Jacek Sowa planned to complete his PhD after receiving a master's degree in mechanical engineering. However a job offer from Pratt & Whitney convinced him to concentrate on gaining practical work experience first.
Five years into the job, he was ready to go back to his studies. "I enrolled in the Employee Scholar Program in 2009 and passed my doctoral exams in 2014," Sowa said.
His doctoral studies were specific to Pratt & Whitney. His research was concentrated on techniques for analyzing stress for aerospace spiral bevel gears
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