Dr. Murat Akcakaya (PhD EE, 2010; advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) became a Research Assistant Professor, Cognitive Systems Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University.
Dr. Martin Hurtado (PhD EE, 2010; advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) is now a Research Associate at CONICET and an Adjunct Professor at the National University of La Plata, Argentina.
Dr. Patricio S. La Rosa (PhD EE, 2010; advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) is Postdoctoral Research Associate in the General Medical Sciences Division at the Department of Internal Medicine , at Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Pinaki Sarder (PhD EE, 2010); advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai), became postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Biostatistics, at Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Satyabrata Sen (PhD EE 2010; Advisor: Prof. Arye Nehorai) became Wigner Fellow with the Complex Systems Group in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Sidney D. Drell Academic Award by Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA). This prestigious award is given to recognize the accomplishments of young professionals in the intelligence, homeland security, and national security communities.
Jessica Stigile (BS SSE, 2010), became Associate Staff Member at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Professor Marija Nikolic (PhD EE, 2011; Advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Dr. Emir Osmanagic (BSEE, 1997, MSEE, 2000, PhD EE, 2011; advisors: Professor Martin Arthur and Professor Dmitriy Yablonskiy) has accepted a position as Director of Technical Services - Technology at the Baxter BioScience in Thousand Oaks, CA, beginning January 2014.
Professor Justin Ruths (PhD SSE 2011; advisor: Professor Jr-Shin Li) became an Assistant Professor at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).
Glenn Welt (BS SSE and Finance, 2011) became an Assistant Trader at SIG.
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.
Evan Nixon (BS SSE, BSAS EE 2012) is pursuing an MS degree in Computer Science at Stanford University, specializing in Artificial Intelligence.
Wenyuan "Will" Liu (BS EE, 2013) is pursuing a MD at The University of Texas Medical Branch.
Andrew Wiens (BS EE, 2013), wrote a paper titled, A Novel System Identification Technique for Improved Wearable Hemodynamics Assessment and it will be featured in the May 2015 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering Monthly Highlights. Andrew is currently an Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. student at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Bowen Zhao (MSEE, 2013) is now in the PhD program in ECE department at the University of Iowa.
Grace Kuo (BS ESE 2015) was awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. Grace is currently an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science PhD student at UC Berkeley, and her work focuses on computational imaging.
Aswin John Mathews (PhD EE, 2014; advisor: Professor Joseph O'Sullivan) is now a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Johns Hopkins University under the supervision of Prof. J. Webster Stayman. His research focus is on low-dose imaging for task specific X-ray CT.
Daniel McGibney (MS SSM, 2006, PhD SSM, 2014; advisor: Hiro Mukai), is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Business School at the University of Miami. Lauren Steimle (BS SSE 2014) was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Her proposed project, 'Stochastic Optimization Methods for Care Coordination of Chronic Conditions', involves investigating optimization methods to improve medical decision making for patients with multiple chronic conditions. Lauren is currently an Industrial and Operations Engineering PhD student at the University of Michigan. More
2000 - 2009
Professor Robert Akl (MSc EE, 1996, DSc EE, 2000; Advisor: Professor Paul Min), was promoted to tenured Associate Professor at the University of North Texas and received the IEEE Professionalism Award from the Fort Worth Chapter for promoting engineering through summer Robocamps.
Brandy Ruthsatz Gorham (BS SSE 1999, MS SSM 2000) is now Chief of the RYAAX Section within AFRL.
Dr. Raja Mitra (DSc SSM, 2000; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is now the Director of Product and R&D at Cadence Design Systems.
Professor Alpay Ozcan (DSc SSM, 2000; advisor: Professor Heinz Schaettler) is now a Research Assistant Professor in the Arlington Innovation Center at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Professor Andrea Serrani (DSc SSM, 2000; advisor: Professor Norman Katz), now an Associate Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University, was elected Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Control System Society and received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a research project entitled "Control of Over-Actuated Nonlinear Systems with Application to High-Efficiency Internal Combustion Engines".
Professor Mingjun Zhang (DSc SSM, 2000; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) becomes Director of the Nano Bio-systems, Bio-instrumentation and Automation Lab at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Professor Zoran Nenadic (DSc SSM, 2001; advisor: Professor Bijoy K. Ghosh) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and an Associate Professor (Joint Appointment) in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of California, Irvine. Prof. Nenadic received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation and an NSF CAREER award while with University of California, Irvine.
Professor Peerayot Sanposh (DSc SSM, 2001; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) becomes Director of Industrial Cooperation at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand.
Vijay Bangaru (BS EE and CE, 2002) became Vice President of Product Management at MapQuest.
Eldar Causevic (BSEE 1999, MBA 2002), joined the School of Engineering & Applied Science,Washington University in St. Louis, as the new Executive Director of Professional Development.
Professor Chunli Liu (DSc EE, 2002; Advisor: Professor Barbara A. Shrauner) was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea.
Jared Starman (BSEE, 2002) is currently a Senior Associate at Exponent in Menlo Park, CA. He received his PhD in EE from Stanford in 2011.
Professor Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli (DSc EE, 2002; Advisor: Professor Daniel L. Rode), is currently Senior Lecturer with the RMIC Group at Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Mr. Bob Becnel (MSEE 2003) was Fellow in the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Mrs. Shirley Birman (BSSSE 2003) is now Manager of Quantitative Consulting for StarMine at Thomson Reuters.
Professor Fabio Celani (MSc SSM, 1999, DSc SSM, 2003; advisors: Professors Chris Byrnes and Alberto Isidori), became an Assistant Professor at the Department of Astronautical, Electrical, and Energetic Engineering
Department of Astronautical, Electrical, and Energetic Engineering of Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
Mr. Ajey Dambal (BSSSE 2003, BS Chemical Engineering 2003, PhD Chemical Engineering (Stanford)) is now a Vice President in the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs.
Professor Jennifer A Dionne (BSSSE, BS Physics 2003), now Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, and Nhat Vu (BS EE 2003) got married. They met in their freshman year at Washington University. Prof. Dionne was named a Sloan Research Fellow for 2015, and was awarded a $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowship. Previously, Dionne was named a winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2013), was awarded the inaugural Kavli Nanoscience Early Career Lectureship from MRS (2013), was awarded the National Science Foundation Career Award (2012), was awarded a Hellman Fellowship (2012), was awarded an Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Grant (2010), was awarded the Clauser Prize for best Caltech thesis (2009), was awarded the Materials Research Society Gold Award for outstanding graduate student (2008) and won Technology Review's 2011 TR35 award. Each year Technology Review honors 35 innovators under 35 whose work promises to change the world. Candidates from across the globe are chosen for tackling important problems in transformative ways. Prof. Dionne was also selected to receive a Young Alumni award.
Dr. Ashoka Polpitiya (MSSSM, 2000, DSc SSM, 2004; advisor: Professor Bijoy K. Ghosh) is now a Bioinformatician in the Center for Proteomics at the Translational Genomics Research Institute.
Kyle Woerner (BSSSE 2004) is a submarine officer in the US Navy currently in the Naval Engineering program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Professor Xiuxia Du (MSSSM, 2004, DSc SSM, 2005; advisor: Professor Bijoy K. Ghosh) is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Professor Brian Fischer (DSc SSM, 2005; advisor: Professor Bijoy K. Ghosh) is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Seattle University.
Dr. Daniel Livengood (BS SSE, 2005, MS SSM, 2005) is now a researcher with the Post-Traumatic Stress Innovations project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and will be an Adjunct Lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis, beginning January 2014.
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 and was admitted to the Monsanto Fellow Program for his contributions to advancing the state of Data Science at Monsanto Company. The Monsanto Fellow Program was first established in 1948 and is intended to recognize, utilize, and develop Monsanto scientists and their scientific leadership skills.
Dr. Theodore Eugene Day (BSc SSE, 1996, MSc SSM, 1999, DSc ESE, 2006; Advisor: Professor Ervin Y. Rodin), has accepted a position as Senior Improvement Advisor at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , a major academic medical center associated with the University of Pennsylvania , beginning March 2013. The position consists of managing direct quality improvement efforts, as well as research dedicated to improving health care delivery systems. Previously he was promoted to Principal Health Systems Specialist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and as Supervisory Physical Sciences Researcher at St. Louis Veterans Health Administration, Dr. Day won a $100,000 VHA Innovation Award in 2009, was awarded a $100K VA Health Services Research & Development Merit Review Pilot Grant to develop simulation methodologies for analysis of the interaction between medical systems and the populations they serve, and has a paper on queuing theory and simulation upcoming in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Day also became Health Systems Specialist with St. Louis VAMC HSR&D, has publications in 2010 in American Heart Journal, Academic Medicine, and Journal of Pharmacy Practice.
Professor Narayan Ganesan (DSc SSM 2006, Advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is now a faculty member in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology.
Jim Hokanson (BS EE and BME 2006) joined the PhD program in Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh .
Dr. Gang Shi (DSc EE, 2006; advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) became Research Instructor in the Division of Biostatistics, Washington University in St. Louis and became Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Biostatistics, at Washington University in St. Louis
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.
Dr. Geoffrey San Antonio (PhD EE, 2007, Advisor: Prof. Daniel R. Fuhrmann),now Electrical Engineer at Naval Research Laboratory won IEEE Signal Processing Society's 2010 Young Author Best Paper Award.
Dr. Jian Wang (DSc EE 2007: advisor: Professor Arye Nehorai) is now VP at CITICS Securities, Hong Kong, China.
Grant Taylor Williams (BSEE 2007, BSCoE 2007, MSEE 2007) is now an Associate at Lincoln International, LLC, where he leverages his professional engineering experience to advise proprietors of family owned businesses on mergers and acquisitions.
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.
Benjamin Siepser (BS EE 2008, BS CoE 2008) is an Avionics Design Engineer specializing in FPGAs at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).
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, and is a postdoctoral scholar in the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies at the University of California, Santa Barbara , was selected to receive the Steve Hsia Best Biomedical Paper Award at the 2012 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation.
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.
Dr. Zachary Feinstein (BS SSE, 2009) is now an Assistant Professor with the The Preston M. Green Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.
Kate Stambaugh (BS SSE, 2009) is now a Space Systems Engineer at the Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Lab (APL).
1990 - 1999
Professor Massoud Amin (MSc SSM, 1986, DSc SSM, 1990; advisor: Professor Ervin Y. Rodin) was elected president of the International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) for 2012-2014, was re-elected for a 2nd term (2013-2015) to the Board of Directors the Texas Reliability Entity(TRE), and was elected as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRE. He was also elected to the Board of Directors of the Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) for 2013-2015. Both TRE and MRO are non-profit organizations dedicated to ensuring the reliability and security of the bulk power system in ERCOT and MISO, respectively. Prof. Amin gave 16 plenary talks and keynote addresses in 2012, including at the IFAC Power and Energy Conference, the Canadian Smart Grid Summit and ISS 2012, and presented at TEDx: Powering Progress - Smart Infrastructure and the Future of Cities. (Video) He also gave a Congressional briefing in DC on October 15th, 2009 on Transitional Technologies: The Road to the New Energy Economy. This event was hosted by Discover magazine, The National Science Foundation (NSF), IEEE and ASME at the Rayburn House Office Building. Prof. Amin was interviewed about power outages in the US and India, and provided insights to enable a smarter, stronger and more secure infrastructure. His interviews included live on CNN, Public Radio International (PRI), PBS, BBC, NBC, WGBH Boston, Government Technology , Forbes and response to Sandy. Prof. Amin was named to "Networked Grid 100: The Movers and Shakers of the Smart Grid in 2012" by GreenTechMedia . He also continues to serve as the founding Chairman of the IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter, a new IEEE publication that began in January 2011. He was elected as a Fellow at ASME in 2011. When Director of the Center for the Development of Technological Leadership, University of Minnesota, he received the 2011 Engineering Alumni Achievement Award, was featured at the Driven to Discover Research Series, gave keynote kickoff at the annual MIT Energy Conference, gave Congressional Staffer Briefing on "Towards a Stronger and Smarter Grid," became Member At-Large, IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee, was elected Fellow of the IIIA, was appointed to ONRL committee, was appointed to the Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications (BMSA) of the United States National Academies, and received the University of Minnesota's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate, and Professional Education. More
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. He received the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award and was named Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist of the Year at the Technology Fast 500. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/gaurav-garg-wing-named-silicon-170000817.html
Professor Pierre Moulin (DSc EE, 1990; advisors: Professor Donald L. Snyder and Professor Joseph A. O'Sullivan), now with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign becomes Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Trans. of Information Forensic and Security. More
Dr. Frank Robey (DSc EE, 1990, Advisor: Prof. Daniel R. Fuhrmann), is an 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.
Professor Timothy J. Schulz (DSc EE, 1990; advisor: Professor Donald L. Snyder) was appointed Dean of Engineering of Michigan Tech. More He was elected Fellow of SPIE. More
Dr. Kurt Smith (DSc EE 1990) is the Global Vice-President of a medical technology company in St. Louis.
Professor Russ Waitman (BSEE 1990) became an Associate Professor and the Director of Medical Informatics in the Department of Biostatics at the University of Kansas Medical Center .
Dr. Di Yan (DSc SSM, 1990; advisor: Professor Hiro Mukai) becomes Director of Clinical Physics at William Beaumont Hospitalin Royal Oak, MI.
Mr. Jamal Hameedi (BSEE, 1991), is currently Special Vehicle Team (SVT) Chief Engineer at Ford Motor Company.
Professor John Hasenbein (BS SSE, 1991) is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin .
Professor Viswanath Ramakrishna (PhD SSM, 1991; advisor: Professor Heinz Schaettler) is now a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Professor Steven C. Reising (BSEE 1989, MSEE 1991) is now a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University. He received a 3.2 million dollar NASA grant to develop, in conjunction with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a prototype for an airborne radiometer to be used in future missions.
Joe Wojtal (BSEE 1986, MSEE 1991) recently retired from Cisco Systems as the Vice President of Development Solutions, Systems, and Operations after over 20 years with them. He's now a senior consultant with World Wide Technology (WWT) and the President of the Loop Media Hub, a non-profit focused on building inclusive Innovation Neighborhoods in St. Louis.
Professor Vaithianathan Venkatasubramanian (MSc SSM, 1989, DSc SSM, 1992; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky and Professor Heinz Schaettler), is now with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Washington State University..
Professor Wei Lin (MSSSM, 1991, DSc SSM, 1993; advisor: Professor Christopher Byrnes) is now a professor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Hardiv H. Situmeang (DSc SSM, 1993; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky) is Senior Advisor to PT PLN (Persero), Indonesia.
Professor Ning Xi (DSc SSM, 1993; advisor: Professor T.J Tarn), now with Michigan State University, became President Elect of the IEEE NANO Technology Council and was designated as University Distinguished Professor. He gave a plenary address at the annual IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, May 9 to 13, 2011 on "Ultra Automation: Challenges and Opportunities".
Dr. Daryl Beetner (DSc EE, 1997, MSEE, 1994; advisor: Professor R.M. Arthur), became the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Professor Gary E. Christensen (BSEE 1988, MSEE 1990, DSc EE 1994; Advisor: Professor Michael I. Miller) is now a professor in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Radiation Oncology atThe University of Iowa.
Dr. Abed Hammoud (DSc EE, 1994; advisor: Professor Donald L. Snyder) is now Chief Executive Officer of Renishaw Mayfield and was Chief Executive Officer of Schaerer-Mayfield Imaging.
Dr. Ammar Reyes (DSc EE, 1994; advisor: Professor Paul Min) is now a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Smart Services. He is also an Adjunct Professor at San Jose State University and the Editor-in-Chief of the newly created journal "Advances of Internet of Things."
Professor David W. Barnett (DSc EE with BME Certificate 1995, Advisors: Professors William Pickard and Stanley Misler) is now the Dean of Engineering at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Dr. Randall Bateman (BSEE, 1995) became the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Neurology in the Washington University school of medicine on May 21, 2012.
Professor J. Nicholas Laneman (BSEE and BSCS, 1995), the founding director of the Wireless Institute and associate professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame , was recently named Fellow of the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values and received the 2006 Presidential Early-Career Award.
Professor Nader Mir (MSc EE, 1990, DSc EE, 1995; Advisor: Professor Jon Turner), now with San Jose State University, published a new book on Computer and Communication Networks.
Professor Rudiger Urbanke MSEE 1992, PhD EE 1995; advisor: Professor Bixio Rimoldi) is now with the School of Computer& Communication Sciences (I&C) at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne.
Dr. Jeremy Ackerman (BSE in SSE and BS in BES, 1996) is the Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Emory University in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Dr. Ackerman joined the medical advisory board of InnerOptic Technology Inc.
Dr. Marcelo Cordaro (DSc EE, 1996, Advisor: Prof. Dan Rode), became President of Pöyry Group in Brazil, a global engineering and consulting company having over 7000 employees in more than 50 countries.
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. Mr. Ettus received the 2011 Engineering Young Alumni Achievement Award.
Steven P. Jacobs (BS EE 1987, MSEE 1990, DSc EE 1996; advisor: Professor Joseph A. O'Sullivan) is now with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Pittsburgh.
Professor Navin Khaneja (MSc EE, MSc Math, 1996) is now McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering at Harvard University.
Dr. Quinn Li (BS EE 1991, MS EE 1995, PhD EE 1996) was appointed Head of Qualcomm Ventures.
Dr. Gregg A. Shoults (D.Sc. SSM, 1996; Advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is now Group Leader of the Surveillance Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Professor Anuj Srivastava (MSEE 1993, DSc EE 1996; advisor: Professor Michael I. Miller) is now with the Department of Statistics at Florida State University.
Saied Hosseini Khayat (MSEE 1991, DSc EE 1997; advisor: Professor Jerome R. Cox) is now with the Department of Electrical Engineering at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad , Iran.
Professor Sarang Joshi (BSEE 1990, MSc EE, 1993, DSc 1998; advisor: Professor Michael I. Miller) is now with the University of Utah.
Professor Aaron D. Lanterman (MSc EE 1995, D.Sc. EE. 1998; advisors: Professors Michael Miller and Donald L. Snyder), now with Georgia Institute of Technology, received the distinction Richard M. Bass/Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Teacher Award, holds the Demetrius T. Paris Junior Professorship, a special chair for the development of young faculty, was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, and was appointed one of seven 2009 Hesburgh Award Teaching Fellows. Prof. Lanterman was named full professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.
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.
Professor Chrysanthe Preza (BSc EE & BSc CS 1987, MSc EE 1990, MSc CS 1991, DSc. EE 1998; advisors: Professors Michael I. Miller and Donald L. Snyder), now with the University of Memphis, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of September 1, 2010. Professor Preza also received the Herff College 2010 Outstanding Faculty Research award and an NSF CAREER award.
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 (BS, SSE, 1993, MS SSM, 1996, DSc SSM, 1998; advisor: Professor Ervin Y. Rodin), was promoted to Group Leader of the Advanced Concepts and Technologies Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in March 2012. Previously, Dr. Rink was promoted to Associate Group Leader of the Air Defense Techniques Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and lead a team which was awarded an MIT Lincoln Laboratory Team Award.
Mr. Will Eatherton (MSEE 1999), became Director of Software Development, Cisco Systems, was selected to receive the 2010 Young Alumni Award.
Professor Hongyu An (BSEE, 1999) is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Scott Simon (BSEE and BSCE, 1999) is now the founder and president of Voicebox Karaoke.
Karen L. Troy (BS SSE and BS BME, 1999) is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Ilker Tunay (DSc SSM, 1999; advisor: Professor Ervin Rodin) is now Senior Research Scientist at Stereotaxis, Inc.
Mr. Rick Butler (BSEE 1980) is now the Senior Director of the Sales Compensation Center of Excellence at Cisco Systems.
Professor W. P. Dayawansa, who was with Texas Tech University , received the DSc in SSM under the advising of Professor David L. Elliot.
Leo Fong (BS & MS SSM, 1979; BSEE, 1980) is now the CEO of QuinStar Technology, Inc.
William Homer (BSEE, 1976; MSc EE, 1980) 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.
Professor Marija Ilic (MSc SSM, 1978, DSc SSM, 1980; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky), now with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, was awarded the 2013 Steven J. Fenves Award for Systems Research for her contributions to systems research in areas that are relevant to the College of Engineering and the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES) at Carnegie Mellon University; was also featured in Science article entitled Students Energized by Power Engineering, received the 2010 Alumni Achievement Award, and received an honorary chair from TU Delft University in The Netherlands. More She became Director of the newly formed Electric Energy Systems Group at ECE/CMU and co-chairs the 4th CMU Electricity Conference. She gave the keynote address at a workshop held during the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2007) in Montreal, Canada.
Professor Riccardo Marino, now with University of Rome "Tor Vergata", received the DSc in SSM under the advising of Professor David L. Elliot.
John Schott (BS EE 1980) is President and Owner of EPIC Systems, Inc.
Professor Renjeng Su (DSc SSM, 1980; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is dean of Portland State University's Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science; was Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado in Denver .
Norma Taber (BS SSM, MS SSM, 1980) is now a Systems Engineer at MITRE.
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.
Alex Gray (BSEE 1979, MSEE 1981) is Senior Vice President, Customer Services and Support, at Juniper Networks, which includes responsibility for Juniper Technical Assistance Centers (JTAC), the advanced and professional services portfolio, service supply chain, and escalated account management and resolution.
Mr. Sanjai Kohli (MSc SSM 1981), the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of SiRF Technology Inc. was awarded a 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Bombay, his undergraduate university, received the 2011 Engineering Alumni Achievement Award, and won the prestigious 2010 European Inventor Award for making GPS a consumer product.
Professor Prakash Narayan (MS SSM, 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, and previously received two NSF grants. More
Professor Mark Spong (DSc SSM, 1981; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn), now Dean of Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, became the Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair in Electrical Engineering and the Excellence in Education Chair in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. He received the "Pioneer in Robotics and Automation Award" from the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. When he was with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he received the first IROS Fumio Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies, at the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems ( More ) and served as President of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Mr. Greg Sullivan (BS SSM, 1981) is now Chief Executive Officer of Global Velocity, Inc.
Dr. Luo-Jen "Larry" Chiang (DSc SSM 1982; advisor: Professor John Zaborszky), now a Senior Advisor and Former President of Siemens Telecommunication Systems, was selected to receive an Alumni Achievement award.
Mr. Frederick (Rick) Oertli (BS EE, 1982), now President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Guarantee Electrical received the 2011 Engineering Alumni Achievement Award.
Dr. Hans Rohdin (DSc, 1982; advisor: Professor Marcel Muller) is now a senior engineer at Avago Technologies.
Mr. Edward Godshalk (BS EE, 1982, MS EE, 1983) is now the Director of the Electro-Magnetics group at Maxim Integrated Products.
Ms. Janet M. Holloway (MSc AMCS,1983), now the Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff for Monsanto Company, received a 2010 Alumni Achievement Award .
Dr. Thomas Moore (MS EE, 1983) is now Director, Product Development - Surgical Equipment at Bausch & Lomb.
Mr. David Walker (BSEE, 1982, MSEE, 1983) is now a researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Professor Ning Xi(DSc SSM, 1983; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn), now with Michigan State University, became Fellow of IEEE.
Dr. Yilong Chen (DSc SSM, 1984; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) became General Director of Asia Pacific Affairs and chief representative in China of the Automotive Industry Action Group.
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.
Dr. Theodore Manikas (MSc EE, 1984), became a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Southern Methodist University
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.
Lee Wilbur (BS SSE, 1984) is Executive Vice President, Booze Allen Hamilton.
Mr. Graham Wright (BSEE 1984) saved the environment with solar energy. More
Professor Juan F. Arratia (DSc EE 1985; advisor: Professor Raymond Kline), now with Universidad Metropolitana , San Juan, Puerto Rico, received the 2006 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, at a ceremony held at The White House.
Professor Daizhan Cheng (DSc SSM, 1985; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn), now with Chinese Academy of Sciences, was elected an IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) Fellow, and became became Fellow of IEEE.
Mark Freeman (BSEE 1981, MSEE 1985) is a Managing Director in the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs.
Professor Costas N. Georghiades (MSEE, 1983, DSc EE, 1985; advisor: Professor Donald Snyder) is now the Delbert A. Whitaker Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.
Mr. David Sandel (BSEE 1985) and his company Sandel and associates began work on a project jointly funded by the cities of St. Louis and University City, COCA, the St. Louis Regional Arts Council and Washington University to stimulate economic development in the Loop area through construction of a media hub.
Professor Turhan Tunali (DSc SSM, 1985; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is now Director of the International Computer Institute at Ege University in Izmir, Turkey.
Nick Colarelli (MSc EE, 1986) is now Executive Vice President of Hunter Engineering Company.
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.
Professor Philip Tsang (BSEE 1986) became a professor and Vice President, Academic and Research, of the Caritas Institute of Higher Education in May 2009.
Mr. Joe Wojtal (BSEE 1986) became the Vice President of Engineering Operations and Systems Development at Cisco Systems.
Professor Lateef Adelani (MSSSM 1984; DSc SSM 1987; advisor: Professor Ervin Rodin), now a Professor of Mathematics at Harris-Stowe University , became the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences in 2010. He was the chair of the Department of Mathematics from 2008 to 2010.
Professor Jonathan P. Caulkins (BSSSE and MSSSM, 1987) is now a Professor of Operations Research and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, where he has been teaching at CMU's Qatar and Australia campuses, since 2005. Professor Caulkins co-authored a book on "Optimal Control of Nonlinear Processes" and was one of eighty-two of the nation's brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 14th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium. He received the H. Guyford Stever Professorship of Operations Research and Public Policy in 2010.
Professor Xin Feng (MSSSM, 1984, DSc SSM, 1987; advisor: Professor Mukai) is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Marquette University .
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.
Ms. Anna Patterson (BSEE, BSCS, 1987), is now Director of Google Research, Google Inc.. In 2008, Ms. Patterson launched a company to develop the search engine, Cuil and compete with Google. Read NYT Article.
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.
Professor Xiaoping Yun (DSc SSM, 1987; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn) is now a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School and became Fellow of IEEE.
Professor Ellen Zegura (BSEE, 1987) is now the chair of the Department of Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received an Alumni Achievement Award.
Dr. Michael Barry (BSCE, 1983, MSEE, 1988) joined 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.
Dr. Christopher R. Jacobs (BSSSE, 1988) is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.
Colonel James Raftery (BSEE, 1988) is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at West Point Military Academy . He is also a member of the Army Signal Corps and Acquisition Corps.
Ben Slocumb (BSSSE, 1986, MSEE, 1988; advisor: Donald L. Snyder), is now Vice President of Programs and Business Development Numerica Corporation.
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. 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.
Mr. Robert Mullenger (BSEE 1989) now the Director of Central Pharmacy Solutions at Omnicell Inc , received the 2004 Washington University Young Alumni Award.
Dr. Jeremy Rich (BSEE 1989) became 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.
Professor Badri Roysam (MS EE 1987, DSc EE 1989; advisor: Professor Michael I. Miller) is the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor, and Chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the -University of Houston (2010 – present).
Professor Cedric Xinshen Yu (MS EE 1985, DSc EE 1989), the Carl M. Mansfield Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the Greenbaum Cancer Center, was awarded the University of Maryland System Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2010. The award was based on Dr. Yu's patented Gammapod, a non-invasive method for treating early-stage breast cancer. Dr. Yu is also the founder of Xcision Medical Systems, LLC
Professor Dirk Aeyels, now with Ghent University, received the DSc in SSM under the advising of Professor David L. Elliot.
Professor Nicholas Kalouptsidis now with University of Athens, received the DSc in SSM under the advising of Professor David L. Elliot.
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.
Dr. Charles Simmons (BSEE, 1970) 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.
Dr. Bernard Sander (D.Sc. EE 1972; Advisor: Professor W.S.C. Chang), formerly with Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories, has been elected Director-Elect of IEEE Region 4. He will serve in this post for the years 2015 and 2016, and will then serve as Director of Region 4 for the years 2017-2018. IEEE Region 4 consists of all or parts of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Dr. Sander also served as Chair of the IEEE Section in Chicago from 2008 to 2009.
Garry E. Wendlandt (BS Applied Math & CS, 1972), is now Vice Chairman, New York Life Insurance Company.
Dr. Santanu Das (DSc EE, 1973; advisors: Dr. Robert Gregory and Dr. Henry Chuang) is Founder and former CEO of TranSwitch Corporation.
Professor Sung-Chung "Henry" Huang (SSM, 1973) is now a Professor of Biomathematics, Biomedical Physics, and Pharmacology at the UCLA School of Medicine .
Albert Yuk Keung Ip (BS CS & Applied Math 1973) became Executive Director and CEO of Langham Hospitality Investments and adjunct professor of Lingnan University and City University of Hong Kong. He was appointed as Council Member (equivalent to Board of Trustee) at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on April 1, 2016. He also sits on many business and university boards as well as serves on a number of committees in government.
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.
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.]
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.
Professor W. E. Moerner (BSEE, BS Physics, AB Math 1975) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2014 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for developing super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. He is the Harry S. Mosher Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Stanford University and became Chair of the Department of Chemistry in 2011. He is also a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His awards include the 1984 IBM Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer of the Year award, the IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in 1988 and 1992, the Earle K. Plyer Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy in 2001, the Wolf Prize in Chemistry in 2008, the Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics in 2009, and the Pittsburgh Spectroscopy award in 2011.
Dr. Dev J. Banerjee (MSc SSM 1974, DSc ME 1977), became Director of Systems Engineering for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems IDS, received an Alumni Achievement Award.
Dr. David Corman (MS SSM & ME 1978, BS SSM & AMCS 1977) is the Program Director leading the Cyber Physical Systems Program for the National Science Foundation, and was appointed to a Research Associate Professor in the Preston M. Green Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, March 25, 2015.
Professor P. R. Kumar (MSc, 1975, DSc SSM, 1977; advisor: Professor Jan H. van Schuppen), was selected to receive the 2010 Alumni Achievement Award, received the Fred W. Ellersick Prize of the IEEE Communications Society, received the IEEE Field Award in Control Systems, and was elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He became a faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Texas A&M University.
Dr. Richard P. Mattione (BSSSM, 1977) is now the Head of International Active Division and Portfolio Manager at Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo and Co. He was also elected a member of the Washington University Board of Trustees.
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.
Professor Jonathan Turner (BSCS and BSEE, 1977), now with Washington University in Saint Louis, was elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.
Mr. Kerry Bernstein (BS EE 1978) joined DARPA in September 2102 as a program manager in the Microsystems Technology Office. He previously spent 33 years at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center and IBM Microelectronics. Mr. Bernstein has co-authored four textbooks, holds 155 patents, and is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Dr. Daniel A. O'Connor (DSc SSM, 1978; advisor: Professor T.J. Tarn), became Group Leader of System Architecture at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Dr. Joan Saniuk (MSc SSM, 1978) is now a mathematics and statistics specialist at Pearson Education in Boston, MA.
Professor Daniel R. Fuhrmann (BSEE, 1979, EE/ESE faculty member 1984-2008), was named a Fellow of the IEEE. Fuhrmann is Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Technological University.s
Mr. Zachary Lemnios (MScEE, 1979) is now the Vice President of Research Strategy of IBM. He received the 2010 Alumni Achievement Award. Earlier he was Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering of the US Department of Defense, and then later was appointed Director of Defense Research and Engineering of the US Department of Defense (DOD), 2009. Before assuming the position of ASD (R&E), Mr. Lemnios was the Chief Technology Officer of MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Dr. Asher Madjar (DSc EE, 1979; advisor: Professor Fred Rosenbaum) is now an engineering consultant. From 1969 to 2008, he was a scientist at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and a visiting or external faculty member at various universities.
Professor Michael F. McNitt-Gray (BSEE 1979) is Professor in the Department of Radiological Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the Biomedical Physics Graduate program there. He was recently (2011) elected as a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Dr. John Sommerer (BS SSM, MSc SSM, 1979), now Director of Science & Technology, Chief Technology Officer, and Head of the Space Department of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, received an Alumni Achievement Award, was named one of the inaugural Gilman Scholars. He recently testified before Congress on the lack of progress NASA is making toward sending humans to Mars. He was appointed Chair of the Naval Research Advisory Committee and led a Naval Research Advisory Council study for the Secretary of the Navy and the Commander, US Pacific Fleet, on technical enablers to establish an Undersea Maritime Domain Awareness capability. The NRAC is the senior scientific advisory group to the Secretary, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Sommerer, the Director of Science and Technology for Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, completed a two-year term as Vice Chair of the NRAC.
Professor Kwa-Sur Tam (BSEE 1979) is now Associate Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute .
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.
Professor Robert Flake (BSEE, 1956, AM, 1960, DSc EE, 1962; advisors: Professors Eugene Feenberg and John Zaborszky) is now a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.
Professor Phil Munro (BSEE, 1960, MSEE, 1964) continues teaching and research at Youngstown State University in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Professor T. Alan Hurwitz (BSEE 1965), now president of Gallaudet University, gave an address at Edmonds Community College on November 4, 2011, titled "Serving the Deaf Community and People Hard of Hearing in the 21st Century." He also gave a keynote speech at the XVI World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf in Durban, South Africa, July 18-24, 2011.
Mr. Jim V. Leonard (MSEE, 1966) is now a Senior Technical Fellow at Boeing BDS in St. Charles, Missouri.
Professor Gerald R. Kane (BSEE 1968), now with the University of Tulsa, was President of the Board of Directors, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA), for 2008/2009.
Mr. John Berra (BSSSE 1969) is now a senior advisor, formerly chairman, of Emerson Process Management. He was recognized at the Founder's Day.
Dr. Paul L. Chandeysson, M.D., (BSEE, 1958) received an Alumni Achievement Award.
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.
Dr. Richard K. Moore (BSEE, 1943) commented on the EE Class of 1943.
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.