Materials Science and Engineering Advisory Board Members

The mission of the Advisory Board is to provide advice, assessment and assistance to the chair and the faculty of the MSE department on its programs, strategic plans, research and outreach efforts. Visionary ideas of the Advisory Board will help position the Department to:

  • Maintain its materials science technology excellence and leadership;

  • Continue to provide industry and academia with exceptional graduates; and

  • Conduct outstanding research essential to advancing the state of the art of the profession.

The board consists of individuals who have a distinguished career in the Materials Science and Engineering profession. Board members are drawn from leaders in academia, industry, and national labs.

Dr. Bruce Aitken

Research Fellow
Corning Glass Works, New York

Dr. James Deyoreo

Chief Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington

Professor Fiona Doyle

Donald H. McLaughlin Professor of Mineral Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Valerie Gibson

Principal Engineer
Aerojet-Rocketdyne, Sacramento

Dr. Katheryn B. Helean

Senior Technical Manager, Materials Engineering and Manufacturing
Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque

Professor Jorg Loffler

Head of Institute of Metals Research
ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Professor Gary Messing

Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University