IP seminar to focus on balancing teaching, entrepreneurship

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The College of Engineering will offer an intellectual property seminar from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23, in Ballrooms A and B in the Nittany Lion Inn.

The event's theme will be “Balancing Being a Faculty Member and a Tech Entrepreneur.” The seminar is free and open to the public, but registration is required at http://psuengineering.us2.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_e52M7LMngnk5Pz7.

Panelists and speakers will include Sven Bilen, director of the School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs; Bill Higgins, distinguished professor of electrical engineering; David Janisch, CEO of American Laser Healthcare; John Johnston, of TechCelerator of State College; Dale Mosier, past president of Poly Hi Solidur and past director for the U.S. Peace Corps; Jack Vanden Heuvel, professor of veterinary science; and Rick Weyer, senior technology licensing officer at Penn State.

Students who attend the seminar may receive credit for two hours toward their Scholarship and Research Integrity training requirement. To do so, they must register by Oct. 20. The event is sponsored by the Penn State Engineering Alumni Society and the Engineering Entrepreneurship Program.

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Last Updated October 09, 2012