Enjoy a delightful dinner, fascinating talk, and lively networking!
7:00 pm - Buffet Dinner
Warm Spiced Apple Cider
Salad: Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Salad
Soup: French Onion Soup
Entrees: Pan Seared Salmon, Carrot Nage
Grilled Santa Maria Tri-Tip
Pappardalle with Smoked Mushroom medley, Onion Confi and Herbed Ricotta
Sides: Oven Roasted Fall Vegetables
Dessert: Cognac Pumpkin Cheesecake
8:00 pm - SME update, Leadership and Volunteer Opportunities
8:15 pm - Presentation by Dr. Susan Bowley:
3D Scanning, 3D Printing, and Reverse Engineering
9:00 pm - Drawing & Networking
10:00 pm - Close
Dr. Susan Bowley, Founder, President & CEO - Bowley Inc. | 3D Scan Archive
Dr. Bowley has been a practicing engineer for over 25 years. Dr. Bowley grew up in Ashford, CT and completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut. She then started her professional engineering career at NASA Ames Research Center in Northern California where she worked in various capacities for over 13 years. While at NASA, Dr. Bowley earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University with a concentration in Thermosciences, including completion of an independent research study on Transpired Epidermal Water Loss in Premature Infants.
After competitive selection for a NASA Full-time Graduate Study Fellowship, Dr. Bowley earned her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. Her Doctoral Dissertation, with the help of a grant awarded by the National Osteoporosis Foundation, consisted of two human research studies to investigate the effect of physical activity on bone density in humans.
Dr. Bowley then completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Food and Drug Administration where she studied blood hemolysis via mechanical fragility of red blood cells in various medical devices. After completing her Post-Doctoral research, Dr. Bowley served as a lead medical device reviewer at the FDA in the Cardiovascular Division for over 3 years, including serving on the ASTM F04.30.06 Task Group as Co-Chair.
Dr. Bowley has also served as a faculty member at multiple universities where she has developed her own courses. Since leaving the FDA, Dr. Bowley has been working as a Forensic Expert Witness and Medical Device Consultant.
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SME Silicon Valley Chapter 098
SME Silicon Valley Chapter 098 is a non-profit organization advancing manufacturing, education, and technical knowledge to build the foundation for increased product development and manufacturing in the San Francisco Bay Area.