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 14, 2018

    After scaling Everest, this data scientist turned mountain climber charts his next adventure

    For mountain climbers, standing on the summit of Mount Everest, literally at the very top of the world, is a crowning achievement. But alumnus Patrick Mauro, A.B./S.M. ’07, doesn’t consider reaching the peak of the world’s tallest mountain a personal zenith.

  • February 5, 2018

    Passion for problem-solving fuels alumna’s energy sector career

    The click-click-click of a stove’s gas burner heralds a controlled burst of flame that, for many, means dinner will soon be on the table. The seemingly simple process is so familiar it is easy to take for granted.

  • January 29, 2018

    A computational approach to human health

    Though a visit to the doctor’s office can seem like it takes hours, physicians actually spend an average of only 13 minutes with each patient, according to an annual report compiled by WebMD.

  • January 22, 2018

    A data-driven approach to improving social impact

    Whether seeking to feed the hungry, improve access to health care, or increase literacy rates, social sector agencies are driven to launch international development projects because of an earnest desire to help those in need. But what information do decision-makers use to craft these critical interventions? How do they determine if their good intentions are actually yielding effective results?

  • December 19, 2017

    With RightHand Robotics, this alumnus offers a novel piece-picking solution for e-commerce

    Human beings are generally pretty good at grasping an item off a shelf; we can reach out and grab our favorite coffee mug just as the pot finishes percolating without giving the action a second thought.