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About the Conference
The 14th annual Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium will being held, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in the Kenneth H. Keller Hall on the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. The symposium primarily consists of research presentations by third-year graduate students in the chemistry doctorate program. Presentations will take place in four concurrent sessions and be 20 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes reserved for discussion. All presentations will be formally assessed by a committee of faculty members and distinguished UMN alumni. Through a generous donation to the department, travel awards will be presented to those individuals judged to have given the best seminar in each of the four sessions. Written feedback will also be provided to all presenters.
is the intent of the faculty that full attendance by all departmental
faculty and students will
be a high priority. We anticipate a full day of lectures interspersed
by sponsored coffee breaks and lunch.
symposium will be held in Kenneth H. Keller Hall (Formerly EE/CSci) on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis
Campus. The EE/CSci Building is centrally located and within
walking distance from the Chemistry Department, the Commons Hotel and
Coffman Memorial Union. Parking is available at the Washington Ave.
Ramp, next to the EE/CSci Building.
- Judges Evaluation Form (Word)
- Judges Evaluation Form (PDF)
- Audience Evaluation Form (PDF)
must register, and
submit abstracts for their presentation by Friday, April 17, 2015. (Instructions
for abstract submission)
attendees must also register for
the symposium by Friday, May 22, 2015. There is no fee for attending the
The Department of Chemistry looks forward to hosting
this exciting event!