Jordan Cox

SVP PTC Education Program , PTC

Dr. Cox has a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. Prior to joining PTC he taught for 25 years at Brigham Young University and consulted as a design systems specialist with aerospace companies like Honeywell and United Technologies. His research focused on advanced engineering analysis and design systems automation. He joined PTC in 2010 and currently is the Senior Vice President of the Global Education Program. His team provides software, curriculum and other educational resources to thousands of universities worldwide. Current interests include Agile Product Development, CAD/CAE/CAM, Digital Transformation, Neural Networks and Augmented Reality.

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Monday, May 15 1:20 PM - 1:50 PM 207

CA1328B - Onshape's Education Program: Changing the Workforce of the Future

Not so long ago, Onshape was in a limited number of classrooms of educators. Today, Onshape is changing the way teachers teach and students learn design on every continent except Antarctica. Students of all ages are embracing the new generation of agile product development that Onshape enables. Whether designing robots or rockets, the next-generation workforce is choosing Onshape to bring their ideas to life. In this presentation, we will provide an overview of the Onshape Education program, highlight specific case studies and resources, and discuss the implications for employers and how they can get involved in supporting the development of this future workforce.

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