Engineering Advisory Board

Rakesh Agrawal

Mechanical Engineering & Computer Science '97 | Founder and CEO of SnapStream Media, Inc.

Christa Brown-Sanford

Electrical and Computer Engineering ’01 | Attorney, Baker Botts

Michael Colglazier
Michael Colglazier

Rice Parent | CEO Virgin Galactic

Mark Durcan
Mark Durcan

Chemical Engineering ’83, ’84 | Director of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc.

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Bryan Hassin

Computer Science ‘01 | CEO DexMat

Wendy Hoenig
Wendy Hoenig

Materials Science '86 | Founder & CEO of H&H Business Development

Tommy Huie
Tommy Huie

Electrical Engineering ’87 | Advisor to Financial Services Firms

Edan Lee
Edan Lee

Mechanical Engineering '90 | Managing Director, Olympus Capital Asia

Bob Maxfield
Bob Maxfield

Electrical Engineering '63 | Co-Founder of ROLM Corporation

Dr. Cassandra McZeal
Cassandra McZeal

Computational and Applied Mathematics ’98 | Computational Sciences Function Manager, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Vinay Pai
Vinay Pai

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science ’88, ’91 | Technology Executive and Venture Investor

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Chris Powers

Chemical Engineering ‘02 | Vice President, Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) for Chevron New Energies (CNE)

Matt Prucka
Matt Prucka

Electrical Engineering '84 | Founder of Prucka Engineering, Inc.

Charlos Ward
Charlos Ward

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering ’98, ’06 | Project General Manager, BP Alaska Projects Organization

Elle Anderson
Civil Engineering ’00
Founder, Grounds Anderson, LLC

Hunter Armistead
Electrical Engineering '90
Executive Vice President of Business Development, Pattern Energy Group Inc

Mohit Aron
Computer Science PhD ’98
CEO, Cohesity

Mark Dankberg
Electrical and Computer Engineering ’77
Co-founder, ViaSat, Inc.

Jagdish Desai
Retired President, Virgo Valves

Mahesh Desai
Co-founder, Virgo Engineers Group

Lynn Laverty Elsenhans
Mathematical Science ’78
Board Member; Saudi Aramco, Baker Hughes and Kiewit

Wanda Gass
Electrical Engineering ’78
President of Design Connect Create

Robert Herlin
Chemical Engineering ‘77 ’78
President, AVL Resources

Al Hirshberg
Mechanical Engineering ‘82 ’83
Senior Advisor, Blackstone Management Partners

John Jaggers
Electrical Engineering ‘73
Managing General Partner, Sevin Rosen Funds

Alex Kazim
Mechanical Engineering ’88
VP, GM Global Advertising at eBay

Martin Martucci
Electrical Engineering ’85
Interventional Pain Specialist, Tulsa Pain Consultants

Mark Menke
Chemical Engineering ' 77
Former General Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions, Chevron Corporation

Sunit Patel
Chemical Engineering '85
CFO, Ibotta

Tom Pellette
Mechanical Engineering ’86
President, Solar Turbines

William Russel
Chemical Engineering ‘68 ’69
Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Chemical Engineering, Emeritus, Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School

John Treichler
Mechanical Engineering ’69
Chief Technical Officer, Raytheon Applied Signal Technology

Steven Wallach
Founder, Convey Computer