We invite leading scholars and industry professionals to Seattle throughout the year to share their knowledge and expertise. UW ChemE's seminars, lectures, and symposia represent an essential component of our academic culture and provide students with outstanding opportunities to interact with professionals in many fields.
Department Seminar Series, Spring 2023
Mondays from 4:00–5:00 p.m. Pacific time, Physics & Astronomy Auditorium, A118
University of Delaware
How expanded building block chemistry can enable new frontiers for synthetic biology
University of California Santa Barbara
Valorization of polyolefins via catalytic upcycling, from monomers to higher value molecules
Chair's Distinguished Lecture
This annual event brings the world's most influential and accomplished chemical engineers to the University of Washington.
Leadership Seminar Series
Alumni who are leaders in a range of industries and sectors offer students valuable insights, lessons learned, and advice for succeeding in today’s professional work environment.
Exploring ChemE Careers
This course — intended for undergraduates and open to the public — features alumni panels that discuss a wide variety of career options for chemical engineering graduates.
Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar
The DYSS program brings in top postdocs and Ph.D. students from around the country to participate in a mock faculty interview, present a research seminar, and network with students and faculty.
ChemE Graduation Celebration
Each year, we celebrate our graduating Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. degree recipients and honor one of our distinguished alumni
Graduate Student Symposium
Organized by and for students, the GSS is a lively forum for knowledge exchange among our students, industry professionals, and experts in the community.