IEEE PELS Students and Young Professionals Symposium 2023
Experience Sharing Talk 2
Experience Sharing Talk Title: The Changing of Role from Industry to Academia
This talk gives experience sharing for young professionals who are thinking of future career life in industry or academia. The presenter has 3 and half years working experience in industry corp research center after graduation as PhD in USA, and then returned to China as professor, which has been for 8 years. The experience in industry is with significant difference of in industry. The presenter will talk about the working experience in industry including the working style, and major challenge and career development. The experience in industry corp research center will be beneficial for returning to academia, but also with many challenges in comparison with the career path all in academia. This experience talk will give young professionals especially PhD graduates an example of future career development.
Dong Jiang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Dong Jiang (S05’-M12’-SM16’) received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2005 and 2007, respectively. He received Ph.D degree from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA, in power electronics and motor drives in 2011. He was with the United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, CT, USA, as a Senior Research Scientist/Engineer, from January 2012 to July 2015. He has been with the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, as a Professor, since July 2015. His main research interests include power electronics and motor drives, with more than 200 published IEEE journal and conference papers and more than 60 granted patents in this area. Dr. Jiang is an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS. He was the recipient of several best paper awards in IEEE conferences.