External Advisory Board

    The External Advisory Board of the Materials Processing Center meets at least once yearly to discuss the growth and direction of the MPC. Members are selected from companies and organizations that have a longstanding relationship with the MIT materials community.


    Dr. Manoj Ajbani
    Technology Director
    Elastomer Process Materials
    Lord Corporation

    Dr. Peter Bell
    Vice President, and Chief Scientist (retired)
    St Gobain Corp., and subsidiaries 

    tbaDr. Thomas Blacklock

    Vice President
    Technical Research & Development
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

    George Corbin
    Dr. George Corbin
    Head of Research, Development & Technology
    Solvay Specialty Polymers


    tbaMr. Michael Feldstein
    Vice President of Engineering (retired)
    Midrange Systems, EMC

    kapoorDr. Rakesh R. Kapoor
    Northboro and Worcester Research & Development Center

    LeyMr. Anthony Ley
    President and Chief Executive Officer (retired)

    lipconMr. Jesse Lipcon
    Vice President (retired)
    Alpha Technology
    Compaq Computer Corp.

    Ernest LittauerDr. Ernest L. Littauer
    Vice President (retired)
    Missiles and Space Company
    Lockheed Martin Advanced
    Technology Center

    Dr. Julia M. Phillipsphillips
    Deputy Chief Technology Officer
    and Director of Laboratory Research Strategy and Partnerships
    Sandia National Laboratories

    Dr. Livia M. Racz
    Division Leader of Microsystems Technologies
    Charles Stark Draper Laboratory

    Tony RenauDr. Tony Renau
    Chief Technology Officer
    Research & Development
    Applied Materials

    sintonDr. Steve W. Sinton
    Lockheed Martin Fellow
    Lockheed Martin Space Systems

    smithDr. Terrance P. Smith
    Technical Director
    Materials Laboratory
    3M Corporate Research Laboratory

    Dr. Mark Verbrugge
    Chemical and Materials Systems Laboratory
    General Motors Research & Development

    whiteDr. Alice White
    Professor & Chair
    Mechanical Engineering Department
    Boston UniversityFormerly Chief Scientist
    Bell Labs
    Alcatel Lucent

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