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
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
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
Eric Rice, CEO, ORBITEC
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.