External Advisory Board Members

The External Advisory Board (EAB) of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is a select group of representatives from industry, government agencies, academia and the profession who advise the department on academic issues, current trends and future directions in engineering.

2019-2020 External Advisory Board Members

 

Ryan Dirkx

EAB PRESIDENT (2018-2020) 

Dr. Ryan Dirkx
'86g
Vice President, Research and Development, Arkema Inc.

Dr. John A. "Jack" Coppola

 

Dr. John "Jack" A. Coppola
'69, '71g
Retired, Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Johns Manville International

John Creek

 

Dr. John Creek
'07g
Global Director, Health Disruptive Innovation, RB

Giannuzzi

 

Dr. Lucille A. Giannuzzi
'92g
President, EXpressLO LLC
 and Regional Sales Manager for TESCAN USA

Theresa Kotanchek

 

Dr. Theresa Kotanchek
'84, '87g, '91g
CEO, Evolved Analytics LLC

Robert Kumpf

 

Dr. Robert Kumpf
'84, '86g, '88g

Specialist Executive, Oil, Gas, and Chemicals, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Sam Mouck

 

Sam Mouck
'82
Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions, Hot Shot Services, Inc.
Retired Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Intel Corporation

moffatt-Fairbanks

 

Dr. Dawne M. Moffatt-Fairbanks
'85, '89g
Director, Thermal & Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Technology & Engineering, Corning Incorporated

Sasha Perkins Schmitt

 

Sasha Perkins Schmitt
'13g
Butyl Technical Section Supervisor, ExxonMobil

Mike Petrucci

 

Mike Petrucci
'82, '85g

Semi-retired, Vice President Global Operations (Backbone), British Petroleum  

Titi Shodiya

 

Dr. Titilayo "Titi" Shodiya
'10
Program Manager, National Voluntary Lab Accreditation Program (NVLAP) at The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for Calibration Laboratories

Dr. David Simpson

 

Dr. David Simpson
'89, '91g, '93g
Polyethylene Products and Applications Development Manager,
ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Edward Sobota

 

Edward Sobota
'94
President, TSI Titanium

Mary Strzelecki

 

Dr. Mary Strzelecki
'94, '99g
R&D Manager, AdvanSix

Ruth Ann Wood

 

Ruth Ann Wood
'87, '91g
Global Engineering Manager, Pall Corporation