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  • Electrical Engineer
    Professor of Electrical Engineering
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    CO, United States
    I'm an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
  • Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineer
    James M & Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY, United States
    I am an assistant professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. My ambition has never been to be a professor, but I would like to make a difference and contribute back to society. Teaching and undergraduate education are a way to accomplish this
  • Computer Engineer
    Computer Engineer
    Harvard University
    MA, United States

    I am now an associate professor of computer science at Harvard University, in our division of engineering and applied sciences. However, the road I took to get here was hardly a straight and planned one! I grew up in a small town in rural, upstate, N.Y., I like to describe it as a place with ...
  • Civil Engineer
    President and Chief Executive Officer and Principal
    Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.
    Cle Elum, WA, United States
    I am the President and CEO of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc., a 100% woman-owned and an international management consulting firm. In 2004 I was the first woman President of the American Society of Civil Engineers in its 152 year history at that time. From 2006-2012, I served on the US National ...
  • Mechanical Engineer
    Mechanical Engineering Professor
    Stanford University
    CA, United States
    I am an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. The focus of my teaching is on engineering design for undergraduate and graduates students. Engineering design involves creating solutions to human needs. These may be needs such as cleaner automobiles, affordable assistive devices for the disabled, or reusable solid rocket boosters for the space shuttle.
  • Software Engineer
    Software Engineer
    Independent Researcher and Consultant
    NJ, United States
    I grew up in the Bronx, New York, attending public schools. Luckily, after successfully completing an entrance exam, I attended the Bronx High School of Science, where about one-fourth of the students were female. After high school, I went to the State University of New York in Binghamton, where I ...
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineer
    Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineer
    The Aerospace Corporation
    CA, United States
    I have been at The Aerospace Corporation for eighteen years and am currently a project manager working on the design and development of the Space Based Infrared Satellite System. My responsibilities include the software that operates and navigates the satellite. It is an exhilarating and ...
  • Chemical Engineer
    Chemical Engineer
    United Technologies Research Center
    CT, United States
    I am a Group Leader at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) in Connecticut, where I am the manager of a group of 15-20 scientists, engineers, technicians, and student interns. I've worked on exciting projects ranging from fuel cells and hydrogen storage, to CO2 removal for space suits, destruction of refrigerants, and biotechnology.
  • Mechanical Engineer
    Professor Emeritus
    Carleton University
    Molnlycke, (International), Sweden
    I am a Professor Emeritus from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a Commissioner with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. My research interests are in numerical simulation of manufacturing processes such as welding and more recently in biomedical materials. I have also ...
  • Electrical Engineer
    Patent Engineer - Asset Protection & Licensing
    Durham, NC, United States
  • Software Engineer
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    MA, United States
    I am a professor of computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My research and teaching are focused on how to make better software. Software has now become an essential part of many things we do, from interacting with the bank, to electronic commerce, and it is critical that the software behave properly.
  • Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineer
    Biomedical Engineer
    University of Florida
    FL, United States
    I am a professor and chair of the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at University of Florida.
  • Mechanical Engineer
    Johns Hopkins University
    United States
    I am a professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. In my job as a professor I teach undergraduate and graduate classes in basic heat transfer, thermodynamics, advanced convection, conduction and radiation, aerospace systems and HVAC. I also established the Heat Transfer Laboratory where I work with my students on problems in the field of heat transfer enhancement, electrohydrodynamics, boiling in microgravity under the influence of electric fields, thermoacoustics, visualization and optical tomography. More information on my research is available on my webpage http://titan.me.jhu.edu/~htl/htl.html
  • Electrical Engineer
    Electrical Engineer
    Oregon State University
    Corvallis, OR, United States
    I am an assistant professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at Oregon State University (OSU). I teach classes in power electronics and power systems, and fundamental circuits and systems. I am also conducting research on power electronic converters, power quality, adjustable speed drive (ASD) ride-through and investigating and mitigating the adverse effects of applying ASDs to ac motors.
  • Materials Engineer
    Materials Engineer
    Northwestern University
    IL, United States

    Hello, my name is Julia Weertman, and I'm a professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Northwestern University. Our campus is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, just north of Chicago. I teach one course each quarter and head an active research group ...
  • Mechanical Engineer
    Director of Stream Strategy
    Eastman Chemical Company
    TN, United States
    Hi, my name is Stacey Swisher Harnetty. I am a mechanical engineer working for Eastman Chemical Company. Eastman Chemical Company employs about 14,000 people around the world. The Tennessee facility that I work at contains all the equipment required to convert raw materials into hundreds of ...
  • Civil Engineer
    Vice President, Landfill Projects Group
    SCC Americas
    Houston, TX, United States
    I work with chemical plants and manufacturing facilities to help them determine what they should do with the waste products they create. I manage their accounts and serve as a liaison between BFI and the customer for any issue that may arise.
  • Environmental Engineer
    Environmental Engineer
    University of Maryland
    MD, United States
    I am currently chair of the Department of Meteorology at the University of Maryland. Meteorology is applied physics/engineering. My specialty, numerical weather prediction (the computer modeling of the atmosphere), allows me to work in science and to do something useful to mankind at the same time.
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineer
    Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineer
    Duke University
    NC, United States
    Missy Cummings received her B.S. in Mathematics from the United States Naval Academy in 1988 and her M.S. in Space Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1994. She spent ten years in the Navy and was one of the Navy's first female fighter pilots. While in the Navy, she also ...
  • Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineer
    Biomedical Engineer
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD, United States
    I am an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University.