Group picture of the external advisory board

External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board is a select group of corporate, university, and government leaders, many of whom are Michigan Tech alumni. EAB members share their expertise and provide assistance with curriculum direction, research topics, resource development, and education-and-industry partnership. They offer professional insight and provide valuable input—shaping the state-of-the-art engineering education that takes place in the ME-EM department.

Member Company Position
John Adams Calpine Corporation Member
Dr. Kirby Baumgard John Deere Member
Brett Chaudinard Altair Engineering Member
Michael Davenport US Steel Member
Brian Demos American Axle & Mfg. Member
Christopher Duke Chrysler Member
Alexa Ellswood General Motors Member
Alan Frank Whirlpool Corporation Co-Chair
James Heldt Mercury Marine Member
Colleen L. Jones-Cervantes Chevron Corp Member
Dr. Shashi Karna US Army Research Laboratory Member
Dr. Frank Leban Naval Surface Warfare Center Member
John Leinonen Exponent Member
Leah Lemanski Nexteer Automotive Corp Member
Jason Maes Stryker Member
Jason Makela Aerojet Rocketdyne Member
Kevin Manor Toyota Motor Sales Member
Melissa Marszalek Boeing Member
Mark Matsco Bayer MaterialScience Member
Brenda Moyer Dana Corporation Member
Seth Newlin Oshkosh Corporation Member
Christopher Oberski Ford Motor Co. Member
Christine Roberts Motorola Member
Dr. Paul Rogers US Army Member
Peter Sandretto Chrysler Member
William Schell Caterpillar Inc. Member
Jennifer Trice 3M Corporation Member
Jason Verboomen Kimberly-Clark Member
Paul D. Wiczynski Cummins Inc. Member
Brian Witt Ariens Company Member
Jeff Zawisza Dow Chemical Co. Co-Chair
Dr. Hussein M. Zbib Washington State University Member