Video: Leveraging Industry Experience for Success in an Academic Career

January 2018

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While mechanical engineering careers in academia and industry share some common traits, there are also several distinctions that offer unique opportunities when transitioning from one to the other. Familiarity with real-world problems and skills important in industry, such as technical rigor, discipline and teamwork, have helped Ankur address challenging academic research problems. In this talk, Ankur Jain, Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington, shares his experiences and lessons learned as he transitioned from industry to academia.

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