External Advisory Board

The School of Materials Science & Engineering is grateful to have the following esteemed industry and academic leaders serve on our External Advisory Board.

Mr. G. L. (Roy) Bowen, III
Georgia Association of Manufacturers

Mr. Fran Brantley, Text ‘64
Vice President (Retired)
J&J Industries

Mr. Lee Bryan
Tencate Geosynthetics, North America

Dr. George Corbin 
Senior Executive Vice President
Head of Research, Development,Technology
Solvay Advanced Polymers

Mr. Gary Foote
Technical Polymers

Mr. Michael L. Fulbright, Text ‘72
President and CEO (Retired)
JPS Industries, Inc.

Mr. Michael Ginn, MS CerE ‘80
Ginn Mineral Technology, Inc.

Dr. Parmeet Grover, MS MetE ’93,  Ph.D. MetE ’96
McKinsey & Company, Inc.    

Dr. Bryan Hayes
Director. Global Enterprise
Global Nonwovens Research & Engineering
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Dr. Tom Hodge, PhD ChE ’96
Director of Material Research
Michelin Americas Research Company

Dr. Kurt Jacobus, ME ‘93
Chairman, President and CEO
MedShape, Inc.

Dr. Sandra H. Magnus, Ph.D. CerE '96
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 

Dr. Graeme Marshall
Director, Global R&T Center
Global Technology Director, Enabling Science
Novelis Global Research & Technology Center

Mr. Geoffrey P. Morris, PE, CerE '82
Materials/3M Oral Care
Scientific Affairs Manager

Yancy W. Riddle, MS MSE ’98, Ph.D. MSE ‘01
SVP Operations 
Nearshore Technology

Mr. Herb Upton, Mgt. ‘93
Specialty Products Division
Shaw Industries Group

Mr. Phil Williams, Text '70
(Vice Chair)

Emeritus Members

Ms. Jennifer P. Bailey, CerE '70, MS CerE '71
BSAF (Retired)

Dr. David Bowden, MS '78, Ph.D. Chem '82
Technical Fellow
Boeing Company