2018 SCHEDULE

Schedule for Pittsburgh, PA 2018

March 23, 2018

7:45AM – 8:45AM  Networking Breakfast

Location: TBD

8:45AM – 9:00AM  Welcome and University of Pittsburgh Remarks

Location: TBD

9:00AM – 9:35AM Cell Engineering and Biomaterial Strategies for Tissue Engineering
Josephine Allen
University of Florida, MSE

Location: TBD

9:35AM – 10:10AM Engineering Tools to Study the Cardiac Microenvironment
Sam Senyo
Case Western Reserve University, BME

Location: TBD

10:10AM – 10:40AM  Coffee Break

Location: TBD

 10:40AM – 11:15AM Solving the Energy Storage Problem
Asegun Henry
Georgia Institute of Technology, ME

Location: TBD

 11:15AM – 11:50AM Let There Be Light! Optical Tools for Human Health
Audrey Bowden
Stanford University, EE

Location: TBD

 11:50AM – 1:05PM Luncheon

Location: TBD

 1:05PM – 1:40PM Creating Useful Nanostructured Soft Materials by
Directed Self-Assembly
Chinedum Osuji
Yale University, CEE

Location: TBD

1:40PM – 2:15PM Large-Scale Simulation of Solid-Liquid Interfaces Under Realistic Conditions for Energy Conversion and Storage
Ismaila Dabo
Penn State University, MSE

Location: TBD

2:15PM – 2:45PM Coffee Break

Location: TBD

 2:45PM – 3:20PM Coupling Molecular Design to Structure and Activity of
Sequence-Defined Macromolecules
Christopher Alabi
Cornell University, CBE

Location: TBD

 3:20PM – 3:55PM Hybrid Thin Film Deposition by Matrix-Assisted
Pulsed Laser Evaporation
Adrienne Stiff-Roberts
Duke University, ECE

Location: TBD

 3:55PM – 4:30PM Electrical Digestive Engineering
Todd Coleman
University of California, San Diego, BENG

Location: TBD

4:30PM – 4:50PM Travel to University of Pittsburgh

Location: Shuttles

 4:50PM – 6:00PM University of Pittsburgh Tour

Location: PITT

 6:00PM – 8:00PM Poster Session, Light Hors D’oeuvres

Location: PITT

March 24, 2018

7:45AM – 8:45AM  Networking Breakfast

Location: TBD

8:45AM – 9:35AM Building Your Brand
Joel Ducoste

Location: TBD

 8:45AM – 9:35AM Industry-Academia-National Lab Partnerships
Samuel Graham
Rosalind Wynne

Location: TBD

 9:35AM – 10:25AM Tenure Process at Research Universities
C. Fred Higgs III
Shawn Blanton

Location: TBD

9:35AM – 10:25AM Interdisciplinary Research
Lynford Goddard

Location: TBD

10:25AM – 10:55AM Coffee Break

Location: TBD

10:55AM – 11:45AM Managing Research Groups
Lesia Crumpton-Young

Location: TBD

11:45AM – 12:35PM Interviewing And Negotiating
Monique Head

Location: TBD

 11:45PM – 12:35PM Research Commercialization
TBD

Location: TBD

 12:35PM – 1:50PM Paths To Professorship Success, Luncheon
Lesia Crumpton-Young
Ralph Etienne-Cummings

Location: TBD

1:50PM – 2:40PM Engaging Your Chair and Dean Effectively
Stephanie Luster-Teasley

Location: TBD

 2:40PM – 3:30PM Candid Discussion on the Low Numbers of AA Women as Full Professors in Engineering
TBD

Location: TBD

3:30PM – 5:00PM Closing Reception, Light Hors D’oeuvres

Location: TBD

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