Event Schedule
Elings Hall 1601 February 19, 2020
Winter 2020 Diversity Seminar with Lilo Pozzo, Weyerhaeuser Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington

Join us Wednesday, February 19th at 10:00 am in Elings Hall 1601!   Join GSDS & Prof. Pozzo in a discussion about representation in the sciences focusing on Prof. Pozzo’s personal…

Materials Research Laboratory 2053 February 18, 2020
Winter 2020 Dow Distinguished Lecturer Research Talk: Lilo Pozzo on “Understanding Nanoscale and Molecular Processes in Emulsions Systems with Neutron and X-ray Scattering”

Join us Tuesday, February 18th at 2:30 pm in MRL 2053! “Understanding Nanoscale and Molecular Processes in Emulsions Systems with Neutron and X-ray Scattering” Emulsions are dynamic and complex systems with…

Materials Research Laboratory 2053 February 4, 2020
GSDS Quarterly Meeting: Get Involved and Nominate a Speaker for Spring 2020!

Get involved with GSDS at our Winter 2020 meeting! Join us February 4th at 12:30pm in MRL 2053 for FREE lunch and to help us plan for future talks! Each…

Materials Research Laboratory Rm. 2053 November 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Dow Diversity Lecture with Raphaële Clément “Fostering an inclusive environment for underrepresented groups in science and academia”

Join us Wednesday, November 20th at 3 pm in MRL 2053! Raphaële Clément – I will start this informal talk by sharing my academic journey and personal experiences. This will…

Materials Research Laboratory Rm. 2053 November 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Dow Distinguished Lecturer: Raphaële Clément “Building better batteries: insights from magnetic resonance spectroscopy”

Join us Wednesday, November 20th at 11 am in MRL 2053! The increasing demand for energy and the threat from global warming make electrical energy storage (EES) a worldwide strategic priority. EES…

Engineering Sciences Building Rm. 1001 February 8, 2019
Dow Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Emily Carter “Sustainable Energy Materials From First Principles”

Dr. Carter – I believe that we scientists and engineers have a responsibility to use our skills to improve life for all Earth’s inhabitants. To this end, for the past…

MRL 2053 November 3, 2017
Fall 2017 DOW Diversity Lecture – Professor Neil Garg: “How organic chemistry became one of UCLA’s most popular classes”

Organic chemistry has a bad reputation, despite having a tremendous impact on our everyday lives. It has remained a notorious “weed-out” class for decades – striking fear in the hearts…

MRL 2053 November 2, 2017
Fall 2017 DOW Distinguished Lecture – Professor Neil Garg: “Recent forays in methods development and complex molecule synthesis”

This presentation will describe my laboratory’s recent efforts to synthesize intricate natural products. In addition, methodologies that rely on non-precious metal catalysis to cleave amide carbon-nitrogen bonds will be discussed.

MRL 3rd Floor Patio October 26, 2017
2017 Fall Social Hour

Join us Thursday, October 26th from 4 – 6 PM on the MRL 3rd Floor Patio. Food and drinks provided, you bring the friends and conversation!

Elings 1601 April 21, 2017
Spring 2017 DOW Diversity Lecture, Malika Jeffries-EL: Taking the road less traveled: My journey to the Ivory Tower.

Although African-Americans make up approximately 13% of the US population, they are severely underrepresented in advanced degrees awarded in STEM disciplines and within the ranks of the faculty at research…