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Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture Series

Current Series

2016-2017 marks the seventy-sixth Frontiers in Chemistry.

You can browse our Google calendar for upcoming lectures and details.


General Information

The Frontiers in Chemistry Series dates to 1941. The speakers are sponsored by local industrial and government laboratories, and the University. The lectures are free.


The lectures are generally on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. Coffee and tea are available before the lectures.


The lectures are in the Goodyear Lecture Hall (Clapp 108).


Parking is available at all Case visitor parking lots. Please bring your parking stub for validation.

Maps & Directions

Maps, driving directions, bus stops, and more can be found at Case Visitor Central ( Please also see the Department of Chemistry “Find Us” page.


The lectures are generally followed by dinner at a local restaurant. Those who wish to may join the dinner (participants pay the restaurant individually). Dinner reservations are required by the Monday preceding the lecture.

Inquiries and Dinner Reservations
Ms. Suzi Mason
Department of Chemistry
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7078
Phone: 216.368.3622
Fax: 216.368.3006

Committee and Sponsors

The University acknowledges with appreciation the guidance provided by the external members of the Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture Series Committee and the support provided by the organizations indicated.

Dr. John Protasiewicz
Chair, Frontiers in Chemistry Series
Department of Chemistry, CWRU 


Dr. Orest Adrianowycz
GrafTech International
Dr. Peter Pfab
BASF Catalysts
Dr. Pramod Arora
Innovation Chemical Technologies
Dr. Andrew Bell
Dr. Scott Rickert
Dr. Frank Feddrix
Dr. Kenneth Hardee
De Nora
Dr. Terrence Hogan
Bridgestone Firestone
Dr. John Johnson
Dr. John Maloney
Dr. Michael Meador
Dr. Madhukar Rao


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