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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 see the schedule and location of these talks.

Powell Seminar Series – Spring 2015
Date Presenter Host
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 10 Reserved  
Apr 17 UR Research Symposium  
Apr 24 Chemistry Department Awards Ceremony and Reception

*UR chemistry alumn