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Newsmaker: Ed Schlesinger

Ed Schlesinger, head of Carnegie Mellon’s electrical and computer engineering department, who recently launched a new dual degree program in engineering and business at the University of Porto in Portugal.

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Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, 8:34 p.m.
 

Ed Schlesinger

Noteworthy: Started a new double-degree graduate program in engineering and business at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Porto's Business School in Porto, Portugal.

Age: 54

Residence: Mt. Lebanon

Occupation: David Edward Schramm Memorial Professor and head of Carnegie Mellon University's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

Background: Since joining Carnegie Mellon in 1985, Schlesinger has gone on to direct the DARPA Center for Memory Intensive Self-Configuring Integrated Circuits (MISCIC) at Carnegie Mellon. He focuses his research on the fabrication and modeling of a wide variety of optical devices.

Education: Bachelor of Science in physics, University of Toronto, 1980; Master of Science in applied physics, California Institute of Technology, 1982; doctorate in applied physics, 1985, California Institute of Technology.

Quote: “We look forward to graduating individuals uniquely qualified for futures in both business and engineering.”

— Craig Smith

 

 
 


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