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

  • March 27, 2017

    Seeking genuine collaboration with artificial intelligence

    Popular culture sometimes paints a bleak picture of interactions between artificial intelligence and humans (think “2001: A Space Odyssey” or “Blade Runner”). Alumna Ece Kamar, Ph.D. ’10, doesn’t see it that way.

  • March 22, 2017
  • March 16, 2017

    Alumna’s creativity takes flight at commercial drone startup

    Blue-sky thinking helps alumna Carolina Ragolta, A.B. ’13, navigate the largely uncharted territory of the commercial drone industry.

  • 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?