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Building Corporate Relationships: Learning from Faculty Experiences

Are you interested in learning how to develop and cultivate relationships with industry? 

Wednesday, October 28 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST

Northwestern University's Corporate Engagement team offered a fireside chat with Northwestern professors who have successfully established and maintained relationships with individuals in industry.



Jim Bray



Jim Bray - Moderator

Director, Corporate Engagement




Jain Cao



Jian Cao

Associate Vice President for Research

Cardiss Collins Professor of Mechanical Engineering



Vinayak Dravid



Vinayak Dravid

Abraham Harris Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Founding Director, Northwestern University Atomic and Nanoscale Characterization Center


Justin Notestein



Justin Notestein

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Director, Center for Catalysis and Surface Science




Session is open to Northwestern faculty interested in how peers have initiated industry relationships that lead to research partnership. Northwestern staff are also welcome to attend.


Panel discussion with an opportunity for engaged Q&A with the speakers. Participation is encouraged.