University of Wisconsin–Madison

OPT ALUMNI PROFILES

Click on the name of each international alum to see their full profile and their suggestions for current students considering applying for OPT Employment Authorization.

Name: Bingming Chen
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences
Employer: Merck, Inc.
Position: Senior Scientist

Name: Ritvik Upadhyaya
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: B.S., Computer Science and Math
Employer: Apple Inc.
Position: Software Engineer

Name: Qianran Zhang
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: B.S., Dietetics
Employer: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Position: Dietician, Patient Meal Service Supervisor

Name: Mehrdad Arjmand
Home Country/Region: Iran
Degree: Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics; M.S., Engineering Mechanics
Employer: NovoMoto
Position: Founder

Name: Malcolm Kang
Home Country/Region: Singapore
Degree: B.S., Mathematics and Economics
Employer: Deutsche Bank
Position: Investment Banking Analyst 

Name: Nambirajan Rangarajan
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: Ph.D., Chemistry
Employer: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Position: Post Doctoral Research Associate

 

Name: James Kirui
Home Country/Region: Kenya
Degree: Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology
Employer: National Institutes of Health
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Name: Weixin Ji
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: B.S. Personal Finance
Employer: United Nations
Position: Information and Communication Technology Internship

 

Name: Manasi Damle
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employer: Intel Corporation
Position: Validation Engineer

 

Name: Chandra Vishwanadha
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: M.S., Mechanical Engineering
Employer: Roush Industries
Position: Engine Design and Development Engineer

 

Name: Hsun-Yu Chan
Home Country/Region: Taiwan
Degree: PhD, Educational Psychology
Employer: Wisconsin Center for Education Research; Texas A&M-Commerce
Position: Postdoc; tenure-track assistant professor

 

Name: Manjot Pal
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: B.S., Computer Engineering and Computer Science
Graduation Date: May 2015
Employer: Microsoft
Position: Program Manager

 

Name: Ni Jin
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: B.S. Food Science
Graduation Date: May 2014
Employer: ARYZTA AG LLC
Position: FSQA Supervisor  Specification

 

Name: Shuting Zhang
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: M.S., Biological Systems Engineering
Graduation Date: August 2014
Employer: National Renewable Engergy Lab
Position: Research Technician

 

Name: William Bracamonte-Baran
Home Country/Region: Venezuela
Degree: PhD, Immunology
Graduation Date: 2014
Employer: Johns Hopkins University
Position: Postdoc Fellow

 

Name: Chandler Zuo
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: M.S., Statistics; Ph.D Computer Science
Employer: Audible Inc.
Position: Data Scientist

 

Name: Mitra Farnoodian
Home Country/Region: Iran
Degree: Ph.D., Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Employer: UW-Madison
Position: Postdoctoral Reserach Fellow

 

Name: Zhenxu Sun
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: BBA, Actuarial Science – Risk Management and Insurance
Employer: Windhaven Insurance Company
Position: Actuarial Analyst

 

Name: Arne Albrich
Home Country/Region: Germany
Degree: PhD, Chemistry
Employer: Dow Chemical Company
Position: Senior Chemist

 

Name: Govind Parameswaran
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: M.S., Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Employer: Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors
Position: Advanced Quality Engineer

 

Name: Jianguo Wu
Home Country/Region: China
Degree: PhD, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Graduation Date: August 2015
Employer: University of Texas at El Paso
Position: Assistant Professor

 

Name: Neha Alluri
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: B.S., Economics and International Relations
Graduation Date: December 2015
Employer: Albright Stonebridge Group
Position: Intern

 

Name: Saheed Imam
Home Country/Region: Nigeria
Degree: PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Graduation Date: April 2014
Employer: Synthetic Genomics Inc.
Position: Scientist

 

Name: Sunita Patolia
Home Country/Region: India
Degree: PhD, Cell and Molecular Biology
Graduation Date: May 2014
Employer: Florida Hospital Innovation Lab
Position: Project Liason