4th Annual MSE Industry Day a Success
The 4th Annual MSE Industry Day was well attended, with 25 industry representatives participating in the event held October 27 at the Fuller E. Callaway Jr. Manufacturing Research Center (MaRC). Designed to showcase the cutting-edge research activities and state-of-the-art facilities in MSE, the following labs were available for tours; Kumar Fiber Synthesis and Manufacturing Lab, the Materials Characterization Facility, Wong Polymer Characterization and Electronic Packaging Lab, Thadhani Gas Gun and Impact Lab, Tsukruk Polymer Characterization Lab, Ready Nanotechnology Research Lab, and Nadler Structures & Materials Lab. Following the tours, participants enjoyed a student poster session with over 50 posters, including 12 from the 2016 Undergraduate Research Scholars. A reception and vendor showcase capped off the event.
Earlier in the day, industry representatives, which included several GT alumni and other MSE advocates, participated in a panel discussion for graduate and undergraduate students to give on how to best plan for their careers after graduation.