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Prolific Inventing: Transforming an Engineer into an Inventor

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Monday, October 5, 2020, 6 pm

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Husky Bites presents Special Guest Orhan Soykan

Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering

Read more about Dr. Soykan here.


Tim Kolesar, MD, Development Quality Engineer, Abbott, and Michigan Tech Biomedical Engineering Alumnus (2019).

Join us early at 5:45 p.m. for conversation and a weather update.

Dr. Orhan Soykan, Professor of Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering has more than 25 years of experience, with 37 patents and 66 patents pending. He will share his early experience and introduction to the world of patents, how his focus on inventions shaped his career over decades in medical device industry, and his recommendations for the others who are interested in advancing their engineering careers.  Dr. Soykan is a Michigan Tech alum, he earned his MS in Electrical Engineering at Michigan Tech in 1985.

Joining Dean Callahan as co-host for the session is Timothy Kolesar, MD '19, a biomedical engineering alum at Michigan Tech. Dr. Kolesar is a Development Quality Engineer at global healthcare leader, Abbott.

About Husky Bites
Husky Bites are free 20-minute Interactive Zoom Webinars from the College of Engineering at Michigan Tech. Time after for Q&A.

Series Host
Janet Callahan, Dean of the College of Engineering
Michigan Technological University

Brain Food
Join us for a bite! Grab some dinner with Dean Janet Callahan and a special guest, and learn something new! This family-friendly event is BYOC (bring your own curiosity). 

When: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. starting September 14 and held weekly through December.

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