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2013 Tech Forum coming May 8 to Covel Commons

"The Future of Engineering Research"

 Bringing together many of the finest engineering minds in industry and academia, on May 8 the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science will host its annual Tech Forum.

This year’s theme is “The Future of Engineering Research in the United States.”

TechForum-200pxNeil Siegel, vice president and chief engineer at Northrop Grumman Information Systems will serve as keynote speaker. A panel discussion will include representatives of several engineering and technology firms. Leading UCLA Engineering faculty will host dozens of breakout sessions on their research, and during lunch and an afternoon wine-and-cheese reception, attendees can view  a poster contest in which students describe their on-going work.

Register here to attend this free event.

Participants in the panel discussion include Conilee Kirkpatrick, vice president of HRL Laboratories; Cary Nachenberg, chief architect of Symantec’s office of the CTO; and Muddu Sudhakar, vice president of VMware, Inc.; and Rachel Vandenberg, vice president, intermodal  practice, AECOM. 

Sponsors include Cisco, Cislo & Thomas and ViaSat.