Industrial Advisory Board

The Role of the ME Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)

  • Advise the Department Chair and Department
  • Represent employers of our graduates (and in some cases alumni)
  • Advise on strategy and approaches to make the department “Excellent” and “world class”
  • Identify opportunities of the department
  • Advocate for the department with university administration and the state

Interested in Joining the IAB?

The department is always interested in growing out network of advisors. We invite you to reach out to our department chair, Bruce Gale if you are interested in joining.

IAB Members

Name Company
John Grant Rio Tinto
Brent Higgs Northrop Grumman
Paul Borgmeier Johnson and Johnson (Ethicon)
Luis Ayllon Cerapedics
Jen Tolbert L3Harris
Kurt Kotke Autoliv
James Case INL
BJ Minson Grip6
Ray Isaacson BD
Christian Clavijo ThermoFisher
Justin Halverson Stadler Rail
Todd Turnlund Sublime Laser
Mike Hansen Texas Instruments
Chad Hogan Hill AFB
Lynne Hopper Boeing
Quentin Benson Boeing
Elizabeth Benson Boeing