INDUSTRIAL OUTREACH SEMINAR SERIES (Fall 2016 - Spring 2017)

The Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM) hosted an Industrial Outreach Seminar Series that provided an opportunity for students and postdocs to meet with industry leaders. Designed by Nan Yao, PCCM Industrial Outreach Director, the seminars exposed our students and research scholars to industrial scientists, who talked about their field and the intersection of science and industry. 

Dr. John A. Sofranko

Speaker Dr. John A. Sofranko

Nan Yao and students

Nan Yao and students

Students and postdocs attending the Oct. 6 Industrial Seminar

Students and postdocs attending the Oct. 6 Industrial Seminar

11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 
Bowen Hall Auditorium, Room 222
"Planning a successful technical career - leveraging breadth of experience and dumb luck"
John A Sofranko, Founder & CEO, EcoCatalytic Technologies, Bio2Electric, LLC and former CEO of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

11:30 a.m.  Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room 103
"Combinatorial and smart analytical techniques to characterize complex pharmaceutical products"
Pal M. Thangamathesvaran, Director- EP/AR&D, Amneal Pharmaceuticals

11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room# ACEE030 
"Development of Intelligent Material, from Phosphors to Nano-crystals"
Howard Bell, President, Intelligent Material Solutions Inc.

11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2017
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room# 103 
"Application of low-voltage scanning electron microscopy of polyethylene in the industrial world"
Bob Colby, Senior Research Scientist, ExxonMobil

11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room# 103 (closest entrance is at the corner of Olden and Prospect Street).
"Applications of Analytical Tools to Drive Development and Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry"
Josh Engstrom, Senior Research Investigator, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

11:30 a.m.  Friday, March 3, 2017
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room# 103 (closest entrance is at the corner of Olden and Prospect Street).
"Adjusting to Industry: A Quickstart Guide"
Ashley Moore, Staff Scientist, EMD Performance Materials, Merck Company

11:30 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Room# 103 (closest entrance is at the corner of Olden and Prospect Street).
"Intellectual Property Overview"
Paul Higgins, Assistant General Counsel – Patents, Johnson & Johnson Company

Paul Higgins, Assistant General Counsel – Patents, Johnson & Johnson Company

Paul Higgins, Assistant General Counsel – Patents, Johnson & Johnson Company

Nan Yao, Director of Industry Outreach, introduces the April 7 speaker

Nan Yao, Director of Industry Outreach, introduces the April 7 speaker

 

April 7 Industrial Outreach Seminar: "Intellectual Property Overview" with Paul Higgins