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Technical Standards Workshop Agenda

Location: Ford Auditorium, Allen Memorial Medical Library
Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 4:00-6:30 PM
Event Moderator: Bradley Lerch, Ph.D.,FASM, NASA Glenn Research Center

Introduction to Standards Standards at Case Western Reserve University

A panel of standards developing organizations representatives discuss what standards are and why are they important, standards development processes, and why it is vital that engineering students have a working knowledge of standards. 

  • Hae Choe, Director of Standards - Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
  • Monte Bogatz, Chair, Committee on Education - American National Standards Institute (ANSI)  
  • Jeff Adkins, Manager, Technical Committee Operations - ASTM International
  • Greg Orloff,  Government Relations Officer, North America and Europe – CSA Group
  • Howard Wolfman, P.E. - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Bradley J. Schmidt, P.E.,Standards Program Manager - Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

A panel of Case faculty and students share their experience with including standards in curriculum, use of standards in the classrooms, research, collaboration with industries, entrepreneurship endeavors, or daily activities. Additionally, Kelvin Smith Library presents sources available for finding standards related information. 

  • Jim Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor, Professor of Pathology, Macromolecular Science, and Biomedical Engineering
  • Sunniva Collins, Ph.D., FASM, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • John Lewandowski, Ph.D., Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering II, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Francis Merat, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Mohsen Seifi, Ph.D. Student in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Daniela Solomon, Research Services Librarian for Engineering, Kelvin Smith Library