The Saykally Group

Experimental and Theoretical Physical Chemistry

Group Meetings

Group Meeting scheduler/coordinator: Shane Devlin (

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Date Speaker Title
Feb 11 Prof. Son C. Nguyen (UC Merced) Kinetics Study on Reactions at Organic-Water Interfaces and Some New Directions
Feb 18 Shaheryar Asad, Peter Wisniewski The Charging Mechanism of Thunderclouds: Modern Studies
Feb 25 -- No Group Meeting
Mar 4 Franky Bernal Recent Studies on Ion Adsorption to Interfaces
Mar 11 -- No Group Meeting
Mar 18 -- No Group Meeting
Mar 25 Dr. Craig Schwartz Soft X-ray Second Harmonic Generation Spectroscopy
Apr 1 Emily Brown & Anthony Garcia (Wilson Group, LBNL) TBA
Apr 8 Yue Sun (UCB Physics, Orenstein Group) Mapping Domain Wall Topology in the Magnetic Weyl Semimetal CeAlSi
Apr 15 Hikaru Mizuno TBA
Apr 22 No Group Meeting TBA
Apr 29 TBA TBA
May 6 Liron Cohen (Wilson Group, LBNL) Elucidating the pH Dependence of Fenton Chemistry
May 13 No Group Meeting Postponed
May 20 Ryan Reynolds (Wilson Group, LBNL) Reactive Uptake by Organic Aerosol: Temperature Dependence and Phase Effects
May 27 Erika Riffe Environmental Applications of SHS Spectroscopy
June 3 Shane Devlin Probing ions at interfaces with SHG
June 10 Alex Prophet (Wilson Group, LBNL) A kinetic description of salt dissolution and particle growth
TBA Richard Thurston (AMOS Group, LBNL) TBA