Welcome to the alumni corner of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering! Our department loves to keep in touch with our alumni, and celebrate their achievements post-graduation. See below for recent alumni stories, as well as a few of our department’s notable alumni.

If you know an alum who you think would make for an interesting ECE alumni profile, please send Wick Eisenberg an email with the subject line “Potential ECE Alumni Profile.”

Notable ECE Alumni

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg (BS ’64) is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who served three terms as Mayor of the City of New York and was a candidate during the 2020 United States Presidential Election. As a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University, he constructed the school’s mascot–the blue jay–and joined the fraternity Phi Kappa Psi.

Dr. Chance Glenn

Dr. Chance Glenn (MSE ’95; PhD ’03) began his engineering career at the Army Research Laboratory, where he designed microwave and radio frequency devices for a wide range of defense-related applications. Since 2012, he has served as the Dean of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences at the Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama.

Gene Slottow

Gene Slottow (ECE alumnus), along with Donald Bitzer and Robert Wilson, were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their invention of the flat-panel plasma display, the forerunner of high-definition (HD) flat-panel television monitor.