EECS Department Advisory Council (DAC)

The EECS Department Advisory Council (DAC) includes representatives of stakeholders in industry, academia, government, consulting companies, and our alumni. DAC members will contribute knowledge, experience and resources to advance our academic programs. DAC members are chosen by the EECS Department Chair via department faculty recommendations for a three-year renewable term. The total DAC membership will be eight to ten members to cover all aspects of the profession and represent various constituencies of the department.

EECS Department Advisory Council Members

Henry Cobb, P.E.
Operations and Engineering Manager
SDG&E | Northeast C & O

Colette M. De La Barre, Ph.D.
Director of Engineering, BDS Autonomous Systems Division
The Boeing Company

Torrance Fennell, Ph.D.
Business Development Manager
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Kimberly Greene Starks
Global University Programs - Technology Strategy and Infrastructure
IBM Corporation

Harold Javid, Ph.D.
University Relations Lead
Microsoft Corporation

Adam Levy
Senior Vice President, IT & Network Engineering
Intelsat Corporation

Jeena Park
Engineering Campus Recruitment
Bloomberg L.P.

Jerry Pullen
Sales Executive, Population Health
Cerner Corporation

Walter A. Roper
Technical Manager, Scalable Performance CPU Development Group
Intel Corporation

Wanda L. Scott
Chief Learning Officer
Simple Technology Solutions, Inc.

Badou Tounkara
Head of Technology for Fraud Operations, Machine Learning and Innovation
J.P. Morgan Chase

Vikram Vemulapalli
Engineering Manager
Intel Corporation

Lisa Walls-Chandler
Region Engineering & Verification
Amazon Web Services

Gregory West
Engineering Manager
Northrop Grumman

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Cooley Pays it Forward with Tech 4.0 STEAM Technology Teen Workshop

Fri, September 6, 2019

Computer Science Senior Jasmon Cooley is paying it forward with her non-profit startup Tech 4.0. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Cooley witnessed the absence of engineers and information technology professionals in her environment. She recognized this as a lack of available opportunities and resources. Her goal is to create a pipeline for African American engineering talent, multiplying the number of African American engineers in the United States. Read More >>

Diaz-Caez Visiting Graduate Researcher at Tsinghua University this Summer

Fri, August 23, 2019

Electrical engineering Ph.D. student Christian Diaz-Caez was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation (NSF) IRES project as a visiting graduate researcher at Tsinghua University this summer. The U.S. News and World Report ranks Tsinghua University as No. 1 in Global Universities in China rankings. Read More >>

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