October 9, 2018
Site Visit: General Motors
Host: Justin Harris
On October 9th, CALC|UM visited the GM plant in Pontiac, MI to learn about chemistry in an industrial setting. The visiting U-M students participated in two short seminars that discussed the improvement of lubrication within cars and the chemistry behind fuel cells.
Afterwards, students toured the facilities and observed the chemistry research labs for the lubrication and fuel cell divisions.
Finally, the graduate students had lunch with the GM chemists to discuss things such as the daily life of an industrial chemist and how to advance your career in industry.