Engineering Skills of the Future

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Thursday, November 30, 2023, 4 pm

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ME-EM Graduate Seminar Speaker Series

proudly presents

Kurt Schneider

Engineering Group Manager
Advanced Dynamics, Noise & Vibration


In this presentation a discussion of engineering skills needed into the future will be covered. These skills will be highlighted by reviewing current engineering and automotive technology trends in the automotive industry and how those trends are highlighting the need for these new skills. Throughout the presentation, comparisons will be drawn between how the presenter was educated, and what he now sees as needs in engineering.


Kurt has worked for General Motors for 33 years. In his time at GM, he has held positions in multiple areas including Performance Integration, Noise and Vibrations and CAE. He has led teams responsible for computer analysis on multiple parts and disciplines including: induction; exhaust; fuel systems; chassis; noise and vibrations; vehicle dynamics; and loads prediction. His current position is as group manager for GM’s Advanced Vehicle Dynamics and Noise & Vibration function. In his time at General Motors, Kurt has authored or co-authored multiple papers on various noise and vibration topics and in 2016 he was the keynote speaker at IMAC XXXIV. Kurt holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and an Master’s of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Invited by: Jim DeClerck

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