Alumni

Winter 2021

Mask Mania

When the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to the United States, Stephen Farias, PhD ’14, began thinking of ways to help.

Winter 2021

Advancing Health Care in Africa

“Until you have real data to understand what’s going on in health care in Africa, you can’t provide real solutions,” says Adegoke Olubusi MS ’16, co-founder and CEO of the health care technology company Helium Health.

Winter 2021

A New Coin of the Realm

Mark R. Stoudt MS ’92, PhD ’00 is a materials scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and a member of the small team responsible for a new alloy expected to be used for the U.S. nickel.

Winter 2021

Opening Doors

“When I started thinking about what really mattered to me, what was important were three things: I want to do what I love, work with people that I love, and help them enjoy and love what they do,” says Linda Cureton MS ’98, post-masters’s certificate ’99. Owning my own company was how I could do that.”

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.