Discover Where Your Degree Can Take You: Alumni Profiles

Posted: March 1, 2021

Are you curious about what position titles are related to your major? What about the skills needed to be successful in a certain engineering role? If you are asking yourself these questions, look no further than the newly updated alumni success stories on the ECS website! These stories highlight the accomplishments of our College of Engineering alumni and showcase potential engineering career paths. Each alum’s position responsibilities, the skills/abilities that are required for the job, and personal advice for those pursuing the same engineering major are emphasized in the success stories.

From consulting roles to performing research, the alumni success stories present a wide array of experiences that can help you better understand what career opportunities are possible after graduation. Some of these experiences consist of our alumni obtaining one or two more degrees or advancing to another position that allowed them to get where they are today. Often times there are multiple paths to a certain career--you just have to know our options!

View the alumni success stories for the various engineering fields by clicking on the major area below. A quick glance of the featured position titles are also listed under each engineering area.

Aerospace Engineering and Aviation

System Reliability Engineer | Program Manager | HPC Engineer | Pilot - First Officer | Trajectory Analysis Engineer | Aerospace Engineer | Aircraft Systems Integration Leader

Biomedical Engineering

Production Quality Engineer | Production Planning Engineer | Clinical Research Associate | Vehicle Safety Performance Integration Engineer | Machining Operations Supervisor | Senior Product Development Leader

Chemical Engineering

Industrial Services Engineer | Consulting Engineer | Associate Engineer | Applied R&D Engineer | Production Engineer | Manufacturing Technology Engineer | Senior Business Advisor

Civil Engineering

Project Engineer/Architect | Water Engineer | Assistant Engineer | Water Resource Staff Designer II | Project Manager | Assistant Project Manager | Bridge Engineer | Research Scientist

Computer Science & Engineering

Product Engineering & Development – LDP | Program Manager | Software Engineer | Software Development Engineer | Senior IT Manager-Data Governance | Senior Software Development Engineer | Senior Technical Consultant

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Associate Systems Engineer | RF Systems Engineer | Process/Equipment Engineer | Electrical Engineer | Product Development Engineer | Director of Advanced Programs | Reliability and Failure Analysis Director

Engineering Physics

Research Associate- Data Science | Software Engineer II | Laser Systems Engineer | Director of Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Design Engineer | Technology Consultant | Senior Staff Engineer and Deputy Project Manager | Process Engineer

Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Manufacturing Supply Chain Associate | Water Resources Engineer | Process Engineer | Environmental Engineer | Technology Consulting Manager | Process Analyst | Biomedical Engineering Manager

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Senior Instock Manager | Industrial Engineer | Business Analyst | Reliability Engineer | Continuous Improvement Manager

Materials Science & Engineering

Supply Chain Rotational Analyst - Process Engineer | Supplier Operations Engineer | Additive Manufacturing Engineer | Manager-Applications Metallurgical & Development Labs | Materials Research Engineer | Senior Scientist

Mechanical Engineering

Powertrain & Electrification Systems and Controls Engineer | Design Engineer | Systems Analysis Engineer | HDE II Mechanical | Assembly Systems Engineer | Refining Area Engineering Supervisor | Product Development Engineer | Team Lead & Senior Engineer | Sand Control Engineer | Project Executive

Welding Engineering

Product Specialist | Production Supervisor | Welding Engineer | Research Engineer I | Senior Engineer | Program Manager

If you are looking to explore additional career paths of Ohio State engineering alumni, utilize the LinkedIn Alumni Tool. The Alumni Tool allows to you see where Ohio State alumni are living, working, and what position titles they hold. This a great resource to explore the engineering field as you might find interest in an engineering position that you initially would not have known about!

Do you know an Ohio State engineering alum that would be interested in sharing their success story on our webpage? If so, share this online survey!

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