DEARBORN, Mich., (February 20, 2014) — SME Education Foundation is proud to announce SME member, Chris Agrawal, has been named
The New Faces of Engineering program was created
Chris earned a
At Bookoff, Chris helps technology
- Worked within a core
teamof IP lawyers inmarketing and selling a patent portfolio for over$1 billion.
- Managed a patent harvesting and filing program for a publicly traded
Internet companyfor overfive years.
- Currently advises several
start-up Internet, software , and e-commerce companieson all aspects of theirIP strategies.
- Successfully represented a military
defensecontractor inenforcing itstrade secret rights in U.S. district court.
- Studied under an administrative patent
judgeat the United StatesPatent Trade Office’s (USPTO) Boardof Patent Appeals and Interferences.
- Awarded First Place and Best Appellate Brief
in2008 George WashingtonUniversity Law SchoolIP Moot Court Competition.
“I’m thrilled to be nominated by SME for the New Faces of Engineering. I’ve been a member and supporter of SME for a number of
The need to inspire our nation’s youth to embrace STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education has never been greater. According to Georgetown University, Center on Education and the Workforce, of the 15 major categories, engineering has the highest median earnings, yet less than 20% of students choose a STEM path. It is also projected that that by 2018, the U.S. may be short as many as three million high-skills workers.
The SME Education Foundation sponsors Engineers Week and the New Faces of Engineering program
The New Faces of Engineering program recognizes a number of new recipients every year. This
About the SME Education Foundation
The SME Education Foundation is committed to inspiring, preparing and supporting the next generation of manufacturing engineers and technologists
DiscoverE works year-round to sustain and grow a dynamic engineering profession critical to public health, safety, and welfare. The foundation supports engineering outreach, education, and celebration through a network of thousands of volunteers in its partner coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies. Together we meet a vital need: introducing students, parents, and educators to engineering, engaging them in hands-on engineering experiences, and making science and math relevant. The foundation and coalition are actively putting the E in STEM. For more information, visit discovere.org.
Jennifer Richmond, SME Education Foundation, (313) 425-3306, firstname.lastname@example.org;