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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 the schedule and location of these talks.

Powell Seminar Series – Spring 2014
Date Presenter Host
Jan 17 No seminar because of MLK schedule
Jan 24 Dr. Walter Weare, NC State University
Title: Controlling the Energetics and Lifetimes of Metal-to-Metal Charge Transfer Excited States
Jan 31 student presentations
Feb 7 Dr. Jillian Dempsey, University of North Carolina
Title: New Approaches to Probing Charge Transport Pathways in Solar Fuel Production Schemes
Feb 14 student presentations
Feb 21 Powell Lecturer: Dr. Barbara Imperiali, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Chemical Tools for the Study of Complex Biological Systems
Feb 28 student presentations
Mar 7 student presentations
Mar 14 Spring Break
Mar 21 Dr. Barney Ellison, University of Boulder, Colorado
Title: Climate Change, Biomass Energy, and Organic Radicals
Mar 28 student presentations
Apr 4 student presentations
Apr 11 Arts and Sciences Student Symposium
Apr 18 Reserved
Apr 25 Chemistry Department Awards Ceremony and Reception