Advisory Board

External Advisory Board, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

The role of the Woodruff School Advisory Board is to recommend strategic directions for the Woodruff School, suggest broad-based curriculum changes, and consult with the School chair and the faculty on important issues. Members are invited to join the Advisory Board so that its composition reflects the varied scope of mechanical engineering, nuclear and radiological engineering, and medical physics in industry, the related professions, and the academic community.

Mr. David P. Adams III
Adams Capital, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Farshad Ali Karimi-Azad
United Utility Services LLC
Charlotte, NC

Dr. Rebeccah Brown 
Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs
MiMedx Group, Inc.
Marietta, Georgia

Mr. R. Keith Chambless
GeoFields, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Dolan Falconer
President & CEO
ScanTech Holdings, LLC
Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Johney Green, Jr.
Associate Laboratory Director
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, Colorado

Mr. Barry Holden
Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc.
Thomson, Georgia

Ms. Fredda Lerner
Senior Engineering Specialist in Enterprise Systems Engineering
Aerospace Corporation
Chantilly, Virginia

Mr. Mark Ligler
Vice President
Factory Automation Systems
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. James N. McNeely
Product Quickstart
Lawrenceville, Georgia

Mr. Nelson McRay
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Roswell, Georgia

Mr. Lawrence J. Montgomery
Montgomery Family Foundation
Carrollton, Georgia

Ms. Emily Muhlberger 
Sr. Business Process Manager
Relay Health
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Steven Pinsky
Managing Director
Sutton Advisory Group
Plainview, NY

Mr. Barry Powell
Vice President, Low Voltage Distribution Business Unit
Siemens Industry
Norcross, Georgia

Mr. Forrest Robinson 
Mission Communications LLC
Norcross, Georgia

Mr. Matt Sparks
Vice President, Airport Operations
Delta Airlines
Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Karen A. Thole
Professor and Department Head
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Dr. Kyle H. Turner
McCallum-Turner, Inc.
Evergreen, Colorado

Mr. Chip Wade 
Lead Creative
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Manuel Walters
Global Contracts Manager Procurement
Phillips 66
Houston, Texas

Mrs. Tracy Hawkins West
Director of End-use, Power Delivery and Fleet R&D
Southern Company Services
Birmingham, Alabama

Mr. Nils Young
Founder & Director
DBS Manufacturing
Atlanta, Georgia