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

  • 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.

  • June 19, 2018

    Using technology and education to break down barriers

    Growing up in New Delhi, India, Upasna Sharma never considered attending college in the U.S. She hadn’t even heard of the SAT until she was in 12th grade.

  • May 29, 2018

    Work meets play for this computer engineer-turned-toymaker

    A few years ago, alumna Meeta Gupta was working with one of the most technologically advanced supercomputers in the world. Today, she spends her days designing wooden toys that are so simple they don’t even require batteries.

  • May 23, 2018

    Amid stiff competition, Australian national curling coach lets things slide

    Despite Australia’s subtropical climate, alumnus and Melbourne resident Pete Manasantivongs spends a great deal of time on ice. As coach of the national curling team, he led the Aussies to an 18th place finish at the world mixed doubles championship in Sweden. The team nearly defeated the world champion Swiss—not bad for a nation that largely lacks ice or snow.

  • April 25, 2018

    Driven to improve workplace safety and comfort for autoworkers

    From massaging leather seats to intricate climate control capabilities, new cars offer an array of features with driver and passenger comfort in mind. But what about the comfort and safety of the people building those cars?