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Leadership Seminar Series 2016


2:30 - 3:20pm   Seminar in Physics Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), A114

Reception to follow in Benson Hall Lobby



Speaker and Lecture Title

Sep. 28

Jeff Thomas

Ph.D. '98

Director Intellectual Property Counsel, Caris Life Sciences

Chemical Engineering is a Great Background for an Attorney 

Oct. 5

Hassan Madani

Ph.D. '89

Director CMC Commercialization, Alder Pharmaceutical

Biotech and Pharma are possible jobs paths and career opportunities for Chemical Engineers

Oct. 12

Ray Marzullo

B.S. '69

Retired, The Boeing Company

View of A Non Linear Career, oThis is Not Where I Was Going When I Graduated

Oct. 19

No Class - Career Fair


Oct. 26


Linda Hedges

B.S. '82

HPC Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

How a Chemical Engineering Degree Fueled the Multi-Career

Nov. 2

Ryan Reed

B.S. '04

Chief Technology Officer, Hesco Armor

Trust in Yourself


Nov. 9


Jay Hecker

Ph.D. '82

Anesthesiologist, Harborview Medical Center

From Chemical Engineering to Neuroanesthesiology at Harborview

Nov. 16

Saran Poovarodom

Ph.D. '10


Useful Skills for a Successful Transition from School to Industry

Nov. 30

Maryann Einarson

Ph.D. '92

Former CEO & President, Integrated Technologies

The Entrepreneurial and Business Side of Chemical Engineering

Dec. 7

Christophe Poulain

Ph.D. '95

Sr. Research Software Engineer, Microsoft

How do you build a real-time translator?  A behind the scenes look at Skype Translator


Dec. 14



No Class - Final's Week



Recommended Preparation

The course is intended for undergraduate and graduate students of chemical engineering.


Class Assignments and Grading

The class will be graded credit/no credit. Attendance is required at all class meetings; only excused absences will be permitted. An excused absence must be approved by the instructor prior to the missed class.


Engineering Elective Credit

This class counts as an engineering elective credit.


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