Department of

Electrical Engineering

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Industrial and Professional Advisory Council

The Industrial and Professional Advisory Council (IPAC) is a select group of alumni from industry, government agencies, and academia who advise the department on academic issues and on current trends and future directions in engineering. The council meets regularly with electrical engineering faculty and students to receive an update on the department, undergraduate and graduate programs, and research activities.

IPAC members for 2015 include: Don Carretta, retired; Thomas Foley, Altran - North America; Stephanie de Garay, Rockwell Automation; Tom Hartman, retired; Scott Morris, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission; John Shavinsky, Intrepid Aviation Management; Jamie Steffie, Lutron Electronics; Scott Thompson, Oberon Inc,; and Tammy Urbanski, Fairchild Semiconductor

Pictured below is 2014 IPAC members: John Shavinsky, Intrepid Aviation Management; Leslie Melaragno, Rockwell Automation; Don Carretta, retired; Kultegin Aydin, Department Head; Scott Thompson, Oberon Inc.; Stephanie de Garay, Rockwell Automation; and Tom Hartman, retired.

Not pictured: John Clark, Northrop Grumman; Thomas Foley, Altran - North America; Tammy Urbanski, Fairchild Semiconductor

This year's IPAC meeting is March 25 - March 27.

IPAC committee members standing for a group photo