Seminars in Chemistry and Physics

Spring 2018 LeTourneau University Science Seminar Schedule

Departmental seminars are free of charge and open to the public. Home schoolers, high school students, and anyone interested, are welcome to attend. 

All seminars will be held in Glaske C101 (Berry Auditorium) on the campus in Longview, TX, from 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. unless otherwise stated.

Lunch with the speaker usually follows the seminar.  Lunch will be in the corner cafe either in the stage area or in the Joyce room. 

Videos are usually available within a day of the seminar.  Click on the (video available) link to access the video.


11  Science and the Law (Presentation, Presentation Notes)
Ben Penticoff, Legal Counsel at Tetra Pak, Dallas-Forth Worth, TX

18  Re-Integrating Our Integration Strategies - Lessons from interdisciplinary STEM education (video available)
Edward Hamilton, Department of Chemistry and Physics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX


1  Paper Sensors for Formaldehyde Detection 
Annabelle Malinowski, LeTourneau Univesity, Longview, TX

8 Applications of biomaterials in wound healing and ocular diseases
Shih-Fing Chou, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas - Tyler, Tyler, TX

15 WHEELS (video available)
Wheels Team, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

22  ATCatalyst.org  
Karen Rispin, Department of Biology, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX


1   Undergraduate Physics Research 
Aaron Conrad and Luke Grosh, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

Radioactive Waste
John Tixier, School of Engineering, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

22  Cancer and You
Mitsuo Ikebe, UTHealth North east, University of Texas - Tyler, Tyler, TX

29 Using Ionic Liquids to Synthesize Drugs
Darlene Ishimwe, Danielle Lofgren, Robert Mooreland, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX 


5 The Age of the Earth 
David Lemons, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

12  Planetary Geophysics 
Peter James, Department of Physics, Baylor University, Waco, TX

19  Engineering at the Ames National Laboratory
Gitogo Churu, School of Engineering, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

26  Patent Law and Engineering
Greg Parker, Parker Justiss, Dallas, TX


Any questions or comments regarding the seminar schedule may be directed to Gary DeBoer at GaryDeBoer@letu.edu  or 903.233.3363. 

Opinions expressed by the speakers at seminar are their own and should not be taken as official positions of LeTourneau University