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2015 - 2019 Alumni Positions

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Non-Academic

  • Malcolm Avery (BS SSE, 2015) is now working as a Business Analyst for ZS Associates in Evanston, Ill.
  • Olivia Brown (BS SSE/ MS SSM, 2015) is an Associate Staff at MIT Lincoln Lab.
  • Trinidy Combs (BS SSE, 2015) is now working in the Business and Systems Integration Department at Accenture.
  • Jordan Helderman (BS EE, 2015) is now working at MITRE Corporations.
  • Keyong Han (PhD EE, 2015) is a Technical Staff Member at Oracle Corp.
  • Keshav Kohli (MS EE, 2015) is working as a clinical research scientist with a startup medical device company called Tendyne.
  • Julie Mulvaney-Kemp (BS SSE, 2015) will be working as an Associate Consultant for Bain & Co.
  • Anuj Patel (BS EE, BS SSE, 2015) is now working as a Software Developer for Miller Electric.
  • Kunal Patel (BS EE, 2015) is a Technology Analyst at Accenture.
  • Gary Savell (BS SSE, BSAS EE, 2015) is now working as a Systems Integration Analyst at Accenture.
  • Erandy Segovia (BS SSE, 2015) is now working as an Application Development Specialist at IBM.
  • Zhao Tan (PhD EE, 2015) is a Research Scientist at Facebook Inc.




2010 - 2014 Alumni Positions

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Non-Academic

  • Paula Avery (BS/MS EE, BSAS SSE, 2013) is now in the Engineering Rotation Development Program at Pacific Gas & Electric, in San Francisco, CA.
  • Taoridi Bello (MS EE 2013) is an Electrical Engineer at ExxonMobil, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Alex Benjamin (BS EE, BSAS SSE) is a Consultant with Bain & Company.
  • Jason Binder (BS EE, 2013) is now working as an Electrical Engineer at Square.
  • Yaqi Chen (PhD EE, 2014) is an image Scientist at Monsanto Company.
  • Jeanie Chung (BSAS SSE, 2012) is now a Functional Analyst with Razorfish, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Benjamin Cutting (BS SSE, 2012) s a Logistics Group Manager with Anheuser-Busch, St. Louis.
  • Anne Dohmen (BSAS EE, BS SSE, 2013) is now working in manufacturing at Proctor & Gamble.
  • William Donnelly (BSEE, 2013) is now working as a Site Reliability Engineer for Google, Inc.
  • Anna Etherington (BS SSE, 2014) works for Accenture in Chicago, IL.
  • Sarah Fern (BS SSE, 2011) is now a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte, Chicago.
  • Cameron Fleming (BS EE, BSAS SSE, 2014) is now working as a Software Engineer at the FactSet Research Systems Inc. in Norwalk, CT.
  • Alexander Richard Ferris (BS SSE, 2012) is now working for Bluefin Trading , in New York.
  • Daniel Goldberg (BS SSE, 2014) works for NASDAQ.
  • Danielle Nicole Hoover (BS SSE, 2012) is now working as a Systems Engineer at Boeing, in St. Louis.
  • Trevor Hu (BS SSE, 2013) is now working as an Actuary at Mutual Insurance.
  • Dr. Alan Kaplan (PhD EE, 2011; advisor: Professor Joseph O'Sullivan) is now Research Engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Hidemasa Kato (BS SSE, 2013) is now working as a People Operations Analyst at Google, in Mountain View, CA.
  • Jake Lefkowitz (BS EE, 2013) is now working as an entry-level Electrical Engineer at Burns & McDonnell , in Kansas City.
  • Dr. Po-Hsiang Lai (DSc EE, 2012; advisor: Professor Joseph A. O’Sullivan) is now a Senior Research Engineer at Emerging Technology Lab, Samsung Research America, Dallas.
  • Yongjia Jenny Liu (BS EE, 2013) is now working as a Lab Tech.
  • Allie Lockhart (BS SSM, BSAS EE, 2014) works as Electrical Engineer at Environmental Systems Design, Inc.,Chicago, Illinois.
  • Alex Mentch (BS/MSEE, 2011) is a Data Scientist at Facebook.
  • Jeremiah O’Driscoll (BSEE, 2012) is now working as a Staff Hardware Engineer at Blendics, Inc.
  • Dr. Emir Osmanagic (BSEE, 1997, MSEE, 2000, PhD EE, 2011; advisors: Professor Martin Arthur and Professor Dmitriy Yablonskiy) is Director of Technical Services - Technology at the Baxter BioScience in Thousand Oaks, CA, beginning January 2014.
  • Christine Powers (BSSSE, 2011) is now a Custom Analyst in the Professional Services Analytics Program at the Nielsen Company, Wilton, CT.
  • Ji Qi (PhD EE, 2014) is a Seismic Imager at CGGVeritas Inc.
  • Marc Remmert (BSEE, 2013) is a Project Engineer with Sachs Electric Company in St. Louis, MO.
  • Nathan Russell (MS ME 2008, MS EE 2011) is an electrical engineer specializing in computational electromagnetics in Boeing's Phantom Works division.
  • Sydney Saito (BS EE, MS SSM, Minor in SSE, 2013) is now working as a Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missiles Systems, in Tucson, AZ.
  • Dr. Satyabrata Sen (PhD EE, 2010; advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) is Wigner Fellow with the Complex Systems Group in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  • Jessica Stigile (BSSSE, 2010) is Associate Staff Member at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
  • Ge Song (BS SSE, 2014) is a Platform Software Engineer with Dell Inc. in Austin, TX.
  • Peng Yang(PhD EE, 2014) is a Data Scientist at MasterCard.
  • Philip Thomas (BS SSE, Minor in EE, 2013) is now working as a Software Engineer at OpenDNS, San Francisco, CA.
  • Glenn Welt (BS SSE and Finance, 2011) is now an Assistant Trader at SIG.
  • Brent Ytterberg (BSAS SSE, 2013) is now working as a Mechanical Engineer at Intelligrated.
  • Jung Yun (BSSSE, 2014) is a Project Manager with Epic.




2005-2009 Alumni Positions

Academic


Non-Academic

  • Frank Bergh (BS EE, 2008) is the Director of Engineering Operations at SoCore Energy, a solar photovoltaic developer based in Chicago.
  • Ben Kruger (BS EE 2008) is now a student in the PhD program for Physics and Nanotechnology and a Research Associate in the Rolandi Group at the University of Washington.
  • Dr. Theodore Eugene Day (BSc SSE, 1996, MSc SSM, 1998, DSc ESE, 2006; Advisor: Professor Ervin Y. Rodin), ) is now the Principal Health Systems Specialist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a major academic medical center associated with the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Nathan K. McGregor (MS SSM, 2004, PhD ESE, 2007; advisors: Christopher I. Byrnes and Alberto Isidori) is the Editor in Chief of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. He will graduate from Vanderbilt University Law School in May, 2011. After passing the bar, he will clerk for the Honorable Cornelia A. Clark, Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
  • Nathan Shemonski (BSEE 2009) is now a PhD student with Professor Stephen Boppart in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Benjamin Siepser (BS EE 2008, BS CoE 2008) is an Avionics Design Engineer specializing in FPGAs at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).
  • Dr. Naveen Singla (MSc EE 2003, DSc EE 2005; Advisor: Professor Joseph A. O’Sullivan) is manager of the IT Advanced Analytics group at Monsanto Company.
  • Kate Stambaugh (BS SSE, 2009) is now a Space Systems Engineer at the Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Lab (APL).
  • Guangji Beverly Xu (MS EE, 2008) is now Software Developer in Test at Microsoft, on the Windows Server Active Directory team.
  • Dr. Ruoting Yang (PhD SSM, 2008; advisor: Professor Tzyh-Jong Tarn) is now the Chief Computational Biologist in Integrative Systems Biology, US Army Medical Research and Material Command (USACEHR) and the Bioinformatics Analyst III in SAIC-Frederick National Lab.




2000 - 2004 Alumni Positions

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1995 - 1999 Alumni Positions

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Non-Academic

  • Dr. Randall Bateman (BSEE, 1995) is now an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the Washington Univeristy school of medicine.
  • Dr. Marcelo Cordaro (DSc EE, 1996, Advisor: Prof. Dan Rode) is now President of Pöyry Group in Brazil, a global engineering and consulting company having over 7000 employees in more than 50 countries.More.
  • Mr. Matt Ettus (BSEE and CS, 1996), founder of Ettus Research LLC is a major contributor to the GNU Radio project. Ettus is the creator of the Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP), high-speed USB-based board for making software radios. Ettus Research serves clients in Wireless Communications, DSP, and Software Radio design.
  • Dr. Quinn Li (BS EE 1991, MS EE 1995, PhD EE 1996) is a Vice President and Managing Director for North America at Qualcomm Ventures, overseeing investment activities in North America.
  • Dr. Daniel A. O'Connor (MSc 1975, DSc SSM, 1998; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn), is now Group Leader of the Ballistic Missile Defense Integration Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
  • Dr. Raghu Raj (BSEE 1998) is now a Research Engineer in the Radar Division of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.
  • Dr. Katherine A. Rink (BSSSE, 1993, MS SSM, 1996, DSc SSM, 1998; advisor: Professor Ervin Y. Rodin), is now Assistant Head of the Air and Missile Defense Technology Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
  • Scott Simon (BSEE and BSCE, 1999) is now the founder and president of Voicebox Karaoke.
  • Dr. Ilker Tunay (DSc SSM, 1999; advisor: Professor Ervin Rodin) is now Senior Research Scientist at Stereotaxis, Inc.




1990 - 1994 Alumni Positions

Academic


Non-Academic

  • Mr. Gaurav Garg (BSEE, 1988, BSCS, 1988, MSEE, 1990) is now the Managing Partner for Baccharis Capital LLC, a new venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. He co-founded and serves on the boards of a number of technology companies including Ruckus Wireless (RKUS) and FireEye.
  • Mr. Jamal Hameedi (BSEE, 1991), is currently Special Vehicle Team (SVT) Chief Engineer at Ford Motor Company.
  • Dr. Abed Hammoud (DSc EE, 1994; advisor: Professor Donald L. Snyder) is now Chief Executive Officer of Renishaw Mayfield.
  • Dr. Frank Robey (DSc EE, 1990, Advisor: Prof. Daniel R. Fuhrmann), is associate leader of the RF Technology Group, which develops and demonstrates innovative RF technologies as solutions to emerging national security needs in radar, electronic warfare, and communications at MIT Lincoln Lab.
  • Dr. Hardiv H. Situmeang (DSc SSM, 1993; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky) is Senior Advisor to PT PLN (Persero), Indonesia. More.
  • Dr. Kurt Smith (DSc EE 1990) is the Global Vice-President of a medical technology company in St. Louis.
  • Dr. Di Yan (DSc SSM, 1990; advisor: Professor Hiro Mukai) becomes Director of Clinical Physics at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI.




1985-1989 Alumni Positions

Academic


Non-Academic

  • Dr. Michael Barry (BSCE, 1983, MSEE, 1988) joins Pachira IP Inc. in Ottawa as VP of Patent Licensing.
  • Mr. Steven Broadstone (BSEE 1984, MSEE 1986, DSc EE, 1988; advisor: Dr. R. Martin Arthur) is Vice President, Research and Development, at Teratech Corporation.
  • Nick Colarelli (MSc EE, 1986) is now Executive Vice President of Hunter Engineering Company.
  • Dr. Robert Crow (BS EE and SSE, 1989) is Vice President of Sensing Strategies, Inc., which specializes in solving problems related to remote sensing. Dr. Crow received his PhD in EE from Princeton University in 1994.
  • Mark Dehnert (BS SSM & MBA 1989) is Managing Director of Equities at Goldman Sachs.
  • Dr. Ronald Esman (MSc EE, 1983 , DSc ,1986; advisor: Professor Daniel Rode) serves as a Program Manager at the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office(MTO) since 2007.
  • Mark Freeman (BSEE 1981, MSEE 1985) is a Managing Director in the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs.
  • Dr. Gregory Hyslop (DSc SSM, 1989; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is currently Vice President and General Manager of Boeing Strategic Missile and Defense Systems in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Nathan Judish (BSEE, BS SSE, A.B. History, 1989) is Senior Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.
  • Dr. Yuval Lirov (DSc SSM 1987, Advisor: Professor Ervin Rodin) is now the CEO of Vericle , a software maker for medical practice management systems and billing services.
  • Mr. Robert Mullenger (BSEE 1989) is now the Director of Central Pharmacy Solutions at Omnicell Inc . He received the 2004 Washington University Young Alumni Award.
  • Ms. Anna Patterson (BSEE, BSCS, 1987), is now Director of Google Research, Google Inc..
  • Brian Peaslee (BSEE 1987) is the Chief Engineer for electric propulsion systems at Magna Electronics, part of the Magna Powertrain group. He is the product development director for inverter, motor & generator design, for hybrid and electric vehicle drive systems. Products featured in the Fisker Karma P-HEV and Ford Focus BEV.
  • Mr. David Sandel (BSEE 1985) now works with his company Sandel & Associates on a project to develop a media hub to accelerate innovation and economic development in The Loop in the St. Louis area.
  • Ben Slocumb (BS SSE, 1986, MSEE, 1988; advisor: Donald L. Snyder) is now Vice President of Programs and Business Development at Numerica Corporation.
  • Dr. Jeremy Rich (BSEE 1989) is now Chair of the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic and a Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine at Case Western Reserve University .
  • Mr. Joe Wojtal (BSEE 1986) is now the Vice President of Engineering Operations and Systems Development at Cisco Systems.





    1980-1984 Alumni Positions

    Academic


    Non-Academic

    • Mr. Rick Butler (BSEE 1980) is now the Senior Director of the Sales Compensation Center of Excellence at Cisco Systems.
    • Dr. Yilong Chen (DSc SSM, 1984; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is now General Director of Asia Pacific Affairs and chief representative in China of the Automotive Industry Action Group.
    • Jamal Farhat (BSEE 1980, MSEE 1981) is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for BorgWarner, Inc. a publicly traded engineering and manufacturing company in the automotive industry.
    • Dr. Rowan Gilmore (MS EE, 1982, DSc EE, 1984; advisor: Professor F.J. Rosenbaum) is now the CEO of EM solutions and an adjunct professor at the University of Queensland.
    • Mr. Edward Godshalk (BS EE, 1982, MS EE, 1983) is now the Director of the Electro-Magnetics group at Maxim Integrated Products.
    • Dr. Luo-Jen "Larry" Chiang (DSc SSM 1982; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky) is now a Senior Advisor and Former President of Siemens Telecommunication Systems. He is also the father of Joy Chiang (BSEE and BSBME 2010).
    • Leo Fong (BS & MS SSM, 1979; BSEE, 1980) is now the CEO of QuinStar Technology, Inc.
    • Ms. Janet M. Holloway (MSc AMCS,1983), is now the Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff for Monsanto Company. She received an Alumni Achievement Award in 2010.
    • William Homer (MSc EE, 1980; BSEE, 1976), has been named Director, Research & Development, for Global Device Management LLC in Chicago. GDM develops and supplies information integration equipment for use in hospital operating rooms.
    • Mr. Sanjai Kohli (MSc SSM 1981) is now the chief technology officer (CTO) of SiRF Technology Inc. has won the prestigious 2010 European Inventor Award for making GPS a consumer product.
    • Rick J. Oertli (BSEE 1982) is now Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Guarantee Electrical.
    • Dr. Hans Rohdin (DSc, 1982; advisor: Professor Marcel Muller) is now a senior engineer at Avago Technologies.
    • Mr. Greg Sullivan (BS SSM, 1981) is now Chief Executive Officer of Global Velocity, Inc.
    • Norma Taber (BS SSM, MS SSM, 1980) is now a Systems Engineer at MITRE.
    • Mr. David Walker (BSEE, 1982, MSEE, 1983) is now a researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.





      1975-1979 Alumni Positions

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          1970-1974 Alumni Positions

          Academic

          • Professor Sung-Chung "Henry" Huang (SSM, 1973) is now a Professor of Biomathematics, Biomedical Physics, and Pharmacology at the UCLA School of Medicine .


            Non-Academic

            • Dr. Santanu Das (DSc EE, 1973; advisors: Dr. Robert Gregory and Dr. Henry Chuang) is Founder and former CEO of TranSwitch Corporation.
            • Dr. Keh-Ping Dunn (MS SSM, 1971; D.Sc. SSM, 1974, Advisor: Professor Ian Rhodes) is now Senior Staff in the BMDS Integration Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He was the Group Leader of Missile Defense Elements before this position. [Note: to be precise Dr. Dunn's degrees were in Control System Science and Engineering (CSSE), a precursor to SSM.]
            • Albert Ip (BS Applied Math & CS 1973) is CEO of Langham Hospitality Investments, a listed hotel company in Hong Kong. He also sits on the boards of seven other publicly listed companies: AEON Credit Service (Asia) Company Ltd., Hopewell Holdings Ltd., Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Ltd., Lifestyle International Holdings Ltd., New World China Land Ltd., Power Assets Holdings Ltd., and TOM Group Ltd, and Eagle Asset Management Ltd., asset manager of publicly listed company Champion Reit. He is a Member of the Legal Aid Services Council of the Hong Kong SAR government and sits on the Board of Governors of the World Green Organization. Albert is also a Research Fellow in the Institute of Financial Economics at Singapore Management University, an Adjunct Professor and Council Member of Lingnan University, Adjunct Professor of City University of Hong Kong, a Member and Governor of Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, an Executive Fellow in Asia of Washington University in St. Louis, and a Member of International Advisory Committee at University of Macau. He was an MBA lecturer at University of Pittsburgh and is an Honorary Fellow of the Vocational Training Council.
            • Robert Kinberg (BS EE, 1970) is a Partner at Venable LLP , specializing in Intellectual Property and Patent Law.
            • Stephen G. Kunin (BS EE 1970) is a partner in the intellectual property specialty law firm of Oblon, McClelland, Maier and Neustadt, L.L.P. and serves on the firm’s Management as General Counsel.
            • Larry McCord (BS Applied Math & CS 1974, MDP 1977) is the Business Manager for CHADS (Communities Healing Adolescent Depression & Suicide) Coalition for Mental Health, which presents in-school suicide prevention presentations for middle schools, high schools and colleges, and also offers bullying prevention programs and family support programs. Before starting work with CHADS, he retired from an enjoyable career in IT working for various companies in St. Louis.
            • Mr. Robert Parks (BSEE 1973) is now the cofounder and president of Communications Programming, Inc.. Recent work of the company includes the development of tiny, portable control devices for prosthetics.
            • David J. Rossetti (BS in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science, 1974) retired in 2012 from Cisco Systems where his most recent position was Vice President of Research and University Relations. He received the School of Engineering Alumni Achievement Award in 2004.
            • Mr. Charles E. Simmons (BSEE, 1970) has now received an Alumni Achievement Award. Charles E. Simmons retired in 2000 from Network Appliance Inc., where he worked as vice president of marketing and vice president of corporate development.
            • Garry E. Wendlandt (BS Applied Math & CS, 1972), is now Vice Chairman, New York Life Insurance Company.





              1965-1969 Alumni Positions

              Academic

              • Professor T. Alan Hurwitz(BSEE 1965) is now President of Gallaudet University.
              • Professor Gerald R. Kane(BSEE 1968), now with the University of Tulsa is President of the Board of Directors, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA), for 2008/2009.

              Non-Academic






                1960-1964 Alumni Positions

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                Non-Academic

                • Dr. Lawrence S. Goldberg (BS Engineering Physics, 1961) is now Senior Engineering Advisor, NSF Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems Division.
                • Mr. Barry Siegen (BSEE 1961) is now retired. Previously, he was the founder of Intersil, then named Elantec Semiconductor.




                1955-1959 Alumni Positions

                Non-Academic

                • George Bauer (BS IE 1953, MSc IE 1959) is now a member of the Washington University board of trustees and is a former IBM executive. He has provided many financial donations to the university and various philanthropic causes, including a recent donation for the construction of a new building in the Washington University school of business.




                1935-1939 Alumni Positions

                Non-Academic

                • Preston M. Green (BSEE, 1936) was President and Chairman of Southwest Steel Supply Co. The ESE department was named after him in 2006 and the new Preston M. Green Hall houses the ESE Department. More

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