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Polytechnic University hosts Honeywell Day

Bob Witwer, vice president of advanced technology at Honeywell Aerospace, speaks with students about his experience as an engineer and how to develop a successful career in the field. Bob Witwer, vice president of advanced technology at Honeywell Aerospace, speaks with students about his experience as an engineer and how to develop a successful career in the field.

The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico was recenlty chosen to host Honeywell Day, when company representatives from the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico visited the school and conducted several lectures on engineering and technology, as well as issues related to the needs and opportunities in the industry.

Engineering students had the opportunity to listen to Bob Witwer, vice president of advanced technology at Honeywell Aerospace, who gave a lecture on how to develop a successful career in the engineering field and also wrapped up the day with a lecture entitled “Technology and Innovation in Aerospace.” Also on hand was Fernando Otero, sales director at Honeywell, who presented the “Innovation in automated monitoring solutions and control” conference.

“We are very proud that Honeywell chose us to conduct this event we know is offered at the most prestigious universities in the nation,” said Polytechnic University President Ernesto Vázquez-Barquet.

“Our students were able to hear professionals talk about the opportunities that the industry has for them and especially learn from their experience,” he added.

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