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School of Engineering and Applied Science

DeMatteis Executive Speaker Series

The Executive Speaker Series hosted by the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science offers engineering and computer science students the opportunity to gain valuable career advice from industry professionals. Invited speakers are leaders in their field and share their expertise within the industry in addition to their outlook on the future. Each lecture is followed by a Q&A session and students have the opportunity to network with executives.

Approximately four lectures are hosted each semester. For more information about any of the DeMatteis Executive Speaker Series lectures, contact Philip Coniglio at 516-463-5548 or via Email.

John M. Dionisio

Vice Chairman
Global Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.

John M. Dionisio is a 50-year veteran in the engineering industry with a distinguished record in business and value building. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable career insight from an industry professional who is using his passion for engineering and business to help firms worldwide increase their revenue and geographical reach.

Friday, September 27, 2019
4-5:30 p.m.
Adams Hall, Room 208

Laura D'Aquila

Software Engineer
Google Accessibility Google, Inc.

Laura D'Aquila is a software engineer on the accessibility team for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Her role is to ensure that these products are accessible and functional for everyone, including users with disabilities. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the importance of accessible design and engineering and hear about products that embody these principles.

Friday, October 4, 2019
4-5:30 p.m.
Adams Hall, Room 208
This event is open to the public.

Howard Hausman

Moderated by Howard Hausman, MSEE
President and CEO, RF Microwave Consulting Services and Adjunct Professor of Engineering, Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science

Panelists Arnab Roy, PhD, Senior Staff Engineer, InterDigital Inc. and Rui Yang, PhD, Director of Engineering, InterDigital Inc. will discuss the future of satellite, wifi and cellular communications.

Friday, October 11, 2019
4-5:30 p.m.
Adams Hall, Room 208
This event is open to the public.

Sean Wilsusen

Sean Wilsusen, Esq.
Carter, DeLuca & Farrell LLP

Mr. Wilsusen’s practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution in the fields of chemistry, biology, medical devices, electrical /computer devices, software and consumer products. Before attending law school at Hofstra, Mr. Wilsusen worked as a research scientist at Stony Brook University and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at North Shore University Hospital where he focused on pharmaceutical development and translational research. Mr. Wilsusen’s basic science research has focused primarily on neuronal regeneration and learning/memory retention in animal models.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
4:30-6 pm.
Adams Hall, Room 208