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College of Engineering Advisory Board

Name: Year: Title/Company Current Location:

Bob Brightfelt, Chair

B.S. '65, M.S. '67.
Mechanical Engineering
Retired Founder/Group President, Dade Behring Lake Forest, Ill.

Roger Brodman

B.S. '79
Industrial Engineering
Superior Court Judge, Maricopa County Scottsdale, Ariz.

Joseph Bryant

B.S. '77
Mechanical Engineering
Founder, Cobalt International Energy Houston, Texas

John Dunn

B.S. '70
Chemical Engineering
Manager of Human Resources, Exxon Research & Engineering St. Petersburg, Fla.

Gary Gates

M.S. '85
Industrial Engineering
CEO, Omaha Public Power District Omaha, Neb.

James Hansen

B.S. '78
Electrical Engineering
North American Leader of the Managed Services Business Development Group and Customer Technology, Alcatel Lucent Shawnee, Kan.

Neal Hansen

B.S. '67
Industrial Engineering
Chairman/CEO, CSG Systems International Inc. Englewood, Colo.

Roger Helgoth

B.S. '70, M.S. '73
Civil Engineering
President, Kirkham Michael Omaha, Neb.

Dennis Hirschbrunner

B.S. '70
Civil Engineering
Retired Executive Vice President/ Director of Marketing, HDR Columbus, Neb.

Kenneth Jones

B.S. '68
Chemical Engineering
Founder: Automated Call Processing Corp. (1983); Ditech Communications (1990); Globe Wireless (1999) Half Moon Bay, Calif.

David Lederer

B.S. '62
Electrical Engineering
Founder, Detection Systems, Inc. Sodus Point, N.Y.

Joseph Lempka

B.S. '84
Construction Management
President, Kiewit Building Group Aurora, Colo.

David McDowell

B.S. '79
Mechanical Engineering
Regents’ Professor and Carter N. Paden Jr. Distinguished Chair in Metals Processing, Georgia Institute of Technology Lilburn, Ga.

Richard McNeel

B.S. '69
Chemical Engineering
President/CEO, Lord Corporation Cary, N.C.

Ronald Taylor

B.S. '77 Principal, Civil Group, LLC Fountain Hills, Ariz.

Jeff Zvolanek

B.S. '86
Industrial Engineering
Co-founder/President, Industrial Maid, LLC Cortland, Neb.