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Nov. 7: Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering To Host Corporate Panel About How Innovation Drives Growth

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

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering To Host
Corporate Panel About How Innovation Drives Growth

EVENT: Carnegie Mellon University's Engineering School Dean Pradeep K. Khosla will lead a panel discussion about how corporations are aligning their innovative capabilities to turn big ideas into economic growth. 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.

WHEN:
Noon - 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12.

WHERE: Singleton Room, Roberts Hall of Engineering, off Frew Street, Carnegie Mellon University.

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