2020 Workshop

Preserving Our Nation’s Technological Edge:
A national workshop on the role of industry-university partnership in doctoral education

July 9-10, 2020
Washington, DC
National Academy of Sciences building

This workshop brings together a set of high-level stakeholders in U.S. technological advancement from across industry, government, and academia. The objectives of this one-and-a-half-day event are:

  • to develop a robust understanding of the current status of the pipeline from graduate degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) into professional research environments; and,
  • to promote innovation in U.S. academic-industry partnership around advanced research and graduate studies.

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For additional information, please contact:
Himanshu Jain
Diamond Distinguished Chair and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Lehigh University
Principal Investigator, NSF Innovation in Graduate Education (IGE) project: Partnership with Researchers in Industry for Doctoral Education