Advisory Council Members

 Name/TitleYears of ServiceExternal Affiliation
Rakesh Agrawal
Winthrop E. Stone
Distinguished Professor
2012 - Present School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Udit Batra
President and Chief Executive Officer
2014 - Present Waters Corporation
Brian Baynes
Founder & CEO
2014 - Present Verdox
Nazeer Bhore
Global Manager, Technology Scouting and Ventures Group
2020 – PresentExxonMobil Research & Engineering
Linda Broadbelt
Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor & Associate Dean for Research
2010 - PresentDepartment of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
Arup K. Chakraborty
Robert T. Haslam Professor in Chemical Engineering
2007 - Present Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT
Morton Collins
Founder and Managing Partner
1984 - Present M. Collins Ventures, LLC
Thomas F. Degnan, Jr.
ExxonMobil Research & Engineering (retired)
2009 - Present Tony and Sarah Earley Professor of Energy and the Environment Emeritus, Notre Dame
Shekhar Garde
Dean of Engineering and the Elaine & Jack Parker Chaired Professor
2020 - PresentRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Thomas L. Gutshall
Co-Founder and Director
1996 - Present Cepheid
John Markels
President, Merck Vaccines
2004 - Present Merck & Co.
Kara Odom Walker
Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer
2018 - PresentNemours Children's Health System
Lynn Walker
Professor & Council Chairman
2014 - Present Carnegie Mellon University

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