Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors comprises senior leaders from business, industry, government, and academia, active or retired, who represent the broad spectrum of regional, statewide, and national high-technology industries.

The board provides the chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering with an external perspective on the department’s programs and activities; identifies issues important to the success of these initiatives; provides guidance, counsel, consultation, and recommendations to the chair; reviews curricula for relevance and research for purpose and progress; and provides other assistance and support as required by the chair.

Stephen Badgett

Mr.StephenBadgettDeputy General Manager & Chief Operating Officer, City of Riverside’s Public Utilities (RPU)
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Girish Balachandran

Mr.GirishBalachandranGeneral Manager, Riverside Public Utilities (RPU)
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Peter Chu

Mr.PeterChuManager, Advanced Technologies,The Boeing Company
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Jim Dimarogonas

Mr.JimDimarogonas

Space Communications and Networking Portfolio Manager, Center for National Security
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Jane Easum

Ms.JeanEasumSupervisory Scientist, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Hossny El-Sherief

Mr.HossnyEl-SheriefManager, Electronics Software & Engineering Center, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Mission Systems
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Jun Guo

Mr.JunGuoBroadcom Corporation
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Cyrus Johnson

Mr.CyrusJohnsonDirector of Engineering, SEACOMP
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Kumaran Krishnasamy

Mr.KumaranKrishasamyPrincipal Engineer, Broadcom Corporation
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Brett Marymee

BrettMarymeeOperations Manager, Systems Development Center Team, Raytheon
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Christopher Mayhew

Mr.ChristopherMayhewSenior Power Systems Engineer, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Brian Petrini

Mr.BrianPetriniTechnical Product Manager, IBM
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Benito Poveda

Mr.BenitoPovedaGN&C Lead, Rocket Systems Launch Program
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Dennis Rice

Mr.DennisRiceNorthrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

J.R. Richardson

Mr.J.R.RichardsonPrincipal Systems Engineer with Honors, Raytheon - Network Centric Systems (NCS)
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Patrick Sain

Mr.PatrickSainPrincipal Multi-Disciplined Engineer, Raytheon Electronics Systems
Member, ECE Board of Advisors

Joel Schulman

Mr.JoelSchulmanSenior Scientist, The Aerospace Corporation
Member, ECE Board of Advisors