Scientists


Forbes published a great article by Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd last November.  In the article, he gives nine tips for communicating science to non-scientists. This list is also excellent advice for any scientist or engineer who wants to be more effective working in industry. If you are a scientist or engineer who […]

How to accelerate your technical career in industry


Chris Myatt is the CEO of Precision Photonics Corporation in Boulder, CO, a company he founded with his wife Sally Hatcher in 2000.  Precision Photonics Corp. develops precision optical components, coatings and assemblies for the telecommunications, aerospace and defense, biomedical, and semiconductor industries. He also guided the incubation of mBio […]

Chris Myatt, Founder and CEO of Precision Photonics Corp.




Last week I spoke with Mary Ann Rafferty, a consultant who specializes in career management for bioscience professionals. Mary Ann has many years of experience as an executive in the bioscience industry and now heads a leadership development practice working with companies in the biotech sector. She has an excellent […]

Working in a company vs. working in a research lab


Roger McGowan is a Research Fellow at Boston Scientific in Maple Grove, Minnesota, where he develops fabrication processes for vascular stent delivery systems. He received a PhD in Physics from Colorado State University performing experiments in laser spectroscopy and the laser light manipulation of atoms with Dr. Siu Au Lee. […]

Roger McGowan, Research Fellow at Boston Scientific