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Industry Speaker Videos

Watch the recorded conversations with industry leaders and industry panel discussions.

Virtually Meet a Scientist from Azul 3D

Rachel Davis, Senior Chemist, Azul 3D

Rachel is a polymer scientist with five years of work experience formulating resins for stereolithographic 3D printing. She has a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering and in Writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Rachel has spoken on numerous panels about emerging materials and applications in photopolymer additive manufacturing. After working for Formlabs for about four years, she now works as a Senior Chemist at Azul 3D in the Chicago area.

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Virtually Meet a Engineer from Baxter

Simrit (Simmy) Sidhu, Engineer II, Baxter

Simrit (Simmy) Sidhu is Engineer II on the Global Operations Engineering team, specifically the Multivariate Data Analysis team. She has been working for Baxter for one year. She has previous experience working for companies in quality control roles, and had a couple of positions working for Johnson and Johnson as a Technical Writer and Manufacturing Execution Systems Associate. She graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Mathematical Science. She also graduated with a Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University.

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Virtual Industry Panel (VIP)

Hear industry representatives from DaVita Healthcare Partners, Optum, a UnitedHealth Group  and Peak6 Investments share how their company is coping during these COVID-19 times.They will share how hiring may be impacted or potentially change for their organization/industry in the future and offer recommendations on what students should do differently in looking for internships or full-time jobs during these uncertain times.

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Virtually Meet a Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer from IDEO

tom Cohlmia, senior mechanical Engineer, IDEO

Tom is a mechanical engineer who has spent the last seven years in product design consulting. He graduated from Northwestern in 2008 with degrees in Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering, and received a Masters in Product Design from Stanford in 2013. His first job out of
college was in solarpower working out of Washington, DC.

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Virtually Meet the Co-Op Class of 2020

In this virtual panel, we will be getting to know three of our recent co-op graduates and each of these grads’ experience with the co-op program. Our panelists will discuss everything from how they found their co-op positions to how their co-op experience helped them plan for their post-grad job search, and everything in between.

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