Seminars in Chemistry and Physics

Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule

Departmental seminars are free of charge and open to the public. All seminars will be held in Glaske C101 (Berry Auditorium) from 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. unless otherwise stated.

Lunch with the speaker usually follows the seminar.  Those interested in joining the lunch discussion should contact Gary DeBoer .

Videos are usually available within a week of the seminar.  Click on the seminar title to access the video.


5  Reduction of metal oxides by heating graphite or multi-walled carbon nanotubes in a microwave oven.  (video available)
Derek and Melinda Hoyt, Department of Engineering and Chemistry and Physics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

19 Experience Mathematica in Education (video available)
Brenda Marshall, Wolfram Research, Inc. 


3  Wheels (video available)
Emily Tutt, Matt Sturm, Melanie Dittmer, Karen Rispin, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

10  Secondary Reservoir Souring Studies and Mitigation in a Waterflood Deepwater Development - The Bonga Example (video available)
Solomon Inikori, Shell Oil 

17 Computational Molecular Physics at LeTourneau (video available)
Josiah Cochran and Edward Hamilton, Department of Physics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

24 Computational Chemistry at University of North Texas (video available)
Ben Hovda,  Department of Chemistry, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX


7 Drugs and the DEA.  Have you been tested yet? (video available)
Tamara Dallabetta-Keller, Senior Forensic Chemist, South Central Laboratory, Dallas, TX

14 Christian University?  Christian Science?  Breakin' down the wall (video available)
Gary DeBoer, Department of Chemistry, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX

21 Some Mathematical Models for the Spread of a Religion (video available)
Curtis Wesley, Department of Mathematics, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX


Life in Extreme Environments: Molecular Mechanism of Archaeal Protein Translocation (video available)
Shakhawat Bhuiyan, Jarvis Christian College,  Hawkins, TX

Any questions or comments regarding the seminar schedule can be directed to Gary DeBoer 

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