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Telecommunications Engineer Natalia  Cañas Estrada

Telecommunications Engineer Natalia Cañas Estrada
Optical Engineer • Future Technology, Mynaric


13.10.2023 | 14:15 – 15:00 Uhr

MeetUp H.42 | Halle / hall 3

From academic to Industry: Story and lessons learned by an early-career engineer in Aerospace

Thinking out of the box and getting out of the comfort zone can help a person grow and flourish both personally and professionally.

In this talk, I will share my career journey from electronic engineering in Colombia to becoming an optical engineer in the aerospace industry in Munich, Germany. I will talk about my approach in leveraging my unique skillsets and taking conscious steps to reach my dream career. Join this meetup to get an insight into my unique life journey and my lessons learned up to date.

Thema/Themenreihe: Persönlichkeits- & Kompetenzentwicklung, Karrierelaufbahn & Bewerbung

Joblevel: Einstieg, Professionals, Startup & Entrepreneurship

Details zum/r Referent/in: Telecommunications Engineer Natalia Cañas Estrada
Vita: Natalia is an Optical Engineer in the aerospace industry, she is part of the team of ‚Future Technologies‘ at Mynaric Lasercom. Her work includes activities related to R&D of free space and fibre-based optical system testbeds, mathematical modelling & simulation, lab control, and DSP. With an Electronic Engineering background and Master studies in systems control and telecommunications, Natalia’s PhD work in Photonics at the Tyndall National Institute (Cork, Ireland) gathers her knowledge and experience in studying methods to enable high baud-rate modulation in all-optical Terabit superchannel systems. Her research interests include comb generation, high-order modulation formats, DWDM, and all-optical terabit superchannels.

Natalia is also an advocate of science communication for children and the general public. She has an active role in designing workshops, talks, and activities to do training and outreach activities targeting families, schools, teachers, and students.

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