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Successful Alumni

Ohio State ECE graduates are in demand!

The training Ohio State ECE undergraduate and graduate students receive is recognized by many companies and government agencies as being outstanding, and many come specifically to OSU to recruit our students. Most of these students have gone on to have highly successful careers with many eventually becoming executives within their company.

Some notable examples are:

  • Jim Armitage, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Northrop Grumman’s Electronic Systems sector
  • Constantine Balanis, Regents’ Professor, Arizona State University
  • Robert Chau, Intel Senior Fellow and Director of Transistor Research and Nanotechnology, Intel Corporation; National Academy of Engineering member 
  • Eric Evans, Director of MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Matthew Ganz, Vice President and General Manager of Boeing Research & Technology
  • Vyomesh Joshi, Executive Vice President of Hewlett Packard’s Imaging and Printing Group
  • Brian Kent, Chief Scientist, Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • William C.Y. Lee, Chairman of GoAnywhere, Inc. (Previously CTO of Vodaphone Airtouch, which became Verizon)
  • Jian Li, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Florida
  • Burn Lin, Vice President of Research and Development, and Fellow, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. and National Academy of Engineering member
  • Yilu Ellen Liu, Governor’s Chair Professor, University of Tennessee/Oakridge National Laboratory
  • John Makhoul, Chief Scientist at BBN Technologies
  • Timothy Pinkston, Professor and Senior Associate Dean of Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Patrick Yang, Head of Global Technical Operations at Roche Pharmaceuticals