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What's next for the Class of 2017: Elizabeth 'Biz' Hartman

Elizabeth 'Biz' Hartman

Class of 2017, Carmel, Indiana

Payoff: Associate engineer for process automation ArcelorMittal in Burns Harbor, IN

Education: Bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering technology and computer and information technology.

Job duties: Focus on real-time computer control and monitoring of steel mill processes and engineering duties. Some of these duties include software development; system, sub-system, and production support; and coordinating new technology research and development with other departments.

What's next for the Class of 2017: McKenna Haradine

McKenna Haradine

Class of 2017, Three Rivers, Michigan

Payoff: Designer with Allison Transmission in Speedway, IN

Education: Bachelor’s degree in virtual product integration with a minor in management from the Krannert School of Management

Job duties: Use NX to help design and edit parts for existing and new products, and work closely with other designers and engineers to get products produced.

What's next for the Class of 2017: Abhishek Balaji

Abhishek Balaji

Class of 2017, Singapore

Payoff: Associate Product Manager for Salesforce in San Francisco, CA

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer and information technology with a minor in management from the Krannert School of Management.

Job duties: Leverage market analysis, competitive understanding, and customer research to define the roadmap for the product.

What's next for the Class of 2017: Maryam Bacchus

Maryam Bacchus

Class of 2017, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Payoff: Junior Product Manager for ZapLabs, San Francisco, CA

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer graphics technology with a minor in computer networking and information technology

Job duties: Creating product requirements, developing wireframes/mockups, and working with design and engineering teams to manage details.

Kirby paper honored at homeland security symposium

Adam Kirby, who graduated with a PhD in Technology in May, was honored for his research at the recent IEEE Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security.

Kirby’s paper titled “Active Shooter Mitigation for Gun-Free Zones” placed second among all papers in the Attack and Disaster Preparation, Recovery, and Response category. The category had more than 30 entrants from around the world.