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Developing Career and Leadership Skills for Innovation in Science and Engineering

Fall 2013 Programs

This program prepares graduate students to enter the science and technology workplace with a variety of value-added skills that help them to effectively lead and manage in a complex and changing environment. Students combine competencies in organizational dynamics, project management, and career strategies with a sound background in research and analytical skills. The program consists of workshops and seminars that seek to build content knowledge, practical skills, and new perspectives for the 21st century workplace as well as careers in academia.

Pizza and soda provided 30 minutes before seminar time.

"Bridging the gap: Transitioning Academic Research to Commercial Value"

Samuel Khamis, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Adamant Technologies, Inc.
October 14, 1:00 -2:00 PM
Singh Room 313

Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Overview
This lecture will provide an overview of intellectual property and its role in technology transfer. A brief overview of patents and their importance will be provided

Tomás Isakowitz, Ph.D., Director of Center for Technology Transfer (CTT) Fellows Program of Penn
November 12, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Singh Room 221

“Scientific Publishing at a Non-Profit Organization”

Sonja Krane, Ph.D., Managing Editor, Journal of American Chemical Society
December 6, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Singh Room 221

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I will attend the following: October 14, 2013 1:00 -2:00 PM (Pizzas at 12:30 PM)
November 12, 2013 12:00 - 1:00 PM (Pizzas at 11:30 AM)
December 6, 2013 12:00 - 1:00 PM (Pizzas at 11:30 AM)
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