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Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule


Seminars this semester will typically be presented on Fridays at 3:15 pm in the Science Building, Room 1191.  (Exceptions will be denoted in red 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.  Refer to this link for CHEM 6800 and to help navigate through your degree program.


Date Speaker/Presentation Title
Seot 5th, 2014

 Dr. Charles Chusuei (MTSU Chem Dept)                                                       “Welcome MS Chemistry Graduate Students"

Sept 12th, 2014

Dr. Peter Pulay (University of Arkansas)                                                                       Title TBA

Oct 1st, 2014

Dr. Donna Nelson (University of Oklahoma)                                                                    Title and location TBA                                                                                                   (MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series)

Oct 3rd, 2014

Dr. Charles C. Chusuei (MTSU Chem Dept - Tenure Tour)                                     Part I: "Cytotoxicity in the Age of Nano"                                                                           Part II: "How Low Can You Go?  Increasing Amperometric Detection for   Biosensing"

Oct 10th, 2014

Dr. De-in Jiang (University of California at Riverside)                                                   "What Can Molecular Simulation do for Global Warming?"

Oct 17th, 2014

MS thesis defense TBA

Oct 20th, 2014

Dr. Harry Kroto (Florida State University)                                                                      "Carbon in Nano and Outer Space"                                                                           7:00 pm in SCI 1006

Oct 24th, 2014

Dr. William Tolman (University of Minnesota)                                                                "Plastic from Plants: The Chemistry of Sustainable Polymers"                  (MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series)

Oct 31st, 2014

MS thesis defense TBA

Nov 7th, 2014

Dr. Vlad Iluc (University of Notre Dame)
 Title TBA

Nov 14th, 2014

MS thesis defense TBA

Note to visiting seminar speakers:  A reserved parking spot will be reserved for you in advance of your visit.  See web links (contained herein) for directions to campus and parking.