2019 SEAS Graduate Orientation

August 21, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm | University at Buffalo North Campus

2018 SEAS Professionalism Orientation.

Our SEAS 360° Professionalism Orientation is an annual event that welcomes our new entering graduate students while providing them critical training beyond the classroom to better prepare them for their professional careers.

The sessions for this event are typically led by industry professionals, academic faculty and university senior leadership. Students in attendance that choose to opt-in to our free SEAS 360° Certificate of Professional Development program will receive 3 training hours.

Announcements Speakers Schedule

Speakers and Presenters

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Kelly Ahuna

Director, Office of Academic Integrity

Rajan Batta.

Rajan Batta

Interim Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Hadar Borden

Director, Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars and WNY Prosperity Fellowship Program

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Christopher Connor

Assistant Dean and Chief Enrollment Officer for Graduate Education, UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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A. Scott Weber

Vice President for Student Life, Professor of Civil Engineering

Moderators and Panelists

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Bethany Mazur

Director of Constituent and Alumni Engagement
Moderator, Current Student and Alumni Panels

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Zachary Steever

PhD student, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Current Student Panelist

Kaivalya Mitesh Lal

PhD student, Structural and Earthquake Engineering
Current Student Panelist

Ripudaman Dixit

PhD student, Electrical Engineering
Current Student Panelist

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Yuan Hui

PhD student, Civil Engineering
MS student, Engineering Science, Data Science
Current Student Panelist

Wei (Will) Zhang

MS student, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Current Student Panelist

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Ashish Shah

Vice President, Research, Development and Engineering at Viant Medical
Alumni Panelist

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Dennis Elsenbeck

Head of Energy and Sustainability, Energy Consulting Services, Buffalo, Phillips Lytle LLP
Alumni Panelist

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Akinlaja Caulcrick

Process Control Engineer at DuPont
Alumni Panelist

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Emily Ceccarelli

Learning and Development Program Manager at Moog Inc.
Alumni Panelist