A student competition information fair for Case Western Reserve University undergraduate and graduate students and Cleveland Institute of Art students will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Thwing Center atrium. The fair is an opportunity to learn about design and business competitions, network, join student groups and find support to launch a startup.
Student groups present include Design for America, the Robotics Club, the Hacker Society, the Rocket Team, Baja Society of Automotive Engineers, Design, Build and Fly and others.
Janet Gbur, doctoral candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been awarded an American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year.
As a student member of ASTM since 2011, she has been actively involved in committees E08 Fatigue and Fracture, E28 Mechanical Testing, and E04 Metallography. Most recently, she has contributed to the development of ASTM E2948, Standard Test Method for Conducting Rotating Bending Fatigue Tests of Solid Round Fine Wire and is a participant in the current Interlaboratory Study for the method. She will be recognized during ASTM Committee Week in Tampa, Fla., in November where she will accept the award.
Payscale ranked Case Western Reserve University the top school in Ohio in a national survey based on the salaries of alumni with bachelor’s degrees.
The online salary, benefits and compensation information company released its annual College Salary Report last week, ranking Case Western Reserve the No. 1 school in Ohio and tied for 49th out of 1,000 ranked schools around the country.
Read the Plain Dealer’s coverage of the ranking.
Donald Feke, the university’s vice provost and a professor of chemical engineering at the Case School of Engineering, and Ica Manas-Zloczower, the Thomas W. and Nancy P. Seitz Professor of Advanced Materials and Energy, received Case Western Reserve’s highest faculty honor when they were named Distinguished University Professors, along with the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine’s Sanford Markowitz, at Wednesday’s Fall Convocation ceremony.
Case Western Reserve University’s think[box], Intellectual Property Venture Clinic and Blackstone LaunchPad are hosting a series of workshops designed to help budding inventors manage their intellectual property—covering topics from patent law to trademarks and copyrights to the legal rights of inventors.
The workshops will take place on Saturday mornings throughout the academic year. The first workshop will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. in Nord Hall Room 356. From 10-11 a.m., patent attorney, Bryan Gallo, partner at Pearne & Gordon LLP, will explain how to access and use the United States Patent and Trademark Office website and how to find patents on a given technology, patentability, assignee, inventor etc., followed by a question and answer period.