Here is a list of the outside speakers participating in the Powell Seminar Series. Besides presenting interesting research, they are valuable sources of information about graduate school and/or the chemical industry. All are willing to spend time with students after their presentation. For presenters from graduate programs, please click here for a list of potential questions to ask them.
Unless noted below, these presentations will be in the Gottwald Centrum for the Science Auditorium, GCS A001, beginning at 1:30 pm.
Please note that there are other speakers also giving excellent talks in chemistry and biochemistry; please click here to see the schedule and location of these talks.
|Powell Seminar Series – Spring 2015|
|Jan 16||Dr. Jennifer McCusker,* Eastman Chemicals, Kingsport, TN
Title: Carbonylation, Chemicals, Catalysts, Cellulose and Cowboys
|Jan 23||student presentations|
|Jan 30||student presentations|
|Feb 6||student presentations|
|Feb 13||student presentations|
|Feb 20||Powell Lecturer: Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Title: Breakthroughs in Imprint Lithography and 3D Additive Fabrication
|Feb 27||student presentations|
|Mar 6||student presentations|
|Mar 13||Spring Break|
|Mar 20||Dr. Dave Gorin, Smith College
Title: Methylation of Oxygen Nucleophiles with Safe, Stable Reagents
|Mar 27||RCR (Responsible Conduct of Research) Workshop|
|Apr 3||student presentations|
|Apr 17||UR Research Symposium|
|Apr 24||Chemistry Department Awards Ceremony and Reception|
*UR chemistry alumn