Information for Alumni
Get Involved with our department!
There are numerous ways you can get involved with and help out the CSE department. One big way is to attend the Alumni Conference. Other ways include working with Capstone Projects, Speaking to classes, Helping with Yield and more. We have more ideas here for your consideration.
CEC Advisory Council
CEC and ECE Alumni Conference
Recognized for their leadership in the workplace and within their communities, alumni from the College of Engineering and Computing (the artist formally named the School of Engineering and Applied Science) measure their success by their education and by their contributions to the world in which we live. We are grateful for their inspiration and their continued commitment to excellence.
Juan Gilbert (CSE) 1991
"If you could build a system that resulted in world peace, but no one could use it … it would be useless. Usability matters."
Juan Gilbert is the T-SYS Distinguished Professor in the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department and a Center for Governmental Services Fellow at Auburn University where he directs the Human Centered Computing Lab. He is the inventor of Applications Quest, an innovative data mining and analysis tool used to process applications for university admissions. He also created Prime III, an electronic voting system that allows everyone equal access to voting. Dr. Gilbert is Professor and Chair of the Human Centered Computing Division in the School of Computing at Clemson University.
In November, 2011, Gilbert was a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. He was one of nine recognized by the White House in 2011 for his "commitment to education and innovation" and for "playing a crucial role in the development of our 21st century workforce" (President Obama).
Dwight Merriman (CSE) 1990
Dwight Merriman is an Internet entrepreneur in New York City.In 1995, he co-founded DoubleClick and served as its CTO for 10 years. He was the architect of the DoubleClick ad serving infrastructure, DART, which still serves billions of ads per day.
Merriman has helped found several startups in New York including Gilt Groupe and The Business Insider. He is CEO of 10gen, which is sponsor of the open source MongoDB project.
Dwight and Jodi Merriman graciously provided an endowment that supports the Dwight and Jodi Merriman Lab for the Computer Science and Software Engineering students in the new engineering building.
Louise Morman (CSE) 1975
"I attribute the successes throughout my eclectic career to the critical thinking skills I learned in the systems analysis program at Miami University. It was an amazing foundation that encouraged me to be curious and a lifelong learner."
Louise Morman is currently a certified executive coach, management consultant, and eldercare advocate. Prior to starting her own business, she had a long and successful career as a senior management executive for three major energy companies. In her most recent position as the senior vice president, marketing and economic development for the New York Power Authority, she was the chief marketing/customer officer for the multi-billion dollar entity.
As well as being an instructor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Morman has recently been appointed as the Executive Director of the Miami University School of Engineering and Applied Science Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute.