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.

Notable ECE Alumni

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg (BS ’64) is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and champion of public health who served three terms as mayor of New York City and was a candidate during the 2020 United States presidential election. While studying electrical engineering at Hopkins, he worked in a parking lot to help fund his education. Upon graduation, he gave the university his first donation of five dollars. He has since committed more than $3 billion to his alma mater, including funds for undergraduate financial aid and endowing the Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships.

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.