External Advisory Board

The Materials Science and Engineering Department is proud of its distinguished External Advisory Board, a group of 11 members representing industry and academia who evaluate and advise the department on a full range of activities from undergraduate education to commercialization of technology. The Board meets biennially (in odd years) in November on the Rutgers Campus.  Out next meeting is November 8, 2017.

Current Board Members:

Prof. Helen Chan, Lehigh University

Dr. Susan Chirch, L'Oreal USA

Ms. Katharine Frase, IBM (Emeritus)

Ms. Alexandra Frisbie, Carrier Corporation

Dr. Paul Gray, GE Aviation – Ceramic Composite Products

Dr. David Johnson (2011 Chair), Stevens Institute of Technology 

Dr. Ellen Kosik-Williams, Corning Incorporated

Mr. George McLaren (2015 & 2017 Chair), Corning Incorporated

Prof. Robert Opila (2013 Chair), University of Delaware

Prof. Peter Searson, Johns Hopkins University