Holiday Member Luncheon

By Life Sciences Pennsylvania (other events)

Thursday, December 20 2018 12:00 PM 1:30 PM

Join us for our Holiday Member Luncheon and the opportunity to gather with other Life Sciences Pennsylvania member companies - reconnect with life sciences colleagues from the region as well as meet newcomers to the community. 

Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018
Location: Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh - Southside Works 2705 South Water St Pittsburgh, Pa 15203
Timing: 12:00 – 1:30 PM

*This event is reserved for C-Level Executives of Core Life Sciences PA member companies.  Guests will include CEOs, CFOs, CBOs and CSOs from our R&D-based companies, research institutions and investment organizations. 

Special Guest Speaker: Rob A. Rutenbar, PhD
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research
Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Rob A. Rutenbar joined the University of Pittsburgh in July 2017 as the University’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Research. Dr. Rutenbar oversees research initiatives and innovative opportunities while enriching the University’s technological partnerships. He manages the University’s Center for Research Computing, Economic Partnerships, the Innovation Institute, the Office of Export Controls, the Office of Research, the Research Conduct and Compliance Office, and the Radiation Safety Office. In addition, he holds faculty appointments in the Swanson School of Engineering and the School of Computing and Information.

Dr. Rutenbar has nearly 40 years of experience in innovation and technology. His research focuses on three broad categories: tools for a wide variety of integrated circuit design issues, methods for managing the statistics of nanoscale chip design, and custom computer architectures for perceptual and data analytics problems.

Prior to coming to the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Rutenbar served as the Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering and head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also served as a faculty member within Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for 25 years.

Sponsorships are available: If you are interested in sponsorship, please contact Melissa Callum, Programs Manager, at or 610-947-6800 ext 208

Life Sciences Pennsylvania

Mailing Address

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