2024 Symposium

Wetterhahn Science Symposium

The 2024 Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

Keynote Address: 4PM, Cook Auditorium

Student Award Ceremony: 5PM, Cook Auditorium

Student Poster Session: 5:30-7PM, ECSC (Garden & Ground levels)

Dean Abramson to deliver the 2024 Keynote Address!

We're thrilled to announce that Alexis Abramson, Dean of Thayer, will deliver this year's keynote address. A mechanical engineer and a leader in the field of sustainable energy, Dean Abramson's research has focused on developing nanomaterials for alternative energy technologies and solving energy efficiency problems. She is co-founder of a virtual energy audit start-up, Edifice Analytics. During the Obama administration, she served as chief scientist and manager of the Emerging Technologies Division at the Department of Energy's Building Technologies Office. And she serves as a technical advisor for various venture firms investing in companies developing solutions to mitigate climate change.