Purdue Engineering Strategic Plan
Engineering Advisory Council
Chaired by a member appointed by the dean, the Engineering Advisory Council is comprised of executives from around the world and represents all types of enterprise including industry, government, not-for profits, and academia. Its purpose is to advise the dean and the Engineering Leadership Team on all matters of concern to the College.
Juan Ernesto de BedoutAdvisory Council Chair, Group President Latin American Operations, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (Retired)Jean Paul AllainAssistant Professor Nuclear Engineering, Purdue UniversityRita ColwellDistinguished University Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of MarylandGary CummingsAssistant Vice President, Wayne County Community College District (Retired)Jane Zimmer DanielsProgram Director, Clair Booth Luce and Higher Education Programs, Henry Luce Foundation
President and Chief Operating Officer, Bechtel Group, IncDuane EmbreeTechnical Director, NAVSURFWARCEN DIVHarold ForcePresident and CEO, Force Construction Co. Inc.; Executive Vice President, Force Design Inc.
Vice President, AppleCare and LogisticsGary GabrieleDrosdick Endowed Dean of Engineering, Villanova UniversityDeborah GrubbePresident and Owner, Operations & Safety Solutions, LLCEsin GulariProfessor, College of Engineering and Science, Clemson UniversityKathleen HowellSenior Faculty RepresentativeHsu Lo Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Purdue UniversityKathy KilmerDirector, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Undergraduate Student RepresentativeKirk LawVice President Systems Products Engineering, NetApp Inc.Emily LiggettCEO, NovaTorque, Inc.Christine MaziarVice President and Senior Associate Provost, University of Notre Dame
Vice President, Operations, Google Inc.Craig MoughlerSenior Vice President of Valvoline, Managing Director for Valvoline International Inc.
Executive Vice President, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
Sandra PostelVice President and General Manager, Boeing Production Strategy (Retired)Chris PrivonVice President and General Manager, Imaging and Printing Group Americas Services, Hewlett-Packard (Retired)Sarah RajalaDean and Professor, Earnest W. and Mary Ann Deavenport, Jr. Chair, Bagley College of Engineering, Mississippi State University
Senior Advisor, Office of Space and Advanced Technologies, OES Bureau
Joseph SchoendorfVenture Partner, Accel Partners
Graduate Student Representative
Founder and President, Sturman Industries
Technical Lead, Sturman Industries
Sigmar WittigFormer Chairman, German Aerospace Center, Cologne and Professor, Institute for Thermal Turbomachinery, University Karlsruhe (TH), GermanyWilliam WulfPresident Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering; AT&T Professor of Computer Science and University Professor Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia