Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule

If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Chengshan Wang by email.  Come early to chat with the speaker and other attendees.  Unless otherwise noted below, seminars will be held on Fridays at 3:15PM in the Science Building, Room 1191.

Blue text denotes seminars being held at non-regular times and/or remotely.

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. Consult the MS Chemistry Handbook for important requirements to be fulfilled for your degree. Remember to submit your abstract (click here  to see an example) 10 days before your scheduled defense date.
Additional information can be found on our MTSU MS Chemistry Blog.



Sept 1st, 2023

Dr. Charles Chusuei, "Welcome returning MS Chemistry students!" at SCI 1191

Sep 8th, 2023

Dr. Amir Sheikhi, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (Host: Dr. Chusuei)             

"From hairy nanocelluloses to granular hydrogels: Colloidizing bio-based materials for environmental and healthcare applications” at SCI 1191

Sep 29th, 2023

Dr. Ramesh Narayanan, Professor of Medicine and Interim Assistant Dean of Research at University of Tennessee HSC (Host: Dr. Banerjee)  

"Discovery and Development of Next-Generation Therapeutic for Advanced Prostate and Breast Cancers" at SCI 1191

Oct 6th, 2023

Dr. Subhabrata Sen, Professor of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University

"Sustainable organic reactions using photo, electrochemical and mechanochemical energy: Generating intelligent heterocycles for useful applications"  at SCI 1191 (Host: Dr. Banerjee)

Nov 10th, 2023

Dr. Michael Best, Professor of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Host: Dr. Wang)         

" Lipid Switches and Probes for Liposomal Cell Delivery and Related Biomedical Applications " at SCI 1191

Nov 17th, 2023

Joshua Animassaun, Chemistry MS Thesis defense

Title TBD at SCI 1191

Note to visiting seminar speakers:  The address of the Science Building is: 440 Friendship Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132.  You may set your GPS destination to this location.  A parking spot will be reserved for you in advance of your visit.