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Powell Seminar Series

The Department of Chemistry hosts the annual Powell Seminar Series as part of the academic course, Chemistry Seminar, for juniors. Presentations are given by current students, outside speakers and students in graduate programs. Offering valuable information on research, graduate school, and the chemical industry, presentations are held each Friday at 2:00 p.m. These presentations are available through Zoom. Please register with Rose Nicholson by emailing

Students who are not registered for the course are still welcome to attend the presentations. This year's seminar series is coordinated by Dr. Raymond Dominey

Spring 2021

January 22: Dr. James N. Singletary, DuPont Safety and Construction

January 29: Professor Jonah Jurss, The University of Mississippi

February 5: Dr. Pedro Arrechea, IBM Research- Almaden

February 19: Professor Rou-Jia Sung, Carleton College

February 26: Professor Joseph S. Francisco, University of Pennsylvania

March 12: Will Carrick and Claire Fuller, Student Presentations

March 19: Mimi Tran and Sophie Weinberg, Student Presentations

March 26: Emily Kuhlmann and Scott Isaacson, Student Presentations

April 2: Jiwon Kang, Student Presentation

April 9: Nicole Bialick, Student Presentation