Apprenticed to Study Manufacturing Defects–A Graduate School Story

  In the Fall of 1988 I started my PhD studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Soon, I began to have an inkling of why Professor Wojciech Maly had invited me to be his student. Attending the weekly research group meeting exposed me to the thesis topics of the other students….

Worthy of a Henry

This was originally penned in 2010, and revised for The Engineers’ Daughter, I wrote this story and posted it on my company’s social media site. As I hung up the phone with Salem, my friend and colleague, the beginning of a notion stirred in my mind. His year had been hard–full of personal loss–and with…