Industrial Advisory Board

Electrical Engineering Department

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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
Derek Clark, Cliffs Natural Resources
Brian Janzig, P.E., Kestrel Aircraft Co.
Don Kozlovski, Minnesota Power
Dan Landherr, Boston Scientific
Erik Lavan, Seagate
Lisa Nebel, Parametric Technology Corp.
Kent Ogston, Minnesota Power
Dan Waseen, Kelsey-Hayes Co.
Adam Wortz, Open Systems International