Monthly Archives: December 2010

Take Charge Series #2 – Elevator Pitch

Today, I am going to ask you to develop your elevator pitch (aka 30 second commercial, tell me about yourself). Here is an example: Hello, good morning. I am Ram Bhagat with a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering … Continue reading

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Take Charge Series #1 – Branding

You are a successful business professional (CEO, VP, Director, CIO, CTO, or XYZ) or a professor, or an engineer, or a carpenter, or ….(fill in the blank). But actually who are you? Sounds strange? Take a deep breath and think … Continue reading

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FMS National Materials Advancement Award [2010] goes to Dr. Richard Alkire and Dr. Diran Apelian

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Alkire [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign] and Dr. Diran Apelian [Worcester Polytechnic Institute] on receiving the prestigious National Materials Advancement Award for the year 2010. The Federation of Materials Societies presented this award on December 8, 2010 … Continue reading

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