Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is made up of societal leaders who are generally undergraduate and graduate alumni of the department and thus invested in its success. Their role is to provide key external input to the department chair to help accomplish the department’s goals.

Audrey K. Bowden '01

  • Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University

J. Christopher Dries *96, *99

  • President and CEO, United Silicon Carbide

John J. Koger '85

  • Former Founder, President and CEO of Oasis Semiconductor Incorporated

Vidya Krishnan '95

  • Chief Learning Officer, Global Head of Learning & Development at Ericsson

Conor Madigan '00

  • Co-Founder, President and COO, Kateeva

Kamran Rafieyan '89

  • Co-Founder, Enceladus Technology

James Shepard '78

  • Founder and Managing Partner, GenNx360 Capital Partners, L.P.

Steven Teig '82

  • Chief Technology Officer, Tessera Technologies

Karthik Vasanth *95

  • Vice President, Texas Instruments