Desirable Characteristics of a Mathematician in Industry: One Person's View

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
Lind 305
William Satzer (3M)
I'll discuss attributes of mathematics Ph.D.s that make them attractive to an employer in industry, as well as some obstacles that mathematics Ph.D.s face.

Bill Satzer received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Minnesota under the supervision of Dick McGehee. He recently retired from 3M. Before 3M, he worked in a variety of engineering R&D positions at three other companies.