Illinois Lecture and Career Development
|Description:|| From Computations to Products and From Research to Start-ups to Careers.
What employers and investors are looking for. Dr. Yunus (Operational Vice President for Product Development at ESI-Group) will be presenting a lecture on computations/experiments and their impact on product development. A open discussion over dinner with Dr. Yunus, NCN-Students, faculty, and affiliates will follow. Among the suggested topics include scientific computing, employment, start-ups, and what companies are looking for when they are recruiting new team members. Dr. Yunus holds a Ph.D. in Computational Mechanics from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Before joining ESI Group in 2006, Dr. Yunus has worked with a number of technology companies in a consulting capacity including ESI Group to assist them to enhance their technical offerings to the market. Dr. Yunus brings over 20 years research and working experience in computational modeling, simulation, and large-scale numerical analysis of complex systems. Dr. Yunus has developed breakthrough methods in numerical discretization, error estimation, and adaptive computational solution techniques. He is best known in the industry for his long tenure as a Corporate Officer and Technology Executive at Ansys Corporation.
|When:||Monday 24 October, 2011, 9:15 pm - 11:00 pm BST|
|Where:||Micro and Nano Techonlogy Lab (Room 1000) at the University of Illinois|