Career Inspiration Series – PTC

Thursday, February 23
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Grier Room

Hear from industry professionals about their academic and career journeys.

Valentin Heun – VP of Innovation Engineering at PTC

Valentin Heun is a VP of Innovation Engineering at PTC where he is leading the PTC Reality Lab. His research focuses on new computer interaction methods for the physical space. Valentin’s works have been published in many academic conferences such as Ubiquitous Computing, SIGGRAPH Asia, and Computer-Human Interaction conference. His work was named by Fast Company as Boldest Ideas in User Interface Design, and has received global recognition, including the SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies Prize, awarded by Wired UK to the Smart List, and received the Editor’s Choice Award for IoT Software & Tools by PostScapes. Valentin holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science from the MIT Media Lab and the German Diplom in Design from the Bauhaus-University Weimar.


  • Date: Thursday, February 23
  • Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Grier Room