ENG @ 50
Moving Society Forward

Over the past 50 years, Boston University’s College of Engineering has grown from a small collection of unaccredited bachelor’s degree programs into one of the world’s finest training grounds for future engineers and a wellspring of leading edge technology. The College has seen dramatic increases not only in its size and scope of degree offerings, but also in the quality and impact of its educational and research programs. In just five decades, it has risen to become a national leader in experiential engineering education and in research fields as diverse as synthetic biology, nanotechnology and photonics, resulting in record levels of student applications, research funding and philanthropic support. Read more

Kevin "Kit" Parker (BME '89) is a professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Harvard University. He discussed his career path at the Boston University College of Engineering's 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2014.

Kathleen McLaughlin (ECE '87) is president of the Walmart Foundation. She discussed her career path at the Boston University College of Engineering's 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2014.

Amit Jain (ECE '85, '88) is the president, CEO and founder of Prysm, Inc. He discussed his career path at the Boston University College of Engineering's 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2014.

George Savage (BME '81) is the co-founder and chief medical officer of Proteus Digital Health. He discussed his career path at the Boston University College of Engineering's 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2014.

Kevin Knopp (ECE '94) is the co-founder and CEO of 908 Devices. He discussed his career path at the Boston University College of Engineering's 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2014.

Jennifer Gruber (AME, '99) is the leader of the Stowage Management Support Group at NASA. She discussed her career path at the Boston University College of Engineering's 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 19, 2014.