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Industrial Advisory Committee

The Ray W. Herrick Laboratories Industrial Advisory Committee has met at least once a year since the Laboratories started in 1958.

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The committee is comprised of high level executives and managers from various industries that have close links to the Laboratories. Each year, the members of the committee review the Laboratories’ operations over the previous year and meet with the students to learn about current projects. They also advise the faculty and the Director on future plans and facilitate the development of research partnerships between the Laboratories and Industry.

Next meeting date:
October 26-27, 2017

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Last meeting date:
October 27-28, 2016

Current IAC Members and Invited Guests

Terry Manon, (Chair), Retired, The Trane Company
Charles Boyer, Viracon
Rob Comparin, Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
Dan Conrad, Hussman Corp.
Jon Douglas, Lennox
Kirk Drees, Johnson Controls
Gene Fields, Johnson Controls
Joseph L. Gahimer, Cummins, Inc.
John Galbraith, United Technologies Climate, Controls and Security
Norm Golm, Regal Beloit
John M. Grace, Retired, M.I.T./Arvin Meritor
Mark Groskreutz, Ingersoll Rand Residential Solutions
Darren Hallman, GE Global Research
Tom Hanschen, 3M
Thomas E. Harting, Navistar, Inc.
Kent Herrick, Herrick Foundation
Neal Herring, United Technologies Research Center
Bill Hooper, Kawneer Company, Inc.
John House, Johnson Controls
Brian Joyal, Consultant, Dynasoar Technologies LLC
Jerry Lea, Hines
Mary Lombardo, United Technologies Climate Controls and Security
David Mirth, Owens Corning
Michael Moaveni, Retired, The Detroit Edison Company
John Nalevanko, Ford Motor Company
Robert L. Parrin, Bobkat Partners, LLC
Brent Protzman, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Tim Roggenkamp, General Motors
Todd Rossi, Field Diagnostics Services, Inc.
James Sax, 3M
Mark Schiefer, The Modal Shop
Steve Sorenson, Toyota
James K. Thompson, JKT Enterprises
Brad Till, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Don Ufford, Ford Motor Company

Emeritus Members
Ray Cohen, Retired, Herrick Laboratories Director
Carl Johnson, Retired, Water Energy Distributors
Mary Wolos, Retired, General Motors Corporation


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