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.


Office of Economic Partnerships with Brian Vidic and Cynthia Sweet (March 07, 2019)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Join Cynthia Sweet, Associate Vice Chancellor and Brian Vidic, Director of Partnerships to learn more about the Office of Economic Partnerships at the University of Pittsburgh!


Stop back for more details!

Intercalating academic entrepreneurship into graduate student scholarship, with Donald Taylor--Assistant Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences Translation (April 04, 2019)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
102 Benedum Hall

Donald P. Taylor, PhD, MBA, CLP


Assistant Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences Translation

Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics

Executive Director, sciVelo, Innovation Institute

Co-Director, Center for Commercial Applications of Healthcare Data

"Intercalating academic entrepreneurship into graduate student scholarship"

The graduate student experience can be enriched by providing academic entrepreneurship mentorship and infrastructure. sciVelo, a University of Pittsburgh program dedicated to advancing research toward market-oriented solutions, provides this mentorship and architecture to support the expanding needs of graduate students to become proficient on both science and the application of science. This discussion will provide an overview on sciVelo’s translational research programs, how we support and mentor graduate students, and ways you can involve your graduate students in this experience.

**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 .