Engineering Advisory Council (EAC)

The EAC provides advice to the dean and senior leadership of the School on strategy, development, and achievement of the highest priorities of the School of Engineering.

Engineering Advisory Council Mission

Provide support and advice in the development, execution, and attainment of the School of Engineering’s strategic goals.

Ensure the School of Engineering is providing the highest quality educational experience for its students, and is embarking on the highest impact, highest quality, research program.

Coordinate with the Engineering Development Committee to ensure that our strategic and financial initiatives are achieved.

Work with campus leadership to ensure their continued support of the School of Engineering, and recognition of the key role engineering plays in the vitality of the entire Brown community.


Engineering Advisory Council

Anish Bhimani ’91
Managing Director and Chief Information Officer
JP Morgan Chase
New York, NY

Seth Coe-Sullivan '99
Chief Executive Officer and President
NS Nanotech, Inc.
Redondo Beach, CA

D. Oscar Groomes ’82 P’15
Metallurgical Engineer, Physicist and Materials Scientist
Groomes Business Solutions
Charlotte, NC

Deirdre Hanford ’83 - Chair
Chief Security Officer, Corporate Staff
Synopsys, Inc.
Mountain View, CA

Harry Holt '84, P'16
Executive Vice President of Operations
BITHGROUP Technologies
Baltimore, MD

Fazle Husain ’87
Head of US Healthcare
CVC Capital Partners
New York, NY

Mary Lou Jepsen ’87 Ph.D.’97
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Sausalito, CA

Julie Lassonde EMBA'18, P'24
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation
Ontario, Canada

John Lawrence, M.D. ’79
Vice President, Head of Global Development for Cardiovascular & Metabolism
Janssen Research & Development
Raritan, New Jersey  
Deb Mills-Scofield ’82
Founder, Finding Blue Lobsters
Brown University Mentoring Maven
Pemaquid, Maine

James R. Moody ’58 Sc.M.’65 P’97
Co-Planar, Inc.
Denville, NJ

Steven Moya ’94
President and Chief Executive Officer
San Antonio, TX

H. Vincent Poor
Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Andrea Razzaghi 82
Deputy Director of NASA Management Office
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Washington, DC

Paul Sorensen ’71 Sc.M.’75 Ph.D.’77 P’06 P’06
Hibbitt, Karlsson and Sorensen Inc.
Providence, RI

Jon Styslinger ’85 P’21 
Altec Industries
Birmingham, AL

Ted Tracy ’81 P’14
Vice President of Engineering
BlueJeans Network
Mountain View, CA

T. Kyle Vanderlick
Thomas E. Golden Jr. Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Thomas E. Golden Jr. Professor of Engineering
Yale University
New Haven, CT

James E. Warne, III ’78
WTI, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ