Chemistry Seminars and Events

Chemistry Seminars and Events

Chemistry News, Seminars, And Events

Read about the latest activities and accomplishments of our faculty, students, and alumni/ae in the  2017 Panther Chemist Newsletter.

Previous editions:

2015 Panther Chemist Newsletter

2013 Panther Chemist Newsletter

2009 Panther Chemist Newsletter


Chemistry Research Seminar Schedule

Faculty, students, and the general public are welcome and all chemistry students are strongly encouraged to attend.

All seminars start at 5 pm on Thursdays in the Olin LIfe Sciences Building, Room 130 unless noted otherwise. Seminars on other days will take place in the rooms and at the times listed.

Seminar dates will be updated throughout the semester.

Phosphonate-mediated immobilization of bipyridine catalysts Speaker: Dr. Clémence QueffélecUniversité de NantesLaboratoire CEISAM, FRANCE 

DateSpeaker and Topic
August 30

Dr. Joel Olson, Florida Tech

Chemical Safety Presentation

October 25

Dr. Clémence Queffélec, Université de Nantes, Laboratoire Ceisam, France 

Phosphonate-mediated immobilization of bipyridine catalysts 

November 1

Carlyn Reep, Florid Tech

Research Proposal

Tuesday, November 20

Noon, Room 276 OEC

Mohamed Hassan, Florida Tech

Original Proposal

November 29

Professor Attila Losonczy, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University 

Title TBA

Tuesday, December 4

Sheau Tyan Laak, Florida Tech

Original Proposal

Cummulative Exam Schedule

Cummulative exams for Chemistry graduate studentsare conducted on the following dates during the 2018-2019 academic year. Email Dr. Norito Takenaka to select the exam's discipline (physical,  organic, biochemistry, analytical, or inorganic).

Fall 2018Spring 2019
September 4 January 22
October 2 February 19
November 6 March 19
December 4 April 16


Research Seminars for New Graduate Students

These weekly seminars are for new chemsitry graduate students to learn about the research performed by Chemistry faculty. All new MS and PhD students are required to attend all seminars. Seminars are held in room 202 (2nd floor conference room) in the Olin Physical Sciences Building and start at 6 pm. 

September 11 Dr. Kurt Winkelmann, Dr. Alex Schoedel
September 18 Dr. Chris Chouinard, Dr. Norito Takenaka
September 25 Dr. Joel Olson, Dr. Nasri Nesnas
October 2

Dr. Yi Liao

October 16

Dr. Boris Akhremitchev

October 23

Dr. Rudi Wehmschulte

October 30

Dr. Al Brown

November 6

Dr. Roberto Peverati