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Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Joint Chemistry/Physics & Astronomy Seminar: "So Much Water in the Atmosphere"

Professor Joseph S. Francisco, University of Pennsylvania and 2022-23 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, Macalester College," will present "So Much Water in the Atmosphere."

Professor Joseph S. Francisco is Macalester College's Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 2022-23.  He is currently the President's Distinguished Professor and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.   His research laboratory uses laser spectroscopy and computation to study the properties and chemical reactions of unusual short-lived species in the earth's atmosphere.  His laboratory focuses on chemical reactivity both in the gas phase and at air-water interfaces.  For decades, Professor Francisco has been a leader in atmospheric chemistry research.  His scientific accomplishments were recognized by his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 2013.  He has also been a leader in the broader scientific community, serving as President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers from 2005 to 2007 and as President of the American Chemical Society in 2010.  

Contact: [email protected]

Sponsors: Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy

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