Advisory Board

Our department's advisory board is composed of respected leaders in industry, government, and academia. 

Meet Our Advisory Board

Our board members, who are from a range of organizations involved in the application of electrical and computer engineering, include:

Thomas G. Krappweis, advisory board chairman, senior engineer and principal, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Robert Berezdivin, technical director and data scientist, Powertek Corporation

Sandra Cauffman, division deputy director of Earth Science, NASA

Terry Collins, former CEO and president, Argon ST

James S. Cullen, advanced technology consultant, Northrop Grumman

Esmael Dinan, founder and CEO, Ofinno

Abdi Dirie, manager of IBM Washington Intellectual Property Law Department

Gene Eckhart, former senior director for international operations for National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Scott Goldstein, head of the Special Programs, Anduril Industries 

Ricardo Gonzalez, director of the Space Systems Product Line, BAE Systems

Phil Harvey, principal engineering fellow of information and services at Raytheon

Robert Hummel, vice president of research, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Glen Martin, FLASH process integration engineering senior manager, Micron Technology

Orejuela Hank, president, Applied Systems Analytics, LLC

Carl Schaefer, Director of Programs, RapidFlight

Chitra Sivanandam, vice president for analytics and simulation, SAIC

Tony Tether, Tony Tether and Associates

“The advisory board members are passionate about contributing from our backgrounds and experience in industry to assist the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in maximizing the opportunities and solving the challenges of the future.”

— Hank Orejuela, president, Applied Systems Analytics