Almlöf-Gropen Lectures

The Almlöf-Gropen lecture was established to honour the memory of two central scientists in quantum chemical research in Norway.

Read more about Jan Almlöf and Odd Gropen.

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Time and place: Sep. 10, 2021 1:00 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

We are happy to announce that the 2021Almlöf–Gropen lecture will be given by Prof. Alán Aspuru-Guzik, University of Toronto on 10 September. The title of his lecture is There is no time for science as usual: Materials Acceleration PlatformsThis online event also features contributions from Tanner Culpitt and Gabriel Gerez from the Hylleraas Centre.

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Time and place: June 1, 2021 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Zoom (videoconference)

We are happy to announce that the 2020 Almlöf-Gropen lecture, which had to be postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, will be given by Prof. Leticia Gonzalez, University of Vienna. The title of her lecture is Light and shadows on the quantum simulation of molecular electronic excited states. The event will also feature contributions from Abril C. Castro and Ryan Wilkins from the Hylleraas Centre.

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Time and place: June 13, 2019 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Department of Chemistry, Aud. 3

The annual Almlöf-Gropen Lecture will be held by Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer.

Time and place: May 14, 2018 11:15 AM, Auditorium 3, Kjemibygningen UiO

Title: Chemistry with the Computer

Time and place: June 17, 2016 11:15 AM, Auditorium 3

Title: Quantum Solutions for a Sustainable Energy Future

Time and place: June 23, 2015 2:15 PM, Auditorium 2, Kjemibygningen

The Almløf-Gropen Lecturer of 2015 is Prof. Arieh Warshel,  University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA, USA

Time and place: June 17, 2014 2:15 PM, Auditorium 3

Title: Adventures in Free Radical Chemistry: A Computational Approach.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2013 2:15 PM, Auditorium 3 (time and place may be adjusted later)

The title of the 2013 Almlöf–Gropen lecture is  "From Donor–Acceptor Complexes to Gallium Nitride Nanorods".

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2012 11:45 AM, Auditorium 1, Kjemibygningen

Symposium Speaker is Odile Eisenstein, Directeur de Recherche, Institut Charles Gerhardt, CNRS, Université Montpellier 2, France and Professor II, CTCC, University of Oslo.

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2012 10:15 AM, Auditorium 1, Kjemibygningen

Professor Harry B. Gray, California Institute of Technology, USA.

Time and place: Oct. 5, 2011 2:15 PM, Auditorium 2, Kjemibygningen

The title of the 2011 Almlöf–Gropen lecture is  "Relativity and Chemistry; some recent results".