Transition from Academia to Industry – Introduction to Hurdles
Speaker: Dr. Zoran Zovnar, MediaTek
First Presented: Monday, May 20, 2013
Transitioning from academia to industry involves multiple challenges, some of them real some of them perceived. The discussion will zoom-in on typical challenges of the transition and offer some advice to prepare you for the hurdles you might face.
Dr. Zoran Zvonar received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, and after postdoctoral experience at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, joined the semiconductor industry. During his R&D career at Analog Devices (1994-2008) and at MediaTek (2008-present) he has contributed to multiple generations of chips and software products for cellular phones. He is MediaTek Fellow and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.
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