Come to 3rd EAA Workshop Organized by Elsaidi Group at Illinois Tech Chemistry Department

Registration is free for the 3rd Education, Awareness, and Actions (EAA) Workshop Series. It will be a great opportunity for students to increase their knowledge and experience, and to improve their resume (participation certificates will be given). There will also be a poster competition and awards. The event will be held November 18, 2923, at the Pritzker Science Center (room 111).

Who may attend: Open to all students and educators (high school students, teachers, and undergraduate students from all disciplines are highly encouraged). Feel free to invite your friends, high school students, and teachers to learn about such an important topic and Illinois Tech. Families are welcome to join as well.

Event Schedule

10 a.m.: Welcome from Professor Sameh Elsaidi
10:15 a.m.: Remarks from  Professor Yuanbing Mao, Chair of the Department of Chemistry at Illinois Tech
10:30 a.m.: Lecture by Professor Sameh Elsaidi
Noon: Lunch and Poster Session
1:30 p.m.: Poster session awards
2 p.m.: Hands-on training: Instrumentation and Materials Synthesis

For poster abstract submission, please email or register at

Call for posters: After the kick-off lecture, there will be a poster session. High school students, undergraduate, and graduate students are welcome to present posters at the event on any topic they choose that relates to global warming, pollution, environmental hazards, and/or sustainability.

In addition to the awards for first, second, and third-place poster presenters, students will get valuable experience in a professional setting.