The External Advisory Board of the School of Materials Science and Engineering serves as a sounding board to advise the Chair in policy matters in accordance with the expertise represented by the board members and their knowledge of the management of businesses and institutions of higher education. It assists in facilitating the highest quality of engineering education, and promoting and advancing the best interests of the School among alumni, and individuals and organizations in business and industry. The board also actively assists the Chair of the School in securing financial support, particularly from alumni, business, and industry.

MSE at Georgia Tech is grateful to have the following esteemed industry and academic leaders serve on our External Advisory Board.

Jose Acosta
VP, Products and Engineering
The Home Depot
Rigoberto Advincula
Rigoberto C. Advincula
Governor’s Chair Professor
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
Sarah (Spring) F. Beasley
MatE '92, MS Int. Log. ‘15
Director and Chief Engineer – Payloads Engineering
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Timothy J. Bunning
Chief Scientist, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory
Doug Cameron
Independent Business and Technology Advisor
William Clyburn
CerE '89
President & CEO
Clyburn Consulting, LLC
George Corbin
Senior Executive Vice President - Research & Development, retired
Solvay Advanced Polymers
Fleurette Fitch
Chem '93, CHE '98
Director of Corporate Quality - Commercial Division
Shaw Industries Inc.
Bryan Haynes
Director, Global Enterprise Global Nonwovens Research & Engineering
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Jacqueline Jones
Jacqueline Jones
CERE '84
Gustavo S. Luengo
Fellow expert
L’OREAL Research and Innovation
Tami Mace
MS Poly '03
Engineering Manager
Devesh Mathur
Vice President Innovation
Klockner Pentaplast
Ted Meihofer
Vice President, Investments
Raymond James & Associates
Caitlin Meree
PFE ’11, PhD MSE ’15
Research Specialist- Safety and Graphics Business Lab
Angela Mitchell
PTCh '04
EAB Chair
Senior Engineer, R&D
Avanos Medical
Keith G. Reed
Ph.D. ChBE ‘09
Consumable Polymers Product Technology Supervisor
ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company
Tom Rosenmayer
Founder & CTO
Silpara Technologies
Susan B Sinnott
Head and Professor Department of Materials Science & Engineering Professor, Department of Chemistry
The Pennsylvania State University
Larry Thomson
MSE ‘00
Director, 747/767 Airframe
Boeing Research and Technology
Phil Williams
Text '70
EAB Vice Chair
Managing Principal
3 & L Advisors, LLC
Nicole Wilson
Pure Filter Solutions