disease in a New Light: Chemical Biology-Enabled Tools and Platforms for Studying CancerMindy LevineBeaupre 105
Sep 30, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Mark Linhard
CT State Police K9 Unit
Accelerant & Electronic Storage Detection Canine TrainingJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Oct 3, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Daniel Seidel
Rutgers Univ
Anion-recognition/ion-pairing Approaches to Asymmetric CatalysisMatt KiesewetterBeaupre 105
Oct 7, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Marcela Najarro
National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST Trace Contraband Detection ProgramJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Oct 12, 2016
(Wed) 3:00PM
Michael R. Zachariah
Univ of Maryland
Probing and Manipulating Fast High Temperature Transformation in Nanoparticles for Energetic ApplicationsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 105
Oct 14, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Michael Sigman
University of Central Florida
Validating Forensic Inference: A Likelihood Ratio ApproachJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Oct 17, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Trisha Andrew
UMass Amherst
Monolithically Integrated Textile ElectronicsMatt KiesewetterBeaupre 105
Oct 21, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Al Hazen
Inspector General (retired)/
St. Joseph University
The Various Forensic Sciences Used in Solving Criminal CasesJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Oct 24, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Melissa Morris
URI
Quantification of Dairy Farm Methane Emissions via Tracer Gas ReleaseSze YangBeaupre 105
Oct 26, 2016
(Wed) 3:00PM
Grad Student
Yingnan Dong
URI Chemistry
Exploration of additives for improving performance of high voltage LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4/Graphite cellsBeaupre 105
Oct 28, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Dan Greenfield
Seton Hall University
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Forensic Psychiatry in a NutshellJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Oct 31, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Sarah Delaney
Brown Univ
Repair of DNA Damage in NucleosomesMindy LevineBeaupre 105
Nov 4, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Doug Klapec
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Case Studies from the ATF Forensic Science LaboratoryJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Nov 7, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Chia-Kuang (Frank) Tsung
Boston College
Controlled Encapsulation of catalysts into metal-organic frameworksJason DwyerBeaupre 105
Nov 11, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci

HolidayJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Nov 14, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Charles Jakobsche
Clark University
From Organic Synthesis to Chemical BiologyMindy LevineBeaupre 105
Nov 18, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Ed Pierce
Warwick Police Dep. (retired)
Law Enforcement Issues with Non-Traditional GroupsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Nov 21, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Kwok-Fan Chow
UMass Lowell
Naked-Eye Electrochemical SensorJason DwyerBeaupre 105
Nov 25, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci

HolidayJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Nov 28, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Anita Mattson
WPI
Enantioselective C–C Bond Construction with Non-Covalent CatalysisMindy LevineBeaupre 105
Nov 30, 2016
(Wed) 2:00PM
Grad Student
Kevin Colizza
URI Chemistry
Novel Gas Phase Ion-Molecule Reactions and Mechanisms in Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Mass SpectrometryJason DwyerBeaupre 105
Dec 2, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Melissa Taylor
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Human Factors and Forensic Science: Understanding Human Error NatureJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Dec 5, 2016
(Mon) 3:00PM
Min Chen
UMass Amherst
Single Molecule Analysis of Proteins by using OmpG NanoporeJason DwyerBeaupre 105
Dec 9, 2016
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Vincent Desiderio
US Postal Inspection Service
Postal Forensics: Using Science to Protect the US Postal Service & Its CustomersJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Jan 19, 2017
(Thu) 3:00PM
Dugan Hayes
Argonne National Laboratory
Time-resolved Optical and X-ray Characterization of Solar Energy Conversion Materials and Insights into Photo Electrochemical PerformanceDave FreemanBeaupre 105
Jan 23, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Andrew DeBlase
Purdue University
Advances in Cold Ion SpectroscopyDave FreemanBeaupre 105
Jan 25, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Jimmie Oxley
URI Chemistry
IntroductionJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Jan 27, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Mark Tobias
Attorney
The Security Threat from 3D Printing & Scanning TechnologyJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Jan 30, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Alexander Sokolov
California Institute of Technology
Unconventional Approaches for Electrons in Molecules: Accurate Molecular Properties without too much ComputationDave FreemanBeaupre 105
Feb 1, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Gerald Kagan
URI Chemistry
Working at the NYPD Forensic LabJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 2, 2017
(Thu) 3:00PM
Rebecca Milot
Oxford University
Charge-Carrier Dynamics in Organic-Inorganic Metal Halide Perovskites for PhotovoltaicsDave FreemanBeaupre 105
Feb 3, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Virginia Maxwell
U New Haven
Glass and Soil EvidenceJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 6, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Yuyao (Ivy) Dong
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inorganic Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery and Bimolecular SensingDave FreemanBeaupre 105
Feb 8, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Gino Rebussini
RI Forensic Lab (retired)
Street DrugsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 10, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
James Clift
BCI Detective Providence PD
Crime Scene Processing in the CityJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 15, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Gino Rebussini
RI Forensic Lab (retired)
Clan Lab DrugsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 17, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Tim Kupferschmid
Director NYC OCME
The Medical Examiner--Challenges for Today & TomorrowJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 22, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Jane Northup
RI State Crime Lab
Quality & Lab Safety in ForensicsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 24, 2017
(Fri) 2:00PM
David Tyler
University of Oregon
Homing Pigeons, Degradable Plastics, and Solvent Effects; How Caged Radical Pairs Impact Ordinary ChemistryBill EulerBeaupre 105
Feb 24, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Tim White
WPRI TV Investigative Reporter
New England La Cosa NostraJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Feb 27, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
James Morken
Boston College
Strategies in Organic Synthesis Enabled by Catalytic Reactions of Boron ReagentsMatt KiesewetterBeaupre 105
Mar 1, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Neil Clapperton
RI State Crime Lab
Firearms & Tool MarksJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 3, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Barbara Costello
URI Professor, Sociology
The Role of Friends in Crime and ConformityJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 6, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Daniel E. Roxbury
URI, Chemical Engineering
Biopolymer-Carbon Nanotube Hybrids: From Fundamentals to Biomedical ApplicationsSze YangBeaupre 105
Mar 8, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Cara Lupino
RI Forensic Lab (retired)
DNAJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 10, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Jack Levin
Author
Mass & Serial MurdersJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 13, 2017
(Mon) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci

Spring BreakJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 20, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Jeffrey Morgan
Brown Univ
Designer 3D Spheroids for Testing Drugs and ToxicantsGeorge DombiBeaupre 105
Mar 22, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Laurie Ogilvie
RI Dept. of Health Forensic Toxicology Laboratory
Forensic ToxicologyJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 24, 2017
(Fri) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Elaine Pagliaro
CT State Forensic Lab (retired)
Post-Conviction ForensicsJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100
Mar 27, 2017
(Mon) 3:00PM
Robert Topper
Cooper Union
Molecular Modeling of Nanoparticles and PolypeptidesDavid FreemanBeaupre 105
Mar 29, 2017
(Wed) 3:30PM
Forensic Sci
Walt Williams
Warwick Police
Crime ScenesJimmie OxleyBeaupre 100