Some of the most distinguished names in engineering education have been recruited to serve on a special advisory board for the college. The President's Council is a group of distinguished advisors who have volunteered their time to counsel the president on a full range of issues relating to curriculum, student life, administration and finance, governance, admission and other topics important to the college. The council meets three times per year.
Members of the President's Council currently include:
John E. Abele
Cofounder and Director, Boston Scientific Corporation
Elizabeth G. Armstrong, Ph.D.
Director of the Harvard-Macy Institute and Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
James E. Ashton, Ph.D.
President of Ashton Capital Partners
Mara G. Aspinall, M.B.A.
Former President and CEO of On-Q-ity
Joseph G. Astroth, Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Chief Education Strategist, Innovation First International
William Ballhaus, Jr., Ph.D.
Former president and CEO, The Aerospace Corporation
Atul Bhatnagar, MSEE
Former CEO and President, Ixia
Kim Bottomly, Ph.D.
President, Wellesley College
Marshall N. Carter, M.A.
Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange and Deputy Chairman of the parent company NYSE Euronext
Barry L. Cox, M.B.A.
Member Board of Directors of Audience, Inc. and Summit Microelectronics, Inc.
James C. Curvey, M.A.
Vice Chairman, Fidelity Investments
James J. Duderstadt, Ph.D.
President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
Charles Fadel, M.B.A.
Global Education Lead, Cisco Systems
Woodie Flowers, Ph.D.
Pappalardo Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Domenico Grasso, Ph.D.
Provost, University of Delaware
George N. Hatsopoulos, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO, Pharos, LLC and Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Thermo Electron Corporation
Douglas A. Hunt
Vice President of SOA Advanced Technologies, IBM Corporation
Wayne C. Johnson, M.B.A.
Assistant Vice President for Institute Corporate Relations, CalTech
Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Colgate-Palmolive
Kinam Kim, Ph.D.
President and CEO, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Charles R. Lax
Managing General Partner, GrandBanks Capital
David S. Lintz
General Counsel, Raytheon BBN Technologies
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Quaker
Cherry A. Murray, Ph.D.
Dean, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science
Mark Papermaster, M.S.
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, AMD
Sung Park, B.A.
President and Founder of Umagination Labs LLC
Naimish Patel, MEng
CEO, Gridco Systems
James D. Plummer, Ph.D.
Dean of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
John William Poduska, Sr., Sc.D.
Founder and Former Vice President of Research, Prime Computer
Elizabeth P. Powell, M.A., M.B.A.
Cofounder, Chair, and Treasurer (Retired) of Diamond Machining Technology, Inc.
Melvin R. Ramey, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, University of California-Davis
Mark E. Russell, MSEE
Corporate Vice President, Engineering, Technology & Mission Assurance Raytheon Company
Jamil Salmi, Ph.D.
Global Tertiary Education Expert
Mitch Sayare, Ph.D.
Former Chairman and CEO, ImmunoGen, Inc
Leonard A. Schlesinger, D.B.A
Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Eileen Shapiro, M.B.A.
President, The Hillcrest Group
Ralph Sheridan, M.B.A.
Chief Executive Officer and a Director for Good Harbor Partners Acquisition Corp.
Ralph Z. Sorenson, D.B.A.
General Partner of the Sorenson Limited Partnership and President Emeritus, Babson College
Nicole M. Stata
Founder and Managing Director, Boston Seed Capital, LLC.
Mehmet Toner, Ph.D
Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology
John J. Tracy, Ph.D
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President - Engineering, Operations & Technology, Boeing
Tony Wagner, Ed.D.
Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center, Harvard
Ian Waitz, Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Engineering, the Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a MacVicar Fellow, MIT
Ronald G. Weiner
Partner, Perelson Weiner LLP
Lilian Wu, Ph.D.
Program Executive, University Relations and Innovation, IBM Corporate Technology
William A. Wulf, Ph.D.
AT&T Professor of Computer Science, University of Virginia