• To assist the department in maintaining the excellence of its mechanical engineering program and to encourage it to continue its traditional ‘hands-on’ approach to engineering education
  • Help keep the Department up-to-date on current and future needs of graduates
  • Assist the Department in developing and implementing its goals
  • Create an opportunity for the Department’s faculty and administration to exchange ideas with people in industry
  • Help industry leaders better understand the Department’s mission and assist the Department in seeking public and private support



 IAB PositionFirst NameLast NameOrganization/Company
Regular Members  
 ChairMikeAllweinGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems
  Curtis BeaversSSL
  MichaelBrownPacific Design Technologies
  HowardBujtorApple, Inc.
  TomCarrollPhillips 66, San Francisco Refinery
  SharonDonohoeTurbine Technology Partners, LLC
  HectorGarciaPG&E, Diablo Canyon Power Plant
  Candi KristoffersenLam Research
  JasonLumsdenBoeing Commercial Airplanes
  DanielMasonLawrence Livermore National Laboratory
 Vice ChairSilviaMoraZoox
  RobbyNielsenNorthrop Grumman
  DenverSchaffarzickERG Aerospace
  MartinSiglerRaytheon Company
  Mark VandewalleKeysight Technologies
  BillWatkinsSolar Turbines
Emeritus Members  
  AlBowersChief Scientist for NASA (retired)
  Roger HarkerHarker Enginuity, Inc.
  Ritch HollingsworthLTK Engineering Services
  JiggerJumonvilleJumonville Engineering
  JoeRussoRousseau Research
  KaryWittHNTB Corporation
Associate Members  
  CorinneHaganSandia National Laboratories
  AaronHamptonBently Nevada – Baker Hughes
  GregMcNeilKurio Labs