IEEE Photonics Society/S-PAC Seminar: Engineering Career Strategies

By  Butch Shadwell    IEEE Senior Member

Location: CREOL 102, University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd. Orlando, FL, 32816

Date: Jan. 15/2013 (Tuesday)

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

This event is sponsored by IEEE Region 3 S-PAC (Student Professional Awareness Conference).

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Abstract
The ultimate tutorial on how to have the best career possible in the fields of applied physical science and engineering. Specific information on interviewing, graduate school, winning the talent competition, and optimizing your income and standard of living.  If you want to be able to take control of your professional future, you will want to attend this talk. 

Bio

Butch Shadwell has been working in electronics since he was 12 years old.  Starting with vacuum tube technology, he has designed systems through the evolution of transistors, SSI, MSI, and LSI.  In his extraordinary career he has worked with almost every kind of technology in the electronics industry.  Including applied R&D in nuclear medicine, opto-electronics, electronic warfare, robotics, industrial automation, machine vision, artificial intelligence, digital television, special sensors and embedded microcontrollers.

A senior member of the IEEE, he is active on the IEEE Energy Policy Committee and the IEEE Research Policy Committee. In 2009 he was selected as the international chair of the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge ĘC Reliable Electricity.

He has conducted sponsored research at Carnegie-Mellon Robotics Institute and received over $1.5 million in grants for his work in machine vision.  For the past seventeen years he has had a successful consulting practice developing new technologies for over dozens of companies.  His clients include multi-billion dollar companies, and as an active volunteer in IEEE has been a featured speaker at many universities, sections, and student branches around the world.

 

 

 

For more information, please contact

Jie Sun  sjie@creol.ucf.edu

Orlando IEEE Photonic Society

Butch Shadwell  b.shadwell@ieee.org