Industrial and Government Lab Seminar Series (Fall 2021-Spring 2022)

PCCM hosts an Industrial and Government Lab Seminar Series that provides an opportunity for students and postdocs to meet with industry and government lab leaders. Designed by PCCM Industrial Outreach Director, Nan Yao, the seminars expose students and research scholars to industrial and government lab scientists, who talk about their fields and the intersection of science, industry, and government research.

Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 
“Engineering Your Own Success: Leveraging Skills from the Classroom to Navigate the Boardroom”
Dr. Cynthia Pierre ‘03, Senior Manager - Low Carbon Refining & Catalytic Processes, BP plc.

Friday, Nov. 12, 2021
“Enjoying the chaos of a career outside of academia"
Dr. Daniel Recht ’06, Chief Product Officer at Lambda

Friday, Dec. 10, 2021
“A lifetime in earth science; structural determination from molecules to oilfield reservoirs”
Dr. Oliver C. Mullins, Schlumberger Fellow and Science Advisor, Schlumberger, Oil & Energy Sugar Land.

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
“Spray dried therapeutics enable local treatment of lung cancer by inhalation delivery”
Dr. Kimberly Shepard, *15, Associate Principal Engineer, Research & Development, at Lonza in Bend.

Friday, March 4, 2022
“Pharmaceutical world: from big giants to start-ups”
Dr. Yongkui Sun, Founder and CEO, IONOVA

Friday, March 18, 2022 
“Preparation for a life of entrepreneurship - perspectives from a career in start-ups/small businesses”
Dr. John Lettow ’96, President, Vorbeck Materials Corp.

Friday, April 15, 2022
“Living in High Tech”
Dr. Julie Brown, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Universal Display Corporation