Columbia University Graduate Engineering Distance Learning

CVN Student Testimonials

CVN students come from a variety of backgrounds and interests. In order to allow you to "meet" some of your fellow CVN students, We have created an interview series where students discuss their experiences with CVN.

Note: If you are a CVN student visiting New York and would like to be a part of our Video Testimonials series, please contact CVN for more details.


Carlos Guzman
Company: Whiting-Turner Contracting
Position: Engineer
MS in Civil Engineering
Kenneth Minogue
Company: Boeing
Position: Engineer
MS in OR Candidate
Robyn Selden
Company: Telcordia Technologies
Position: Engineer
MS in Electrical Engineering
Eric Larson
Company: BBN Technologies
Position: Engineer
MS in Computer Science
Steve Ngalo
Company: KPN
Position: Telecommunication Engineer
MS in Electrical Engineering
Waqar Shaikh
Company: ATT Laboratories
Position: Engineer
MS in Electrical Engineering
Akira Tsukamoto
Company: Sony
Position: Software Engineer
MS in Computer Science
(Video is in Japanese language)
Abdi Farah
Company: AIG
Position: VP, Market Risk Management
MS in OR
Sinclair Yeh
Company: Intel Corporation
Position: Senior Software Engineer
MS in Computer Science
Kez Udezue
Company: JE Dunn Construction Co.
Position: Project Manager
MS Civil Engineering
Construction Engineering and Mgt.
William Acker III
Company: NAVSEA
Position: Engineer
MS in Earth & Environmental Engin.
Kambiz Rahnavardy
Company: Ericsson
Position: Engineer
MS in IEOR