Spring 2021 Career Events Featuring APAM Alumni

Jun 01 2021 | By Kristen Henlin, Career Placement Officer

The APAM Department hosted several alumni chats, information sessions and panel discussions this semester. We kicked off the new semester with an APAM PhD Alumni panel. Undergraduate and graduate students had the opportunity to connect with John Dwyer (PhD ‘14, Applied Mathematics), a Lead Machine Learning Engineer at Dia & Co, Kenneth Hammond (PhD ‘17, Plasma Physics), a Staff Research Physicist at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Nikolaus Rath (PhD ‘12, Plasma Physics) a Site Reliability Engineer at Google, and Melinda Han (PhD ‘10, Applied Physics) a Chief Data Scientist at Dstillery. Our alumni answered a series of questions regarding their positions, how they got there, and how their positions evolved during the pandemic.

The APAM Department worked in collaboration with the Mechanical Engineering and Earth and Environmental Engineering departments to host a series of industry showcases this Spring. The topics included Health & Medical Technology, Energy & Sustainability, and Computer Technology & Digital Innovation. We had the privilege to connect with several alumni from SEAS, including APAM graduate Endri Mani (MS ‘15, Materials Science) who is Head of the Data Science Platform at RBC. Our department hosted a range of employers in addition to our wonderful alumni. These company partners included BD, Enertis, IBM, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and many more. If you are interested in collaborating with the department for a virtual event, or if you have full-time/part-time or summer internships available, please reach out to Kristen Henlin, at [email protected].

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