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Submitted by Diana Knight on October 12, 2022 - 5:02pm
I-5 and Downtown Seattle from a southeastern perspective, at night

What will our recent graduates be doing when they leave the UW? We look forward to expanding this page quarter by quarter!

Content will be added on this page as students graduate, so check back periodically! Last update: 10/13/2022

Progyateg Chakma, Ph.D. is going to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for a position as a postdoctoral research associate. Progyateg conducted postdoctoral training with Prof. Matt Golder from August 2020 through January 2023.

Peter Defnet (Ph.D. 2021) is now a process engineer at Intel.

S. Elizabeth Harman (Ph.D. 2022) is a radiochemist at TerraPower Isotopes.

Ulri Lee (Ph.D. 2022) is starting postdoctoral studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and will be funded as an MIT Engineering Excellence Fellow!

Calvin Leonen (Ph.D. 2021) now works as a postdoctoral associate with Professor Hironori Funabiki at the Rockefeller University.

Yue Liu (Ph.D. 2022) accepted a position with Google as a software engineer.

Yun (Demi) Liu (Ph.D. 2021) is now an associate at McKinsey and Company where she advises and supports clients to create sustainable impact in advanced electronics, healthcare, and telecommunication.

Alexis Mills (Ph.D. 2022) accepted a position with Microsoft as a machine learning engineer II.

Nayon Park (Ph.D. 2022) is a scientist at Nanosys.

Kendahl Walz Mitra (Ph.D. 2023) will be joining the Boston Consultant Group as a consultant.

Jitkanya (Jenn) Wong (Ph.D. 2022) is starting a new role as a senior process engineer for Noise Figure Research / Meta.

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See also Alumni Updates from 2022.