Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome BME Alumni & Friends!

You may have left campus, but your connection to CMU BME doesn’t end. You'll always be an integral part of our BME community. Carnegie Mellon University has a rich history of innovating engineering solutions to biomedical problems through the biomedical engineering (BME) department and our predecessor programs, and have produced a large number of outstanding alumni. We encourage you to make the most of your CMU BME network and welcome you to use the following two resources to continue making those lasting connections.

  • Please contact us using this webpage. We’d love to hear from you and learn how you’re continuing to make an impact that matters in your career and community.
  • We are updating our LinkedIn BME Group to better engage our BME community members. Your shared experiences would play an important role in promoting personal and professional growth and lifelong learning for our online community.

You are a critical member of this vibrant and growing community for life. Your participation and support will make an impact on the future of medicine and healthcare through engineering innovation.

BME Alumni Advisory Council Members

Kelly Collier
Associate Product Manager, UPMC Enterprises
BS in Materials Science and Engineering with an Additional Major in Biomedical Engineering, Minor in Business Administration, 2011
 
John Desjardins
Robert B. and Susan B. Hambright Leadership Professor, Clemson University
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Option in Biomedical Engineering, 1992
 
Arielle Drummond
Regulatory Affairs Manager, LivaNova 
PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2008
 
Denver Faulk
Biocompatibility Engineer, Philips
BS in Chemical Engineering with an Additional Major in Biomedical Engineering, 2008
John Pacella
Interventional Cardiologist, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh 
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Option in Biomedical Engineering, 1990
 
Lisa Plimpton
Senior Director, US Digital Strategy & Engagement Lead, Alexion Pharmaceuticals 
BS in Chemical Engineering with an Additional Major in Biomedical Engineering, 2009
 
Jerald Redmond
Senior Engineering Program Manager & Technical Fellow, Medtronic Spine & Biologics
MS in Bioengineering, 2000, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2007
 
Anita Shukla
Assistant Professor of Engineering, Brown University
BS in Chemical Engineering with an Additional Major in Biomedical Engineering, 2006