Brown University School of Engineering

Engineering Advisory Council

Engineering Advisory Council (EAC): Brown's Engineering Advisory Council (EAC) members with Brown University President Christina Paxson.Engineering Advisory Council (EAC): Brown's Engineering Advisory Council (EAC) members with Brown University President Christina Paxson.


Engineering Advisory Council Mission

Provide support and advice in the development,execution, and attainment of the School of Engineering’s strategic goals.

Ensure the School of Engineering is providing the highest quality educational experience for its students, and is embarking on the highest impact, highest quality, research program.

Coordinate with the Engineering Development Committee to ensure that our strategic and financial initiatives are achieved.

Work with campus leadership to ensure their continued support of the School of Engineering, and recognition of the key role engineering plays in the vitality of the entire Brown community.


Engineering Advisory Council 

Sangeeta N. Bhatia ’90
Professor, Investigator, Director: Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies
Cambridge, MA

John Bravman
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA

Seth Coe-Sullivan ’99
Chief Technology Officer
QD Vision
Lexington, MA

Rick Fleeter ’76 Ph.D.’81
Author/Adjunct Professor
Brown University
Providence, RI
La Sapienza /University of Rome
Rome, Italy

D. Oscar Groomes ’82 P’15
Metallurgical Engineer,Physicist and Materials Scientist
Groomes Business Solutions
Charlotte, NC

Deirdre Hanford ’83 - Chair
Senior Vice President, Global Technical Services
Synopsys, Inc.
Mountain View, CA

David Hibbitt Ph.D.’72 PMAT’96
Providence, RI

Fazle Husain ’87
Managing Director
Metalmark Capital
New York, NY

Mary Lou Jepsen ’87 Ph.D.’97
CEO and Founder
Pixel Qi Corporation
San Bruno, CA

Alejandro Knoepffler ’82
Cipher Investment Management Co.
Coral Gables, FL

Peter Lauro ’78 P’11
Edwards Wildman Palmer, LLP
Boston, MA

John Lawrence, M.D. ’79
Vice President, Cardiovascular Global Clinical Research
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Princeton, NJ
Andrew Marcuvitz ’71 P’06

Founder, Chairman
Alpond Capital, LLC
Lincoln, MA

Deb Mills-Scofield ’82
Glengary LLC
Beachwood, Ohio

James R. Moody ’58 Sc.M.’65 P’97
Co-Planar, Inc.
Denville, NJ

Venkatesh “Venky” Narayanamurti
Science Technology /Public Policy Program
Harvard Kennedy School
Cambridge, MA

James B. Roberto
Associate Laboratory Director
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN

John Sinnott ’80 P’16
Vice President
Gilbane Building Company
Providence, RI

Paul Sorensen ’71 Sc.M.’75 Ph.D.’77 P’06 P’06
Providence, RI

Ted Tracy ’81 P’14
Vice President of Engineering
Blue Jeans Network
Mountain View, CA

James E. Warne, III ’78
WTI, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ