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May 12, 2014

Duke Engineering Celebrates Class of 2014

Duke University awarded degrees to 428 undergraduate and graduate engineering students on Sunday, May 11, in ceremonies that began with university-wide commencement exercises at Wallace Wade Stadium and included Pratt School of Engineering celebrations at Cameron Indoor Stadium and Duke Chapel. [...]

May 05, 2014

Robert J. Stets, PhD: Structuring Information Infrastructures

Software Engineer, Google Mountain View, CA Graduation Year: 1992 Degree at Duke: Bachelor of Science Major/Program: Computer ScienceElectrical Engineering Career Highlights: Since Robert Stets left Duke, he’s had many different jobs, including designing computer memory chips for the Semiconductor [...]

May 02, 2014

Ellen MacLean: Tracking Success

Senior Principal Engineer, Defense Industry Greater San Diego, CA Graduation Year: 1986 Major/Program: Electrical Engineering Career Highlights: A senior principal engineer at Orincon, a San Diego company later acquired by Lockheed Martin, Ellen MacLean builds algorithms for tracking and data- [...]

May 02, 2014

ECE Alumni Profiles

A degree in electrical and computer engineering from Duke opens doors—to a stunningly wide array of career paths. See what a few of our alumni are up to in the stories below.    

May 01, 2014

Robert Greenberg, MD, PhD: Building the Bionic Eye

Co-founder, CEO and President, Second Sight Medical Products Adjunct Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering, UCLA Los Angeles, CA Graduation Year: 1990 Degree at Duke: Bachelor of Science Major/Program: Biomedical EngineeringElectrical Engineering Career Highlights: Robert Greenberg is [...]

April 30, 2014

Tynesia Boyea-Robinson: Problem Solving in a Modern Economy

President and CEO, Reliance Methods Director of Collective Impact, Living Cities Washington, DC Graduation Year: 1999 Degree at Duke: Bachelor of Science Major/Program: Computer ScienceElectrical Engineering Career Highlights: Tynesia Boyea-Robinson is president and CEO of Reliance Methods, a [...]

April 30, 2014

Chris Dries: Building Businesses from the Atoms Up

President and CEO, United Silicon Carbide Inc.Princeton, NJ Graduation Year: 1994 Degree at Duke: PhD Major/Program: Electrical Engineering Career Highlights: Chris Dries, E’94, PhD, is a serial entrepreneur who--after joining an indium phosphide startup business --sold it to begin anew with [...]

April 30, 2014

Steven McClelland: Shaping Yahoo!

VP, Product Management, Yahoo! San Francisco, CA Graduation Year: 1995 Degree at Duke: Bachelor of Science Major/Program: Electrical Engineering Career Highlights: Steven McClelland is VP of product management at Yahoo, where he manages the ways that Yahoo creates, distributes and manages its [...]

April 29, 2014

Alyssa Benza: Exercising Her Options

Managing Director, Goldman SachsNew York, NY Graduation Year: 2002 Degree at Duke: Bachelor of Science Major/Program: Biomedical EngineeringElectrical Engineering Career Highlights: Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Member, Pratt Board of Visitors Walking into the door with an engineering degree [...]

April 29, 2014

Pratt's MicroCT Scanner Peers into Every Dimension

The MicroCT scanner at Duke University is available for use by anyone, whether it be a Duke researcher, a scientists from another university or someone from the private sector. The machine uses x-rays to create 3D models of objects and even lets researchers look through their interiors slice-by- [...]

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