CARY, N.C. – LORD Corporation (http://www.lord.com/) has announced that executives Lane Miller, vice president of global technology, and Justin Bryan, business development project manager, participated in a panel discussion on career and professional development at the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region II Student Conference. The AIAA Region II Student Conference provides an opportunity for students in the Southeast region to present a technical paper to their peers with monetary prizes in multiple categories, including Master Student, Undergraduate Student, Team, Freshman/Sophomore and Community Outreach. The conference was hosted by NC State University in Raleigh, N.C., April 8-9. LORD Corporation served as a platinum sponsor for the event.
During the Monday and Tuesday day sessions, Bryan joined other professionals in the technology industry to provide constructive criticism to each student who submitted a paper for review. Judges provided comment and guidance to students following oral presentations of their papers.
Miller and Bryan served on the career development panel that took place on Monday evening. The event provided students with the opportunity to meet with local business people in an informal question-and-answer session. Students inquired about industry trends, typical work responsibilities and preparation needed for job interviews, among other topics.
“We were honored to participate in the panel discussion for the AIAA Region II Student Conference,” said Miller. “Programs such as the AIAA Conference are essential for the development and education of students across the country wishing to pursue a career in technology.”
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With global reach and extensive technical capabilities, LORD has the ability to work on complex formulations, balancing contradictory property and process requirements to deliver the solutions that meet customer and market demands. LORD builds on its more than 85 year history with a track record of successful long-term partnerships with technology leaders in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive, electronics to industrial heavy equipment. Founded in 1924, LORD Corporation is a privately-held company that designs, manufactures and markets mechanical devices and electromechanical systems to control vibration, motion and noise; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives, coatings and electronic materials; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies. With global headquarters in Cary, N.C., and sales in excess of $860 million, LORD has manufacturing facilities in eight countries and more than 90 sales and support centers. LORD Corporation employs more than 2,900 worldwide. Visit http://www.lord.com for more information.