Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2013
Arizona State University
300 E Orange Mall Room C6A (Upper Concourse Level)
Tempe, Arizona 85287
ACS on Campus travels to Arizona State University in October!
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- You do not have to register for all of the sessions in order to attend. You are invited to come for as many of the sessions as your schedule allows.
- Complimentary food will be provided for all registered participants.
- ACS on Campus is a great opportunity to network, build skills and learn tips and strategies to help you advance in your career.
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Dr. Matt Hotze
Dr. Hotze joined the American Chemical Society in 2012. In this position he is involved both in the day to day operations and the long term strategic planning for each journal. Matt holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame, a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Rice University. He earned his doctorate in Environmental Engineering from Duke University in 2008. Afterward, he held post-doctoral positions with CNRS in Aix-en-Provence and with Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA where he was responsible for both research and lecturing. He has published extensively in the areas of Nanomaterial Fate, Transport, and Toxicity in the environment.
Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D.
Balbes Consultants, LLC
Dr. Lisa M. Balbes founded Balbes Consultants LLC (formerly Osiris Consultants), a scientific writing and editing service, in 1992 to help companies produce better scientific documents. She provides for more than 50 client companies, including Bausch and Lomb Surgical, Divergence, SigmaAldrich, and the US FDA. Lisa earned her Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her undergraduate degrees in chemistry and psychology from Washington University in St Louis.
Dr. Cristian Dumitrescu
SciFinder Product Marketing, CAS
Cristian received his BS in Physics at the University of Bucharest, Romania and went on to earn his PhD in Biophysics at the Ohio State University. Prior to joining CAS, Cristian conducted research for 5 years at the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute at OSU. In his current role, Cristian supports general marketing and product management activities for SciFinder.
Dr. Kaushik Patel
Dr. Kaushik Patel received his BS in Chemistry from Mercer University before joining the PhD program at UCLA under Sir Fraser Stoddart. During his time at UCLA, Kaushik moved with Prof. Stoddart to complete his PhD in Organic Chemistry at Northwestern University in 2009. His doctoral work focused on the use of molecular recognition for applied research such as tailored drug delivery devices to fundamental design such as Supramolecular synthesis. From there, Kaushik joined Sigma Aldrich Materials Science as a global product manager for Nanomaterials, Organic and Printed Electronics and Polymer Science. In an attempt to increase his understanding of commercialization, he joined a small startup company, Cytodiagnostics, Inc based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada as the Materials Science and Business Development Manager for approx. 1 year. Kaushik has been with CAS for 1 year working as an Applications Specialist for the West Region.
Tuesday October 22, 2013
Science Café Networking Event
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
420 S Mill Ave #201
Tempe, AZ 85281
6:00-8:00 Science Cafe Networking Event – Alternative Careers in Chemistry Panel
Wednesday October 23, 2013
300 E Orange Mall
Room C6A (Upper Concourse Level)
8:00-8:30 Sign in and onsite registration
8:30-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:45-12:30 Working in Industry: Preparing a Resume
12:30-1:00 LUNCH / SciFinder® – Maximize your Research with SciFinder
1:00- 5:00 ACS Career Pathways: Acing the Interview
Closing Remarks and Raffle
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Heather L. Tierney
Managing Editor, ACS Nano & Nano Letters
Heather received her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Assumption College in Worcester, MA. She then proceeded to complete a Ph. D. in Chemistry at Tufts University, where she used a combination of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and density functional theory (DFT) to study the surface chemistry of a variety of systems including bimetallic alloys, molecular self-assembly, and single-molecule rotors. Heather joined the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society in 2010 as the Managing Editor for ACS Nano and Nano Letters.