November 8, 2013
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Venue: In Manhattan: EGGC rooms 702 and 708, and in Old Westbury: HSH rooms 227 and DL4
Campus(es): Manhattan - Old Westbury
|How can students prepare for engineering careers of the future? How will the rapidly changing job market alter the qualifications expected of recent graduates? Dave Wilson, the Director of Training and Academic Programs at National Instruments will address these questions, and explore the ever-evolving spectrum of skills that engineering students need to have under their belt when they graduate. The event will comprise of a tour of the fundamentals of electronics, mechanics, and programming, and an exploration of the ways in which students can effectively combine them to meet the challenges and demands of a STEM career.
Dave Wilson is globally-oriented tech professional who has delivered more than 60 keynotes about the application of next-generation technologies in 30 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. He meets regularly with leading engineers and tech educators in the world, and has his finger on the pulse of economic and developmental trends in the tech industry. At National Instruments, he is responsible for ensuring that the most effective product proficiency development strategies are implemented worldwide, including graphical programming software like LabVIEW, along with modular, open hardware programs that have redefined how engineers work throughout the entire product design cycle.
This event takes place simultaneuosly in EGGC rooms 702 and 708 in Manhattan, and in HSH rooms 227 and DL4 in Old Westbury.