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Invited Talks (1983-Present)

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1980s

  1. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, September 27, 1983
  2. Bishop College, Dallas, Texas, October 17, 1983
  3. Bishop College, Dallas, Texas, October 8, 1984
  4. Student-Affiliate ACS, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, January 25, 1985
  5. Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas, February 22, 1985
  6. North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, March 14, 1985
  7. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 3, 1985
  8. 2nd Southwest Organomet. Chemistry Workshop, Univ. of Oklahoma, May 30-June 1, 1986
  9. Wuhan University, The People’s Republic of China, November 16-November 29, 1987
  10. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, May 3 and September 13, 1988
  11. University of California at Los Angeles, California, May 4, 1988
  12. 4th J. J. Zuckerman Organometallic Chem. Workshop, Univ. of Oklahoma, May 27-29, 1988
  13. Award Symposium, 3rd Chemical Congress of North America, Toronto, Canada, June 6, 1988
  14. University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, October 7, 1988
  15. University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, October 6, 1989

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1990s

  1. IMEBORON VII, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, August 2, 1990
  2. 6th J. J. Zuckerman Organomet. Chemistry Workshop, Univ. of Oklahoma, May 24-26, 1991
  3. Royal Soc. of Chem. Main-Group Symp., UMIST, Manchester, England, April 13-16, 1992
  4. National Chemical Laboratory, Synthetic Organic Chem. Division, Pune, India, April 21, 1992
  5. Alchemie Research Centre (ICI), Thane, Bombay, India, December 7, 1992
  6. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Trombay, Bombay, India, December 8, 1992
  7. Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, India, December 15, 1992
  8. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, December 18, 1992
  9. IV Congreso Iberoamericano de Química Inorgánica, Guanajuato, Mexico, May 18-21, 1993
  10. University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, September 10, 1993
  11. University of Houston, Houston, Texas, September 27, 1993
  12. University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, October 20, 1993
  13. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 21, 1993
  14. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, October 22, 1993
  15. 2nd ANAIC International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 8-11, 1993
  16. Kansai University, Faculty of Engineering, Suita City, Osaka, Japan, November 15, 1993
  17. Osaka University, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan, November 16, 1993
  18. Kinki University, Dept. of Chemistry, Higashi-Osaka, Osaka, Japan, November 16, 1993
  19. 12th ICC Conference, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India, December 28-30, 1993
  20. University of Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttar Pradesh, India, January 4-5, 1994
  21. Baylor University, Waco, Texas, February 18, 1994
  22. 10th International Conference on Organic Synthesis, Bangalore, India, December 11-16, 1994
  23. Golden Jubilee Symposium, IICT-Hyderabad, India, December 19-20, 1994
  24. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität Göttingen, May 15, 1995
  25. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität Bielefeld, May 16, 1995
  26. Chemisches Kolloquium, Techn. Hochschule Inst. für Anorg. Chemie, Aachen, May 17, 1995
  27. Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung und Universität Stuttgart, May 19, 1995
  28. Kolloquium der Fakultät für Chemie, Universität Heidelberg, May 22, 1995
  29. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität München, May 23, 1995
  30. Symposium in Honor of Sheldon Shore, 210th ACS Natl. Meeting, Chicago, August 23, 1995
  31. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, October 11, 1995
  32. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 31, 1995
  33. Utah State University, Logan, Utah, November 1, 1995
  34. Symposium in Honor of Robert Williams, Loker Hydrocarbon Res. Inst., USC, Dec 14, 1995
  35. Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Dept. of Chemistry, May 28, 1996
  36. 1996 Gordon Research Conference on Organomet. Chem., Newport, RI, June 30-July 5, 1996
  37. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität Stuttgart, July 10, 1996
  38. IMEBORON IX, University of Heidelberg, Germany, July 14-19, 1996
  39. VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Química Inorgánica, Puebla, Mexico, April 20-25, 1997
  40. 8th Interntl. Symposium on Inorg. Ring Systems, Loughborough, U.K. August 10-15, 1997
  41. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, March 25, 1998
  42. North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, April 28, 1998
  43. IMEBORON X, University of Durham, England, July 11-15, 1999
  44. Symp. Org. & Inorg. Synth.via Boranes, 218th ACS Natl Mtg, New Orleans, August 22-26, 1999
  45. University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, September 13, 1999
  46. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, December 23, 1999
  47. National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, December 28, 1999

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2000s

  1. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, December 31-January 11, 2000
  2. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai, China, January 12-14, 2000
  3. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, April 7, 2000
  4. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität Göttingen, May 22, 2000
  5. Chemisches Kolloquium, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, May 23, 2000
  6. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium der drei Berliner Universitäten, May 24, 2000
  7. Anorganisch und Physikalisch Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität Bremen, May 25, 2000
  8. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität zu Köln, May 29, 2000
  9. Kolloquium der Fakultät für Chemie, Universität Heidelberg, May 30, 2000
  10. Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität München, May 31, 2000
  11. Organisch und Anorganisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, Universität Erlangen, June 5, 2000
  12. Gemeinsames Kolloquium des Instituts für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Hohenheim, des Max-Planck-Instituts für Festkörperforschung an der Universität Stuttgart, June 6, 2000
  13. Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa, October 16, 2000
  14. Johnson Matthey, West Deptford, New Jersey, October 23, 2000
  15. Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, October 27, 2000
  16. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 11, 2001
  17. Lab. de Chimie du Solide et Inorg. Moléculaire, CNRS-Université de Rennes, July 5, 2001
  18. Xth Internatl. Conf. on Coord. & Orgmet. Chem. of Ge, Sn & Pb, Bordeaux, July 8-12, 2001
  19. 2001 Gordon Research Conference on Inorganic Chemistry, Newport, RI, July 15-20, 2001
  20. South Jersey Section-American Chemical Society, Cologne, New Jersey, October 16, 2001
  21. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI, November 2, 2001
  22. Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, December 5, 2001
  23. 2002 BNCT Conference at Kyoto Univ. Research Reactor Institute, Japan, February 19-20, 2002
  24. Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, March 1, 2002
  25. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 19, 2002
  26. Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, March 20, 2002
  27. Prof. Dr. Walter Siebert’s 65th Birthday Symposium, Universität Heidelberg, April 19, 2002
  28. University of Missouri-Rolla, MO, May 2, 2002
  29. IMEBORON-XI, Moscow, Russia, July 28-August 2, 2002
  30. Symposium in Honor of Tom Fehlner, 224th ACS Natl. Meeting, Boston, August 21, 2002
  31. First Boron Symposium, Dumlupinar University, Kütahya, Turkey, October 3-4, 2002
  32. Institut de Ciencia de Materials, Campus U.A.B., Barcelona, Spain, November 11, 2002
  33. Max-Planck Inst/Inst. für Anorg. Chemie der Universität Stuttgart, December 9, 2002
  34. Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, February 04, 2003
  35. Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois, February 24, 2003
  36. ACS-Students Affiliate, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, February 28, 2003
  37. 31st Symp. for Research Awardees of Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, March 20-23, 2003
  38. 7th Internatl. Symposium on Applied Bioinorg. Chem., Guanajuato, Mexico, April 1-5, 2003
  39. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, April 30, 2003
  40. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Stuttgart, June 6, 2003
  41. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Stuttgart, June 10, 2003
  42. Institute of Inorganic Chem., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, July 14-17, 2003
  43. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, September 22, 2003
  44. Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC-X), IIT-Bombay, December 15-17, 2003
  45. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, December 19, 2003
  46. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, December 22, 2003
  47. Jawaharlal Nehru Distinguished Chair of Chemistry, Univ. of Hyderabad, December 29, 2003
  48. Graduate Colloquium, University of Hyderabad, January 23, 2004
  49. Special Lecture at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras, January 27, 2004
  50. School of Life Sciences Public Lecture at University of Hyderabad, January 29, 2004
  51. Institute Colloquium, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Powai, February 4, 2004
  52. Symposium in Honor of Alan Cowley, 227th ACS Natl. Mtg, Anaheim, March 30, 2004
  53. DFG Symposium-Main Group Elements, Bavarian Academy of Sci. , Munich, April 19, 2004
  54. Russian Academy of Sciences, INEOS, Moscow, May 30-June 4, 2004
  55. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Würzburg, June 9, 2004
  56. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Tübingen, June 14, 2004
  57. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität and Max-Planck, Stuttgart, June 17, 2004
  58. Graduiertenkolleg Magnetische Resonanz der Universität Stuttgart, July 19, 2004
  59. Harvard/MIT Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Series, Cambridge, MA, September 15-16, 2004
  60. Elmhurst College, Chicago, Illinois, April 6, 2005
  61. Eleventh Asian Chemical Congress (ACC-11), Seoul, Korea, August 23-27, 2005
  62. IMEBORON-XII, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, September 11-15, 2005
  63. University of Wisconsin-Parkside, October 7, 2005
  64. The Shore Diamond Jubilee Symp., The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, October 8-9, 2005
  65. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, December 2, 2005
  66. “Polyfunctional Organoboranes” Symp. at 232nd ACS Meeting, San Francisco, September 12, 2006
  67. “MATCON-2007”, Cochin Univ. of Science & Technology, Cochin, India, March 1-5, 2007
  68. Royal Society of Chemistry Lecture, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, March 12, 2007
  69. Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN (CINVESTAV), November 30, 2007
  70. Kilpatrick Lecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, December 7, 2007
  71. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Chemistry Department, Seoul, March 10, 2008
  72. SK Energy R&D Center, Daejeon, Korea, March 11, 2008
  73. Wonik Materials, Seocho-gu, South Korea, March 11, 2008
  74. Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea, March 13, 2008
  75. Korea University Chemistry Department, Chochiwon, Korea, March 12 & 14, 2008
  76. Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, Singapore, March 19, 2008
  77. National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, March 20, 2008
  78. Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, July 1, 2008
  79. Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb, Illinois, August 12, 2008
  80. Symposium on Hybrid Nanomaterials: Impact on Modern Materials and Opportunities for Industrial Applications, 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, August 17-21, 2008
  81. IMEBORON-XIII, Platja d'Aro, Spain, September 21-25, 2008
  82. Northern Illinois University Nursing School, October 1, 2008
  83. University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, October 3, 2008
  84. 3rd International Workshop: “Recent Advances in Chemistry”, Colima, Mexico, Oct 8-10, 2008
  85. Lifelong Learning Institute, Northern Illinois University, February 4, 2009
  86. Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies (CBBS), February 6, 2009
  87. Symposium honoring Alan H. Cowley’s ACS Award for Distinguished Service in Inorganic Chemistry, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, March 22-26, 2009
  88. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität , Mainz, May 26, 2009
  89. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Goethe Universität Frankfurt, May 27, 2009
  90. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Karlsruhe, May 29, 2009
  91. Institute European de Chimie et Biologie of Université Bordeaux I- ISM-IECB, June 5, 2009
  92. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Stuttgart & Max-Planck Institute, June 9, 2009
  93. SpecialGDCh Lecture at Universität Leipzig, June 10, 2009
  94. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität Münster, June 17, 2009
  95. Chemistry Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 22, 2009
  96. Chemistry Department, Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. (IUPUI), Indianapolis, October 14, 2009
  97. Chemistry Department, Quincy University, Quincy, Illinois, October 30, 2009
  98. Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society, NIU, November 5, 2009

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2010s

  1. "MATCON-2010", Cochin Univ. of Science & Technology, Cochin, India, January 11-13, 2010
  2. Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, April 16, 2010
  3. Keynote Lect., 4th Annual Undergrad Res. Symp., William Paterson Univ., April 17, 2010
  4. Keynote Lect., CME on Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapy, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bhubaneswar, India, October 20, 2010
  5. Invited Speaker & Chair, BIT's NanoMedicine-2010 Conf., Beijing, October 23-25, 2010
  6. Invited Speaker at the Symposium on "Preparation and Reactions of Early Transition Metal and Lanthanide Compounds", PACIFICHEM-2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15-20, 2010
  7. Board of Trustees Professor Seminar, Northern Illinois University, March 22, 2011
  8. Beling Lectureship, Illinois Wesleyan University, March 28, 2011
  9. IMEBORON-XIV, Niagara Falls, Canada, September 11-15, 2011
  10. Department of Biological Sciences, DePaul University, Chicago, October 20, 2011
  11. IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2011 Conference, Santa Clara, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2011
  12. Chemistry Department, Rutgers University-Newark, New Jersey, March 14, 2012
  13. Feature Speaker at Alumni Association's Distinguished Professorship Lecture Series on New Frontiers of Nanotechnology, William Paterson University, New Jersey, March 15, 2012
  14. Participant, ALEKS Chemistry Symposium, Savannah, Georgia, April 13, 2012
  15. Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo City, China, July 2, 2012
  16. Invited Speaker, 5th International Workshop on Recent Advances in Chemistry, Colima, Mexico, August 29-31, 2012
  17. Invited Speaker, 4th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2012), Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai, India, December 11-15, 2012
  18. Mahatma Ghandi University, Kottayam, Kerala State, India, December 17, 2012
  19. Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-IPC Division, December 19, 2012
  20. Public Lecture at STEM TEEN READ, NIU Outreach Program, March 19, 2013
  21. Chemistry Department, Fudan University, Fudan, China, April 1, 2013
  22. Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, April 15, 2013
  23. Chemistry Department, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, April 17, 2013
  24. Chemistry Department, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, April 19, 2013
  25. Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Univ. Stuttgart & Max-Planck Institute, April 30, 2013
  26. Plenary Speaker at the Simposio Nacional en Ciencias Quimicas at the Universidad de Colima, August 22-23, 2013
  27. Plenary Speaker at Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry: Fundamental & Applied Aspects International Ship Conference at Nizhny Novgorod, INEOS-RAS, September 1-7, 2013
  28. Public Lecture on Positivity at Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo City, China, December 26, 2013
  29. Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Chemistry Cutting Edge: Nano, Green and Beyond held at St. Xavier College, Mumbai, January 6-7, 2014
  30. Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Trombay, Bombay, India, January 8, 2014

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