Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule
Seminars are typically presented at 3:15 pm in the Science Building, Room 1191. Exceptions denoted in blue below.) If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Charles Chusuei by email. Come early to chat with the speaker and other attendees. Refreshments will be served.
Reminders to MS students: Turn in your abstract pages to the seminar host at the conclusion of each scheduled
talk, following the Q&A session. Consult the MS Chemistry Handbook for important requirements to be fulfilled for your degree. Remember to submit your
abstract (click here to see an example) 10 days before your scheduled defense date.
Additional information can be found on our MTSU MS Chemistry Blog.
|Jan 19, 2018||Welcome MS students!
Dr. Charles Chusuei (MTSU Chem Dept)
|Jan 26, 2018||Dr. Li Li, Georgia Tech
"Advancing Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Proteins,
Lipids, and Carbohydrates: CF-EDESI and Boronic
Acid Shift Reagents" (Host: Kong)
|Feb 2, 2018||
Dr. Malcolm D.E. Forbes, Bowling Green State U.
|Feb 22, 2018||
Dr. Narayan S. Hosmane, Northern Illinois U.
|Feb 23, 2018||Dr. Nathan DeYonker, U. of Memphis
"Quantum Chemistry: From Human Saliva
to the Sagittarius B2 Cloud" (Host: Kong)
|Mar 2, 2018||Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez, Johns Hopkins U.
"Diverse Chemistry Topics and the Diversity
of Chemistry" (Host: Iriarte-Gross)
|Mar 9, 2018||
No seminar, Spring Break
|Mar 16, 2018||
Ms. Masoumeh Dalilian (MS thesis defense)
|Mar 27, 2018||Mr. Sashil Chapagain (MS thesis defense)
"Electrochemical Detection of Uric Acid Using
a Hydrothermal Zinc Oxide Carbon Nanotube
Business & Aerospace Building, Rm S307, 11:10am
|Mar 30, 2018||Ms. Joza Schmidt (MS thesis defense)
"Aurones: Dyeing for a New Yellow"
Business & Aerospace Building, Rm S307, 3:00 pm
|Apr 6, 2018||Dr. Tao Xu, Northern Illinois U.
"Cold Thoughts on Perovskite Fever"
|Apr 13, 2018||Dr. Dev Arya, Clemson U.
"Novel Targets for Antimicrobial Drug Discovery"
|Apr 20, 2018||Dr. Piotr Kaszynski, MTSU Chem Dept
"Functional Materials Derived from π-delocalized
Radicals for Photovoltaics and Spintronics"
|TBA||Mr. Md Abdul Hoque (MS thesis defense)
"Comparison of Chlorine Dioxide and Ozone
as Oxidants for the Degradation of Volatile
|TBA||Mr. Zachary Taylor (MS thesis defense)
"Scavenger Assisted Synthesis of Aurones
and Analysis of their Biological Activity
|TBA||Mr. Mahesh Kumar Yadab (MS thesis defense)
"Proteasome Inhibition by Novel Hybrids
of Belactosin A and Carfilzomib"
Note to visiting seminar speakers: The address of the Science Building is: 440 Friendship Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132. You may set your GPS destination to this location. A parking spot will be reserved for you in advance of your visit.