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Births and Adoptions
Brian Nielsen (2008)
Brian Alan Nielsen, '08 (ISSM), his and wife Ginger, both welcomed a baby girl, Brooklyn Christine. She joins sisters Madelyn, Rosalyn, and Ashlyn.
Robert Schmidt (2000)   Robert Knecht Schmidt '00 (ENG), MS '01 (ENG) and his wife Fei Li, welcomed a son, Lucas William.
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Marriages and Commitments
Mario Didonna (2011)
Mario Didonna, '11 (ENG) is married to Rosaly Consolacion.
Leslie Koehn Haughom (2011)
Leslie Koehn, ’11 (BSME) and Matthew Haughom, ’07 (BS CSCE), were married on July 22nd, 2017 at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Colorado surrounded by friends (many of them Trojans) and family. Koehn and Haughom met at Mammoth Mountain while skiing with friends from USC.
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Career News
Edwin Siswanto (1996)   Edwin Siswanto ’96 MS (ISE) was promoted to Lippo Cikarang Tbk Procurement Division Head on November 15, 2019. Siswanto is overseeing the Corporate Purchasing Department, Project Purchasing Department, and Major Bulk Material Purchase Department for Meikarta mega real estate development project in East Jakarta. Lippo Group (whose Chairman, Mr.
Russell M. Cummings (1988)
Russell M. Cummings, '88 PhD, will receive the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Pendray Aerospace Literature Award for 2020 at the AIAA SciTech Meeting in Orlando Florida in January 2020.
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Catching Up
Abdulhafie (Ed) Elhaderi (1982)
Abdulhafie (Ed) Elhaderi, Ph.D. '82 (ENG), is the author of "Nomadic Soul", a memoir in which he recalls his journey from his tiny and isolated village in the Libyan Sahara to America.
Suresh Ramaswamy (1989)
Suresh Ramaswamy, MS '89 (ENG), is the author of "Just Be: Transform Your Life and Live as Infinity", a bestseller about personal transformation, that has been honored with the prestigious Nautilus Book Award and the International Soul-Bridge Body-Mind-Spirit Book Award.
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Educational News
John Schwartz III (2018)
John (Trey) Schwartz III, 18 (ENG) and Serena Zheng, 18 (LAS), received their white coats in September at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.
Avery McEvoy (2017)   Avery McEvoy, '17 BSCEE, is currently pursuing a master's degree in Atmosphere/Energy at Stanford University. She is expected to graduate in March of 2019.
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In Memoriam
John J. Vranich (1991)
John J. Vranich, MS ’91 EE, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on May 17, 2019. Beloved husband of Heidi Simpson-Vranich and loving father of Caleb Vranich. John is the son of Dorothy C.
Richard S. Bucy (2019)
Richard S. Bucy, professor of Aerospace Engineering, passed away at his Redondo Beach home on November 2, 2019. Richard was born July 20, 1935 in Washington D.C. to Marie Glinke and Richard Evans.
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