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Colin Parris, Ph.D., vice president for software research at GE Global Research, got his baccalaureate degree from Howard University in 1985. Since 2014, he has led software, systems, and analytic experts researching ways that data can impact industry, placing him at the forefront of GE's transformation into a digital industrial company.
Pedro Pastrana-Camacho was about 10 years old when he started playing the cuatro Puertoriqueño, the national instrument of Puerto Rico.Three and a half years ago, Pedro joined General Electric (GE) and translated his skills in computer science into a whole new career. Sep 21, 2016 - 9:03:20 AM
Janeen Uzzell started with an engineering education--a mechanical engineering degree from North Carolina A&T State University coupled with an M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Little did she know that her field would open a range of possibilities in organizing projects in healthcare. Sep 21, 2016 - 8:39:09 AM
Brett Matthews was nearing the end of his Ph.D., but most post-grad opportunities he saw were in academia, laboratories, or Wall Street. Brett wanted a job where he could do machine learning and signal processing, apply it to real problems and have the freedom to try new things. He didn't think such a job existed, but that's exactly what his job at GE turned out to be.
Did you know a verse of the Star Spangled Banner celebrates the death of escaped slaves who fought in the War of 1812? In a 15-minute documentary, Morgan State University students tell the story of the national anthem's problematic inspiration and history. Aug 30, 2016 - 12:41:20 PM
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Wanda Q. Draper as its new Executive Director. Aug 25, 2016 - 4:18:51 PM
Career Communications Group BEYA STEM Conference Alumni and AMIE (Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering) are contributing $10,000 to the College of Engineering at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Aug 24, 2016 - 1:28:33 PM
The National GEM Consortium held its 40th-anniversary conference and gala August 2016. The milestone conference highlighted the success of GEM at the masters and doctoral levels in engineering and science. Read Hispanic Engineer magazine's interview with a GEM alum at GE. Aug 22, 2016 - 9:54:37 AM
France Córdova, 68, is the eldest of 12 children of a Mexican-American father and Irish-American mother. Early on, she summoned the courage to take the path less traveled. She never looked back. And why should she, given that it has led her to one of the most influential science posts on Earth? Aug 22, 2016 - 8:27:02 AM
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