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Industrial Advisory Board

Electrical Engineering Department

UMD campus

Our Industrial Advisory Board is a group of alumni and regional and state industry stakeholders who share an interest in helping guide and enhance the electrical engineering program. Representation tends to be from major industry sectors that have a need for ensuring the program produces well-qualified graduates.

Members serve as a sounding board for curriculum changes, faculty expertise focus (when hiring), and a resource to aid in the accreditation process. Members are also welcome to participate by sharing their industry insight with students and faculty via seminar presentations, club visits and offering technical expertise via colloquium presentations. Over the years, members have also hosted students for tours of their facilities.

Current Members

David Bisel, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Greg Carpenter, Boston Scientific Corp.
Derek Clark, United Taconite/Cliffs Natural Resources
Tracey Dickinson, Multitech
Dana Gorg, Beckman Coulter
Brian Janzig, P.E., Kestrel Aircraft Co.
Don Kozlovski, ALLETE, Inc.
Dan Landherr, Boston Scientific Corp.
Erik Lavan, Seagate Technologies
Lisa Nebel, PTC
Kent Ogston, ALLETE, Inc.
Christopher Schultz, Saturn Systems
Ed Smith, Hubbard Broadcasting, KSTP
Dan Waseen, Honeywell (retired)
Adam Wortz, Open Systems International (OSI)