Keysight Webinar 9-25-19



Infusing Industrial Tools & Criteria
into Academic Curriculum



Recorded: September 25, 2019 at 12:00pm EDT

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Changing demographics in the workplace are driving increased departure of highly-skilled engineers from the workforce. At the same time, emerging consumer applications of advanced technology are requiring new engineers with the ability to rapidly translate market concepts to manufactured products. These two forces create an impetus to evolve academic curriculum with industry tools and methods to facilitate a faster time-to-productivity for new engineers.

This presentation will discuss:

  • The changing needs of industry
  • The teaching curriculum that is available and different ways to include materials
  • The benefits of Keysight’s RF/Microwave Courseware and Industry-Ready Student Certification program




Noah Schmitz
Director of Americas University Development
Keysight Technologies

Noah graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in Engineering Physics and holds an MS degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. His technical articles have been published in EE Times, Wireless Systems Design, Microwave Products Digest, and Electrical Design News China. With deep application knowledge in the areas of wireless communications, power and energy, and optical electronics, he has been invited to speak at technical symposia including Semicon Singapore, Test and Measurement World Korea, and the European Space Agency Power Conference. Noah is a lifelong learner passionate about education and committed to empowering the next generation of engineers, scientists, and research professionals. His academic accolades include selection as a National Merit Scholar, the Most Outstanding Graduate of the OU College of Engineering, and a member of the PE-ET University Top 10 Honor Society.





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