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Arnold C. Ott Lectureship in Chemistry

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


  • Kirkhof Center » RM 2250 GRAND RIVER ROOM


The GVSU Chemistry Department Announces the Arnold C. Ott Lectureship in Chemistry, October 29 & 30, 2013


Prof. W. Carl Lineberger


JILA and E.U. Condon Distinguished Professor of Chemistry,

University of Colorado at Boulder


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Negative Ion Chemistry Research: How it Led to “A Positive Look Into Science and Technology Policy”


Reception at 5 p.m.

Evening Lecture at 6 p.m.

Grand River Room

Kirkhof Center, Allendale Campus

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Molecular Reaction Dynamics in Time and Frequency Domains: A Wonderful Playground for Collaboration between Experiment and Theory

Chemistry Seminar at 1 p.m.

Cook DeWitt Center

Allendale Campus


Dr. William Carl Lineberger is the E.U. Condon Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Fellow of JILA at the University of Colorado in Boulder. His research centers on the application of lasers to problems in chemical physics, especially those involving gas phase anions. He has won numerous awards such as the H. P. Broida Prize in Chemical Physics and the Earl K. Plyler Prize from the American Physical Society. He received the Bomem-Michelson Prize and the William F. Meggers Prize from the Optical Society of America.


He has served on many advisory committees, chairing the NSF Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the National Research Council Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Applications, and the Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee. In 2011, he was nominated by President Obama for Membership on the National Science Board, and was subsequently confirmed by the US Senate. He serves as a Member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Facilities of NSB.


Felix N. Ngassa

Associate Professor of Chemistry

350 Padnos


Tel: (616)-331-3803



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