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Leadership Seminar Series 2019

Wednesdays - Autumn Quarter

2:30 - 3:20pm - Seminar in PAA A110
Reception to follow in Benson Hall Lobby


Speaker and Lecture Title

Sep. 25

1st Class

What to expect and how to make the most of this quarter

Oct. 2

Jade Hudson

B.S. ChemE '87
Production Engineering, Senior Manager, Boeing

Basic skills to survive any job


Oct. 9

No Seminar - College of Engineering Career Fair 

Oct. 16

Scott Korthuis

B.S. ChemE '82
Product Manager, Oxbo International Corporation+

Pulp, Patents and Politics


Oct. 23


No Seminar - SEBA Career Fair 

Oct. 30

Zach Sayler

B.S. ChemE '13
Maintenance Planning, Scheduling, and Warehouse Lead, Phillips 66

Early Career Technical Leadership

Nov. 6

Christoph Krumm

B.S. ChemE '11
Co-Founder, CEO, Sironix Renewables

Dissertation to Commercialization: turning a research project into a startup


Nov. 13


Mary Armstrong

B.S. ChemE '79, Vice President of Environment, Health, and Safety, Boeing (ret.)
and County Commissioner, Montana

Oh the Places You'll Go! (With a chemical engineering degree)

Nov. 20

Dan Kress

B.S. ChemE '08, of Integrated Supply Chain for Microsurgical Technology

Nov. 27

No Seminar - Thanksgiving

Dec. 4

Rick Martin

B.S. ChemE '79
SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Lamb Weston (ret.)

Dec. 11

No Seminar - Finals 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 one absence will be permitted. 


Engineering Elective Credit

This class counts as an engineering elective credit.



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