Seminar Series

Join us for refreshments and chemistry-focused presentations on selected Fridays at 2 p.m. in the Science and Engineering Hall, Room B1220. Past seminar speakers include senior advisers from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, visiting professors from other top research universities and GW’s own chemistry graduate students discussing their current projects.


Carly Filgueira sitting next to Michael King and talking in the Science and Engineering Hall


Upcoming Events

Past Seminar Events

Xinye Liu and Laith Samarah, GW Department of Chemistry Graduate Students

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 2:00pm


The Wagner Lab and the Vertes Lab


So you’re a Chemist. Now What? by Dr. Michael Hubbard

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 2:00pm


PhD Scientist, Keller and Heckman, LLC


Challenges of a Cultural Heritage Scientist – Preserving our History by Dr. Fenella France

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 2:00pm


Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division,

Library of Congress. 


Open House Graduate Student Poster Session

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm

Graduate Student Poster Session for the Open House event.

Expanding Olefin Metathesis Catalysis with Sulfur Chelation and Light by Dr. Gabriel Lemcoff

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 2:00pm

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


Dr. Malika Jeffries-EL - CANCELLED

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Due to flight cancellations, this event has been cancelled. Dr.

No Seminar This Week

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 2:00pm

There will be no seminar this week.

NMR Across the Periodic Table: Observing "Invisible" Nuclides in Solid Materials

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Robert Schurko
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemistry Department,
University of Windsor

Polymorphism of Lanthanoid (III) Diphthaocayanines as Qubit Candidates

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

Maegan Dailey
Graduate Student, Besson Lab
Department of Chemistry,
George Washington University

Softening of Rapidly Heated Nanoscale Glassy Films of Methylbenzene

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Rinipal Kaur
Graduate Student, Sadtchenko Lab
Department of Chemistry,
George Washington University

Novel (and novice) imaging of Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) using photoswitchable fluorescent proteins

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

George Patterson
Investigator Section on Biophotonics
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging,
National Institutes of Health

Broadband, high resolution molecular spectroscopy in the mid-infrared and THz using chip-scale semiconductor frequency combs

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 2:00pm

Gerard Wysocki
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Princeton University

Reviving the Cluster-Surface Analogy

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 2:00pm

Neil Tomson
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania

Harnessing Nanoparticles and Nanofluidics as Sustained, Local Delivery Approaches

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Carly Filgueira
Assistant Research Professor of Nanomedicine
Institute for Academic Medicine,
Houston Methodist