Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: 100 Smith Hall
2005 Nobel Laureate in
Chemistry Robert Grubbs will present a public lecture at 11:15 a.m. on
Tuesday, March 2 in Smith Hall, Room 100. Grubbs will lecture on the
unique and powerful olefin metathesis reaction, illustrating the
importance of fundamental research as well as discussing its
wide-ranging commercial applications. The application of Grubbs
research range from from the production of tough polymers to the use
production of highly functionalized pharmaceuticals.
University is hosting this lecture as one of only a select few
universities worldwide involved in the Honeywell-Nobel Initiative. You
can also watch the lecture live online at www.honeywellscience.com. By signing up, viewers can also take part in the post-lecture Q&A session with Professor Grubbs.
is the second time a Nobel Laureate has visited the University of
Minnesota as part of the Honeywell-Nobel Initiative, a global education
effort designed to connect university students across the globe with
recipients of the world's most prestigious award, the Nobel Prize. The
initiative establishes a forum for students worldwide to learn directly
from contemporary Nobel Laureates in Chemistry and Physics through a
combination of live on-campus events and interactive content designed
to link one generation of leading scientists with the next. To date,
the Honeywell Nobel Lecture Series has been to 19 universities, 6
countries in 3 continents and has achieved a total live audience of
more than 11,500 students and faculty.
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- Phone: 612-624-2321
- Sponsored by: Institute of Technology, Chemistry
Parking is available in the nearby Church Street Garage or the Fourth Street Ramp.
No reservations needed. This event is open to the public.
More information: http://www.honeywellscience.com