Births and Adoptions
Swati Raina (2012)

Swati Raina
Swati Raina MS '12 (CS) is delighted to announce the arrival of their son, Aayur, born in August 2023. Aayur has quickly become the heart and soul of their family's home, bringing joy and laughter into their lives in the most delightful way. Aayur, a tiny bundle of joy filled with curiosity, has already shown an adventurous spirit that turns ordinary moments into extraordinary memories. His twinkling eyes, heart-warming gummy smiles, infectious giggles, and sweet little coos have enchanted his family from the very beginning. With his contagious enthusiasm for discovering the world around him, Aayur has already captured the hearts of everyone around him. His family is thrilled to embark on this new journey of parenthood and cannot wait to explore the world with him by their side.
Submitted: 2024-03-11
Heather McAfee (2021)

Heather McAfee
Heather McAfee MS '21 (ISE) and husband, Hamied, welcomed twin boys, Nico and Roman, in March 2023.
Submitted: 2023-08-18
Michelle Kim (2011)

Michelle Kim
Michelle Cullen (née Kim) '11 (ISE) and husband Dallas Cullen welcomed their first child James in November 2022.
Submitted: 2023-08-18
Marv Novak (1963)

Marv Novak
Mary Novak '63 (EE) welcomed her second grandson, Lyle, born three years to the day after his brother, Lance. We are fortunate to celebrate both birthdays on March 1st and 4th.
Submitted: 2023-02-26
Norma Camacho (1998)

Norma Camacho '98 (CS), MS '12 (Astro) welcomed son, Francisco, in April 2004
Submitted: 2023-02-23
Amit Trisal (2011)

Amit Trisal MS '11 (EE) welcomed a dear baby girl, Iris, last year in the midst of the pandemic. She is doing well and likes to crawl everywhere.
Submitted: 2023-02-23
Ji Li (2018)

Ji Li PhD ’18 (Engineering) and Yanqing Yang MS ’19 (Education), welcomed a daughter, Suman.
Submitted: 2022-12-30
Brian Nielsen (2008)

Brian Nielsen
Brian Alan Nielsen, '08 (ISSM), his and wife Ginger, both welcomed a baby girl, Brooklyn Christine. She joins sisters Madelyn, Rosalyn, and Ashlyn.
Submitted: 2019-11-15
Robert Schmidt (2000)

Robert Knecht Schmidt '00 (ENG), MS '01 (ENG) and his wife Fei Li, welcomed a son, Lucas William.
Submitted: 2019-02-22
Karolynn (Bayaca) Roome (1999)

Karolynn (Bayaca) Roome, '99 BSBME and her husband Stephen Roome are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter Harper Joy, born in October of 2017. Harper joins a family of Trojans as her grandfather Rick Roome, '81 MSCS is also a graduate of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Submitted: 2018-02-15
Shshank Sharma (2004)

Shshank Sharma
Shshank Sharma, '04 MSEE, and his wife Manupriya, welcomed their son Ranveer Shshank Sharma on November 8, 2012.
Submitted: 2018-01-24
Shshank Sharma (2004)

Shshank Sharma
Shshank Sharma, '04 MSEE, and his wife Manupriya welcomed another son to their family, Zoraver Shshank Sharma on July 30, 2017.
Submitted: 2018-01-24
Mark Di Rocco (2005)

Mark Di Rocco '05 (ENG) and Jane Di Rocco, welcomed a son, Vincent Antonio Di Rocco on February 24, 2017.
Submitted: 2017-05-17
Cole Grundstedt (2003)

Cole Grundstedt '03 (ENG), and his wife Mary Meoli Grundstedt, recently welcomed their first child - a son named James Cole.
Submitted: 2017-05-17
Clint Sylvestre (2009)

Clint Sylvestre, '09 MS (ENG), and his wife Nereida welcomed their second child, a beautiful and healthy baby girl named Leah. Big brother Matthew, 4 years old, is also excited about the new addition.
Submitted: 2016-10-08
Ana Marisa Carlos (2006)

Florencio Carlos, '06 BS Electrical Engineering, and his wife Ana Marisa Carlos, '06 BS Chemical Engineering, welcomed their daughter Olivia Astrid on March 19, 2016.
Submitted: 2016-03-24
Steven Lucero (2006)

Steven Lucero, '06 BS Astronautics and Space Technology, and his wife Danielle Lucero, '08 MS Electrical Engineering, welcomed their daughter Olivia Leigh on July 7, 2015. Olivia joins her older sister Eva Lynn.
Submitted: 2015-08-07
Steve Brogan (2005)

Steve Brogan
Stephen Brogan, MS 2005 Engineering Management, and his wife welcomed a son, Wilson James Brogan, on May 23, 2015.
Submitted: 2015-07-20
Shelbun Cheng (2005)

Shelbun Cheng '05 (ENG) and Alina Bedrossian '06 (ENG), welcomes a son, Austen Bedrossian Cheng. Austen joins brother Maarten.
Submitted: 2015-03-02