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.

Current Membership

Jan Allebach
Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
 
Rita Colwell
Distinguished University Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland
 
Gary Cummings
Director, Technical Center JTEKT North America, Inc.
 
Cheryl A. Cunningham
President, Parsons Cunningham & Shartle Engineers, Inc.
 
Jane Zimmer Daniels
Retired Program Director, Clair Booth Luce and Higher Education Programs, Henry Luce Foundation
 
Juan Ernesto de Bedout
Retired Group President Latin American Operations, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
 
William Dudley
CEO, Bechtel Group, Inc
 
Duane Embree
Director of the Indiana Office Defense Development and National Director for Military and Defense Initiatives
 
Harold Force
President and CEO, Force Construction Co. Inc.; Executive Vice President, Force Design Inc.

Bill Frederick
Retired, Vice President, AppleCare and Logistics, Apple
 
Gary Gabriele
Drosdick Endowed Dean of Engineering, Villanova University
 
Deborah Grubbe
President and Owner, Operations & Safety Solutions, LLC
 
Kaitlin Harris

Undergraduate Representative

Jay Ihlenfeld
Retired, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, 3M
 
Kathy Kilmer
Director, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
 
Kate Kustermann Rivera
Chief of Staff for the Chief Talent Officers of Deloitte Consulting's U.S. Technology Practice
 
Kirk Law
Vice President Systems Products Engineering, NetApp Inc.
 
Emily Liggett
CEO, NovaTorque, Inc.
 
Christine Maziar
Vice President and Senior Associate Provost, University of Notre Dame
 
James Miller
Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Google Inc.
 
Craig Moughler
Senior Vice President of Valvoline, Managing Director for Valvoline International Inc.
 
Sandra Postel
Retired Vice President Boeing Commercial Airplanes
 
Chris Privon
Retired Vice President and General Manager, Imaging and Printing Group Americas Services, Hewlett-Packard Company
 
Sarah Rajala
Dean and Professor, Iowa State University, James & Katherine Melsa Professor in Engineering
 
Andrew Reynolds
Senior Advisor, Office of Space and Advanced Technologies, Office of International Information and Communications Policy
 
Joseph Schoendorf
Venture Partner, Accel Partners
 
Carol Sturman
Founder and President, Sturman Industries
 
Eddie Sturman
Technical Lead, Sturman Industries
 
Sigmar Wittig
Former Chairman, German Aerospace Center, Cologne, Professor Emeritus, Institute for Thermal Turbomachinery, University Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
 
William Wulf
President 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
 
Pablo Zavattieri
Associate Professor Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University
 
Tasha Zephirin
Graduate Student Representative