University of Iowa College of Engineering Advisory Board

The College of Engineering Advisory Board provides value to the College in developing and achieving its strategic plan/vision.  The Board provides advice by drawing upon perspectives, knowledge, and experiences from global trends.  Meanwhile, the College provides awareness and knowledge of new technologies and educational trends, and informs the Board of its progress in achieving the strategic plan.

Board members benefit by being part of ongoing communication between the world of engineering education as represented by The University of Iowa College of Engineering and the full spectrum of engineering activities.

The Board concentrates on four areas of strategic importance:

  • Better Futures for Iowans
  • Knowledge and Practice
  • New Frontiers in the Arts
  • Student Success
Kristi Schmidt Bauerly
(BSE 2002 Industrial Engineering)
Human Factors Engineer, Industrial Design
Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA
Adrian LaTrace
Chief Executive Officer
Boyd Industries, Inc., Clearwater, FL
Michael Bauerly
(BSE 2003 Industrial Engineering)
(BA 2003 Studio Arts)
Designer
X (formerly Google X), Mountain View, CA
Phillip O. Mayberry
(BS 1967 Industrial Engineering)
Customer Event Director
Emerson Process Management, Marshalltown, IA

Kimberly Beardsley
(BSE 1990 Industrial Engineering)
Vice President, Worldwide Parts Services
Deere & Company, Milan, IL

Amanda Mikhail
(BS 1999 Mechanical Engineering)
Administrator-Research
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Elizabeth Bernard
(BSE 2000 Chemical Engineering)
Senior Corporate Counsel, Litigation
Rimini Street, Las Vegas, NV
Daniel L. Mineck
Vice President, Performance Engineering and Environment (retired)  
Alliant Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA
Patricia Coleman
(BSCE 1978)
Principal (retired)
Thornton-Tomasetti, Dallas, TX
Kelly Ortberg
(BSME 1982)
Chairman, President, and CEO
Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA
Mitchell Corbett
(BSE 1987 Electrical Engineering, MBA 2002)
Manufacturing and Field Technology Manager
DuPont Pioneer, Johnston, IA
Eric Paterson
(BSE 1987, MS 1990, PhD 1994 Mechanical Engineering)
Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department Head
Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Professor of Marine Propulsion
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Steve Davis
(MS 2003 Electrical and Computer Engineering)
President and Owner
BIO::NEOS, Inc., Iowa City, IA

Bernardo A. Perez
Director, Engineering-Low Voltage Power Business
Schneider Electric, Cedar Rapids, IA
Christopher Day
(BSE 1991 Civil Engineering)
Vice President and Project Principal
Stanley Consultants, Inc., Muscatine, IA
Jeff Rossate
Director, Office of Business Development
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
St. Paul, MN
Jody L. Howard
(BSE 1986 Electrical Engineering)
Director, Resource Industries Strategy
Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, IL
Barbara J. Sines
(BSIE 1980)
Vice President of Manufacturing for the Point of Care (POC) Business Unit
Siemens Healthcare-Diagnostics, Boston, MA
Terry Kouba
Vice President-Generation Operations
Alliant Energy, Dubuque, IA
Sharon Tinker
(BSChE 1980)
Process Safety Engineer (retired)
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Ankeny, IA
Robert E. Kress, Chair
(MA 1981 Business Administration)  
Managing Director, Accenture Security
Accenture, Chicago, IL
Caroline VanIngen-Dunn
(BSBME 1983)
Manager, STEM Initiative, Science Foundation Arizona
President and Owner
C.V.I.D. Consulting Services, Tempe, AZ
 
Phillip S. Larson
Vice President and Office Director 
Shive-Hattery Architecture/Engineering, Iowa City, IA

Robert W. Whitmore
(BSE 1986 in Mechanical Engineering)
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (retired)
Seagate Technology LLC, Shakopee, MN