On May 10, 2018, the NSTMF will host Geraldine Richmond at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Dr. Richmond is the recipient of the National Medal of Science in Chemistry and is the Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oregon.
Dr. Richmond lead our understanding of how molecules interact with the surface of water. Her work provides fundamental insights into molecular processes for issues including oil spill remediation, water and soil interaction, and much more.
Dr. Richmond’s passion for science doesn’t stop in the laboratory; she serves as an inspiration and devoted advocate for women in STEM fields. In 1997, Richmond co-founded COACh, a grassroots organization working to increase the success of women in science and engineering fields through career-building workshops and mentoring.
Jo Handelsman, the director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, will interview Dr. Richmond about her life and work as one of the nation's leading chemists.
This event is free and open to the public. We recommend attendees register in advance to guarantee admittance. Save your seat!
A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.