Alumni

Spring 2019

Hipper Hearing

Kevin Franck, MSE ’04, is on a mission to help the world hear better—and that starts, he says, “by changing the perception of everyone around us.”

Spring 2019

The Itinerant Accountant

Brenda Yoo’s lifelong motto is, “Why not try it?” And she’s living that dictum now, working as a production accountant—a career that she had no experience in when she started 15 years ago.

Spring 2019

Captain Paradise

An aircraft carrier is the perfect example of an immensely complex system. And leading it, says Matthew Paradise, MS ’02, is “a huge systems engineering and project management challenge.”

Winter 2019

The New Space Age

Jonathan Hofeller ’02, vice president of commercial sales for SpaceX, and his team are responsible for securing an ever-growing share of the world’s multibillion-dollar launch market.

Winter 2019

At the Top in Cybersecurity

“I have no idea what my career will look like in 20 years, and that’s by design. I’ve never planned where I’ve ended up,” says Phyllis Schneck.

Winter 2019

Pathology’s Digital Future

“We call it digital pathology now, but this is shifting to the standard of care. Eventually, this will just be called pathology, and our company will be leading the way,” says David West.

Winter 2019

Rewind: Opening the Door

Percy Pierre is a key architect of the nation’s minority engineering effort.

Summer 2018

Hot Commodities

KITT.AI has drawn global attention for its pioneering work in natural language processing—algorithms that recognize spoken language.