American Chemical Society
Northwest Regional Meeting

Computational Chemistry Symposium
New Methods in Quantum Theory, and Applications to Solution and Surface Chemistry

Egan Convention Center
Anchorage, Alaska

Tuesday, June 28, 2:30-5:30 PM 
Wednesday, June 29 8:00-9:30 AM

Conference Chair: Lisa Hoferkamp, University of Alaska Southeast
      Program Chair: William Howard, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Organizer: John Keller, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Hosted by the Alaska Local Section

NORM2016 home page

Symposium attendees will be eligible for a Spartan'16 Parallel Suite drawing.  

Brochure (PDF)

 ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry


Tuesday Afternoon Session

Thom H. Dunning, Jr.
Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory & University of Washington
WWW homepage

Insights into the Electronic Structure of Molecules from Generalized Valence Bond Theory


Steve Scheiner
Department of Chemistry
Utah State University
WWW homepage

If It Walks and Talks Like a Hydrogen Bond

Michael Crowley
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
WWW homepage

Molecular Modeling of Cellulose, Cellulases, and
Hemicellulose for Making Biofuels and Biomaterials
Alan Shusterman
Reed College
WWW homepage

Modern Molecular Models: Catalysts for Chemical Thought

Wednesday Morning Session

Roger Rousseau
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
WWW homepage

Dynamic Formation of Catalytic Active Sites During CO Oxidation on TiO2 and CeO2-supported Gold Nanoparticles


Vanda Glezakou
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
WWW homepage
The March Towards Task-Specific Transformational 
Solvents for CO2 Capture


Kevin Riley
Xavier University
WWW homepage
CCSD(T) and SAPT Exploration of the Potential 
Energy Landscape of R-Brůπ Interactions with 
Applications to Protein-Ligand Complexes