Chemistry Seminars

The Department of Chemistry is excited to bring distinguished chemical scientists to campus to present and discuss cutting-edge scientific research as well as issues of interest to an educated public.


Department Seminars

Spring 2017 Department Seminars

Date

Speaker and Topic

Location

Jan 13

Dr. Eric Ferreira, University of Georgia (Organic) 

3:00 PM
58A, 101

Jan 27

Dr. John Pojman, Louisiana State University (Materials)

3:00 PM
58A, 101

Feb 3

Dr. Xiaodong Shi, University of South Florida (Organic)

3:00 PM
58A, 101

Feb 17

Tyrslai Williams, Louisiana State University

3:00 PM
58A, 101

Mar 30-31

Dr. Monical Olvera de la Cruz, Northwestern (Inorganic)

SMART Lecure Series- IHMC 6 pm (3/30)

(3/31)

3:00 PM
58A, 101

Apr 21

Dr. Alexander Grenning, University of Florida (Organic)

3:00 PM
58A, 101

 

National and Regional Scientific Meetings
April 2-6, 2017 Spring National American Chemical Society Meeting, San Fancisco, CA


William D. Smart Seminars in Chemistry

This endowment enables the Department of Chemistry to bring distinguished chemical scientists to campus to present and discuss cutting-edge scientific research as well as issues of interest to an educated public. In 2011, Mary Smart provided an additional gift to the Smart Seminar Series in Chemistry Endowment which allows for expansion of the seminar series to include additional speakers, international scientists, and much more.

Past Smart Seminars

Year

Speaker and Topic

Location

2007

Sir Harry Kroto, Florida State University (Inorganic) 

58A, 101

2009

Sir Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University (Inorganic)

58A, 101

2010

Dr. Daniel Nocera, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Inorganic)

58A, 101

2010

Dr. Michael Summers, University of Maryland (Organic)

58A, 101

2011

Dr. Ken Raymond, University of California (Inorganic)

58A, 101

2014

Dr. Geraldine L. Richmond, University of Oregon (Organic)

58A, 101
2017

Dr. Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Northwestern (Inorganic)

58A, 101