PREVIEW: Department of Chemistry to host Arudengo Chemistry lecture

PREVIEW: Department of Chemistry to host Arudengo Chemistry lecture
Jake Stevens / Alabama Crimson White

A reception will follow the annual Arudengo Lecture in the Shelby Hall rotunda.

This weekend, the annual tradition of the Arudengo Lecture on element chemistry or physical organic chemistry continues with a speech from a renowned specialist from the University of California, Berkeley. The lecture will discuss the role that certain oxidized metal species will play in the future of producing solar fuels. 

WHO: The event is hosted by the University's Department of Chemistry and it is free and open to the public.

WHAT: Professor T. Don Tilley from the University of California, Berkeley will give the annual Arduengo Lecture. Professor Tilley’s lecture is entitled, “The Role of Highly Oxidized Metal Species in Water Splitting and Solar Fuels Production.”

A reception will follow the lecture in the Shelby Hall rotunda.

WHEN: Friday, April 14, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

WHERE: 1093 Shelby Hall

WHY: According to the University's website, the Arduengo Lectureship was established to honor the contributions of Professor Anthony J. Arduengo III. The annual lecture is given by a world-renowned researcher in the area of main group element chemistry or physical organic chemistry. Lecturers are chosen by a faculty committee in recognition of their contributions to their field. Professor Tilley will give both a technical and a general audience talk.

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