Newsmaker: 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.
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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