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.
Thomas Brosey, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, LHP Technologies
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
Dr. Vijay Kumar, Deputy Dean for Education and Professor,
      Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
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
Scott Rohrbach, Manager, Technology & Solutions Division, Caterpillar Inc.
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

Dr. H. Lee Dodds, Professor and Head, Nuclear Engineering Department, University of Tennessee
Mr. David Doll, Retired, General Atomics
Jim Ellis, DTE Energy - Fermi 2, Work Management Manager
Mr. Gregory C. Ficke, Retired, Cinergy Corporation
Mr. Ted Quinn, ANS Past President, Vice President, Longenecker and Associates
Tom Foley, President, Altran Solutions
Steve Arndt, Senior Technical Advisor, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Joel Gebbie, Site Vice President, Cook Nuclear Plant
David Holcomb, Salt Reactor Technology Program Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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

Robert "Joe" Shaw, Chief, Business Development and Partnership Office, NASA Glenn Research Center
Doug Ball, Chief Engineer, AeroDynamics and Commercial Airplanes , The Boeing Company 
Mike Bragg, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Executive Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lisa McCauley, Vice President and Genaeral  Manager for National Security Global Operations, Battelle
Phil Combs, 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.