Brown University School of Engineering

Engineering Advisory Council

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 

Anish Bhimani ’91
Managing Director and Chief Information Risk Officer
JP Morgan Chase
New York, NY

Seth Coe-Sullivan ’99

Chief Technology Officer
QD Vision
Lexington, MA

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
Hibbitt, Karlsson and Sorensen Inc.
Providence, RI

Fazle Husain ’87
Partner and Head of US Healthcare
CVC Capital Partners
New York, NY

Mary Lou Jepsen ’87 Ph.D.’97
San Francisco, CA

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

Peter Lauro ’78 P’11
Registered Patent Attorney 
Saul Ewing LLP
Boston, MA

John Lawrence, M.D. ’79
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Portola Pharmaceuticals
San Francisco, CA
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

Andrea Razzaghi 82
Deputy Director of Astrophysics
Washington, DC

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
Hibbitt, Karlsson and Sorensen Inc.
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