Kurinec Chairs Conference in Saudi Arabia on Electronic Materials and Sustainability
Santosh Kurinec, professor of electrical and microelectronic engineering at RIT, was the keynote speaker at the National Science Foundation-King Abdullah University of Science and Technology annual conference on Electronic Materials, Devices and Systems for a Sustainable Future. More than 200 scientists, researchers, university faculty and graduate students attended the conference that took place in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, in late March.
Her talk focused on how universities and companies are driving new product development, incorporating sustainability efforts as well as advanced memory technologies for “big data” and the Internet of Things. She also was on a panel of female scientists to discuss careers in STEM fields, work-life balance and mentoring future professionals.
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