Welcome Back ECE Alumni!


October 10, 2014

Carnegie Mellon University invites exploration of innovation during this year's Cèilidh Weekend. From department anniversaries to artistic performances and recognition of outstanding alumni, Cèilidh is about visiting family and friends and honoring Tartan pride. As part of Cèilidh Weekend, Carnegie Mellon University’s Alumni Association Board of Directors will present theAnnual Alumni Awards. This year, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has two winners:

  • Dr. John Cohn (E’91) will receive the CMU Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award
  • Bowei Gai (E ’06, ’07) will receive a CMU Recent Alumni Award

More information on their accomplishments can be found here.

In addition, other highlights from the weekend include:

  • Alumni Awards Ceremony & Reception in Kresge Theatre & Great Hall, College of Fine Arts The CMU Alumni Association will honor outstanding contributions by alumni, students and faculty to the university and the world at large at this university-wide celebration. The event is sold out.
  • School of Drama Performance: "Seven Guitars" in Philip Chosky Theatre, Purnell Center for the Arts Pittsburgh-born August Wilson's "Seven Guitars" shines a light on the African American male's fight for identity and self-worth in the face of societal and personal obstacles.
  • Cohon University Center Expansion Celebration in tent, near Cohon University Center CircleStudent performers and members of the university community will celebrate the coming of 62,000 square feet of additional space to the CUC. Visit the CUC Addition website to learn more.
  • Scotch'n'Soda's 7th Annual Charity Cabaret in Rangos Hall, Cohon University Center Proceeds will benefit the Alumni Theater Company, a Pittsburgh based nonprofit organization bringing theater to young artists growing up in an urban environment.
  • President's Address in Rangos Hall, Cohon University Center Join Dr. Subra Suresh for the President's Address to learn what lies ahead for CMU.
  • Carnegie Mellon Symphony Orchestra in Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland Under the direction of guest conductor Barry Douglas, the CMU Philharmonic performs Haydn's Symphony No. 88, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring Douglas as soloist, and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4.

Story originally published at here.


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