Khiem Lai received a bachelor of science in engineering from UW in 1986. He currently resides in Renton, Wash., and has worked at Boeing for 23 years.
Khiem is married with two children. His daughter will begin her third year at UW in the fall of 2010 and his son is eight years old. Khiem currently volunteers with the National Society of Black Engineers as a mentor for a UW student.