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Lunch with Legends: Harris Engineer & Recruiter


Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: BHC 130
Come meet Honors Alum, Mike Pleskach!

Mike wears many hats as a system engineer. He has experience in a number of different engineering disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Antennas, RF, Digital Signal Processing, Digital Hardware Design, Thermal, Mechanical, Software, Test Design... Mike is currently leading a multi-disciplined team of over 70 engineers at Harris Corporation to develop an electronic system valued at over $100M. Prior to this role he has been involved in a number of other projects, research, and development with expertise in areas of microelectronics, satellite communications, and developing low power micro-systems. Mike holds a number of U.S. patents in the areas of microelectronics and nano-fabrication techniques. He is an alumnus of the Burnett Honors College and has earned both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from UCF.

Mike will be chatting about his experiences, what a day in the life of an engineer is like, answering any questions, as well as bringing samples of some of the projects he has worked previously.