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.


Government Relations
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Paul Supowitz, Vice Chancellor for Community and Governmental Relations

Mike Ringler, Senior Director for Federal Relations

The Office of Community and Governmental Relations (CGR) at the University of Pittsburgh is the primary institutional point of contact for federal government and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania related matters for all University of Pittsburgh campuses. In addition, CGR is the primary institutional contact for County of Allegheny, City of Pittsburgh and community organization matters for the Pittsburgh campus . CGR advises and consults within the University with respect to federal, state, and local legislation, as well as executive orders and proposed regulations that have the potential to impact the University. It also serves as source of information, advice, and assistance to individuals and entities within the University community seeking federal grants to support research projects, input on pending legislation, and contact with members of the legislative and executive branches.

Internet of Things (November 05, 2015)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall



Brian Vidic, Director of Information Technology, Swanson School of Engineering

Chris Ubinger, Associate Director Corporate Relations

**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 .