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

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

GW Nanofabrication and Imaging Center

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

Dr. Christine Branter
Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Dilan Ratnayake
Process Engineer

Synthesis of Pan-CMP Mimics to Inhibit CoaBC

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

Hailey Butman
Graduate Student, Dowd Lab
Department of Chemistry,
George Washington University

Have 100,000 Lasers, Will Travel--Frequency Comb Spectroscopy in Atmospheric and Combustion Systems

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

Greg Rieker
Assistant Professor
Vogel Family Faculty Fellow
School of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Colorado Boulder

Therapeutic Platelets to Target the Metastatic Cascade

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

Anne-Laure Papa
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
GW School of Engineering & Applied Science

Science and Policy at GW, in Washington, DC, and in your science career

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

Kei Koizumi
Visiting Scholar in Science Policy, AAAS
ESIA International Science and Technology Policy Program

Understanding Mechanisms of Flame Extinction to Develop Novel Surfactants for Replacement in Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF)

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Katherine Hinnant 
Graduate Student, Miller Lab
Department of Chemistry,
George Washington University