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Chemistry Alumni Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topics
career planning, entrepreneurship
Sponsor
Department of Chemistry
Location
102 CLSL-B: Charles G. Miller Auditorium
Date
May 9, 2019   3:00 - 5:00 pm  
Speaker
(several - see below)
Contact
Christen Mercier
E-Mail
cmercier@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Chemistry - Alumni Events

Interested in pursuing a career in entrepreneurship? Join us to hear Illinois chemistry and chemical engineering alumni share their experiences and provide advice.

 

Panelists:

  • May Lee (MS, '74; PhD, '76; Rinehart; chemistry)
    Limerick BioPharma: Senior Director, Translational Biology (retired 2012)

  • Ving Lee (MS, '73; PhD, '75; Rinehart; chemistry)
    Adesis: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer

  • Steve Miller (MS, '72; PhD, '74; Wetmur; chemistry)
    Chevron: Principal Advisor (retired 2016)

  • Joseph Peterson (PhD, '17, Luthey-Schulten, chemistry)
    SimBioSys: Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer

  • Mohammad (Sam) Hamedi Rad (MS, '14; PhD, '18; Zhao; chemical engineering)
    LifeFoundry: Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

 

Moderated by:

  • Alveda Williams (PhD, '02, Gupta, chemistry)
    Dow: Director, Office of Inclusion

 

 

A brief reception will follow in the CLSL-A Atrium. 

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