California NanoSystems Institute Special Seminar

“Advancing Technology to Meet Changing Demands” by featured speaker Stephen F. (Steve) Hahn, Research Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Thursday, June 13, 2013
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CNSI Auditorium

RSVP to: education@cnsi.ucla.edu

Steve joined Dow in Midland, Michigan in 1982 and has worked in a variety of business and corporate research and new business development functions at Dow prior to assuming his current role in 2007. As Research Fellow, Steve leads Dow’s effort to identify emerging, strategically aligned chemical, materials, water and energy related business opportunities. He is focusing on the North American West Coast region and is currently located in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley area of Northern California.
Steve has a B.S. in Chemistry from Michigan Tech and an M.S. in Chemistry from Central Michigan University. He holds 37 issued U.S. Patents, has 40 publications in refereed journals, and 6 chapters in scientific reference books. Steve was named a Dow Inventor of the Year in 1990 and 1996, the Distinguished Alumni Lecturer at Michigan Tech in 1996 and 2003, and received the Dow Excellence In Science Award in 1999. He was a Visiting Professor of Chemistry and IPrime Scholar at the University of Minnesota in 2002. He received the American Chemical Society Cooperative Research Award in 2008 and the Council for Chemical Research Collaboration Award in 2010. He has represented Dow on Advisory Boards at the University of Connecticut and at Michigan Tech. Steve also serves on the advisory board for the Global Social Venturing Competition at the Haas School of Business at UC-Berkeley.

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