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The University of Texas at ArlingtonThe University of Texas at Arlington

College of Science

Distinguished Women in Science Speaker Series

Past guest speakers

March 28, 2018

Kelsey McNeely, Ph.D.
Emerging Energy Sciences section head, ExxonMobil
Talk title: “Biofuels Research: Genetic Engineering as a Key Enabler”


November 7, 2018

Cassandra McZeal, Ph.D.
Mathematician, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rice University
Talk title: “Not That Kind of Doctor: Stories of Triumph, Excellence, and Achievement in Math and Computer Science”


March 18, 2019

Penny Beuning, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston
Talk title: “On the Move: Protein dynamics in DNA damage responses and mutagenesis”


September 25, 2019

Maura Hagan, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Science, Utah State University
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Talk title: “Surfing Atmospheric Waves: Their Impact on Space and the Career of a Physicist”


November 7, 2019

Ami Radunskaya, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics, Pomona College
Past President of the Association for Women in Mathematics
Talk title: “From Music to Mathematics to Medicine: One Woman’s Journey”