American Chemical Society topic of Nov. 13 colloquium

November 9, 2017 | Events, UToday, Natural Sciences and Mathematics
By Ashley Diel

In celebration of 100 years of existence, the Toledo section of the American Chemical Society is partnering with the UT Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to host a colloquium next week.

Dr. Thomas Connelly Jr., senior director and CEO of the American Chemical Society, will speak Monday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. in Wolfe Hall Room 1205. His seminar is titled “American Chemical Society: Journals and Information Solutions.”


He has served as chief science and technology officer and as chief innovation officer for the DuPont Co. While there, he was responsible for science and technology, with special emphases on polymer science, chemical process development, and bioprocessing for chemical synthesis and production.

Connelly graduated with highest honors from Princeton University with degrees in chemical engineering and economics, and received his doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Winston Churchill Scholar.

For inquiries about the free, public event, contact Dr. Joanna Hinton at 419.530.4292 or Dr. Jon Kirchhoff at 419.530.1515. Both are faculty members in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

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