Episode 22: What is Industrial Distribution and the 7 trillion dollar industry?
Bimal Nepal, Associate Professor in the Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University, joins Traci on today’s podcast to discuss the $7 trillion industry. Dr. Nepal’s research interests cover a wide range of topics in industrial distribution and manufacturing. Those include: inventory management, lean six-sigma, pricing optimization, supplier management, transportation optimization, production and operations analysis, […]
Episode 21: Winning grant proposals and tips on how to getting funded!
Mike Gallo, Director, Research Development of the University of California, Irvine joins Traci on today’s podcast. Mike’s role at UCI is strategic in nature and he helps principal investigators (PIs) vet proposals that are likely to get funded. Mike discusses how competitive the research field has become now with limited availability of funds combined with […]
Episode 20: Riverside Unified School District, the Pioneers in Obtaining Federal Funding from NSF
Linda Christopher, Manager for Grants and Project Development of Riverside Unified School District (“RUSD”) shares how as a school district it was decided to pursue a National Science Foundation grant to show themselves as the pioneers in ascertaining funds typically pursued only by higher education directly, yet RUSD is still working with UCR and others. […]
Episode 19: Microbiology in today’s industry
Wendy Schluchter, Ph.D. Professor and Chair from the University of New Orleans joins Traci on today’s podcast. During this podcast you will hear how Mardi Gras is being celebrated during this unusual time we are all experiencing, how it was celebrated this year and how it relates to Wendy’s New Orleans background. Wendy had the […]