In 2012, the Young Scientist Scientific Interest Group began a series of interviews with a diverse set of mentors from industry and academica. Click on the links below to gain valuable insight to your future.


2014 Interviews - Q & A 


2012 Interviews - Q & A 


Dr. Kevin Bieg

Intellectual Property Attorney, Sandia National Laboratories



Cory Gerdts

Instrument Systems Product Manager at Emerald Biosystems



Dr. Margaret E. Gordon

Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories



Andrew Torelli

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Center for Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University


Dr. Ilia A. Guzei
Director of Crystallography, University of Wisconsin-Madison



Håkon Hope

Retired, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Davis

Dr. Joseph Orgel

Associate Professor of Biology, Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology and Associate Director of BioCAT





Dr. Jim Pflugrath

Research Scientist, Rigaku Americas




Dr. Claudia J. Rawn

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Materials

Processing, University of Tennessee at Knoxville





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