Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule (Chemistry Home)    

Seminars will be presented at 3:15 pm in the Science Building, Room 1003. (Exceptions to this location and time denoted in red below.)  If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Charles Chusuei by email. Come early to chat with the speaker and other attendees. Refreshments will be served.

Reminders to MS students:  Turn in your abstract pages to the seminar host at the conclusion of each scheduled talk, following the Q&A session. Refer to this link for CHEM 6800 and to help navigate through your degree program.


Date                          Speaker/Presentation Title

Jan 30th, 2015        Dr. Charles Chusuei, MTSU Chem Dept

                                 “Welcome new MS Chemistry Graduate Students”

Feb 06th, 2015       Dr. Jesse D. Carrick, Tennessee Tech University

                                 “Experiential Investigations in Organic Synthesis”

Feb 20th, 2015       Ms. Tasha Frick (MS thesis defense)

                                 “Chemistry Teachers' Journey Through Modeling


Feb 27th, 2015       Dr. Dennis Salahub, University of Calgary

                                 Distinguished CBAS Lecture Series

                                 Multiscale Modeling of in-situ Oil Sands Upgrading

                                   with Molybdenum Carbide Nanoparticles”

Mar 06th, 2015      MS thesis defense TBA

Mar 13th, 2015      No seminar - Spring Break

Mar 20th, 2015      No seminar - MTSU Scholar’s Day

Mar 27th, 2015      Dr. Ronald Rahaim, Oklahoma State University

                                 “Development in Organic Methods for Applications

                                  in Drug Discovery”

Apr 01st, 2015        Mr. Robert Green  (MS thesis defense)

                                “Cloning and Sequencing Topoisomerase II and

                                 Gossypium hirsutium

                                 Basic and Applied Sciences Building, Room S336

Apr 03rd, 2015       Dr. Christopher Jones, Georgia Institute of Technology

                                 Golden Goggles Lecture 

                                 Title TBA  

Apr 10th, 2015       Dr. Bob Read, Tennessee Department of Health

                                 “Environmental Laboratory Challenges”

Apr 17th, 2015       Dr. Michelle Oakes, US Environmental Protection Agency

                                 National Center for Environmental Assessment

                                 (Research Triangle, NC)

                                 “Air Quality and Human Exposure Near Sources”

Apr 24th, 2015       Dr. Martin Stewart, MTSU Chemistry Department

                                 “Archibald Belcher: First Chemistry/Physics Professor

                                  at MTSU. His Education (Part 2).”


Note to visiting seminar speakers:  Parking space in the “white area” adjacent to the Davis Science Building and Wiser Patten Science Hall Building is recommended.  A decal and parking spot will be reserved for you in advance of your visit.  See web links (contained herein) for directions to campus and parking.

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