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Please come to the first lecture in the Office of Undergraduate Studies Spring 2013: Special Lecture Series for Undergraduate Students<http://www.ugst.umd.edu/lectureseries.php>

Engineering Modern Medical Devices  The Road from Novel Idea to Commercial Product
Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 4:00  5:00pm, Biosciences Research Building, Room1103
Sign-up for dinner and discussion with the speaker following the lecture here: http://www.ugst.umd.edu/lectureseries.php

Presented by Wesley G. Lawson<http://www.ece.umd.edu/meet/faculty/lawson.php3>, Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Hosted by the Marquee Courses in Science and Technology<http://www.marqueecourses.umd.edu>

Medical devices save lives, promote health, relieve pain and define a billion dollar industry in the US. Dr. Lawson will introduce the science and technology behind the development of devices such as those used in treatment for migraines and breast cancer surgery. In an interactive lecture Dr. Lawson will challenge the audience to play the role of venture capitalists in consideration of the ethical, economic, social, and legal issues that impact successful product development. Time for questions and discussion with Dr. Lawson will follow the lecture.


Ann C. Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean
Office of Undergraduate Studies
2100 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland, College Park MD
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