External Advisory Board Meeting

MSE Regular Event
Event Date:
Friday, October 25, 2013 (All day)
Location:
Hightower Library, Room 3515, MRDC Building
8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast  
8:30 – 8:40 a.m.

Welcome

Kurt Jacobus

Naresh Thadhani

8:40 – 8:50 a.m.   Introduction of new EAB members  
8:50 – 9:10 State of the School Naresh Thadhani
9:10 – 9:30 Undergraduate Program&nbsp Fred Cook
9:30 – 9:50 am Graduate Program David Bucknall
9:50 – 10:10 a.m. Pervasive Multifunctional Materials Eric Vogel/Satish Kumar
10:10 – 10:20 a.m.  Break  
10:20 – 10:40 p.m.  Development  Mary Z. McEneaney
10:40 – 11:30 a.m. Discussion: Strategic Initiatives –
Role of EAB and EAB-Faculty Interactions,
e.g., PR:IME Lab
Naresh Thadhani Parmeet Grover Gary Foote
11:30 – 12:00 p.m.  Interdisciplinary Research Institutes and Role of MSE         Steve Cross, EVPR
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.  Lunch and Open Discussion with Faculty                             All
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.  Graduate Student Panel Grad Students
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. 

Discussion:  Meeting feedback, ideas for future discussions and closing remarks

Kurt Jacobus  Naresh Thadhani
2:30 – 2:50 p.m.

Travel to Verco Materials:  Manufacturer of complex-shaped theoretically-dense B4C and SiC for armor and wear applications founded by MSE faculty member, Dr. Robert Speyer

654 8th Street NW Atlanta GA 30318  Phone: (404) 872-9504  

2:50 – 3:30 p.m. Tour of Verco Materials Robert Speyer
3:30 p.m. Adjournment