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Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture Series

Current Series

2014-2015 marks the seventy-fourth Frontiers in Chemistry.

Upcoming Lectures

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

 

11 September 2014

Harry B. Gray, PhD

Arnold O. Beckman Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech.
Lecture Title: “Solar-Driven Water Splitting”.
Campus Host: CWRU chemistry graduate students. Sponsor: CWRU.

2 October 2014

Seth Marder, PhD

Regents Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Lecture Title: “Interface Chemistry for Organic Electronics and Opto-Electronics”
Campus Host: Emily Pentzer. Sponsor: TBD.

9 October 2014

Karen L. Wooley, PhD

W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M.
Lecture Title: TBD.
Campus Host: Emily Pentzer. Sponsor: TBD.

13 November 2014

Craig J. Hawker, PhD

Director of California Nanosystems Institute, Dow Materials Institute, Department of Chemistry, University of California Santa Barbara.
Lecture Title: TBD.
Campus Host: Emily Pentzer. Sponsor: TBD.

19 February 2015

Melanie Cooper, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University.
Lecture Title: TBD.
Campus Host: Michael Kenney. Sponsor: TBD.

19 March 2015

Brian Coppola, PhD

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan.
Lecture Title: “Teaching Introductory Organic Chemistry at the University of Michigan”.
Campus Host: Alpha Chi Sigma. Sponsor: TBD.

23 April 2015

Richard S. Moog, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Franklin and Marshall.
Lecture Title: TBD.
Campus Hosts: Drew Meyer. Sponsor: TBD.

 

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.

Schedule

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

Location

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

Parking

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 (case.edu/visit/). Please also see the Department of Chemistry “Find Us” page.

Dinner

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
Email: sxm763@case.edu

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. Malcolm E. Kenney
Chair, Frontiers in Chemistry Series
Department of Chemistry, CWRU
malcolm.kenney@case.edu
216.368.3739

 

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