2017-18 Board of Visitors

Executive Committee

  • Jim Anderson, BSCE '67, MSCE '70, President and CEO, Urban Science
  • Robert Brown, EMMP '95, (Retired) Vice President, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford Motor Company
  • Yousif Ghafari, MSChE '81, Chairman, Ghafari Associates LLC
  • Steve Kurmas, BSChE '79, MSChE '83, Vice Chairman, DTE Energy
  • Avinash Rachmale, MSCE '89, Chairman, Lakeshore Global Corporation

Members At-Large

  • Larry Achram, BSME '82, MSME '84, Chief Engineer, Rivian Automotive
  • Doug Burcicki, BSEE '93, Chief Engineer, Advanced Development and Product Planning, Yazaki
  • Joi Harris, BSIE '06, MBA '11, Vice President, Gas Operations, DTE Gas
  • Bruce Hettle, MSEM '87, Group Vice President, Manufacturing and Labor Affairs, Ford Motor Company
  • Sandeep Johri, MSIE '86, CEO, Tricentis
  • Nanda Kumar, MSME '92, President, Eaton Aerospace Group
  • Chris O'Connor, President and CEO, Humanetics Innovative Solutions
  • Krish Panu, BSCE '81, MBA '84, Managing Partner and Co-founder, PointGuard Ventures
  • Mina Patel Sooch, BSChE '89, CEO and Founder, Ocuphire Pharma, Inc.
  • Mike Pcolinski, Vice President, Advanced Materials & Systems Research, BASF North America
  • Nancy Philippart, BSIE '80, PhDIEG '14, President, NLP Solutions LLC
  • Frank Riviera, BSCS '86, Vice President, Product Development, Nexsys Technologies
  • Randy Rogers, BSCE '80, MSCE '84, Senior Vice President, North America Unit Chief Operating Officer, CDM Smith
  • Earl Shipp, BSChE '81, (Retired) Vice President, Operations, Dow Chemical
  • Nanua Singh, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO, RGBSI
  • Edwin Tatem, MSCE '90, Chairman, Parsons Brinckerhoff Michigan
  • Shyam Veeramachineni, MSCE '95, Executive Vice President, Professional Service Industries
  • Deming Xiao, BSME '83, President, MPS Asia Operations, Monolithic Power Systems Inc.
  • Jeffrey A. Yanssens, BSME '83, Chief Engineer, General Motors Company

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