From: The Office for Research and Innovation

The Office for Research and Innovation is hosting its second event in the Research Development Support series focused on engineering research centers that will include invited guest speaker Junhong Chen, the Crown Family Professor of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. 

Chen, who previously led the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Research Center program and led the evolution and rollout of the Gen 4 Engineering Research Centers program, will share his thoughts regarding the purpose and function of the program and what reviewers are looking for in a successful center that supports convergent research, education, and technology translation that leads to societal impacts.

The event is intended for Virginia Tech researchers that have near-term intentions to lead an engineering research center.

Research Development Support: Journey towards a successful Engineering Research Center 

Date: Feb. 22

Time: 2-3:00 p.m.

Visit the website to learn more and register.

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