Saturday, April 30, 2011

UNLV Dean to Speak on Engineering & MBA Collaborations to Create New Businesses on May 5th

On May 5th at the NevBio Luncheon, Dr. Rama Venkat, Dean of the College of Engineering & Students at UNLV will speak on WHY the 10th Annual Senior Design Competition (May 13th) is important to Las Vegas & WHY you should attend. Check-in for the luncheon is 11:30, Lunch 12 PM McCormick & Schmicks.

Many of the engineering senior design projects have commercial potential. The competition is funded by Fred & Harriet Cox. UNLV MBA students develop the business plans for these projects which can be turned into viable businesses. A number of the projects have won the distinguished Governor's Cup competition.

NevBio Honor Dennis Lindle, PhD with Foundation of Excellence Award

Please join us as we honor Dennis Lindle, PhD, Chairman of the UNLV Chemistry Department. Dinner & Cocktails at the Mundo Mexican Restaurant in the World Market Center start a 6 PM, Friday April 29th. The cost is $55.

Dr. Lindle has brought International recognition to UNLV in Photoionization (the area that Albert Einstein earn his Nobel Prize in Physics) and in Resonant Inelastic Soft-X-Ray Scattering. In both these areas he is one of the top three in the world.

He has also earned:
* UNLV Barrick Distinguished Scholar Award
* UNLV Barrick Scholar Award
*Nevada Board of Regents Outstanding Faculty Member
*UNLV College of Sciences Distinguished Researcher Award.

He was the statewide project Director for Nevada's National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program for the Stimulation of Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Program, Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

He has brought in over $5.7 million in grants to UNLV

More importantly, Dennis has helped build the UNLV Chemistry Department for the last 20 years and has helped hire a number of the top people in the department.

For these reasons and more, NevBio is recognizing Dennis Lindle with a Foundation of Excellence Award for his efforts to build as base for biotechnology and science in Nevada.

Friday, April 29th, Cocktails at 6 PM, Dinner at 7 PM. Price is $55. Come for either or both.

"What You Should Know to Avoid Copyright Sins"

NevBio, Touro University, & Ballard Spahr are pleased to present, William Needle Esq., Chairman of the Ballard Spahr Intellectual Property Department. The topic of his talk is "What You Should Know to Avoid Copyright Sins" He will be speaking on March 2nd, 11:30 Check-in; Lunch & talk at 12 PM. $20. The lunch is at Touro University at 874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson.