09/06/18 - 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Department Seminar: Professor Steven R. Kass
Professor Steven Kass is the L.I. Smith Professor of Chemistry, and a fellow of the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute. He obtained is AB degree from Vassar College, and two master's degrees and his doctorate from Yale University. He also was a post-doctorate researcher at the University of Colorado. He joined the faculty in the Department of Chemistry in 1986. His group is interested in the development and applications of small molecule environmentally friendly Bronsted acids and bases, novel metal-free hydrogen bond catalysts, and anion molecular recognition (i.e., supramolecular chemistry) to solve environmental, medical and chemical problems.