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.


SciVal and ORCID Systems
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

SciVal and ORCID  with Berenika Webster of University Library System and Brian Vidic, Director of Technology at SSOE

 Join us to learn about these two valuable software systems that are used to analyze research trends with usage and citation data!



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

Start-Ups with David Vorp, Bill Federspiel, and Eric Beckman

Join us for discussion and examples of developing your Start-up!

Learn about the trials and tribulations of being an accidental entrepreneur: The story of the founding and nurturing of ALung Technologies, Inc., developer of the Hemolung® Respiratory Assist System.

Discussion of University of Pittsburgh and Government Relations
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall
Discussion of University of Pittsburgh and Government Relations with Ken Lynch, Associate Director for federal Relations and Paul Supowitz, Vice Chancellor for Community and Governmental 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 .