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Upcoming Events

Engineering Networking Night - Wednesday, April 2, 7:00-8:30pm
Anderson Hall, Tufts Unverisity
Meet engineering alumni working in a variety of fields and get career information and advice about job and internship searches, graduate programs, and career options. No resumes needed. Register online.

Past Events

Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture - October 29, 2013
Renowned social entrepreneur Jonathan Greenblatt, A92, delivered the fall the Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture.

$100K Business Plan Competition Reception - September 27, 2013, Palo Alto, CA
James Barlow, director of the Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, provided opening remarks for a reception honoring the winners of the Tufts 2013 Business Plan Competition. Student winners spoke about their future plans and networked with alumni. Louis Pelosi, E85 and Susan Pelosi, J86 hosted the event at their home.

Understanding Haiti's Cholera Outbreak - September 17, 2013, Washington, D.C.
Tufts School of Engineering and Tufts Alumni DC heard from Assistant Professor Daniele Lantagne about her research on the cholera outbreak in Haiti, its surprising origin, and what can be done now.

SOE Alumni Weekend Reception and Open House - May 18, 2013
Thank you to everyone who joined us on Commencement weekend for presentations from our our music engineering students!

Robotic Musicians from Tufts University on Vimeo.

Tufts Engineering Alumni - Student Career Networking Night - February 19, 2013
Thank you for joining us at our annual Engineering Alumni-Student Networking Night. Students from all classes and majors attended, and enjoyed meeting engineering alumni and hearing about alumni career experiences.


Engineering Alumni Networking Night 2012 - Images by Tufts University

Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture - February 12, 2013
Dr. David Greenwald, SK11, presented the spring 2013 Lyon & Bendheim Lecture. Dr. Greenwald is a co-founder of Relay Technology Management, Inc. and currently serves as Managing Director. He was the 2008 winner of the Tufts Business Plan competition, and an award winning finalist at the $1,000,000 MassChallenge global business plan competition in 2010. He earned a B.S. in Cellular Biology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a PhD in Genetics from the Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture - November 14, 2012
Seth Godin, E82, presented the fall Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture. Seth Godin is an entrepreneur and writer. His blog is among the most popular in the world written by a single individual, and his fourteen bestselling books include We Are All Weird, Linchpin, and Tribes. He is also the founder of Squidoo.com, a fast-growing recommendation website. Seth graduated from Tufts in 1982 with a bachelor of science in Engineering, and he also holds an MBA from Stanford University.

Engineering the Future - Tufts Unique Perspective on Design leadership and Alternative Energy - Sept. 18, 2012
Alumni, parents and friends of Tufts were invited to tour the Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown, Mass., the world's largest testing facility for wind turbine blades. The tour was led by civil and environmental engineering Professor of the Practice Eric Hines, who designed the WTTC, and Rahul Yarala, Executive Director of the facility. Opened in 2011, the Wind Technology Testing Center is part of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. It serves as a critical component in the wind energy industry, speeding deployment of the next generation of wind blades into the marketplace, attracting companies to design, manufacture and test their blades in the United States and catalyzing growth in the American wind turbine supply chain. Read about the WTTC in the July 2011 issue of Civil Engineering magazine.

Acoustics and Music Technology: Bringing Sound to Life - May 22-23, 2012, San Francisco and Los Angeles
Alumni created their own musical instruments using an iPad and Lego NXT and and listened to musical performances from current students and members of the Tufts community. Professor Chris Rogers led this interactive event and shared the creative ways Tufts is teaching music technology and changing engineering education. On May 22, 2012, the event was hosted by Hosted by Brian McCarthy, A75, A07P, at the offices of Skadden, Arps in Los Angeles. On May 23, 2012, the event was hosted at the offices of Charles Salter, E65.

SOE Alumni Weekend Reception and Open House - May 19, 2012
Thank you to everyone who could join us for the alumni weekend reception and open house where we learned what's been happening with the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach's Student Teacher Outreach Mentorship Program (STOMP)

Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture - March 8, 2012
The Spring 2012 Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture welcomed back Robert Sterne, E73, AG75, director at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Robert Sterne is one of the leading patent attorneys in the United States in patent reexamination and concurrent patent litigation both in the federal courts and the United States International Trade Commission. He is recognized by his peers as a thought leader on board of director responsibility and best practices concerning intellectual property. He specializes in the area of intellectual property for cutting edge technologies in the electronics, computer, communications, biomedical and nanotech arenas, the monetization of patents, patent litigation and patent licensing. Mr. Sterne graduated from Tufts with a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering in 1973 and a master of science in 1975. He also holds a law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.

Tufts Engineering Alumni - Student Career Networking Night - February 27, 2012
More than 50 students joined us for our annual Engineering Alumni-Student Networking Night. Students from all classes and majors attended, and enjoyed meeting engineering alumni and hearing about alumni career experiences.

2011

Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture, Robin Liss, A06, Founder, Reviewed.com, Nov. 14, 2011
Robin Liss, A06, Publisher and President of Reviewed.com, delievered the fall 2011 Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture. Reviewed.com is a network of technology review publications including: DigitalCameraInfo.com, TelevisionInfo.com, WasherDryerInfo.com, RefrigeratorInfo.com, CamcorderInfo.com, PrinterInfo.com, HeadphoneInfo.com, as well as international editions. The network reaches an average of one million monthly unique readers. In January 2011, Reviewed.com was acquired by USA TODAY. Liss is an Internet entrepreneur with a passion for educating consumers. Prior to acquisition, as founder she built Reviewed.com from a single camcorder review website into a group of content-driven consumer focused review websites. Central to Reviewed.com's philosophy is a commitment to independent, ethical consumer products journalism. She appears frequently on CNN's Reliable Sources to talk about technology journalism ethics. Liss has also been a expert guest on MSNBC, Fox News, CNBC and many local TV stations. She has been profiled in "CNN Sunday." The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and CBS Sunday Morning. She graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University. She currently resides in Cambridge, Mass.

Grand Opening of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Computation, Nov. 3, 2011
At the grand opening of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Computation, Joe Marks, V.P., Disney Research, delivered the keynote address about research at the Walt Disney Company. The space is a collaborative environment for computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and civil and environmental engineering researchers working in such areas as visualization, AI, signal processing, statistics, and machine learning.

Technology and the Law: IP, VC, and Beyond, Nov. 1, 2011
Engineering alumni listened to a panel discussion on technology and the law that explored entrepreneurship, intellectual capital, and the impact of governmental policies, practices, and gridlock on new innovation. The panel presentation featured facilitator Steve Wermiel (A72, A10P, Founding Member of Tufts Lawyers Association, Professor at the American University School of Law), and panelists Michael Loulakis (E76, E07P, President & CEO, Capital Project Strategies, LLC), and Robert Sterne (E73, AG75, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC).

Tufts Boston Engineering Alumni Event, Oct. 5, 2011
Professor Sergio Fantini, National Science Foundation CAREER Award winner, has developed a novel approach to spectral imaging of the human breast that shows promise for the detection, diagnosis, and monitoring of breast cancer. Professor Fio Omenetto's laboratory has pioneered the use of silk as a material platform for photonics, optoelectronics and high-technology applications and is actively investigating novel applications that rely on this new technology base.

Light on the Hill Award, April 26, 2011
Thank you to everyone who celebrated at the Light on the Hill Award Ceremony. On April 26, 2011, Yannis Miaoulis, E83, AG86, EG87, E12P, director and president of the Museum of Science, Boston and former dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts, received the 2011 Light on the Hill Award—the highest honor bestowed upon a Tufts graduate by the Student Body. Tufts Community Union Senate President Samuel Wallis presented the award to Dr. Miaoulis who shared remarks on his career with the Tufts community.

Engineering Alumni-Student Networking Night, Feb. 15, 2011
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our annual engineering alumni and student networking night. Our students always enjoy the opportunity to practice their professional networking skills and to meet with alumni to hear about their varied career paths and life after Tufts.