Departmental Seminar Schedule - Fall 2019


Our weekly Departmental Seminar series occurs every Friday afternoon (excluding holidays, cancellations, etc.) The seminar is located in Smith Chemistry Room 102. Seminar begins at 1:30 PM with refreshments, coffee, and opportunities to chat with the seminar speaker and fellow members of the Department. At 2:00 PM, the Seminar begins and typically lasts 50 minutes + 5-10 minutes of Q&A. Please join us! Please contact Dr. Kensha Clark, Seminar Coordinator, for requests for accommodations, general information, or if you would like to present in our seminar series.


Seminar Speaker 

Home Institution of Speaker


8/30/2019 Recruitment / Ice Cream Social Chemistry Faculty  
9/6/2019 Timothy Yokley University of Memphis Cooperative Insertion of CO2 into Aluminum Alkyls Ligated by 2-Substituted Pyridines
9/13/2019 Mark Foster University of Akron  How Changing a Polymer's Shape Changes Its Behavior
9/20/2019 Issac Garcia-Bosch SMU Copper-promoted functionalization of organic molecules: structure, spectroscopy and mechanism
9/27/2019 Elfi Kraka SMU  Chemistry on SMU's High-Performance Computer ManeFrame II
10/4/2019 Scott Powers University of Memphis  

No Seminar Fall Break

10/18/2019 Sara Thoi Johns Hopkins  
10/25/2019 Alan Goldman Rutgers University  
11/1/2019 Ping Wang University of Memphis  
11/8/2019 Hairong Guan University of Cincinnati  Catalysis with Metal Hydrides Supported by Pincer Ligands
11/15/2019 David Dixon University of Alabama  
11/22/2019 Kate Charbonnet University of Memphis  

No Seminar Thanksgiving Break


No Seminar Final Exams