Alumni

Welcome to Our Alumni Community

As an alumnus or alumna of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), you are a member of a worldwide community of more than 8,000 global leaders in business, government, nonprofits, and academia.

What do SEAS alumni go on to do?

We Want to Hear from You

Have you started a company? Developed an innovative technology? Done something wild and unexpected? The Office of Communications is on the lookout for great alumni stories to share. Contact us.

We encourage alumni to visit campus and speak to students about their experiences. If you are interested, please contact Dean Francis J. Doyle III.

We collaborate with alumni to identify internship opportunities for current SEAS students. If your company is interested in offering a summer internship, please contact Keith Karasek.


Alumni News

  • February 23, 2017

    This entrepreneur is using computer science to help the military detect IEDs

    Lahiru Jayatilaka’s native Sri Lanka was ripped apart by a 26-year civil war. By the time a peace agreement was signed in 2009, the armed conflict had claimed more than 100,000 lives. But then a new deadly enemy emerged: undetonated landmines. 

  • February 17, 2017

    Alumna uses big data and machine learning to help homeowners cut energy costs

    Crank up the A/C and the temperature in the house starts falling. Simple, right?

  • February 9, 2017

    First Sophomore Convocation brings students, alumni together

    The newest members of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) were welcomed into the SEAS community during the first-ever Sophomore Convocation on Feb. 7.

  • January 24, 2017

    West Bank’s first boutique winemaker plants a successful enterprise    

    When the first bottles of Canaan Khoury’s Palestinian wine arrive in U.S. stores later this year, it will mark a full-circle journey for both the Khoury family and their new business.

  • January 23, 2017

    The building blocks of a better battery

    The smartphone in your pocket is a treasure-trove of technological innovations, from the fingerprint scanner used for login to the organic light-emitting diode that illuminates the screen. However, one critical piece of smartphone technology hasn’t had much of an upgrade since it was commercialized in 1991—the rechargeable lithium ion battery that powers the device.