Chalk Talks

Currently, Chalk Talks are open to CBTE Fellows only. However, we do occasionally open them to the wider Pratt School of Engineering community.

Spring 2018


Eric Johnson, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Senior Research Scientist
RTI International
Topic: Careers in the Nonprofit Sector for Researchers


Sansun Yeh, Ph.D. and Eric Wagner, Ph.D. (Duke University)
Michael Best & Friedriech
Topic: The process of final patents on your inventions at Duke

Fall 2017


Kristen Kulinowski, Ph.D.
Board Member
U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB)
Topic: Just a Typical Science Career

Fall 2016


Zorina Galis, Ph.D.
Chief, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
National Institutes of Health
Topic: Building a Great Biomedical Career: Many Options within your Reach


Jessica Sarah Williams, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences
Topic: Life as a Beach Scientist in Academia vs. Government

Natalie Wisniewski, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Profusa, Inc.
Topic: TBD


Oliver Chao, Ph.D.
Head, Emerging Biomedical Sciences
Topic: Precision Medicine