Academic Research and Leadership Network Symposium at MIT‏, Mar. 25-26

March 21, 2016

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We are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Academic Research and Leadership Network Symposium (ARLS).  This year’s symposium will be held in conjunction with the NSBE National Convention from March 23-27th, 2016 in Boston, MA. ARLS events will occur on March 25-26 and consist of a research symposium held at MIT on March 25th followed by a faculty/career development symposium on March 26th at the NSBE Convention site (Boston Convention & Exhibition Center). This year’s research symposium features eleven renowned African American faculty from across the nation, including several MIT alumni (Dr. LaShanda James Korley, Dr. Kristala Jones Prather, and Dr. Muyinatu Lediju Bell). You do not want to miss it!  If you have questions please contact Prof. Cullen Buie,  This event is free and open to the public, we hope to see you there. See schedule below:

8:45AM – 9:00AM: Opening Remarks MIT, 10-250

9:00AM – 9:30AM: Lynford Goddard, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MIT, 10-250

9:30AM – 10:00AM: Tequila Harris, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, MIT, 10-250

10:00AM – 11:15AM: Poster Session 1, Coffee Break, MIT, Bush Room and Lobby 10

11:15AM – 11:45AM: Monica Cox, Engineering Education, Purdue University, MIT, 10-250

11:45AM – 12:15PM: William Massey Operations Research and Financial Eng., Princeton University, MIT, 10-250

12:15PM – 1:00PM: Lunch, MIT, Bush Room

1:00PM – 1:30PM: LaShanda James Korley, Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, MIT, 10-250

1:30PM – 2:00PM: Emery Brown, Institute for Medical Engineering & Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, 10-250

2:00PM – 3:15PM: Poster Session 2, Coffee Break, MIT, Bush Room and Lobby 10

3:15PM – 3:45PM: Kristala Jones Prather, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, 10-250

3:45PM – 4:15PM: Anjelica Gonzalez, Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, MIT, 10-250

4:15PM – 4:35PM: Andre Taylor, Chemical & Environmental Engineering Yale University, MIT, 10-250

4:35PM – 4:55PM: Muyinatu Lediju Bell, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, MIT, 10-250

4:55PM – 5:15PM: Timothy Downing, Bioengineering, University of California, Irvine, MIT, 10-250

5:15PM – 6:00PM: Closing Reception, Light Hors D’oeuvres, MIT, Bush Room and Lobby 10

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