Kenneth Richardson, E52
In the 1950s, Howard Hughes, the eccentric aviation magnate, left the company he had founded in 1932. Under new management, Hughes Aircraft Company went on to become the world's premier military electronics business. From lasers to geosynchronous satellites to signal processors, the company's innovations became part of the fabric of modern life. In his exhaustively researched book, Hughes After Howard; author Kenneth Richardson, E52, past president of Hughes Aircraft Company, recounts those accomplishments.
Pamela McNamara, E81
Engineering consultant Pamela McNamara returned to the Hill to deliver the Fall 2010 Lyon & Bendheim Lecture. McNamara spoke with students about the significance of critical thinking and problem solving in the workplace, skills that she called essential to engineers and liberal arts students alike.
|Ellen Kullman, E78
Ellen Kullman, CEO of DuPont, Tufts Trustee and Engineering Board Overseer, gave the Spring 2010 Lecture in the Lyon & Bendheim Lecture Alumni Series. Ms. Kullman shared how her experiences at Tufts School of Engineering influenced her exciting and successful career as a business leader. Read an interview with Ms. Kullman in the Tufts Daily.
Sarah Freeman, E05, EG08
Sarah Freeman, a water resources engineer for the Louis Berger Group, has been named as one of the 2009 New Faces of Engineering by the National Engineers Week Foundation. Freeman recently conducted a two-year study using global water data sets and GIS to give a much richer picture of water availability in Africa than traditional studies have shown.
|Todd Chapin, E97, EG99
Voice User Interface Designer
Chapin clears up the noise in speech recognition technology.
|Dave Rosowsky, E85, EG87
Creating Safer and Stronger Infrastructure: One Structure at a Time
Rosowsky researches designs capable of resisting natural hazards such as hurricanes and earthquakes.
|Chris Roughton, E05
From Nuts (and Bolts) to Soup: General Mills Production Team Leader
Roughton works as a production team leader for General Mills' Progresso Soup line.
|Ori Taka, E01, EG03 |
As a senior software engineer at iRobot, Taka's job is to optimize the way robots move.
|Kevin Oye, E79
Moving at Light Speed
Kevin Oye develops and markets broadband networking products that transport voice and data traffic over wavelengths of light.
|Will Thompson, E99
Sunshine on His Shoulders
Thompson is co-founder of Nexamp, Inc., a veteran-owned and operated solar power company.
|Andrew Siegle, E85, EG89, EG04
Siegle dreams up new engineering solutions at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory.
|Megan Brachtl, EG05
Brachtl tackles fuel issues as presidential management fellow in the Office of Transportation and Air Quality at the U.S. EPA.