Thanks to a $20 million design software donation from Agilent Technologies, UA engineering students have a new tool to help get them certifiably ready for the work world.
As part of its RF and Microwave Industry-Ready Student Certification Program, Agilent has donated Agilent EEsof Electronic Design Automation, or EDA, software for UA students to download onto their personal computers.
“Experience with the software will give students an edge in the job market,” said Kathleen Melde, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, who regularly uses Agilent products in her labs and classes.
“Our goal is to prepare our students to be industry ready, and this certification program helps students gain the recognition they need to stand out to employers,” she said. “This program makes our students more competitive, and eventually helps... Read Complete Article