The seminar on March 11th, 2010 was presented by Dr. Elizabeth Sanford, a professor of Chemistry at Hope College. Dr.Sanford started her presentation by first telling us about the research currently going on in her lab. Their were two main areas she was focusing on, conductive polymers and Sol-gel experiments. When speaking of conductive polymers she described using Glich polymerization and the Wittig reaction to produce synthetic organic material consisting of mainly thiophenes.
The second topic Dr.