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Graduate Professional Workshop: Non-Traditional Career Paths for Students with Graduate Engineering Degrees

October 18, 2017
UConn Main Campus, Storrs, Connecticut

Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D., will participate in the UConn School of Engineering's Graduate Professional  Workshop: Non-Traditional Career Paths for Students with Graduate Engineering Degrees. Dr. Eastman is a patent agent at Cantor Colburn. She has a B.S. in chemical engineering and a B.A. in German from UConn and a Ph.D. in polymer science and engineering from UMass-Amherst.

Also on the panel with Dr. Eastman are Dipayan Ghosh, a fellow at New America, Lonnie DeMarco, a human resources professional, and Wei Wang, a senior project analyst at The Hartford. 

Dr. Eastman concentrates her practice on polymer and material science, namely on matters of polymer chemistry, catalysis, chemical engineering, biotechnology, and nanotechnology. She has extensive experience in patent application preparation and both foreign and domestic prosecution. She has prepared reexamination requests as well as patentability and freedom-to-operate opinions. Prior to joining Cantor Colburn, Dr. Eastman focused her research on studying the mechanical properties of synthetic and natural hydrogel systems and on cell/material interactions

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Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D.