Engineering to Host Corporate Panel Discussion on Innovation

 

November 8, 2007

Pradeep Khosla, dean of Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering and Phillip and Marsha Dowd Professor of ECE and Robotics, will lead a panel discussion about how corporations are aligning their innovative capabilities to turn big ideas into economic growth from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12 in the Singleton Room of Roberts Engineering Hall.

Panel participants include Joseph Havrilla, chief technology officer and vice president of corporate innovations at Medrad; John Goossen, director of science, technology and innovation at Westinghouse Electric Co.; Romuald Ponte, vice president of engineering at Bombardier; and Charles Kahle, vice president of coatings research and development at PPG Industries.

The panel will discuss how the globalization of capital and knowledge is forcing companies to differentiate themselves with new products and services. The university's College of Engineering is offering a new Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management that is designed to train a new breed of innovative leaders.

Source: Chriss Swaney/CIT Media Relations

Pradeep Khosla will lead a panel discussion about how corporations are aligning their innovative capabilities to turn big ideas into economic growth.

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