Previous Pleanary Speakers of ASMD

2010, 2012, 2014 & 2016

  • Professor Susan Dexheimer
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Washington State University
  • Ultrafast Dynamics of Quasiparticle Formation in Structurally Tunable Materials
  • Professor Neil Hunt
  • Department of Physics
  • University of Strathclyde, SUPA, Glasgow, UK
  • Thermal Denaturation of DNA studied by Ultrafast 2D-IR Spectroscopy
  • Professor Ralf Ludwig
  • Physical Chemistry, Leibniz-Institute for Catalysis at the University of Rostock
  • University of Rostock
  • Peculiarities of Structure and Dynamics in Ionic Liquids and Their Mixtures Probed by IR, THz and NMR spectroscopy
  • Professor Melanie Ohi
  • Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Center for Structural Biology
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville
  • Using Cryo-electron Microscopy to Study the Structure and Function of Dynamic Molecular Machines
  • Professor Marius Schmidt
  • Department of Physics
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Ultrafast Dynamics in Proteins Investigated by Time-Resolved Serial Femtosecond Crystallography
  • Professor John Spence
  • BioXFEL Science and Technology Center, Department of Physics
  • Arizona State University
  • Time-resolved Molecular Imaging using X-ray Lasers Small Water Clusters in Unusual Quantum States and Ensembles
  • Professor Jürgen Gauss
  • Institute of Physical Chemistry
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
  • High-Accuracy Calculations for Rotational Spectroscopy: New Molecules, Hyperfine Interactions, and Radio Astronomy

  • Professor Isaac B. Bersuker
  • Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • The Jahn-Teller and Pseudo Jahn-Teller Effects: Novel Findings and Applications
  • Professor Luis Echegoyen
  • Department of Chemistry
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • Buckyball Maracas: the Inside (an Outside) Story of Endohedral Fullerenes
  • Professor Anne B. McCoy
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Ohio State University
  • Spectral signatures of large amplitude vibrations in hydrogen-bonded and protonated systems. What do the intensities tell us about structure bonding?
  • Professor Peter Pulay
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  • Ultrafast Quantum/Molecular Mechanics Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Professor Martin Quack
  • Laboratory of Physical Chemistry
  • ETH Zürich
  • Electroweak Parity Violation and the Structure, Symmetry and Dynamics of Chiral Molecules
  • Professor Martin Suhm
  • Institute for Physical Chemistry
  • University of Göttingen
  • Small water clusters in unusual quantum states and ensembles
  • Professor Yunjie Xu
  • Department of Chemistry
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton
  • Fourier Transform Microwave and Vibrational Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy of Chirality, Chirality Recognition, and Chirality Transfer

  • Dr. Bernhard R. Brooks, Chief
  • Computational Biophysics Section of the Laboratory of Computational Biology
  • National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • Enhanced Sampling in the Canonical Ensemble and Multi-scale Modeling Involving CHARMM
  • Professor Wolfgang Jaeger
  • Centre for Molecular Structure and Dynamics
  • University of Alberta, Canada
  • Spectra of doped helium nanodroplets, helium clusters, and hydrogen clusters: Structure and dynamics of quantum-solvated systems
  • Professor Stephen Kukolich
  • Department of Chemistry
  • The University of Arizona
  • Microwave spectroscopy measurements of hydrogen bonded structures, proton tunneling, and transition metal complexes and construction and testing of a BIG F-T spectrometer
  • Professor Gerald J. Meyer
  • Department of Chemistry
  • John Hopkins University
  • Dynamics of Molecules at Semiconductor Interfaces for Solar Energy Conversion
  • Professor Trond Saue
  • Laboratoire de Chimie et Physique Quantiques
  • Université de Toulouse 3 (Paul Sabatier)
  • Hunting parity violation in chiral molecules
  • Professor Sharon Hammes-Schiffer
  • Eberly Professor of Biotechnology and Professor of Chemistry
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Penn State University
  • Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Catalysis and Energy Conversion

  • Eleanor Campbell
  • University of Edinburgh, U.K.
  • "Growth, characterization and dynamical studies of carbon nanotubes"
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  • Jens-Uwe Grabow
  • Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Universität, Hannover, Germany
  • "Delivering local structure information via long distance communication to a large amplitude motion site: Molecular Rotation Spectra"
  • Robert McMahon
  • University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.
  • "Photochemistry and spectroscopy of organic reactive intermediates"
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  • R. J. Dwayne Miller
  • University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • "Making the molecular movie: quest for the structure-function correlation in biology"
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  • Peter M. Weber
  • Brown University, Providence, USA
  • "Ultra structural dynamics in tertiary amines and cyclic dienes"
  • Timothy Zwier
  • Purdue University, U.S.A.
  • "Laser-based probes of structure and dynamics in the complexity gap"
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