Where Students and Young Professionals Come to Connect and be Inspired
The IEEE Rising Stars Conference provides direction and perspective to performing young professionals and students. Attendees at the event will gain insight on how best to further their careers by networking and learning from industry professionals and executives from leading international companies.
IEEE President-Elect Susan Land gives a warm welcome to the attendees of the 2020 IEEE Rising Stars. This annual event is held in Las Vegas, where a global community of students and Young Professionals gather for inspiration and motivation in their engineering career paths.
President and Founder of Strangeworks, Whurley, shares his perspective on the power of quantum computing from an algorithmic standpoint. Considering all the industries affected by AI and computing, along with the real-time real-life relationship between them, and what it takes to solve these complex problems.
Sonita Lontoh, HP 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing, shares a look inside her role in 3D printing within the context of enabling digital transformation and enabling new business models. Lontoh discusses the quickly changing landscape of industry technology and how 3D printing is the catalyst for the next industrial revolution.
Host Peijung Tsai, L3-Harris, interviews Sonita Lontoh, HP 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing, to learn more about her experience and perspective of her industry. Tsai inquires about forecasting of digital trends in the manufacturing arena, as well as Lontoh’s thoughts on entrepreneurship versus enterprise.
Jonathan Chew, Walt Disney Imagineering, and Leo Szeto, Nusano, deliver a lively double-keynote presentation that offers insight into how advances in technology have led to the creation of new jobs that require both creativity and engineering skill sets. Chew and Szeto discuss communication, what employers are looking for, as well as keeping your courage and your dreams at the forefront of your career journey.
Moderator Ramesh Nair (Intel) gives a warm welcome and opens the floor for a panel discussion focused on careers for new and aspiring electrical engineers. Amritesh Rai (Micron), Michelle Yung (Northrup Grumman), Ashwini Gokhale (Deloitte), and Leo Szeto (Nusano) briefly introduce themselves, followed by answering questions from the room.