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Symposium BI02 : The Future of Materials Science Academia—Preparing for a Career in Higher Education

2018-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Allen Kimel, The Pennsylvania State University
Victoria Miller, North Carolina State University
Lisa Rueschhoff, Air Force Research Laboratory
Davey Theresa, Tohoku University

Symposium Support

GE Global Research
BI02.01: Preparing a Successful Faculty Application
Session Chairs
Allen Kimel
Victoria Miller
Monday PM, November 26, 2018
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Dalton

1:30 PM - BI02.01.01
NFL Pros vs MSE Profs—Sizing Up the Competition for MSE Faculty Positions

Mark Losego1

Georgia Institute of Technology1

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2:00 PM - BI02.01.02
Finding and Landing an Academic Position

Michael Chabinyc1

University of California, Santa Barbara1

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2:30 PM - BI02.01.03
From Application to Appointment—First Steps Towards a Faculty Position in Materials Engineering

David Bahr1

Purdue University1

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3:00 PM -
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3:30 PM - BI02.01.04
Embracing Internationality—Becoming a Faculty Member Abroad

Daniel King

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4:00 PM - BI02.01.05
A Perspective on Pursuing the Academic Path

Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio1

Yale University1

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4:30 PM -
Panel Discussion: Mark Losego, Michael Chabinyc, Daniel King, David Bahr, Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio


2018-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Allen Kimel, The Pennsylvania State University
Victoria Miller, North Carolina State University
Lisa Rueschhoff, Air Force Research Laboratory
Davey Theresa, Tohoku University

Symposium Support

GE Global Research
BI02.02: Reaching Tenure through Research, Teaching and Service I
Session Chairs
Allen Kimel
Lisa Rueschhoff
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2018
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Dalton

8:30 AM - BI02.02.01
Navigating Your Career with Confidence

Susan Sinnott1

The Pennsylvania State University1

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9:00 AM - BI02.02.02
Women in Physics in Ireland—Role Models are Out There

Yvonne Kavanagh1,Sheila Gilheany2,Eilish McLoughlin3,Miriam Byrne4,Miryam Arredondo5,Katja Poppenhaeger5

Institute of Technology Carlow1,Institute of Physics2,Dublin City University3,National University of Ireland Galway4,Queens University5

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9:15 AM - BI02.02.03
Insert cliché here…”—Extracting Needles of Useful Guidance from Haystacks of Career Advice

Geoff Brennecka1

Colorado School of Mines1

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9:45 AM - BI02.02.04
Training the Next Generation of Materials Scientists to Embrace Broader Impacts and Share Their Work with the General Public

Julie Nucci1

Cornell Univ1

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10:00 AM -
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10:30 AM - BI02.02.05
Navigating a Career in Academia—From Application to Pre-Tenure and Early-Tenure—Lessons Learned Along the Way

Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb

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11:00 AM - BI02.02.06
Future Faculty Expectations

Bryan Huey1

University of Connecticut1

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11:30 AM -
Panel Discussion: Geoff Brennecka, Susan Sinnott, Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb, Bryan Huey, Yvonne Kavanagh


BI02.03: Reaching Tenure through Research, Teaching and Service II
Session Chairs
Allen Kimel
Victoria Miller
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2018
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Dalton

1:30 PM - BI02.03.01
From “Being Taught” to “Teaching”—A Personal Perspective of a Young Faculty Member

Eva Hemmer1

University of Ottawa1

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2:00 PM - BI02.03.02
From a Personal Experience as a Teacher of an Advanced Course on Materials Micromechanics—How the Background Gap Between Basic Materials Education and Advanced Topics Can be Filled with the Aim of Not Disappointing Enthusiasm of Students Not Suitably Informed on the Preliminary and Basic Notions Needed to Know

Roberto Contro1

Politecnico Milano1

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2:15 PM - BI02.03.03
How Materials Science Research in Secondary Schools Prepares the Next Generation of Materials Innovators

Holly Golecki1

The Haverford School1

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2:30 PM -
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3:00 PM - BI02.03.04
Understanding the Impact of Design in High School Outreach Camps

Jessica Krogstad1,Kaitlin Tyler1,Nicole Johnson-Glauch1,Leon Dean1

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign1

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3:30 PM - BI02.03.05
Nanovation—An Interdisciplinary Outreach Program to Train the Next Generation of Scientists and Entrepreneurs

Rita Blaik1,Sarah Tolbert1

University of California, Los Angeles1

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3:45 PM - BI02.03.06
Collaboratively Creating Research-Inspired Materials Science and Engineering Outreach Activities

Matthew Stilwell1,Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel1,Wendy Crone1,Nicholas Abbott1

University of Wisconsin–Madison1

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4:00 PM - BI02.03.07
Funsizephysics—A New Tool for Presenting Your Research to the Public

Leigh Smith1,Jocelyn Bosley2,Shireen Adenwalla2

University of Cincinnati1,University of Nebraska–Lincoln2

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4:15 PM -
Panel Discussion: Eva Hemmer, Jessica Krogstad, Rita Blaik, Holly Golecki, Matthew Stilwell, Leigh Smith


2018-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Allen Kimel, The Pennsylvania State University
Victoria Miller, North Carolina State University
Lisa Rueschhoff, Air Force Research Laboratory
Davey Theresa, Tohoku University

Symposium Support

GE Global Research
BI02.04: Navigating the Funding Pipeline
Session Chairs
Victoria Miller
Lisa Rueschhoff
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2018
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Dalton

9:00 AM - BI02.04.01
Funding Opportunities in Materials Engineering at the US National Science Foundation

Alexis Lewis1

National Science Foundation1

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9:30 AM - BI02.04.02
The U.S. Army Research Office—Why We Do, What We Do and How We Can Help You

David Stepp1

U.S. Army Research Office1

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10:00 AM -
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10:30 AM - BI02.04.03
Aerospace Materials for Extreme Environments

Ali Sayir1

Air Force Office of Scientific Research and NASA Liaison1

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11:00 AM -
Panel Discussion: Alexis Lewis, David Stepp, Ali Sayir