Alumni News

Manoj K. Choudhary, MS '76, is no stranger to the spotlight. He has many transformative achievements, made countless keynote addresses, and holds prestigious honors recognized globally. 

Ken-Tye Yong, PhD 2006, was elected as a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society’s recent Board of Directors meeting.

Carla Ng has been awarded a $500k NSF CAREER Award. She graduated from the University at Buffalo, CBE with a BS in 2001 and MS in 2003, before going to Northwestern University and receiving a PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2008. 
Junyi Liu received his master degree from the University at Buffalo in Chemical Engineering 2016 and his PhD in 2019. His thesis focused on solubility selective membranes for carbon capture.

Associate Professor Ken Tye Yong of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University is this year’s recipient of the Rosenhain Medal and Prize of the Council of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).

Alumni Profiles


Dr. Manoj K. Choudhary

President, MKC Innovations, LLC.
Senior Advisor for Strategic Affairs, Glass Service, A.s.
Adjunct Prof. Materials Science & Engineering, The Ohio State University
President, International Commission on Glass (2015-2018)