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

  • August 10, 2018

    Remediation engineer gives new life to contaminated sites

    Many would dismiss the scraggly, knee-high grass and rusted shells of former processing facilities that are scattered across an abandoned industrial site as nothing more than a blighted eyesore.

  • August 2, 2018

    Making autonomous vehicles a little more human

    Autonomous vehicles have a problem. Without a human driver behind the wheel, a self-driving car could miss some of the subtle and subjective nuances from pedestrians that enable motorists to avoid potentially fatal accidents.

    But instead of expecting pedestrians to change their behavior to accommodate self-driving vehicles, why not program the vehicles to behave a little more like human beings?

  • July 16, 2018

    Merging disciplines, alumna found her niche in M&A

    Linda Yao wasn’t the type of kid who was dead-set on becoming a lawyer or doctor when she grew up.

  • July 3, 2018

    Creativity is key for this data scientist and concert pianist

    For Omar Abboud, machine-learning models and classical piano concertos have more in common than meets the eye (or ear). A data scientist by day and concert pianist by night, Abboud unravels complexity, whether he is sitting at a keyboard or behind the keys of a baby grand.

  • June 21, 2018

    Using innovative technology to help paralyzed individuals regain lost function and independence

    For the hundreds of thousands of individuals in the U.S. who suffer from paralysis or weakness in an arm or hand, daily tasks like lifting boxes or cooking dinner can be nearly impossible. Sam Kesner is working to help them regain some lost function.