Engineering the Future: A Google-Tandon conversation about the tech skills of the future

Career Development,
Lecture / Panel
For NYU Community

Venn diagram with Engineering the Future March 23 at 5:30pm

The skills needed by the next generation of engineering grads entering the workforce are persistently and perpetually changing. The future demands a diverse cohort of unconventional engineers that possess not only the relevant foundational engineering education and technology experience, but also training in emerging and evolving areas like security, sustainability, resiliency and communications. 

Join leading experts from Google and NYU Tandon in domains including cybersecurity, data science, artificial intelligence, urban innovation, and sustainable engineering for an in-person panel discussion on the skills and curriculum needed to equip Tandon students for success in the careers of the future. The panel discussion will be followed by a networking event with light refreshments.


  • Juliana Freire – Professor of Computer Science & Data Science; Director of the VIDA Center at NYU Tandon
  • Nasir Memon – Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at NYU Tandon and Co-Founder, NYU Center for Cybersecurity 
  • Miguel Modestino – Donald F. Othmer Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering & Director; Sustainable Engineering Initiative at NYU Tandon
  • Todd Underwood – Senior Engineering Director at Google, leading ML capacity engineering in the office of the CFO at Alphabet
  • Phil Venables – Chief Information Security Officer at Google; Board Member at NYU Tandon


5:30-6:45 Panel discussion

6:45-7:30 Networking with light refreshments

Space is limited and registration is required to attend.