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

J. August Ridenour, Graduate Student, Cahill Lab, Department of Chemistry

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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GW Chemistry Department presents our seminar speaker, J. August Ridenour, Graduate Student, Cahill Lab, Department of Chemistry.

Dr. Osvaldo Gutierrez, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Jessica Shott & Monica Flores, GW Chemistry Graduate Students

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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GW Chemistry Department is proud to present as our guest speakers, graduate students, Jessica Shott and Monica Flores.

Polymer Characterization of Plastic Debris from the Central Pacific, Presented by Kathryn L. Beers, PhD., NIST

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


Group Leader, Polymers and Complex Fluids Group, Materials Science and Engineering Division




Inaugural Caress Lecture, Molecular Descriptions of Nanoscale Synthesis and Materials, featuring Jill Millstone, PhD

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

Analysis of Chemical Contaminants in Food Safety Programs by Yelena Sapozhinkova, PhD

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Research Chemist, United States Department of Agriculture

Kirk Yeager, Ph.D., Chief Explosives Scientist Federal Bureau of Investigation

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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GW Chemistry Graduate Student Organization, ACGS presents our guest speaker, Kris Yeager of the FBI.


Accelerating Drug Discovery Through Development and Integration of Capabilities by Milana Maletic, PhD

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Director, Discovery Chemistry at Merck.

Kai Wang, GW Chemistry Graduate Student Presents the Development of Supported Catalysts for Valorization of Renewables

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

GW Chemistry Graduate Student, Voutchkova-Kostal Group


Can Metal Organic Frameworks Boost the Efficiency of Energy Transfer in Artificial Leaves? by Dr. Amanda J. Morris of Virginia Tech

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


 Associate Professor of Inorganic and Energy Chemistry at Virginia Tech.

Quantitative HighTemperature Free Radical Kinetics by Anthony M. Dean, PhD

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Undergraduate Poster Symposium

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Undergraduate Poster Symposium.

Exploring bonding trends from actinium to einsteinium with biological ligands: where separation, decontamination and nuclear medicine meet by Dr. Rebecca Abergel

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm

 Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Berkeley University of California.