Alumni

Summer 2020

A Human-Centric Approach to AI

At first glance, Carol Reiley’s artificial intelligence projects appear wildly diverse: Self-driving cars. Surgical robots. Symphonic music.

Summer 2020

3 Questions: Melanie Shimano

Melanie Shimano ’14, MSE ’15, is the founder and director of the Food Computer Program, a STEM-based initiative that teaches Baltimore City high school students to build and code “Food Computers,” which control and monitor tabletop greenhouses that grow vegetables.

Summer 2020

High-Tech Lost and Found

Sometimes people stop Steve Klinkner ’86 on the street or in the store and thank him for helping them find their keys or phone that morning.

Summer 2020

He ‘Touched’ a Satellite

The observation window at Goddard Space Flight Center looks out onto the world’s largest clean room, where a gleaming golden hexagon is hoisted on display — a mirror segment left over from Kenneth Harris’ most recent project.

Winter 2020

An ‘Audacious’ Mission to Saturn’s Titan Moon

A new billion-dollar mission known as Dragonfly is headed to Titan to gather clues about how life formed on Earth, whether life exists on Titan now, and what it takes for extraterrestrial destinations to be habitable.

Winter 2020

The Heart of Innovation

Even under the best circumstances, clinical trials in medicine are notoriously lengthy and costly—so much so, says Misti Ushio ’94, that many researchers shy away from taking risks with trial design and the interventions they’re testing.

Winter 2020

Math Meets Fashion at Talbots

Laura Beaulieu ’08, MSE ’09, is using her applied mathematics background at Talbots to build the company’s analytics structure and provide insights that guide marketing and sales efforts.

Winter 2020

Epcot’s Head Engineer

Roger Arnold ’83, Epcot’s director of engineering services, uses his knowledge and experience to find the right answers to challenges ranging from cast development and capital investment strategy to ride safety.

Winter 2020

Making Magic at Disney

At Walt Disney World, Marcus D’Amelio ’98 combines his three passions—electrical engineering, gaming, and theater.