MAE *GS Alumni Panel Seminar and Lunch
Department: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Location: Engineering Quadrangle J223
Date/Time: Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Following the success of last year's alumni career panel, the MAE Grad Committee has scheduled this year's panel for Friday, May 31, at 12:30 pm in the faculty lounge (J223). This year, we are fortunate to have invited four MAE grad alumni from various fields and who are at different points in their career. Please join us for an open panel discussion (and lunch) for all your questions about job-seeking, networking, work-life balance, the real world, etc. Lunch will be served.
Emily Hampp (Paetzell) received her PhD from Princeton in 2011, and currently works as a project engineer for Stryker, a leading medical technology company.
Charles Kalmbach *72 received his BS and PhD from Princeton, followed by a JD at UPenn, and most recently, an MDiv degree from the Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS). He has worked as a consultant at various companies, including Boeing and McKinsey, and was Global Managing Partner at Accenture before taking the helm of DBM, Inc. as CEO before retiring in 2006. He has also served as the Chief Administrative Officer for Princeton, and currently serves as the Director of the School of Christian Vocation and Mission at PTS.
Manny Stockman *09 has worked for Lockheed Martin for the last few years. He began as a senior aeronautical engineer for Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, and most recently has moved to Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Laboratories.
Barry Zhang received his PhD in 1994 and started a fiber component company, Princeton Optics, Inc, in the Princeton area around the time of graduation. The company was acquired by ADC Telecommunications in 1998. He worked for ADC as an engineering director to grow the New Jersey operation until the partial collapse of the telecom industry in 2000. After a short stint with another photonics start up as VP engineering he cofounded Princetel, a fiber rotary joint maker, again in the Princeton area. The company has three dozen people now and is located in Hamilton Township in a pre-certified LEED Gold building. He is now the president and is mainly responsible for optical design, marketing, and business development. He is a strong advocate for sustainable business practice and socially responsible business culture.