University of Texas at Austin

Apr 28 - Apr 29, 2014

“I learned what questions to expect in an interview and ways to ace the really hard ones.”
Christine Spilka, Undergraduate
Binghamton University

Austin, Texas

Apr 28 - Apr 29, 2014

Location:

University of Texas at Austin

Peter O’Donnell, Jr. Building (POB) for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences (ACES), Avaya Auditorium

201 East 24th Street

Austin, TX 78712

ACS on Campus is headed to "The Lone Star State" for an event hosted by University of Texas at Austin. ACS on Campus will offer a behind the scenes peek of the publishing process, SciFinder®, preparing a resume and more.

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Program Notes:

  • 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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Speakers

David T. Allen, Ph.D.

Dr. David Allen Professor of Chemical Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, at the University of Texas at Austin

Dr. David Allen is the author of seven books and over 200 papers and is the founding Editor-in-Chief of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. His recent work has focused primarily on urban air quality, the engineering of sustainable systems, and the development of materials for environmental and engineering education. Dr. Allen has been a lead investigator for multiple air quality measurement studies, which have had a substantial impact on the direction of air quality policies. He has developed environmental educational materials for engineering curricula and for the University’s core curriculum, as well as engineering education materials for high school students. He has served on a variety of governmental advisory panels and currently chairs the
Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. He has won teaching awards at the University of Texas and UCLA and the Lewis Award in Chemical Engineering Education from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Dr. Allen received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, with distinction, from Cornell University in 1979. His M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering were awarded by the California Institute of Technology in 1981 and 1983. He has held visiting faculty appointments at the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Department of Energy.

Agenda

Monday April 28, 2014

Science Café Networking Event

Venue:

Gabriel's Café

1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705

6:00-7:00 pm Science Cafe Networking Event

7:00 – 8:00 pm Careers in Chemistry: What Can I Do With a Ph.D? (Panel Discussion)

Tuesday April 29, 2014

Venue:

Peter O’Donnell, Jr. Building (P.O.B) for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences (ACES)

Avaya Auditorium

201 East 24th Street

Austin, TX 78712

8:00-8:30 am Breakfast, sign in, and onsite registration

8:30-9:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:30-10:45 am Networking Break

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10:45-11:45 am  A Presentation by Professor Don Paul, “Publication of Research in the Future and Metrics of Its Impact,” and Q&A with the ACS Editors

11:45 am-12:45 pm Networking Lunch

1:45-2:00 pm Networking Break

Closing Remarks and Raffle