Dean’s Advisory Board Members


Amy Abouelenein*
(Chemical Engineering ’89)
Vice President Innovation, Technology and Quality, Baking and Convenience and Foodservice Segment, General Mills

Krzysztof Burhardt*
(Electrical Engineering Ph.D. ’71)
Retired Partner
Clotho & Associates

Ronald L. Christenson, Chair*
(Mechanical Engineering ’72)
Retired Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Cargill Inc.

Michael Connly*
(Mechanical Engineering ’83)
Chief Information Officer
Optum/United Health Group

Edward Cunnington*
(Business Administration ’70, MBA ’71)
Retired President
Tescom Corp.

John Dexheimer*
(Mathematics ’76)
Lightwave Advisors

Sundararajan Dhamotharan*
(Civil Engineering Ph.D. ’79)
Group Chief Executive, Enterprise Client Account Management Program

Mike Garding*
(Geoengineering ’84)
CEO Operations

Jeffrey A. Gorski*
(Geological Engineering ’83)
Chief Operating Officer
Tidewater Inc.

Robert F. Hartmann*
(Electrical Engineering '65)

James Heppelmann*
(Mechanical Engineering ’87)
President and CEO
Parametric Technology Corporation

Byron Hill Vice President
CTO and Vice President of Engineering
TE Sensor Solutions

Bonnie Holub*
(Computer Science M.S. ’87, Ph.D. ’92)

Robert W. Hubbard*
(Psychology ’88)
President Hubbard
Broadcasting, Inc.

Ashish K. Khandpur*
(Chemical Engineering Ph.D. ’95)
Executive vice president
Electronics and Energy Business Group

Steve R. Klick*
(Business Administration '74, Information Management '76)
HealthCare Anytime

Jane E. Lansing*
(Civil Engineering ’76)
Vice President of Marketing
Emerson Automation Solutions

Carol C. Malnati*
(Electrical Engineering '88)
Vice President of Product Development

Gary J. Obermiller*
(Mechanical Engineering '72)
Managing Director
Mill City Capital

Ken Pucel*
(Mechanical Engineering ’89)
Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Engineering and Lean
Polaris Industries Inc.

Randall Schiestl*
(Mechanical Engineering '77; M.B.A. '84)
Vice President of Global Innovation
Boston Scientific Corporation

Robert C. Sundahl*
(Metallurgical Engineering ’58, M.S.’64, Ph.D.’66)
Owner, Clay Street Associates

Gerald Timm*
(Electrical Engineering ’63, M.S.’65, Ph.D. ’67)
President, Lightwave Advisors
Professor, Urological Surgery

Debra L. Wilfong*
(MBA ’93)
Vice President, Formulated Products Technology
BP Technology Centre

Todd Zarfos*
(Electrical Engineering ’85)
Vice President of Engineering
The Boeing Company

* University of Minnesota alumni

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