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Each year, invited speakers are welcomed to our Department to present their research to our community. Please join us in these engaging research talks on an exciting array of topics. 

Campus maps are available, and for visitors driving to campus we suggest using the University Hospital visitor parking garage.

Invited Speakers

2023-2024 Speakers 

2024/05/15
Jenny Y. Yang, University of California, Irvine
Topic Area: Proximal Cations to Install Internal Electric Fields in Transition Metal Complexes
Time: 3:00 pm
Room: 3M Center 3250
Host: Prof. Marcus W. Drover

2024/05/14
Jenny Y. Yang, University of California, Irvine
Topic Area: CO2 Capture, Concentration, and Conversion
Time: 3:00 pm
Room: 3M Center 3250
Host: Prof. Marcus W. Drover

2024/05/01
Justin Hicks, Lawson Health Research Institute
Topic Area: Radiochemistry
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Robert Hudson

2024/04/26
Adam Morgan, Western University
Topic Area: Titanium Hydride Growth
Time: 11:30 am
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Jamie Noël

2024/04/24
Scott Bohle, McGill University
Topic Area: Chemical Biology
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Martin J. Stillman

2024/04/17
Yujun Shi, University of Calgary
Topic Area: Metallic Nanoparticles and Arrays
Time: 10:30 am
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof.T.K. Sham

2024/04/10
Ralf Toner-Zech, Leipzig University
Topic Area: Inorganic, Computational & Surface Science
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof.Paul Ragogna

2024/04/03
Mike Kovacs (Medical Imaging and Medical Biophysics, Western)
Topic Area: CHEM. BIOL.
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Robert Hudson

2024/03/27
Sarah Rauscher, University of Toronto
Topic Area: Molecular dynamics (MD)
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Mikko Karttunen

2024/03/20
Vladimir Michaelis, University of Alberta
Topic Area: Materials
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Yining Huang

2024/03/06
David Lacy, U Buffalo
Topic Area: Synthesis
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Johanna Blacquiere 

2024/02/28
Mark Beisinger, SSW
Topic Area: Materials, General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Lijia Liu

2024/02/21
Yi Liu, Shanghai University
Topic Area: Computational material science and machine learning
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Stella Constas

2024/02/14
Yining Huang, Chemistry Research Excellence Award Seminar
Topic Area: General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Johanna M. Blacquiere

2024/01/24
Adyn Melenbacher and Yihong Liu-Roy Young Chemistry Graduate
Topic Area: General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Professors Martin J. Stillman and Lijia Liu

2024/01/17
Dongling Ma, INRS
Topic Area: Materials
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Zhifeng Ding 

2023/12/06
Gilles Arsenault, Western Chemistry Adjunct Professor
Topic Area: General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Joe B. Gilroy 

2023/11/22
Jake Magolan, McMaster
Topic Area: Synthesis
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Michael A. Kerr 

2023/11/15
Justin Lomax, G. Michael and Joan Bancroft Award Seminar
Topic Area: Materials, General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Paul J. Ragogna

2023/10/26
Kenneth Maly, Wilfrid Laurier University
Topic Area: Synthesis
Time: 10:30 am
Room: P&AB 106
Host: Prof. Joe Gilroy 

2023/10/25
Tim Storr, SFU
Topic Area: Chem. Biol., Synthesis
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Martin J. Stillman

2023/10/18
Stefania Impellizzeri, TMU (Two talks: Research + EDI)
Topic Area: Materials, General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Francois Lagugne-Labarthet 

2023/10/11
Erin Leitao, U Auckland
Topic Area: Synthesis
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Johanna Blacquiere 

2023/09/27
Xuchun Wang, de Mayo Award Talk
Topic Area: General
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. T.K. Sham 

2023/09/26
Colin Bonduelle, University of Bordeaux
Topic Area: Materials, Biomaterials
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 9
Host: Prof. Beth Gillies 

2023/09/26
David Giedroc, Indiana University
Topic Area: Chem. Biol.
Time: 10:30 am
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Martin J. Stillman 

2023/09/20
Alexandra Velian, University of Washington
Topic Area: Materials
Time: 1:30 pm
Room: ChB 115
Host: Prof. Paul Ragogna 

 

Previous Talks, by academic year can be found here.