Innovation at Texas Instruments: How You Can Shape the Future

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Tuesday, October 16, Giedt Hall 1002, 8:30am-10:00am

Speaker: Art George
Senior Vice President
Texas Instruments

Host: Professor Rajeevan Amirtharajah

Abstract:

As the senior vice president of the Texas Instruments High-Performance Analog business unit, Arthur (Art) George has led worldwide strategy and operations for TIís broad portfolio of differentiated and innovative high-performance analog chips. His presentation will cover the evolution of the integrated circuit industry and present different roles engineers can aspire to in the industry. The goal is to help engineering students learn how they can use their natural talents along with their engineering degrees to have a successful career in the industry.

Biography:

Art George earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1983 from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA and earned a Masterís degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1990. He started his career at TI in 1984 as a test engineer for Logic Operations. George has held a variety of operational positions, primarily in TIís analog and logic businesses, where he managed or was involved in the development of more than 1000 new IC products.

The UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, and IEEE Student Chapter are proud to sponsor this seminar by such an influential person in the industry. George is passionate about building up the next generation of engineers and actively participates in engineering recruitment, talent development, and diversity initiatives on behalf of TI.