COE Advisory Board

The College of Engineering External Advisory Board provides “external” advice to the dean regarding priorities and directions for engineering education and research. Board members are from the private sector and academia, and include both alumni and other individuals who are interested in the success of Georgia Tech.

Board members are from the private sector and academia, and include both alumni and other individuals who are interested in the success of Georgia Tech and the College of Engineering. Bi-annually, the College convenes the advisory board (EAB) to provide “external” advice to the College of Engineering regarding priorities and directions for engineering education and research.

Board members can access resources from the Advisory Board Resources page, which is password-protected.

  • Thomas Arlotto (Tom)

    BS ME ′82 Chair – ME
    Vice President, Operations
    Maestro Strategies, LLC
  • Ahmad Bahai

    Senior Vice President & CTO and Director, Kilby Research Labs
    Texas Instruments
  • Jennifer Bailey

    BS CerE '70, MS '71
    Process Engineer (Retired)
    American Enka
  • Jose Barrios (Pepe)

    MS EE '71
    Deputy Administrator (Retired)
    Panama Canal Authority
  • Walton Baxter (Walt)

    BS ME '93, Chair - BME
    Senior Principal Scientist
    Medtronic, Inc.
  • William Calhoun (Bill)

    BS CE '81, Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President
    Clark Construction Group, LLC
  • Steve Chaddick

    BS EE '74, MS EE '82, Chair - ECE,
    Mentor Capitalist
    Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
  • George Corbin, MSE advisory board chair

    George Corbin

    Chair - MSE
    Senior Executive Vice President, Director of Research, Development, & Technology, Solvay Speciality Polymers
  • Todd Cutler

    BS EE '79
    Vice President and General Manager
    Keysight Technologies
  • Robert Dixon, Jr.

    BS EE '77
    Senior Vice President (Retired)
    PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Greg Foster

    BS ME '95
    Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, and Strategic Advisor
  • Alec Gallimore

    Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering
    University of Michigan
  • David Garrison

    BS ME '90
    Vice President, Engineering, Quality and Planning
    Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Kellye Hafner

    BS ChE '96, Chair - ChBE
    Technical Manager
    Carbon Technologies, Ingevity
  • Lara Hodgson

    BS AE '93
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    NOWaccount Network Corporation
  • Elaine Johns

    BS IE '85
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    EnerVision, Inc.
  • Paul Judge

    CS MS ’01; PhD '02
    Vice President Cloud Svcs/Chief Research Officer
    Barracuda Networks
  • Deborah Kilpatrick (Deb)

    BS ESM '89, MS ME '94, PhD ME '96, Chair - EAB
    Chief Executive Officer
    Evidation Health
  • John Laughter

    BS AE '93, Chair - AE
    Senior Vice President, Maintenance Operations
    Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Wonya Lucas

    BS IE '83
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Public Broadcasting Atlanta
  • John Marshall

    BS IE '96
    Co-Chairman
    OneTrust
  • Kelly McKeague

    BS IE ′81, MS ′87
    Chair – ISyE
    Commander, Joint POW/MIA (Retired) US Air Force
  • Vinod Philip

    Chief Technology Officer
    Siemens AG
  • Randall Poliner

    BS EE '77
    General Partner
    Antares Capital Corporation
  • Guy Primus

    BS IE '92, MS IE '95
    Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
    The VR Company
  • Mark Randolph

    BS EE '81
    Senior Vice President, Technology
    DTS, Inc.
  • Larry Schneider

    BS AE '85
    Vice President and Chief Project Engineer, 777 Program
    Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Jocelyn Stargel

    Chair - ISyE BS IE ′82, MS′86
    Consultant, Business Assurance Manager
    North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  • Michael Sutcliff

    BS EE '85, MS MGT '87
    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Accenture Digital
  • James Thomson (Jim)

    BS IE ′70
    Director
    Sumitomo Corporation of America Perennial Power Holdings
  • Richard Tucker (Rich)

    BS CE '64, MS CE '65
    President and Chief Executive Officer (Retired)
    Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
  • Emilio Venegas

    BS CE '77
    President
    Venegas Construction Corporation
  • Philip Williams (Phil)

    BS TEXT '70
    Consultant
  • Rick Zalesky

    BS CE '78
    Chair - CEE
    Senior Advisor, Chevron
  • Ed Zoiss

    President, Electronic Systems
    Harris Corporation