Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

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
Dr. Kirby Baumgard John Deere Power Systems Member
Brett Chouinard Altair Engineering Member
Marie Cleveland FedEx Member
Michael Davenport US Steel Member
Brian Demos American Axle & Mfg. Member
Christopher Duke FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Member
Alexa Ellswood General Motors Co-Chair
Alan Frank Ford Motor Company 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 US Navy Member
Leah Lemanski Nexteer Automotive Corp Member
Jeffery Lynch Dow Member
Jason Maes Stryker Member
Kevin Manor Toyota Motor Sales Member
Mark Matsco Bayer Material Science LLC Member
Brenda Moyer Dana Incorporated Member
Seth Newlin Oshkosh Corporation Member
Christopher Oberski Ford Motor Company Member
Christine Roberts Twilio Member
Dr. Paul Rogers US Army Member
Peter Sandretto Fiat Chrysler LLC, Retired Member
William Schell Caterpillar Inc. Member
Robert Sharpe Cummins Inc. Member
Jennifer Trice 3M Corporation Member
Jason Verboomen Kimberly-Clark Member
Brian Witt Ariens Company Member
Dr. Hussein M. Zbib Washington State University Member