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2010 - 2014 Alumni Positions

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  • Paula Avery (BS/MS EE, BSAS SSE, 2013) is now in the Engineering Rotation Development Program at Pacific Gas & Electric, in San Francisco, CA.
  • Jason Binder (BS EE, 2013) is now working as an Electrical Engineer at Square.
  • Jeanie Chung (BSAS SSE, 2012) is now a Functional Analyst with Razorfish, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Benjamin Kenneth Cutting (BS SSE, 2012) is now working at Anheuser-Busch Inbev, St. Louis as Logistics Group Manager, working on production scheduling.
  • 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.
  • Sarah Fern (BS SSE, 2011) is now a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte, Chicago.
  • Alexander Richard Ferris (BS SSE, 2012) is now working for Bluefin Trading , in New York.
  • 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.
  • Jeremiah O’Driscoll (BS EE, 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 (BS SSE, 2011) is now a Custom Analyst in the Professional Services Analytics Program at the Nielsen Company, Wilton, CT.
  • Marc Remmert (BS EE, 2013) is now working as a Traveling Project Engineer at Sachs Electric Company.
  • Nathan Russell (MSME 2008, MSEE 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.
  • 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.




2005-2009 Alumni Positions

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2000 - 2004 Alumni Positions

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1995 - 1999 Alumni Positions

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  • 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. 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, MSSSM, 1996, DSc SSM, 1998; advisor: Professor Ervin Y. Rodin), is now Associate Group Leader of the Air Defense Techniques Group 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

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  • 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 now Deputy Office Director of IARPA.
  • Dr. Hardiv H. Situmeang (DSc SSM, 1993; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky) is Senior Advisor to PT PLN (Persero), Indonesia. More.
  • 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

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  • 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, D.Sc. EE, 1988; advisor: Dr. R. Martin Arthur) is Vice President, Research and Development, at Teratech Corporation.
  • Nick Colarelli (MScEE, 1986) is now Executive Vice President of Hunter Engineering Company.
  • Dr. Ronald Esman (MScEE, 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.
  • 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 (BSSSE, 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

    • Dr. Theodore Manikas (MScEE, 1984) is currently a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Southern Methodist University
    • Professor Prakash Narayan (MSSSM, 1978, DSc EE, 1981; advisor: Professor Donald L. Snyder) is now with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Maryland, College Park.
    • Professor Patrick Roblin (DSc EE, 1984; advisor: Professor Marcel Muller) is now a professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University.
    • Professor Renjeng Su(DSc SSM, 1980; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is renewed as Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado in Denver.
    • Professor Mark Spong (DSc SSM, 1981; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn), now Dean of Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, becomes the Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair in Electrical Engineering and the Excellence in Education Chair in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.
    • Professor Renjeng Su (DSc SSM, 1980; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn),is now Dean of the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University.

    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.
    • Dr. Rowan Gilmore (MSEE, 1982, D.Sc. 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 (BSEE, 1982, MSEE, 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 in 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 (MScEE, 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 (MScSSM 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 (BSSSM, 1981) is now Chief Executive Officer of Global Velocity, Inc.
    • Norma Taber (BSSSM, MSSSM, 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.
            • 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) is now Vice President of strategic software technology at Cisco Systems. 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 AMCS, 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 (BSIE 1953, MScIE 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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