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Tech Talk: Viasat

Event Type
ECE Illinois
ECEB 1015
Jan 28, 2019   7:00 - 8:00 pm  
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Join engineers from Viasat, a CS/ECE Illinois corporate partner, for a tech talk on Monday, January 28 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in 1015 ECE Building.  Food will be served!

Viasat engineers and recent UIUC alumni will discuss the innovative technology that Viasat is using to disrupt global communication systems. Viasat helps provide communications for small villages in Mexico all the way to senio rleader aircraft. Join us as we connect the world. Hear about the direct impact we have on our satellite systems every day. We will share our daily experiences in our commitment to make positive changes in the world!  

Joe Salinas

Joe Salinas is a software engineer in the Secured Network Systems team at Viasat. Joe received his Master’s of Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he specialized in security and machine learning. Joe interned at Viasat for two summers prior to joining full time and has experience in both hardware and software. His two internships at Viasat consisted of kernel development for FPGAs as well as product testing and analysis. Joe currently works as a software developer for the testing framework that Viasat uses for their crypto products. Joe is passionate about bringing together the brightest engineering minds and working on projects that have a direct positive impact on others in order to make a better and safer world.

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