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Births and Adoptions
Heather McAfee (2021) Heather McAfee
Heather McAfee MS '21 (ISE) and husband, Hamied, welcomed twin boys, Nico and Roman, in March 2023.
Michelle Kim (2011) Michelle Kim
Michelle Cullen (née Kim) '11 (ISE) and husband Dallas Cullen welcomed their first child James in November 2022.
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Marriages and Commitments
William Clontz (2018) William Clontz
William Clontz '18 (AME) and Katelyn Clontz '18 (ME) were married in May 2022. Ivan Fuentes '18 (ME) and Alex Ramirez BS '18 (BME) were groomsmen. Shelby Simonich '18 (Dornsife) and Cady Gooding '18 (AME) were bridesmaids.
John-James Tesoriero (2018) John-James Tesoriero
John-James Tesoriero MS '18 (CEE), married husband, Sean, on August 21, 2022, in Beacon, NY surrounded by loving family and friends. They begun dating soon after John-James received their Master's degree from USC in 2018, after moving back to NYC.
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Career News
Cenk Temizel (2005) Cenk Temizel
Cenk Temizel MS '05 (CEMS) has been awarded the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional Reservoir Description and Dynamics Award.
Andrew Emery (2005)   Colonel Andrew Emery MS \'05 (ISE) retired from the US Space Force after more than 24 years of active duty. Col Emery served as a program manager, engineer and space operator in a variety of space mission areas: GPS, space domain awareness, special programs, and missile warning, tracking and surveillance.
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Catching Up
John Edwards (1976) John Edwards
John Edwards '76 (CEE) began his career with a satirical piece in the October 1975 USC Engineer, leading to a role in the Space Shuttle program. Transitioning to the USAF Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC) in 1979, he spent three decades there.
Gary Landis (1980)   Gary Landis MS '80 (EE) received his BS in Chemistry at UC Irvine in 1976 before coming to USC. Landis worked in the motion picture industry in special effect on the movie "Startrek" where he helped build the Enterprise Set.
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Educational News
Joseph Gutheinz (1984) Joseph Gutheinz
Joe Gutheinz MS '84 (ISE) began his studies towards a PhD in Criminal Justice from Liberty University in 1993 while serving as the general partner of his own law firm. Joe is the father of six sons, thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild and has previously earned six college degrees, eight teaching credentials and ten law licenses.
Aqsa Fulara (2017) Aqsa Fulara
Aqsa Fulara MS '17 (ISE) recently completed their Stanford Ignite Executive Certification, where they gained practical experience to turn ideas into products and build successful ventures. Aqsa also pivoted from technical consulting into product management for SaaS B2B products working in Google Cloud.
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In Memoriam
Luiz Barroso (1996) Luiz  Barroso
Luiz André Barroso '96 PhD (Computer Engineering), a revered computer scientist, passed away on September 16th, 2023, at the age of 59. His pioneering work in multi-core CPUs and energy-efficient server design at Google shaped the foundation of modern computer architecture and hyperscale technology.
Richard Bedrosian (1961)   Richard Arra Bedrosian '61 BS (EE), passed away on August 27, 2023.
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