Alumni Mission Statement

Mission Statement
Board Members

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Alumni Advisory Board is to provide critical and supportive advice to assist the UCLA Electrical Engineering Department in enhancing its leadership role in education and research. The Board helps foster a sense of community among the Department’s Alumni, and helps promote, through academic, professional, and social events, improved interaction with the Alumni and excellence in the Department’s educational programs and objectives. The Board also assists in promoting the achievements of distinguished Alumni, the achievements of the Department and assists in fundraising efforts for student scholarships and fellowships.

Board Activities

The Alumni Advisory Board assists the UCLA Electrical Engineering Department in fostering a closer interaction with its Alumni, and in enhancing its educational objectives, through a variety of activities and functions that include some of the following:

Feedback on the Department’s educational objectives and curriculum enhancements.

Alumni News and Information.
Dissemination of Alumni news through an online newsletter.

Alumni Events.
Organization of Alumni social events.
Organization of professional events for students (e.g., job workshops; internships).
Organization of seminars and short courses for Alumni.

Recognize Alumni Excellence.
Recommendations of distinguished EE Alumni for School of Engineering Awards.
Recommendations of distinguished young EE Alumni for School of Engineering Awards.

Assistance in Student Scholarships.

Assistance with fundraising efforts for undergraduate student scholarships and graduate student fellowships.
Assistance with Alumni/student mentorship and student internships.

Board Membership

The Board consists of up to 10 representatives from several generations of Alumni, who have received at least one degree (BS, MS, or PhD) from the UCLA Electrical Engineering Department. Members are from both industry and academia. Membership on the Board is for a three-year period. The Board is led by a Chair.