September 3, 2020
Research productivity webinar: 'Lead your research program with a business mindset'
Developing a successful research program takes more than technical expertise; like a business, successful research programs need strong leaders with good management and communication skills. The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering and K-State Innovation Partners invite university research faculty in all disciplines to participate in "Research Productivity: Lead your research program with a business mindset," a one-hour virtual event at 3 p.m. Sept. 29.
With funding agencies supporting more transdisciplinary, collaborative research, it is becoming essential for faculty to develop interdisciplinary research teams for continued success. Regardless of your research program size and style, using a business mindset to make decisions and manage your program enhances your likelihood for success!
During this webinar, participants will hear from College of Engineering Dean Matt O'Keefe and the following faculty panel of K-Staters from four colleges who have cultivated research teams and adapted a business mindset approach in their successful interdisciplinary research programs.
- Ajay Sharda, associate professor, biological and agricultural engineering.
- Ignacio Ciampitti, associate professor, agronomy.
- Punit Prakash, associate professor, electrical and computer engineering.
- Stefan Bossmann, professor, cancer biology, University of Kansas Medical Center and K-State distinguished professor emeritus, chemistry.
- Caterina Scoglio, professor, electrical and computer engineering.
- Juergen Richt, Regents distinguished professor and KBA eminent scholar, diagnostic medicine and pathobiology.