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Trainee takes on leadership position

Trainee Achievements

Trainee takes on leadership position

Trainee Juan Osorio has taken on the leadership position as Treasurer on the Student Leadership Council in the Engineering Research Center. He has participated in all leadership team events, including the leadership retreat, which took place at Purdue in May 2010, and the weekly teleconference. Throughout the year, the SLC has been very active and has conducted many successful events. He helped organize the "The Discovery Day" at Rutgers, the purpose of this event was to encourage innovation in ERC. Students and post-docs from NJIT and Rutgers were gathered. They talked about ideas such as commercializing current research projects and also about start-up companies. Students working on different projects interacted among themselves. Such interactions are aimed at generating new research ideas and increasing collaboration. Similar events were conducted at UPRM and Purdue. This position greatly enhanced his professional development skills.