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25. May 2023, 17:00 until 18:00

How Deep Tech is Changing Systems Engineering by Rick Hefner


Expert Talk by Rick Hefner (Caltech) & Info Session on the Executive MBA in Engineering Management

Managing Advanced Technology and Innovation

Future-oriented thinking and actions are more important than ever before - in our economy, in our society, in our times in general. TU Wien offers an Executive MBA in Engineering Management that allows you to specialize in:

  • Deep Tech or
  • Systems Engineering or
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management

Acquire a comprehensive understanding of advanced technologies, including AI, IoT, robotics, biotechnology, and quantum computing, and their potential impact on businesses and industries or explore systems thinking/systems engineering state-of-the-art and life-cycle challenges by enrolling in the Engineering Management program and choosing either Deep Tech or Systems Engineering.

Caltech CTME lecturer Rick Hefner will hold a Virtual Expert Talk on "How Deep Tech is Changing Systems Engineering"  and will also explain the differences between the two specializations. Rick Hefner, PhD, specializes in systems development and maintenance; project management; Lean Six Sigma; process improvement, technology transfer; leadership and risk management. His experience spans over 35 years.

During the Info Session, you will hear about:

  • the program structure, classes and timetables
  • learning modes and venues at TU Wien and Caltech
  • tuition fees, scholarships and the admission process

There will be enough time to answer your questions during a Q&A-Session at the end.

Please register prior via our Registration Form!
You will be sent the meeting link to join the virtual event.


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Online MS Teams



TU Wien
Lisa Lehensteiner





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