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We need you for our September Meeting

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

We will be deciding which speakers to invite to our 2016 meetings.  These programs help our members develop their skills so they can enhance their careers.  Your input and interests are what we use to select speakers.  Please come and share your ideas with the group so we can develop the best 2016 program for our IEEE Consultant and IEEE members.


Maura Schreier-Fleming

August Meeting: Biomedical applications and Toxicity Assessments of Carbon Nanotubes

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Hope you can join us for a very interesting August meeting!

AUGUST Meeting Location:
Texas Land & Cattle:   812 S. Central Expressway / RICHARDSON, TX 7508

US-75 & Spring Valley, next to Service King
Ph: 972 / 705-9700

Date: Monday, August 10, 2015  6: 15PM

Speaker:   Professor Pantano, Associate Professor, UTD

Program:  Biomedical applications and Toxicity Assessments of Carbon Nanotubes

Program Description:  Dr. Pantano will discuss the application of Carbon Nanotubes.

BIO:     Dr. Pantano’s work involves improving the accuracy of nanomaterial toxicity assessments, and advancing the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of nanomaterials. The  areas of expertise include the physiochemical characterization of nanomaterials, the reproducible preparation of purified nanomaterial samples, and direct measurements of metal oxide and carbon nanomaterials inside mammalian cells and aquatic organisms. Dr. Pantano is also interested in developing label-free methods to detect carbon nanomaterial contamination in workplace areas.

B.S., University of California, Los Angeles (1986): Chemistry
M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (1988): Chemistry
Advisor: Joseph Sneddon
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside (1993): Analytical Chemistry
Advisor: Werner G. Kuhr
Postdoctoral Associate, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France (1993–94)
Advisor: Christian Amatore
Postdoctoral Associate, Tufts University (1994-96)
Advisor: David R. Walt.


June Meeting: Technology and Healthcare

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

June should be a very interesting meeting. We have a  local expert from Baylor Healthcare System, Dr. Neil Fleming,  speaking with us on how Baylor uses technology to improve healthcare.

Hope you can join us at Texas Land and Cattle for our last meeting before summer vacation!


CN Chair

April meeting on Entrepreneurs

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Are you curious about the entrepreneur experience?  You will hear more about what resources Texas offers entrepreneurs at our April 13 meeting.  Is becoming an entrepreneur in your future? You should come to our April meeting!  See you then.

Jan. 12 meeting: Trademarking, Licensing, and Copyrighting for Engineers

Friday, December 12th, 2014

I hope you can join us for this very informative meeting on Trademarking, Licensing, and Copyrighting for Engineers.  

We have a registered PE and inventor who is also an attorney speaking on the topic.  I’m sure you’ll learn a lot of new information that you can apply to your work.

Date: Monday, January 12, 2015  6: 15PM

Speaker:    Chris Rourk, Jackson- Walker

Program: Trademarking, Licensing, and Copyrighting for Engineers

7920 Belt Line Road, Dallas 75254 (near Coit/Beltline intersection)  

It’s an office building on the SW corner Coit/Belt Line Rd. We will meet in the Training Room on the 1st Floor.

Holiday Party December 8

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Hope you’re planning on attending our Holiday Party on December 8 when we can celebrate another interesting year of programs at CN.  For this meeting at Texas Land and Cattle, we’ll simply enjoy each other’s company, celebrate the holidays and dine on some great food.

Hope to see you then!


Selling 101 for Engineers

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Do you want to “sell” your ideas, but not become a pushy salesman?  You can if you attend the November 10 Consultants Network meeting!

November meeting will be at:
7920 Belt Line Road, Dallas 75254 (near Coit/Beltline intersection)
It’s an office building on the SW corner Coit/Belt Line Rd. We will meet in the Training Room on the 1st Floor.

Date: Monday, November 10, 2014  6: 15PM

Speaker:    Maura Schreier-Fleming, Best@Selling

Program: Selling 101 for Engineers:  Get What You Want at Work

Program Description: Engineers are some of the hardest working business professionals. Yet they often find it difficult to get what they want at work. In this program, you will learn effective strategies that you can implement at work to get what you want. Engineers understand process. They need to understand more about the processes that influence others so they can be even more successful at work.


Happy Birthday IEEE! You’re Invited-Tuesday, October 7th

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
You presence is requested on the evening of Tuesday, October 7th at Cafe Max in Richardson to celebrate the birthday of IEEE.
The IEEE Dallas section is sponsoring this social event and we plan to have a networking buffet dinner with cake cutting at the end and a group photo. In between the dinner we will be having some of the IEEE members share their experiences about IEEE.
Please confirm your attendance at the link below. Although the event is free, it is mandatory to register online:
The celebration starts at 6pm and we plan to wrap up by 8pm.
We are also giving away IEEE Day T-shirts to the first 40 who sign up.
Hope to see you all there.
Also please note there is a 30$ discount on all new IEEE memberships, so please get an interested friend, family member, or colleague to signup.
Also please spread the word to your IEEE societies.
Hope you  can join us!


Oct 13 meeting: 2015 Program Plans

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Hope you can make it to our October 13 meeting where we’ll be planning programs for 2015.

Bring your ideas and what topics you want to learn more about so we can find those speakers for you!


September meeting Learn more about Texas environment

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Mark Fisher, founder of 3rd Generation Engineers made August’s meeting a success. His wealth of knowledge surely contributed to his business success.

September should be another interesting meeting with Zac Trahan,D/FW Program Director of Tx Campaign for the Environment. We’ll learn more about what we as engineers need to know and do to protect our environment.