Director of Thermal-Mechanical, Data Platforms & Client Computing Group, Intel Corporation
Dr. Ashish Gupta is the Director of the Thermal and Mechanical Solutions (TMS) Group reporting directly to the Vice President of Data Platforms Engineering Group (DPEG) and the Director of the Systems Engineering Architecture, Engineering and Innovation team within the Client Computing Group (CCG) at Intel Corporation. Ashish is focused on providing a more holistic perspective to systems and components in addition to leading all thermal and mechanical architecture, execution and innovations development for $37 Billion Intel Corporation's full portfolio (Notebooks, 2 in 1s, Thin and Light, Gaming, Graphics, Desktop, Workstation etc.) of Client solutions designed to help people focus, create and connect in more meaningful ways. His special focus on delivering generation over generation leadership products, technologies and system solutions to meet customer needs. He is currently managing a growing team of 100+ people across 6 US and International sites and will be managing a much larger team in his new role.
Ashish is currently serving on Board of Advisors of Mechanical & Material Engineering Department, Washington State University. Previously he has also served on Board of Advisors of ME Dept., Univ. of California Riverside. Ashish has been elected as a Senior IEEE member, is the executive organizer of international IEEE ITherm conference. Ashish has 9 patents, 3 trade secrets and has published >70 papers at Intel and outside.
Ashish has, since becoming a Manager in 2010, always sent 2 to 4 members of his Engineering team to the annual Cooling Technology Research Center within the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue. He has recruited three Purdue School of Mechanical Engineering PhD students to Intel. Ashish has been active in multiple charities in Arizona and in Oregon. Ashish is married and has one daughter. He and his family reside in Hillsboro, OR. Dr. Gupta has received many recognitions including the Outstanding Mechanical Engineer (OME) award from School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.
Engine Component Design Manager, Ford Motor Company
Robert Wade came to Purdue after finishing his BSME at Michigan Tech. His thesis research was on effervescent atomization and combustion, working at Zucrow Labs (which then was called the Thermal Science and Propulsion Center).
Deputy Assistant Director, Engineering Directorate, National Science Foundation
Dr. Linda received a Ph.D. from Purdue University, an M.S. from Virginia Tech, and a B.S. from the University of Alabama, all in mechanical engineering.
She joined NSF as the Deputy Assistant Director of the Engineering Directorate in December 2017.
For more than a decade prior to joining the Foundation, she was a Senior Technical Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs in the DOE Office of Science, where she provided technical and policy advice on all aspects of science funding program management.
She previously served as an NSF Program Director; as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories; and as a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) research staff member.
Her research expertise is in combustion
Congratulations to Dr. Linda Blevins for receiving 2009 Outstanding Mechanical Engineer (OME) award.