Chemistry Department


Upcoming Seminar

January 25, 4:15 PM; Biology B-19

All Chemistry Department seminars are free and open to the public. Seminars take place Thursdays at 4:15 PM in B-19 in the basement of the Biology Building (unless otherwise noted on the schedule).

The Reed College campus is located in southeast Portland at 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd. (Online maps are available for getting to Reed and for the Campus).

2017-18 Schedule


4:15 in Biology B-19 (unless otherwise noted).
Directions to Reed.

Aug 31Senior Meeting
Chemistry Faculty
Sept 7"Atmospheric Particulate Matter Formation in Forests: New Tools to Explore Oxidation Mechanisms"
Dr. Juliane L. Fry, Reed College
Sept 14"What I Did Last Summer: Student Research Presentations"
Josh Tsang, Charis Roberts, Sophie Bender, Reed College
Sept 21Annual Thomas Dunne Lecture: "Fullerenes and Art"
Dr. Marilyn Olmstead ('65), UC Davis
Sept 28"Stimuli-Responsive Molecules: From Inorganic Complexes to Light-Reflecting Polymers"
Dr. Allegra Liberman-Martin, California Institute of Technology
Oct 5"Clean Energy from Dirty Water: Transforming Waste into Resources"
Rhiana Meade ('12), Cambrian Innovation
Oct 26"New Chemistry With Boron In And Out Of Pincers"
Dr. Oleg Ozerov, Texas A&M University
Nov 2"Nanohoops as a New Architecture in Molecular and Materials Design"
Dr. Ramesh Jasti, University of Oregon
Nov 9Center for Life Beyond Reed Workshop: Internship Opportunities, Resumes, Cover Letters, and Professional Etiquette
Center for Life Beyond Reed
Nov 16"The Discovery and Development of Reagents and Methods for Chemical Synthesis"
Dr. David Stuart, Portland State University
Nov 21Special Seminar: "Exploring the Synthesis and Applications of Graphene"
Dr. Richard Kaner, University of California, Los Angeles


4:15 in Biology B-19 (unless otherwise noted).
Directions to Reed.

Jan 25TBA
Feb 1Junior Seminar
Chemistry Faculty
Feb 8TBA
Feb 15TBA
Feb 22TBA
Dr. Frank Leibfarth, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Mar 1TBA
Mar 8TBA
Mar 22Senior Presentations
TBA, Reed College
Mar 29Senior Presentations
TBA, Reed College
Apr 5Senior Presentations
TBA, Reed College
Apr 12Senior Presentations
TBA, Reed College
Apr 19Senior Presentations
TBA, Reed College