Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule

 If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Charles Chusuei by email.  Come early to chat with the speaker and other attendees.  Due to social distancing and covid-19 measures, all seminars will be presented on Zoom until further notice.  During the Fall and Spring semesters, normal seminar meeting times are on Fridays at 3:15PM.

Titles in blue text denotes seminars being held at non-regular times.

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.



June 28,
Mr. Olatunji Adeyeye (MS thesis defense)
"A Prussian Blue Cobalt Oxide Carbon Nanotube Composite for Homovanillic Acid Detection"
Monday at 11:30 AM on Zoom
July 7,
Ms. Ashton Stowe (MS thesis defense)
"Solubility Study of Various α-Synuclein Peptide Segments Using Raman Spectroscopy"
Wednesday at 3:00 PM on Zoom 
July 19,
Ricardo Castillo (MS thesis defense)
"Parkinson's Disease: Surface Spectroscopy Analyzation of Various Alpha-Synuclein Segments and Isotopes"
Monday at 11:00 AM on Zoom

Sept 24,

Dr. Justin Miller (Tenure talk)
MTSU Chemistry Department
Title TBA


Dr. Konstantinos Vogiatizis, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
"Quantum Chemistry in the Era of Artificial Intelligence"

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.