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Seminars & Lectures

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 2022

Seminars take place on Mondays during autumn, winter, and spring quarters from 4–5 p.m. Pacific time.

April 4

sharon gerecht

April 11

Shaama Mallikarjun Sharada

Shaama Mallikarjun Sharada

University of Southern California

The pursuit of free energies and free energy relationships

May 23

Susan Kauzlarich

Susan Kauzlarich

University of California, Davis

Unlocking the Potential of Complex Zintl Phases for Thermoelectrics


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Annual Events

Chair's Distinguished Lecture

This annual event brings the world's most influential and accomplished chemical engineers to the University of Washington.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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