LATinE Speakers

Keynote Speaker

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Richard A. Tapia, Ph.D.

Richard A. Tapia, Ph.D.

University Professor, Rice University; Maxfield and Oshman Professorship in Engineering, Rice University; Adjunct Professor, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Houston; Director, Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), Rice University; Director, Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, Rice University; Associate Director of Minority Affairs, Office of Graduate Studies, Rice University

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 6:10-7:00 PM

Plenary Panel

Plenary Panel: University and Industry Leadership During the Pandemic and Beyond
Wednesday, July 29, 2021, 4:50-5:50 PM


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Mark Lundstrom

Moderator

Mark Lundstrom

Acting Dean of the College of Engineering, Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jorge Haddock

Jorge Haddock

President, University of Puerto Rico

Juan Manuel de Bedout

Juan Manuel de Bedout

Vice President of Aerospace Technology in Technology & Global Engineering at Raytheon Technologies

Rick Echevarria

Rick Echevarria

Vice President in the Sales and Marketing Group and General Manager of Intel Olympic Program at Intel Corporation

Program Managers

Keynote Panel: How to Get Early Career Research Funding?
Friday, July 31, 2021, 1:00-2:05 PM

Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh

1:05-1:20 PM | Presentation by: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh

Associate Program Director, Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (ENG/CBET) and Directorate for Engineering at National Science Foundation

Ellen M. Robinson

1:20-1:35 PM | Presentation by: Department of Defense (DOD)

Ellen M. Robinson

Program Coordinator for the Air Force Office of Scientific Research’s (AFOSR) Science and Engineering Division, Physical and Biological Sciences Branch; and the Department of Defense (DoD) Program Manager for the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG) Program

Thomas C. Fu

1:35-1:50 PM | Presentation by: Department of Defense (DOD)

Thomas C. Fu

SES Head, Mission Capable, Persistent and Survivable Naval Platforms Department of the Office of Naval Research (ONR); Acting Director, Advanced Naval Platforms Division within the Mission Capable, Persistent and Survivable Naval Platforms Department, Office of Naval Research

Joan M. Greve

1:50-2:05 PM | Presentation by: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Joan M. Greve

Scientific Program Manager, Division of Interdisciplinary Training (DIDT) at National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Faculty Development Experts

Success Strategies for New Faculty Members
Friday, July 31, 2021, 2:30-5:30 PM

Facilitators:

Rebecca Brent

Rebecca Brent

President, Education Designs, Inc., Cary, North Carolina

Richard M. Felder

Richard M. Felder

Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University