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Nov. 30: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering To Host Panel On How Engineers Are Joining Ranks of Newly-Minted Entrepreneurs

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412-268-5776
swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering To Host Panel
On How Engineers Are Joining Ranks of Newly-Minted Entrepreneurs

EVENT: Carnegie Mellon University's Jonathan Cagan will moderate a panel discussion on how engineers have "the right stuff" to be entrepreneurs. Cagan, a professor of mechanical engineering and author of several books about successful product design, will lead a panel of professional engineers in a discussion about how the love of risk and a tolerance for hard work are some of the key ingredients to entrepreneurial success. Other panel participants include Dan Tis, a chemical engineer with ownership interests in Pittsburgh-based S/D Engineers, Loftus Engineers, Core Technologies and SE Technologies; Alicia Avick, a mechanical engineer and president of Advantus Engineers; and Charles Toran, a mechanical engineer and president of Sci-Tek Environmental Services.

WHEN:
Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4.

WHERE: Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania, 337 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.

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