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Exponent Lunch Talk

October 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Who: Graduate students with STEM backgrounds

Why: Learn about exciting paths you can take with your STEM graduate degree! Whether you’re a PhD who is interested in non-academic paths, or a Master’s student looking to solve exciting scientific problems, science consulting is an awesome area to learn about. Come hear from a Cornell alum what it’s like to be a problem solver! – also FREE LUNCH

Where: McManus Lounge, 166 Hollister Hall

Exponent is an engineering and scientific consulting firm that hires advanced-degree students in a variety of engineering disciplines. We work on many of the most contemporary and prominent engineering problems in the world. We are looking for graduate students with strong communication skills who are willing to learn on the job and apply their education in unexpected ways. Learn more about how your background can fit into the exciting world of engineering and scientific consulting.

Dr. Horton is a Senior Scientist in Exponent’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science practice. His work includes optical system design with applications in medicine and consumer electronics, including laser-based medical devices as well as LIDAR and 3D laser depth perception sensors. His projects include optical raytrace analysis as well as safety assessments of electronic devices in explosive environments. He is skilled in areas related to failure analysis, product safety, optical system design, microscopy, biomedical & tissue optics, and nonlinear & femtosecond optics. Dr. Horton received a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell in 2015.


October 18, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Hollister Hall – McManus Lounge, room 166
527 College Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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