External Advisory Board

Eugene Fitzgerald
Board Chair
Merton C. Flemings – SMA Professor of Materials Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Christopher J. Brooks
Chief Scientist,
Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.
Program Director, 99P Labs

Kieran F. Drain
Managing Director Entrepreneur in Residence Group,
Applied Materials, Inc.

Mark Goorsky
Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering,
Samueli School of Engineering, UCLA

Jim McGuire
Chief Executive Officer,
Entrotech, Inc.

Drew Nelson
Founder, President & Non-Executive Director IQE PLC

Joan Redwing
Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering Director, 2D Crystal Consortium,
Pennsylvania State University

Babak Sabi
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Assembly Test Development,
Intel Corporation

Mitra Taheri
Professor, Materials Science & Eng.; Director, Materials Characterization & Processing Center, Johns Hopkins University;
Chief Materials Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Richard Vaia
Chief Scientist, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, AFRL

Gabriel Veith
Distinguished Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Paul Wood
Senior Advisor – First Reserve, Retired (formerly CEO, Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc.)