Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Research Institute for Business, Technology, and Society

 

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Research Institute for Business, Technology and Society

Inauguration and Celebration Event

Monday, April 30, 2018
Campus Center Ballroom, 2
nd Floor
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey

10:00 a.m.  |  Welcome Remarks
​Dr. Joel S. Bloom, President, NJIT;
Margot Gibis, President, The Leir Charitable Foundations and
The Leir Retreat Center;

Dr. Fadi Deek, Provost and Senior Executive Vice President, NJIT;

Dr. Atam Dhawan, Senior Vice Provost of Research and Distinguished Professor, NJIT

Distinguished Guests: Martin Tuchman ’62;
Jack S.C. Fong, M.D., Board of Directors, The Leir Retreat Center;
Dr. Saul K. Fenster, NJIT President Emeritus

10:30 a.m.   Institute Mission and Introduction of Panelists
Dr. Reggie J. Caudill
Dean, Professor and Panasonic Chair of Sustainability
Martin Tuchman School of Management

10:45 a.m.  |  President’s Forum Panel
Cognitive Techniques and Innovative Management Strategies to
Enhance Corporate Sustainability, Resiliency, and Agility”

Moderator: Dr. Reggie J. Caudill

Panelists:
Dr. Kumar Bhaskaran, Research Scientist, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center;
Shravanthi Budhi, Student, NJIT;

Dr. Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair of Healthcare, NJIT;
Dr. William Rapp, Henry J. Leir Chair of International Trade and Business, NJIT
John Schwall, COO, IEX

11:45 a.m  |  Lunch Program and Faculty Research Showcase
Introduction of Speaker and Research Showcase:
Dr. Cheickna Sylla, Associate Dean and Professor
​Martin Tuchman School of Management

Guest Speaker: Toni Handler, Corporate Vice President of Human Resources, Avanade

1 p.m.   Walk to the Leir Research Institute

1:15 p.m.  
|  Unveiling Ceremony

1:30 p.m.   Institute and Laboratory Tour and Refreshments

 

Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Research Institute for Business, Technology, and Society
Martin Tuchman School of Management