Eastman Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Wednesdays in the Polymers Auditorium (Room PSRC 101) at 3:00 pm.  Speaker Reception and Refreshments begin at 2:30 pm.  

Fall  2017

November 2, 2017

Jaime C. Grunlan
Texas A&M University


Spring 2016

March 23, 2016

 Satish Kumar
Georgia Institute of Technology

April 6, 2016

Dawanne Poree
Army Research Office

April 20, 2016

Megan Robertson
University of Houston


Past Seminars 2011-2012

October 19, 2011

Jay Jenkins

HII-Ingalls Shipbuilding

November 2, 2011

Neil Ayres

Department of Chemistry

University of Cincinnati

Polymers incorporating N-alkyl urea peptoids:  Self-assembled aggregates, step-growth polymers and polymer conjugates

November 30, 2011

HN Cheng

Southern Regional Research Center

USDA/Agricultural Research Service

Polymers from Renewable Resources


December 7, 2011

Scott Grayson

Department of Chemistry

Tulane University

Exploring cyclic and dendritic polymeric architectures for biomedical applications

Spring 2012

February 1, 2012

Lei Zhu

Department of Macromolecular and Chemical Science and Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

Novel Ferroelectric Polymers as High Energy Density and Low Loss Dielectrics

February 18, 2012 (Bayer Lecture, supported by Bayer Materials Science)

Geoffrey Coates

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Cornell University

Development of New Routes to Benign Polymer Materials

February 25, 2012

Donghui Zhang

Department of Chemistry, Macromolecular Studies Group

Louisiana State University

Peptidomimetic Polymers

Polypeptide, Polypeptoids and Beyond

Fall 2012

 October 10, 2012 

Christopher Stafford

Polymers Division

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Gaithersburg, MD