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Contact:
Chriss Swaney
412-268-5776

For immediate release:
November 11, 2003

Carnegie Mellon To Feature Former Exxon Executive For Chemical Engineering Toor Distinguished Lecture

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University's Chemical Engineering Department will host Roy Weiland as the 2003 Herbert L. Toor Distinguished Lecturer at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2003, in the Adamson Wing of Baker Hall, Room 136A.

Weiland, a retired manager of technology application for Exxon research and engineering, has worked with technology throughout his career to solve a variety of operating and managerial problems. His Toor lecture, "Overcoming Obstacles to Technology Application," will describe all the obstacles in the use of technology and the steps necessary to overcome them.

The Toor lecture is named for Professor Herbert L. Toor, an active member of the Chemical Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon as an emeritus professor. The lecture was developed to honor and recognize a distinguished member of the chemical industry active in promoting closer links between industry and academia.

The Carnegie Mellon University Lecture Series is a partnership between the Office of the Provost, Office of the Associate Provost, The Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics and Division of Student Affairs.

For more information about the lecture or the series, contact Carnegie Mellon's Office of the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at 412-268-9510.

WHEN: 4:30 p.m., today, Nov. 11.

WHERE: Adamson Wing, Baker Hall, Room 136A, Carnegie Mellon University.

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