Advisory Board

College advisory boards

These industry leaders draw on valuable engineering, business and academic experiences in their service to the college. Their insight helps College of Engineering administrators set priorities that advance college excellence in research and education and strengthen connections with alumni and industry.

 Ian M. RobertsonDean, College of Engineering 
University of Wisconsin-Madison


Industrial Advisory Board

Richard AntoinePresident, National Academy of Human Resources

Cynthia BachmannVice President (retired), 
Engineering, Kohler Kitchen & Bath

Mary BakerTechnical Director, Chair, ATA Engineering Inc.

David Beck-EngelVice Chairman, J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.

Douglas BettingerExecutive VP & CFO, Lam Research Corporation

Thomas J. BoldtCEO, Boldt Construction

David C. FranchinoPresident and Principal, 

Jeff GravesCEO, 3D Systems

John Gugel—President and CEO (retired), Honeywell UOP

Brian HaasVice President, Central Engineering-Global Products Group, KLA-Tencor Corp.

Dawn Harms—Chief Revenue Officer, Momentus

Wendy HarrisGeneral Manager, Product Operations, GE Healthcare

John Holton—Founder/Chairman/President, JWS Foundation Inc.

Kathy HowardPatent attorney

Jay V. IhlenfeldSenior Vice President (retired), 
Asia Pacific, 3M; 
Director, Celanese Corp.

Jeremy KranzSenior Vice President and Head, Technology Investment Group, GIC Special Investments

Jun LeePresident (retired), SRI Design Inc.

Jane Mandula (chair)—Co-owner and Vice President (retired), 
Gen/Tran Corp.

Paul McCannVice President, Industrial Project Development, Boldt Company

James R. MeisterVice President (retired), 
Operations Support, Exelon Nuclear

Bill Monfre (vice chair)—President, Quality Insulators Inc./Asbestos Removal Inc.

Lou MorroneSenior Vice President, Rapid Diagnostics, Abbott

Craig PalmerEntrepreneur; Board Member, Mobile Angel & Fantracks

John PfeiferCEO/President, Oshkosh Corp.

James E. RekoskeSenior Vice President, RD&E-Industrial Sector, Nalco Water

Michael RunningVice President, Global Operations, Plexus Engineering Solutions

Christine SchyvinckPresident and CEO, Shure Incorporated

Rajan ShethCEO and Chairman (retired), Mead & Hunt Inc.

David SmukowskiPrivate Equity Investor, WARF Trustee

Adam SteltznerChief Engineer, NASA

Thomas StillPresident, Wisconsin Technology Council

Roy Thiele-SardiñaManaging Partner and Co-Founder, HighBar Partners

Thomas WernerCEO (retired), Sunpower

Christopher WheelerCEO, Heritage Ventures

Alan Yeung—Director, Foxconn Technology Group-U.S. Strategic Initiatives