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.

  

Sep
7
2017
Innovation Institute Overview with Dr. George Coulston (September 07, 2017)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

The presentation will give an overview of the Innovation Institute, with an emphasis on how the Institute supports faculty and students with their entrepreneurial pursuits.  Our discussion will cover a broad range of topics related to technology commercialization, and will address questions, such as:

  • What is the mission of the II and how does it measure Impact?
  • When & Why should I file an Invention Disclosure?
  • How does the university decide if it will protect IP?
  • Can I patent my app?
  • What role does the inventor play in technology commercialization?
  • What resources can the II provide?
  • What programs are available to faculty and students on campus?

Oct
5
2017
Social Media for You and Your Lab! (October 05, 2017)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Join Daniel Camarda, Social Media Manager, University Communications

Daniel will review engagement in Social Media related to your research. He will go over some do's and don'ts of things such as live-tweeting and other Twitter usage as well as touching on FaceBook and Instagram.

Nov
2
2017
Altmetrics Discussion with Judy Brink, Head of the Bevier Engineering Library (November 02, 2017)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Altmetrics Discussion with Judy Brink, Head of Bevier Engineering Library.

Stop back for more details soon!

Jan
4
2018
NIH Grant Writing with Anne Robertson, Director Center for Faculty Excellence (January 04, 2018)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

NIH Grant Writing with Anne Robertson, Director Center for Faculty Excellence

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**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 .