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2005-06 Officers:
President Farshad Farhand '94
Vice President, Connect Mark Bryant '82
Vice President, Engage Erica Yamaguchi '96
Vice President, Serve Eric Smith '96

The Bren School Alumni Chapter welcomes alumni interested in leadership and volunteer roles. In addition to networking and alumni outreach, the chapter offers opportunities to get involved with Bren School student groups. To get involved, e-mail

Be sure to check out the Alumni Chapter blog for the latest news and events.

Alumni by the Numbers
  Bachelors of Science 5,370  
  Masters of Science 951  
  Doctors of Philosophy 345  


Mentoring Program
The alumni mentoring program matches Bren School alumni with current students. Similar career goals, shared interests or common academic backgrounds provide the foundation for the student/mentor relationship.


Jim Berney '89
Sony Pictures Imageworks Visual Effects Supervisor Jim Berney was nominated for an Academy Award in 2006 for his achievement in visual effects. His nomination was for Buena Vista's The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Steven Joe '90
Steven Joe, President and CEO of D-Link North America, who was recognized by the editors of CMP Media’s VARBusiness as one of North America’s "Top 50 Technology Innovators," was honored on April 27th at the UCI Alumni Association’s Lauds & Laurels Ceremony. UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake also presented Steven Joe with the “Advocate of the Year” award during the March 17 meeting of the UCI Chief Executive Roundtable.

Paul Mockapetris, Ph.D. '81
Paul Mockapetris, chairman and chief scientist of Nominum Inc. in Redwood City, California was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to the Internet, including pioneering and standardizing the Domain Name System (DNS).