The Fusion 360 3D CAD design app is the new metaphor for designing differently and efficiently. From design to engineering in a product design and development workflow, hear from your academic peers on their successful integrations of the Fusion 360 app into their curricular offerings. Find out how you can accelerate learning and inspire students to use Digital Prototyping easily and collaboratively.
Erica Nwankwo works with Autodesk's Education team as an Education Evangelist. In this role, she aids in encouraging the adoption and integration of Autodesk's Fusion 360 CAD/CAM solutions into the curricula of its secondary and postsecondary academic markets. She also plays a key role in managing collective/co-creative projects and initiatives that use Fusion 360 to visualize ideas and inspire designers/engineers to imagine, design and create innovative solutions. Erica recently completed the Industrial Design graduate program at Rochester Institute of Technology in 2014 and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University in 2012.
As part of the Autodesk Education Experience Group, Sunand Bhattacharya manages its Learning Futures team. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy, management and evangelization of Autodesk’s future influence advocacy in academia. Prior to Autodesk, Sunand was the principal and co-founding partner of Arjuna Learning Designs LLC., a firm specializing in the creation of interactive learning objects to enhance quality of teaching and learning for name brand publishing houses. He is also a tenured professor of industrial design, and has held executive positions at, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Sunand is a recipient of the Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology award from The International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Sunand is a graduate in Industrial Design from the National Institute of Design (NID) in India and holds his terminal graduate degree in Industrial Design and Human Factors from The Ohio State University.