CMU-SV Spring Alumni Reunion

April 17, 2019

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CMU Silicon Valley

Join us for the inaugural CMU-SV Spring Alumni Reunion on Wednesday, April 17th 6:30-8:30 p.m. on campus in Building 23.



Welcome home- we've missed you!

With 17 years of graduates, it's time for a reunion. You've been asking for this chance to see your classmates, make new connections and hear from your faculty about up and coming research and news. We hear you...and can't wait to see you!

  • Hear the latest news from CMU-SV faculty

  • Reconnect with your classmates, faculty, and staff

  • Happy hour and non-alcoholic beverages will be served along with a variety of appetizers

  • “Class photos” with your friends

  • Swag tables- get your CMU swag on!

Schedule of events 

Welcome reception  

Jon Cagan, Interim Dean of the College of Engineering

CMU-SV State of the Union


7:20 - 7:40 p.m. in building 23, 109/110 


Stuart Evans, Distinguished Service Professor/Director Emirates-CMU i-Lab

Innovation that Matters

This talk will be in two parts. First, Professor Evans will give an update on the activities of the i-Lab and showcase some of the Emirates transformation projects. Second, he'll give an overview of his research on how companies are adapting to the next innovation cycle of 5G, Edge and IoT. I'll conclude with some thoughts on the state of the Valley.

7:30 - 7:50 p.m. in building 23, 118

Patrick Tague, Associate Research Professor
Smart Security for Smart IoT Devices
The MEWS group is making IoT devices more secure and user-friendly using embedded sensors, signal processing, and machine learning.  This talk will describe our new security protections for several scenarios including smart homes and connected vehicles.

7:50 - 8:10 p.m. in building 23, room 109/110

Robb Myer, Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Swartz Center of Entrepreneurship
Come get an update on what’s new at the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship.  We support Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni. The VentureBridge program focuses primarily on bridging alumni founders between Silicon Valley and Pittsburgh ecosystems.  There are many ways to get involved as a founder or mentor. 

8:10-8:30 p.m. in building 23, room 118

Software Engineering Faculty
Software Engineering Faculty
Beyond CMU MS-SE: Journey to Entrepreneurship

Dr. Cécile Péraire and Dr. Hakan Erdogmus will facilitate a session exploring the journey that some MS-SE students have taken to create their own business. The session will feature an alumnus, Ali Yousafzai, who graduated in 2017 and has just launched his brand new startup.


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