Sustaining Members Night

February 16, 2015


  • 5:45 Social & Networking
  • 6:30 Dinner
  • 7:30 Presentation


Swagelok Company

Elizabeth Shimp

Associate Engineer, Swagelok Materials Science and Advanced Technology

Swagelok is a $1.8 billion company with approximately 4,800 associates, 20 manufacturing facilities and five primary technical centers around the world. They uniquely are able to combine global-scale resources with local business relationships through our exclusive network of more than 200 sales and service centerslocated in more than 70 countries on six continents. These centers employ about 3,000 sales and service associates who support customer needs locally every day.


Materials research, failure analysis, and returns investigations are an important part of supplying fluid systems around the world and Elizabeth will briefly speak about these areas.


Case Western Reserve University

Mark DeGuire

Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering


B.S. magna cum laude University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) 1980
M.S. University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) 1982
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1987

Mark’s recent interests include Ceramics and glasses for electronic, chemical, and biomedical applications, including fuel cell materials, thin films, gas sensors, ferrites, and apatite coatings on titanium implants; Synthesis, processing, defect chemistry, microstructure, and phase equilibria. He will be speaking on recent initiatives at Case as well as capabilities around materials research.

Meeting Location:

Crowne Plaza Hotel

5300 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131


View pre-registered attendance

To ensure your meal selection register by noon on February 14th using the Cleveland Web site or e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

Members & Guests - $30 Pre-registered, or $35 walk-in/not registered 

Retired members - $20 Pre-registered, or $25 walk-in/not registered 

Students - $10

Meal Description &/or meal choices to be listed on registration form:

Mediterranean Pasta

Almond Chicken

Grilled Pork Chop

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Special Information:  All sustaining members can reserve a table to display company literature etc. at no charge.  Call Warren Haws (216-382-8628) to reserve a table.