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Past Events

2022-05-22 - 2022-05-25

3rd Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

Kenneth, Samuel and Lisa will travel over the Atlantic to this photochemistry conference in Mexico. Kenneth is on the list of invited speakers and will present the groups advances in the field. Samuel and Lisa will additionally present their research.

The conference will focus on the frontiers (or cutting-edge) of research in the photochemical sciences.

Time and Place: May 22-25 at Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun, Cancun, Mexico

2022-06-17 

Dissertation Yutang (Vicky) Li

Vicky will defend her thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry with Specialization in Organic Chemistry
"Symmetry in Asymmetric Catalysis and Hydrogen Bond-Based Self-Assembly: Synthesis and Investigations"

The public defence of the thesis will take place on Friday June 17th, 2022 at 09:00 a.m. in Lecture Hall A, Kemicentrum.

Join via Zoom: https://lu-se.zoom.us/j/65898340966

2022-06-20 - 2022-06-22

Second national meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society

A big part of the group will attend the SCS meeting during the middle of June. All attending group members will present their results orally or on a poster.

Time and Place: June 20-22 in Linköping Koncert och Kongress, Linköping

2022-03-30

Half-time presentation

Samuel Persson will present his half-time report in a presentation titled:

"Investigation and solar cell applications of Iron N-Heterocyclic Carbene complexes"

Opponent: Kaushik Chakrabarti 

Time and Place: March 30 at 13:15 in CAS coffee room

2022-04-08

Half-time presentation

Lisa de Groot will present her half-time report in a presentation titled:

"Photoredox chemistry driven by visual light and iron N-heterocyclic carbene complexes"

Opponent: Daniel Frankel Willén

Time and Place: April 8 at 11:00 in CAS coffee room

2022-05-22 - 2022-05-25

2021-11-12

Publication cake

We will celebrate our first iron solar cell paper, that just got accepted for publication, with a cake.

Time and Place: November 12 at 15.00 in CAS coffee room.

Welcome,

Kenneth

2021-10-1

Marina Freitag visit and seminar

Marina Freitag and Hannes Michaels will visit CAS. After an afternoon of discussions, she will give a KILU seminar about her research.

Topic: "Light to Structured Information"

Time and Place: October 1 at 15.15-16.00 in KC:C

2020-09-23

KW group excursion

The KW group will enjoy their annual* group excursion. Lunch will be served in the woods of Söderåsens national park.

2020-09-09 

KW pizza night

Location: CAS coffee room, 18:00

2020-03-24

Half-time presentation - Yutang Li

2020-06-15 - 2020-06-17 

SCS2020 - 2nd National Meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society

The meeting aims to bring together chemists from all directions of chemistry represented within the society.

Members of the KW group will attend and give oral and poster presentations. Kenneth Wärnmark is an invited keynote speaker.

Location: Linköping Konsert och Kongress, Linköping, Sweden

Cancelled because of COVID19 

2020-02-22 - 2020-02-25

2nd Frontiers in Photochemistry

The conference has focus on cutting-edge research in the photochemical sciences. Om Prakash will attend the conference, representing our Iron Carbene project.  He will give a talk, titled: "Harvesting Sunlight and Beyond using Iron Carbene Complexes."

Location: Nassau, Bahamas

OBS. Om did not travel to the Bahamas because of visa problems

2020-01-31 - 2020-02-01

Visions in Chemistry - The Torkil Holm Symposium 2020

11 renowned researchers will give plenary talks during the symposium and members of the group will attend.

Location: DGI-byen, Copenhagen

7 members of the group attended and enjoyed inspiring lectures and great food.

2019-12-17

Christmas Pizza

The group will enjoy the annual "Christmas Pizza" and start looking forward to 2020, while looking back at previous years. 

2019-12-12

Dissertation - Olga Gordivska

"Towards Harnessing Solar Energy with Abundant Iron N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes"

Faculty opponent is Prof. James McCusker, Michigan State University

Kemicentrum KC:B, 9:00-12:00

2019-11-25 

Half-time seminar - Valtýr Freyr Hlynsson

"Analogs of a Heteroleptic Iron Complex as Potential Photosensitizers"

CAS coffee room, 13:15

2019-10-21 - 2019-10-22

FeCAB Grand meeting - Young researchers 2019

Younger members of the iron carbene project will gather for a two day event where different aspects of the project will be discussed. What have we accomplished so far, what is the current situation and where are we heading are amongst discussion points. Practical information will be communicated and team-building activities are scheduled.

Location: Örenäs Slott, Glumslöv

2019-06-24

Carl-Eric Onema will defend his one year diploma work on Tröger's Base. 

"Synthesis of a Tröger's base analogue monomers for multiple fusion"

Opponent will be Roberto Mastio.

This open presentation will take place in the CAS coffee room, starting at 10:30

2019-06-24

Samuel Persson will defend his one year diploma work in the FeCAB project. 

"Towards iron carbene based dye sensitized solar cells: synthesis of heteroleptic, donor-acceptor complexes"

Opponent will be Aleksander Sjörén.

This open presentation will take place in CAS coffee room, starting at 14:00.

2019-06-25

Aleksander Sjörén will defend his one year diploma work on Tröger's Base. 

"Improving the Synthetic Route Towards Linearly Fused Tröger's Base"

Opponent will be Samuel Persson

This open presentation will take place in the CAS coffee room, starting at 10:30

2019-05-23

Grand FeCAB meeting

Collaborators for the FeCAB project will come together and spend the day to discuss progress and future directions for the project. Everyone will have the opportunity to share their findings and participate in discussions.

The meeting will start from 9:30 in room KC:L

2019-05-19 - 2019-05-24

Supramolecular Chemistry and Self-Assembly over Multiple Scales and Forms

A Gordon Research Conference on Self-Assembly and Supramolecular Chemistry will take place in Les Diablerets Conference Center in Switzerland, May 19-24.  

The Conference will be attended by Anna and Vicky, where cutting-edge theoretical, simulation and experimental research on self-assembly and supramolecular chemistry over multiple shapes, lengths and time scales, will be presented.

Conference website

2019-05-06

Trends in Organic Chemistry: Base Metal Catalysis

The purpose of this TOC symposium is to give a picture of the ongoing progress in catalysis towards more sustainable solutions using base metal catalysis.

It will be held in Building 303, Medicon Village, Lund with registration starting 8:30.

Kenneth is an invited speaker and will give a presentation, titled "Iron-based photoredox catalysts - Dream or reality?"

2018-12-20

Dissertation, Sami Dawaigher

Sami Dawaigher will defend his thesis titled "Improving Tröger's Base Chemistry - Developing Tröger's Base"

Opponent will be Mogens Brøndsted Nielsen, Professor at University of Copenhagen.

Location: Kemicentrum, Hall K:B. Time: 9:00

2018-11-15 

Lundenser meeting 2018 

Meeting of organic and inorganic chemists from Lund, DTU and KU. 

Location is H.C. Örsted Instituttet, Universitetsparken 5, Copenhagen and all available group members will attend, presenting posters.

2018-06-24 - 2018-06-28

First European Congress on Photosynthesis Research (ePS-1 / ePS-1-Young)

Om, Simon and Valtýr will attend the conference and present the Iron Carbene project. 

It will be held in Uppsala, starting after Midsommar, on the 24th of June until 28th of June.

2018-06-17 - 2018-06-20

1st National meeting of the Swedish Chemical Society (SCS-2018)

The whole group will attend this 4 day conference. Olga has been chosen to give oral presentation of the Iron Carbene project, while several posters will be presented by the group.

The conference will be held in Lund from 17th to 20th of June 2018, with sessions being held in the mathematical building of Lund University.

2018-05-31

Master Thesis Defense: "Synthesis of Linearly Fused Tröger's Base Analogues"

Lisa de Groot will defend her Master Thesis in the CAS coffee room starting 10:30, on Thursday, the 31st of May.

2018-02-18 - 2018-02-21

Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference 2018

Valtýr will attend the four-day conference in Cancun, Mexico and give an oral presentation. 

https://www.fusion-conferences.com/conference63.php

The conference will focus on the frontiers (or cutting-edge) of research in the photochemical sciences. 

Time and Location: Cancun, Mexico; 18th-21st of February 2018

2018-01-26/27

Visions in Chemistry - The Torkil Holm Symposium 2018

Members in the group will attend the two-day conference: Visions in Chemistry.

"Experience a Nobel laureate and many other world-leading chemists present cutting edge research and future applications."

It will be held in Copenhagen 26-27th of January 2018.

2017-12-13

Lucia Celebration and Julbord

The annual Lucia Celebration in the department will take place on 13th of December 2017 at 7:30 in the morning. Newly appointed coworkers will bring the celebrative spirit by singing traditional songs. That will be continued with fun activities which end with a Swedish Julbord at 16:00.

2017-11-06

Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis

The whole group will travel to Mölndal and attend the one-day conference: Photocatalysis in Organic Synthesis.

Two posters about the iron carbene project will be presented. 

2017-10-30

Public lecture by: Kenso Soai, Professor of applied chemistry, Tokyo University of Science

Prof. Soai will give a lecture open to public, "Assymmetric Autocatalysis and the Origin of Homochirality"

Monday, October 30th at 18:00

Hall C, Kemicentrum

2017-10-24

Annual big FeCAB meeting

Collaborators for the FeCAB project will come together and spend the day to discuss progress and future directions for the project. All contributing parties will share their findings and participate in discussions.

The meeting will start from 9:15 in the library of Chemical Physics