Alumni Notes

Hemchandra M. Shertukde (M.S., ’85; Ph.D. ’89 Electrical Engineering), has published his first book, entitled Transformers: Theory, Design and Practice with Practical Applications [ISBN 978-3-639-25244-6]. The book illustrates the current practices in the industry used by different manufacturers by considering case studies. Dr. Shertukde is a professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Hartford.

Clark Tucker (B.S. Computer Engineering ’91) is the President and CEO of Twin Oaks Computing, home of the leading small-footprint embedded communications middleware: CoreDX. CoreDX DDS is an implementation of the open standard Data Distribution Service that provides high-performance, low latency publish-subscribe data communications.

Martha Poulter (B.S. Computer Science ’88) was recently named Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for GE Capital. As CIO, she will be a key leader in shaping the company’s IT strategy in the new regulatory environment. Martha is responsible for further integrating the best of GE Capital’s IT applications, infrastructure and resources across all consumer and commercial platforms.

Jean Homere (B.S. Electrical Engineering ’93) was appointed as an Administrative Patent Judge at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO). Jean hears appeals pertaining to adverse decisions of patent examiners on patent applications in electrical, computing, and business methods disciplines. After graduating from UConn, he went on to work at PTO and obtained a M.S. in Information Systems (George Washington University), MLA (Marymount University) and a J.D. (George Mason University).

Johnny D. Carrier (B.S. Civil Engineering ’99) Vice President of J.F.C. Endeavors, Inc., Plainville, a division of By Carrier, Inc., was named one of the 2010 “40 Under Forty Winners” by the Hartford Business Journal.

Peter Linn (B.S. Chemical Engineering ’86) is Vice President and Business Development Manager for the General Insurance Customer Management team at Zurich in New York, NY. He previously was director of corporate customers and distribution management and risk engineering.

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