Magnet Alumni News: Summer 2016
Headlines and milestones from Magnet alumni:
Lorrie Cranor '89 recently spoke to Wired about How Even the FTC's Lead Technologist Can Get Hacked.
A graduate student working under Robert Pless '90 at Washington University in St. Louis created TraffickCam, an app to crowd source the creation of a continually updated index of the appearance of hotel rooms to support investigations of sex trafficking. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Hormuzd Katki '92 published an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) about an individualized, risk-based approach to screening current and former smokers for the early detection of lung cancer. (Targeted Oncology)
Dan Bergstralh '93 has joined the faculty at the University of Rochester as an Assistant Professor of Biology, after completing post-doctoral research at the University of Cambridge under a Marshal Sherfield Fellowship.
Gautam Mukunda '97 wrote in the Harvard Business Review about The Values Crisis Shaking the Republican Party.
Jonah Berger '98 has published a new book, Invisible Influence, about the hidden social factors that shape our behavior.
Sherman Leung '12 was named a KPCB Fellow at Mango Health this summer.
Alumni stories in this newsletter:
Quantum Materials: Jon Simon '00 is a Physics Professor at the University of Chicago
Neuroscience Data: Bingni Wen Brunton '02 is a Biology Professor at the University of Washington
BoostMySchool: Holman Gao '08 developed a fundraising app for the Foundation
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