Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Advisory Boards

Each of the department's programs have an external advisory board that meets twice a year to discuss important issues facing the department. Faculty are welcome to attend.  

Each of the Advisory Boards also include the following members of the Ohio State Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering:
Ahmet Selamet, Chair
Debbie Schroeder, Director of Development

Mechanical Engineering External Advisory Board

Bobbi Alkire Noe, Assistant Director, Industry Liaison Office, The Ohio State University
Dan Bradley, President, SKF Reliability Systems, SKF Condition Monitoring, Inc.
Dr. Donald J. Campbell , Retired-Former Director, Glenn Research Center, NASA
Dr. Kenneth R. Diller, Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas, Austin
Dr. Lynn Faulkner, Retired - Project Manager, Equipment Development & Mechanical Systems, Battelle Columbus Division
Rich Granger, Equipment Development & Mechanical Systems, Battelle
Daniel E. Kimmet, Retired - VP of Operations, Mobile Hydraulics/Aeroquip, Eaton Corporation
Frank Leyshon, General Manager, Leyshon Miller Industries
Pete Miller, VP Business Development - Retired, United Technologies/Allied Signal/Honeywell
Dr. Donald (Don) Paul, Retired-Chief Scientist, Air Force Research Lab, AFRL/RB
Rick Renwick, Chief Engineer, North American Diesel, Gas/Diesel Component Engineering, Ford Motor Company
W. Scott Schaefer, Sr. Staff Engineer, Aircraft Group, MOOG Inc.
John L. Smucker, Retired Chairman of the Board, Aeroflex Inc., MCE Technologies Inc.
Steven B. Swartzmiller, Retired - Global R&D Director, Dow Wolff Cellulosics-Retired, Dow Chemical
Dr. Ed Ungar, President, Taratec Corp.
Thomas Ward, President, Ward Engineering, Inc.

Nuclear Engineering, External Advisory Board

Dave Amerine, President - retired, Nuclear Fuel Services
Dr. Steven Arndt, Senior Technical Advisor, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Jeff Benjamin, Senior Vice President, Nuclear Power Plants
Mr. David Doll, Retired, General Atomics
Dr. H. Lee Dodds, IBM Professor and Head - Emeritus, Nuclear Engineering Department, University of Tennessee
Jim Ellis, Director of Recovery, Perry Nuclear Power Plant
Gregory C. Ficke
Tom Foley, President/CEO, Altran Solutions
Joel P. Gebbie, Site Vice President, Indiana Michigan Power Cook Nuclear Plant 
Joe Hale, Director of Sales & Marketing, SCHOTT Electronic Packaging
Bruce P. Hallbert, Director, Nuclear Safety and Regulatory Research, INL
Dr. David E. Holcomb,  Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division,Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Theron Marshall, Senior Engineer, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
Richard E. Miller (Rich), Engineering Manager - I&C (ESBWR).I&C and Electrical Engineering - ESBWR, GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH)
Ted Quinn – Chair, ANS Past President, President, Technology Resources
Michael W. Rencheck, President and CEO, AREVA, Inc.
Clayton Scott, Chief Nuclear Officer, Invensys Operations Management
Chuck Spencer, Chief Operating Officer, Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc.
Dr. James Stubbins, Chair, Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois
Andy Szaniszlo,Director, Nuclear Sales, Invensys Operations Management
Paul Tobin, Executive Vice President, Nuclear Engineering Services, Rolls Royce

The Nuclear Engineering Advisory Board also includes the following member of the Ohio State Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: Tunc Aldemir, Associate Chair

Aerospace Engineering, External Advisory Board

Doug Ball, Retired, Chief Engineer, AeroDynamics and Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company 
Mike Bragg, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Dean, College of Engineering, University of Washington
Lisa McCauley, Vice President and Genaeral  Manager for National Security Global Operations, Battelle
Phil Combs, Retired, President, Belcan Corp.
Dr. Alan Garscadden, Chief Scientist, Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Labortory, AFRL/RZ
S.K. Lau, Vice President, R&D, Goodrich Corp.
Mark Pearson, Leader of Advanced Technology, GE Aviation
Dr. Richard B. Rivir, ST,  Chief Scientist, Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Labortory, AFRL/RZ
Michael Heil, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ohio Aerospace Insititute
Jon Ogg, Director, Engineering and Technical Management, AFMC/EN,Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Jim Hileman, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Environment, Office of Environment and Energy, Federal Aviation Admin.