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 19, 2019

    Making biomedical science fiction a reality

    Beth Shields distinctly remembers the first time she watched the scene at the end of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back where Luke Skywalker is outfitted with a prosthetic hand.

  • February 15, 2019

    Cooking up innovations to transform commercial kitchens

    Kevin Ma’s parents immigrated to the U.S. with little more than the clothes on their backs, fleeing the terrifying violence caused by the Vietnam War.

    With few resources, they raised their son in a warm, but frugal household, which forced Ma, Ph.D. ’15, to forgo conventional kid toys for more accessible pursuits.

  • January 23, 2019

    A conversation with Biospectal CEO Eliott Jones, A.B. ’88
    A seasoned entrepreneur, Jones is currently running a company on a mission to tackle the global hypertension epidemic by using software algorithms to turn a user’s smartphone camera into a blood pressure monitor.

  • January 8, 2019

    Where there’s a will, there’s a way to make an impact

    Charitable bequests are often the most significant donations nonprofit organizations receive, yet only about 40 percent of U.S. adults have a will, according to a recent Gallup poll.

  • December 17, 2018

    Thrill of discovery inspired alumna to pursue research career

    Inertial navigation systems helped put a man on the moon.

    Using accelerometers and gyroscopes, these computerized systems can calculate position and velocity without the need for external references—which comes in handy out in the vast emptiness of space.