Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) Alumni Network

14 Cal State LA alumni, students, staff and faculty posing with ECST Dean, Emily Allen, at the ECST Makerspace lab on 2/18/20.


The Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) Alumni Network is a professional network that serves as a platform for fellow graduates and industry peers to engage as a community and build fellowship. We connect for social, educational, and career development activities that create lifelong relationships, opportunities, and partnerships.

Network Leadership

Headshot of Maida LopezMaida Lopez ’03, Chair
Systems Engineer, The Boeing Company

Maida Lopez is a systems engineer for the Boeing Defense, Space and Security organization. Maida draws on a wide range of technical expertise that she has gained through project experience with network systems, information security, systems testing, and the design and development of core infrastructures. As a first-generation college graduate, she has a profound appreciation for education and a sense of responsibility for helping underprivileged students gain access to life-changing resources. Click here to read more about Maida.


Headshot of Ricson ChudeRicson Chude ’08, Co-Chair
Project Manager, Southern California Edison

Ricson Chude is a project manager working for Southern California Edison (SCE) in the Customer Program & Services division where he’s primarily responsible for the development of strategic initiatives that support the integration of distributed energy resources such as solar PV and energy storage. Click here to read more about Ricson.



Hired by Google - Tuesday, February 23, 2021 via Zoom

Link Up, Sync Up Speaker Series: Hired by Google
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
6-7:30 p.m. | Zoom

In celebration of National Engineers Week, the ECST Alumni Network invites alumni and current students for a professional networking session. This event will feature special guest speaker alumnus Albert Cervantes (’07), Software Engineering Manager at Google. Join us as we learn about life at a tech giant like Google and tips to succeed in this industry.

A limited number of registered attendees will have the opportunity have their resumes critiqued and referred to Google by Albert on a first-come, first served basis. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity! RSVP by Monday, February 22, using the button below to receive instructions and additional information.

Click here to register for the event.

ECST Alumni Network - Link up sync up on Thursday, September 17 2020 at 6 PM

Link Up, Sync Up: ECST Alumni Network Virtual Meet and Greet
Thursday, September 17, 2020
6 p.m. to  7p.m. | Zoom


Black and gold ECST Alumni Reception banner. Text: ECST Alumni Reception, Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 6-8 p.m., Cal State LA, ECST Makerspace Lab (E&T B-111)

ECST Alumni Reception
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
6 p.m. to  8 p.m.

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Have an idea for a networking mixer, workshop, or seminar? Learn more about the network, or how to get involved and email us at [email protected].


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