Boeing Info Session @ UC San Diego: April 29, 2014

The UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Corporate Affiliates Program and the California Space Grant Consortium invite students to attend an info session:

“Careers in Next Century Structures Design Engineering”

Speaker: Susan Paish, Chief Engineer of Structures Design, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 5-7 PM

Where: Qualcomm Conference Center, Jacobs Hall

Speaker Bio: Susan Paish, Chief Engineer of Structures Design, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Sue graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1989 with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering and spent her first six years as a stress and design engineer for a Canadian subsidiary of Rolls Royce that specialized in repair and overhaul of small military aircraft. Over the next nine years Sue held multiple design engineering positions on commercial airplane programs for Bombardier, Boeing, and Dornier. Sue joined Boeing in 2004 and led the development of the 787 wing to body fairing and main landing gear doors. In 2006, she joined the Boeing management ranks on the 787 where she led multiple engineering teams including Section 41, Section 49, Pressurized Doors, and the Airframe Structural Repair Manual team. In 2008, she was promoted to senior management on the 787, responsible for finding a way to establish and lead cross functional engineering organizations in Charleston, South Carolina and Wichita, Kansas. In 2011, Sue returned back to the Puget Sound as a senior manager for Structures Core Product Development where she charted the course for the structural configuration of the 737MAX, 777-9X, and 787-10X. In late 2011, Sue was promoted to the role of Chief Engineer of Structures Design where she leads Commercial Airplanes Core Structures Design activities. She is responsible for leading the Structures Design Engineering skill team as well as the development and deployment of design methods, tools, and processes. Sue ensures continued Commercial Airplanes structures capability and technical excellence through engineering knowledge capture, skill development, and technical succession planning. Sue also leads the acquisition of labor and strategic work placement resources for Structures Engineering.

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