College of Sciences Advisory Board

We seek multiple perspectives to inform how we conduct education, research, and public engagement.

Our Advisory Board Members bring diverse talents, experiences, and insights.

They are key partners as we strive to enrich our students’ academic experience and enhance our scientists’ research ecosystem.

H. Wade Barnes Jr., MD

B.S. in Applied Biology 1971

Member, Georgia Tech School of Biology Advisory Board

Managing Partner - Division I, North Florida OB-GYN

Medical Director, Sexual Assault Forensic Exam program for Duval, Nassau, and Baker Counties, Florida

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Cynthia L. “Cindi” Bossart, VMD

B.S. in Applied Biology 1974

Owner, Animal Hospital of Fort Lauderdale

S. Rutt Bridges

B.S. in Physics 1973, M.S. in Geophysical Sciences 1975

Managing Director, Quest Capital Partners

Author, Driverless Car Revolution

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Charles J. Crawford

B.S. in Applied Mathematics 1971

Office Manager, Blackstone & Cullen

President, Georgia Battlefields Association

Retired as Colonel, U.S. Air Force

Frank H. Cullen, Ph.D.

B.S. in Mathematics with Honors 1973, M.S. in Operations Research 1975, Ph.D. Engineering 1984

Emeritus Principal, Blackstone & Cullen

John R. Festa

Executive Managing Director, First Performance

CEO, SDS Investments

John C. Ford Ph.D.

Ph.D. Physics 1972

Paul S. Goggin

B.S. in Physics 1991

Member at Large, Georgia Tech Association Board of Trustees

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Ralph E. Gretzinger III

B.S. in Mathematics 1970

Chris J. Hamilton

B.S. in Physics 1969, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering 1970

Elaine M. Hubbard, Ph.D.

B.S. in Applied Mathematics 1972, M.S. in Applied Mathematics 1974, Ph.D. Mathematics 1980

Professor Emeritus Mathematics, Kennesaw State University 

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William F. Lawrence Jr.

B.S. in Biology 1974

Jeffrey A. Leddy

B.S. in Physics 1978

Craig R. Lentzsch

B.S. in Applied Mathematics 1970

Executive Chairman, All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc.

Board Member, Wanderu, Inc.

Adjunct Faculty, University of Denver

Founding Board Member, Transportation Institute, University of Denver

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Thomas E. "Tem" McElroy Jr.

B.S. in Physics 1965

Former member, Georgia Tech Advisory Board

Chairman, McElroy Metal, Inc.

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W. Steven Metzer, MD

B.S. in Psychology 1969

William H. "Bill" Needle

B.S. in Chemistry 1967

Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP

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Edgar M. "Bud" Pass, Ph.D.

B.S. in Mathematics 1967, M.S. in Information and Computer Science 1968, Ph.D. Computer Science 1972

Senior Engineer, Sales Talk


Sue E. Payne

B.S. in Physics 1975

Retired as Manager, Global Geoscience, Exxon Mobil

Retired as COO, The National Math and Science Initiative


Joel C. Pittard, MD

B.S. in Applied Biology 1968

Doctor, Lee Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ala

Robert M. Price

M.S. in Mathematics 1958

Former Research Mathematician, Georgia Tech Rich Electronic Computer Center

President and CEO, PSV Inc. 

Retired as Chairman and CEO, Control Data Corportion (now Ceridian)


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Brett L. Richmond

B.S. in Physics 1969, M.S. in Physics 1972

Retired as Vice President and General Manager, Freescale Semiconductors


Michael J. Rooney, MD

B.S. in Chemistry 1973

Former Member, Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees

Retired as Eye, Nose, and Throat Surgeon, Barranco Clinic, Fla.

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Thomas R. Saylor

B.S. in Applied Biology 1970

Founder and Director, Arecor Limited

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W. Clayton "Clay" Sparrow Jr.

B.S. in Physics 1968

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Charles F. Touchton

B.S. in Physics 1957

Timothy E. "Tim" Waller

B.S. in Applied Mathematics 1970

Retired as President and CEO, Questics LLC