From student to engineer: making a successful transition

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Published on March 27, 2019 with No Comments

Samir Ginde

A computer engineer from Qualcomm CDMA Technologies with 15 years’ experience will share career advice from an insider’s viewpoint at the March 29 Purdue University Northwest’s School of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series.

Samir Ginde, a senior System-on Chip (SoC) performance architect, will recount his journey in engineering from college through his professional career so far. His presentation, “Finding one’s feet in the real world – an engineer’s perspective,” is at 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 29 at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) on the Purdue Northwest Hammond Campus, Room 115 in the Powers Building, 6937 Woodmar Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Since 2012, Ginde has been a part of a global SoC team responsible for developing industry-leading wireless chipsets that power billions of smartphones and other wireless-enabled devices. An expert in system performance and architecture, Ginde has led teams during the architecture, design and commercialization phases of several of Qualcomm’s recent chipsets.

For more information visit www.pnw.edu/distinguished-speaker-series.

The School of Engineering at Purdue University Northwest

The PNW School of Engineering is recognized for its expertise in mechanical, civil, computer, and electrical engineering. In 2019, U.S. News ranked the school No. 35 among the Best Engineering Programs in the U.S., of engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a student-centered university that values academic excellence, supports growth and celebrates diversity. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu.

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