Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) is a fun group of talented and experienced engineering professionals who are serious about ECE education. Serving as advocates for the department, board members provide input regarding curriculum plans, foster mutually beneficial collaborations, and participate in events and activities to benefit the department.

Want to Get Involved with the IAB?

Contact Andrea Leland, industrial relations coordinator, for more information.

IAB Membership:

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Advanced Energy

Josh Pankratz
Director of Strategic Development for AMP
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Fernando Tomasel
VP of Engineering
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Avaya Communications

Mike Stiles
Engineering Manager
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Ball Aerospace

Torie Hadel
RF Engineer
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Jacob Sauer
Director of Advanced Systems Technology

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Jason Gentry
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Steven Martin
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Cardinal Peak

John Nichols
Business Development Manager
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Colorado Early Colleges

Collin Turbert
Head of School
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Jon Grooters
Director, Strategic Accounts
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Engineers Without Borders

Veronica Cavallaro
Chief Operations Officer
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Jim Greener
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Scott Makinen
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Idaho National Laboratory

Manish Mohanpurkar
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Orhan Norman
Engineering Manager
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Greg Nuccio
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Keysight Technologies

Kin Chan
Director of ASIC Design Center
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Chuck Duey
Hardware R&D Engineer
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Alan Wang
Senior Program Manager
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KickView Corporation

Jason Fritz
Principal Engineer
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Lockheed Martin

Lynda Allen
Chief Engineer

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Todd Hansell
Site Quality Director for Medtronic Neurosurgery
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Jeannine Looney
SWQA & Test Engineering Manager
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Randy Crane
Senior Hardware Design Engineer
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National Renewable Energy Lab

Rob Hovsapian
Research Advisor
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Northrop Grumman

Patrick Strausbaugh
Fellow, Chief Engineer
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Propel Labs

Susan Hunter
Senior Optical Engineer
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Tasterra Consulting, LLC

Richard Toftness
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Kurt Rentel
North American Business Development Manager
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The Group, Inc.

Tim Ash
Broker Associate Partner
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U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Dr. Abbie Watnik
Research Scientist
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Wolf Robotics / Lincoln Electric

Dan Spieker
Manager of Software R&D

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Woodward Industrial Controls

Steve Pacheco
Application Engineer
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Xilinx, Inc.

Colin Baldwin
Senior Director
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Engineering Consultants: Dave Newman, Chuck Quire