Alumni Stories


Being an Oredigger is something that sticks with us – starting with the M climb, to the journey from academics to career.

To all our alumni, we hope this page will be a culmination of stories from past, present and future.

You can peruse alumni stories by clicking each Oredigger’s image below.

If you are interested in being featured on this page as a fellow alumni, please reach out to

Meet Chemical and Biological Engineering Oredigger Alumni

Remembering an Oredigger

Wiltsey, Kathleen

Kathleen Wiltsey ’77
Biotechnology Company Executive

McCloskey, Bryan

Bryan McCloskey ’03
Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Schuster, Sara

Sara Schuster ’15
Resident in Family Medicine

Mehta, jay

Ajay Mehta PhD ’96
Leader in Energy

Aman, Zach

Zach Aman ’09, PhD ’12
Entrepreneur and Professor

Rueff, Roger

Roger Rueff ’78, MS ’83, PhD ’85

Alumni Leading the Oredigger Classroom

Remembering an Oredigger

Golden, John

John Golden
Professor, Director of Research Services, Dean of the Graduate School, and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Rachel Morrish ’04
Teaching Professor, Assistant Department Head 

Charles Vestal ’62, MS ’69, PhD ’73
Professor Emeritus

Tracy Gardner ’96, ’98
Teaching Professor

Barbari, Tim

Timothy Barbari ’79
Professor, Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies

Bruce Palmer (Metallurgical Engineering ’68)
Adjunct Professor

Amadeu Sum ’95, MS ’96