Research Careers in Industry Webinar | The American Ceramic Society

Research Careers in Industry Webinar

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 2 pm (EST)

Learn from two industry leaders in ceramic research at Saint-Gobain! In this one hour webinar, Dr. Kristin Breder and Dr. Ayhan Sarikaya will facilitate an interactive and open discussion to talk about career choices and how they decided that a career in industry was right for them. If you’ve got questions about a research career in industry, make sure you bring them with you. This webinar will be a great way to get the answers you need from industry experts.       

Dr. Kristin Breder has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and a Master’s Degree in physics engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology.  She is a Senior Principal Scientist and Group Leader in Saint-Gobain Innovative Materials, Northboro Research and Development Center.  Her work includes fundamental studies on work material properties and their relationship to grinding process results, failure mechanism of abrasive products, abrasive grain properties and their relationship to grinding performance, and mechanical characterization and failure analysis of ceramics, abrasives and polymers. 

Dr. Ayhan Sarikaya earned his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.  His involvement with various projects both in academia and industry has allowed him to extend his experience in materials science to energy applications. After joining the Northboro Research and Development Center of Saint-Gobain in Massachusetts in 2013, Dr. Sarikaya has been leading teams concentrated on technology development and industrialization areas while he is coordinating the business development efforts for the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell program in North America. 

Sign up for this informative and free webinar no later than Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

This webinar is brought to you by Saint-Gobain.    



Select the member link below to register online.

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Once you register, we will send you easy instructions on how to participate. You will receive a link to a website where the webinar can be viewed and a call in number to listen to the webinar. (No software to download or video to watch)

Questions? Contact Tricia Freshour ( / 614-794-5827).