Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

GEM GRAD Lab hosted by Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Sponsored by United Technologies Research Center

Thursday, November 6, 2014

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Room 140D, Cobo Center, Detroit, MI
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Sign-In
8:00 AM Distinguished Lecture: Will ‘Nano’ Save the World or Will It Just
Make it Smaller?
– Andrea M. Hodge, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California

LOCATION: Cobo Center, Room 142
9:00 AM Sponsor Welcome
– Vincent Nardone, Ph.D., Director of Thermal & Fluid Sciences, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)
9:15 AM Session 1: Why Graduate School?
– Noe Lozana, Ph.D., Stanford University
11:00 AM Session 2: How to Apply to Graduate School
– Renetta GarrisonTull, Ph.D., GEM Program Consultant, National GEM Consortium
12:20 PM SHPE Foundation Graduate Luncheon
2:15 PM Session 3: How to Fund Graduate School
– Marcus Huggans, Ph.D., Senior Director of External Relations, The National GEM Consortium (GEM Alum)
4:00 PM Session 4: Voices From the Field
Moderator: Raymundo Arroyave, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
– Oscar Dubon, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion and Professor, Material Science & Engineering, University of California – Berkeley
– Andrea M. Hodge, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California
– Hector E. Perez, PhD Student, Systems Engineering, University of California – Berkeley, GEM Alum
5:15 PM Program Ends

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