Keysight Technologies a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, received the 2018 Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The award recognizes Keysight’s collaboration with universities primarily through the Keysight RF/Microwave Industry-Ready Student Certification Program.
Howard R. Appelman, Associate Technical Fellow and Chair of the ASEE Corporate Members Council, Boeing; Erica Messinger, Keysight Technologies, Inc.
The Keysight RF/Microwave Industry-Ready Student Certification Program serves as a collaboration between industry and universities to produce and recognize industry-ready engineers. This allows potential employers to hire with confidence knowing the productivity of the new employee is assured from their first day. More than 40 universities around the globe have adopted and use Keysight’s program in their curriculum.
At ASEE’s 125th Annual Conference, Keysight’s Erica Messinger, Director of Worldwide University Programs moderated a panel discussion bringing together voices from multiple universities as each shared how they are innovating their RF curriculum and helping to prepare engineering students for tomorrow’s RF challenges.
Messinger accepted the award on behalf of Keysight stating, “Students demonstrate RF technical knowledge, design expertise, and hands-on measurement proficiency in the use of Keysight EEsof EDA software design tools and Keysight instruments. It is exciting to see students demonstrate immediate value to prospective employers while confirming each university’s commitment to prepare students for future industry contributions. Keysight is honored to receive the 2018 Engineering Education Collaboration Award and is committed to the success of engineering students and our university partnerships.”