Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Valuable Opportunities for Research Programs
A Lunch and Learn Series

This informal seminar series provides SSOE faculty with useful information or resources to improve implementation, management, funding or translation of their research programs. Topics will cover a wide variety of areas under this general theme, and suggestions for new topics are more than welcome (and should be sent to the Associate Dean for Research's office at mam266@pitt.edu ).

All lectures will be in Benedum 102 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Registration is required for lunch.


NIH Funding: Steps to Preparing a Competitive Application in 2016-2017 (September 01, 2016)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Harvey Borovetz, Distinguished Professor


Chemical and Petroleum Engineering



"NIH Funding --- Steps to Preparing a Competitive Application in 2016-2017"


This lunch/learn will suggest steps for our engineering faculty to consider in applying for NIH funding.  SSoE can boast of numerous faculty who have been awarded NIH funding.  An overview of the NIH application process will be provided to include NIH application funding statistics; NIH peer-review and the Center for Scientific Review (CSR); pay lines for funding and how they are determined; pay lines for funding for new investigators (where applicable); application resubmissions; and, preparing an investigator initiated application.


Center for Energy (October 06, 2016)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Center for Energy at the University of Pittsburgh presentation and discussion with Director, Dr. Greg Reed and Associate Director, Dr. Goetz Veser

**Please check back often for new details about upcoming sessions!

Cancellations and Special Requests

If you would like to cancel an existing registration or if you have any special dietary needs, please notify Melissa M. Penkrot at mam266@pitt.edu .