Alumni-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni stories and successes inspire the MCS community. We welcome your visits to campus and news of your professional successes.

MCS alumni have diverse careers leading them to many disciplines, countries, and industries. Here we share the most recent profiles from Science Connection magazine and stories of alumni in the news. We hope you'll return to campus to reconnect with past mentors and current students to share your story as well. If you have news that you'd like to share, or would like to find out what's going on with your fellow MCS alumni, visit our News & Notes page.


photo of Daniel SiegwartCancer Breakthrough

Daniel Siegwart and his team have developed a synthetic polymer that targets lung cancer cells

Carnegie Mellon Today, December 2016


photo of Brenna ArgallAutonomous Wheelchair Improves Patient Mobility

Brenna Argall works to improve the quality of life of individuals with severe disabilities

Carnegie Mellon Today, October 2016


photo of Amit SrivastavaImproving Global Health One Shot At A Time

Amit Srivastava is working to bring an afforable pneumonia vaccine to the developing world

Carnegie Mellon Today, October 2016


photo of Aaron MitchellInfection Rejection

Aaron Mitchell's research could help thwart deadly infections

Carnegie Mellon Today, July 2016


Loyal Scot

  • Biological Sciences alumna Kelsey Murray (S’11) was named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network.
  • The National Science Foundation awarded Graduate Research Fellowships to alumnae Stacey Chin (S'13), Laura Filliger (S'13) and Shaina Mitchell (S'14).
  • The New York Hall of Science named Physics alumna Deren Guler (S'09, A'12) its inaugural Design Fellow.
  • The American Chemical Society’s Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry presented Chemistry alumna Jill Millstone (S'03) with the 2015 Unilever Award for Outstanding Young Investigator in Colloid and Surfactant Science.
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