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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

Mondays from 4:00–5:00 p.m. Pacific time

October 10

Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar

University of Texas at Austin

What can we learn from nature about designing membranes?

October 24

Jessica Larsen

Nov. 7

Mike Toney


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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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