Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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2016 Homecoming Alumni Award Winners

Greg Joswiak
Greg Joswiak (BSE CE ’86), CoE Alumni Society Merit Award - CSE
Vice President of Apple Product Marketing
Apple Inc.
Meera Sampath
Meera Sampath (PhD EE:S ’95), CoE Alumni Society Merit Award - ECE
Vice President for Innovation and Business Transformation, Xerox, Corp.
Michael Stonebraker
Michael Stonebraker (MSE EE ’66, PhD CICE ’71), CoE Alumni Medal Award
researcher, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), MIT
David Tarver
W. David Tarver (BSE MSE EE '75, '76), CoE Alumni Society Service Award
Lecturer, Center for Entrepreneurship; Founder, Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative

Homecoming 2016 - October 21–22

Register for the Michigan Engineering North Campus events     

Visit this link to sign up for such events as the Alumni Awards Dinner, Go Blue Tailgate, Eda U. Gerstacker Grove Dedication Ceremony, and North Campus Amazing Race!

EECS Homecoming WEEK

Family Fun Night (REGISTER)

Friday, October 14, 6:00–9:00 p.m., EECS Atrium

ECE is hosting its second outreach/alumni event for the entire family. More than 500 attended in 2015!

Career Panel for Students (REGISTER)

Thursday, October 20 (5:30-6:30pm), 1500 EECS

At this annual event, returning alumni will speak to EECS students about their career paths, and answer questions from the students.

More information about the panelists.

Lunch with alumni, students, faculty, staff (REGISTER)

Friday, October 21, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Tishman Hall, Beyster Bldg

Lunch with returning alumni and our award winners in Beyster.

Talk by Meera Sampath, CoE Alumni Society Merit Award Winner for ECE

The Art & the Science of Innovation - Journey of a Corporate Innovator

Meera Sampath

Friday, October 21, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., 1500 EECS

Sampath (PhD EE:S ’95) is Vice President for Innovation and Business Transformation for Xerox, Corp. In 2009, she became the first director of Xerox’s Research Innovation Hub in India where she was responsible for overseeing its creation as well as guiding its research agenda and establishing Open Innovation partnerships. She is a leader in defining Xerox Innovation Group’s expansion strategy in emerging markets. Meera’s dissertation helped launch a new area of research – the diagnosis of discrete event systems. 


Talk by Michael Stonebraker, CoE Alumni Society Medal Award Winner

The Land Sharks are on the Squawk Box

Michael Stonebraker

Friday, October 21, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., 1013 Dow

Michael Stonebraker (MSE EE ’66, PhD CICE ’71) invented many of the concepts that are used in almost all modern database management systems and founded multiple successful database companies based on his pioneering work. He received the Turing Award "for fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems."  

Questions? Please contact:
ECE - Catharine June at cmsj@umich.edu (734-936-2965)
CSE - Steve Crang at scrang@umich.edu (734-763-9996)