Advisory Board

The COS Advisory Board members in a line on top of the Kendeda building, with the overcast Atlanta skyline behind them

The College of Sciences External Advisory Board provides advice to the Dean regarding priorities and directions for sciences education and research. Board members are from the private sector and academia, and include both alumni and other individuals who are interested in the success of the College and Georgia Tech.

Paul S. Goggin

Chair
Paul S. Goggin

B.S. in Physics 1991
M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences 1994

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, The Able Channel

Heidi Schindler

Vice-Chair
Heidi Schindler

B.S. in Applied Biology 1997

Head of Commercial Coaching and Project Management MilliporeSigma

Dr. Allen Annis

Allen Annis, Ph.D.

B.S. in Chemistry 1993

Senior Vice President, Research
Aileron Therapeutics, Inc.

Cynthia L. 'Cindi' Bossart, VMD

Cynthia L. “Cindi” Bossart, V.M.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1974

Owner, Animal Hospital of Fort Lauderdale

S. Rutt Bridges

S. Rutt Bridges

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

Managing Director, Quest Capital Partners
Author, Driverless Car Revolution

Michael Cobb

Michael "Mike" Cobb, Ph.D.

B.S. in Chemistry 1975
Ph.D. in Chemistry 1980

Founding Partner, Innovanet and Criterion Scientific

Mercedes Dullum

Mercedes Dullum, M.D.

B.S. in Biology 1975

Consultant, Healthcare and International Services

Belma Erdogan-Haug

Belma Erdogan-Haug, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Ph.D. in Chemistry 2003

Head of Product Development, Henkel of America, Inc.

John C. Ford Ph.D.

John C. Ford, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Physics 1972

Co-Owner, West Georgia Riding Academy & Saddle Club

Elizabeth Gadsby

Elizabeth Gadsby, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemistry 2004

Innovation Strategist, eGad Innovation

Alexis E. Gallardo

Alexis E. Gallardo

B.S. in Chemistry 1991

Vice President, Proluxa, S.A.

Karla Haack profile shot

Karla Haack, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Biology 2009

Associate Medical Writer, Merck

Jeffrey Scott Hurley

Jeffrey S. Hurley, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemistry 1992

Director Nonwovens and Fibers, Central National

Clinton H. Joiner

Clinton H. Joiner, M.D.

B.S in Chemistry 1971

Aflac Children’s Endowed Chair for Hematology, Emory Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Thomas S. Kim

Thomas S. Kim, J.D.

B.S. in Chemistry 1992

President and Chief Executive Officer, EpiVario, Inc.

Craig R. Lentzsch

Craig R. Lentzsch, M.B.A.

B.S. in Applied Mathematics 1970

Executive Chairman, All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc.
Adjunct Faculty, University of Denver
 

Fred A. Levin

Fred A. Levin, M.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1972

President (Retired)
East Atlanta Gastroenterology

Thomas E. "Tem" McElroy Jr.

B.S. in Physics 1965

Chairman, McElroy Metal, Inc.
Former member, Georgia Tech Advisory Board

Nathan Meehan

D. Nathan Meehan, Ph.D., P.E.

B.S. in Physics 1975

CMG Petroleum Consulting, Ltd., Founder

W. Steven Metzer, MD

W. Steven Metzer, M.D.

B.S. in Psychology 1969

Professor of Neurology (Retired), University of Arkansas at Little Rock

David Moody

David Moody

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry 1988

Chief Executive Officer, Jadex Inc.

William H. "Bill" Needle, J.D.

B.S. in Chemistry 1967

Attorney (Retired), Ballard Spahr LLP

Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Peck

B.S. in Mathematics 1975
M.S. in Industrial Systems Engineering 1976

Mathematical Analyst (Retired), The Coca-Cola Company

Thomas R. Saylor

Thomas R. "Tom" Saylor

B.S. in Applied Biology 1970

Founder and Director, Arecor Limited

Jessica Scwhind

Jessica Schwind, Ph.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 2005

Associate Professor, Georgia Southern University

Kelly Sepcic-Pfiel

Kelly Sepcic Pfeil, Ph.D.

M.S. in Chemistry 1992
Ph.D. in Chemistry 2003

President, ArrowInno

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith, Ph.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1986

Professor and Director Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovations Center (EPIC), Clemson University

Christa Sobon profile

Christa Sobon

M.S. in Psychology 1996

Director of Digital Business Operations, Manheim

W. Clayton "Clay" Sparrow Jr., ESQ

B.S. in Physics 1968

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Gerald W. Staton Jr., M.D.

B.S. in Chemistry 1972

Professor Emeritus, Emory Healthcare

John Sutherland

John Sutherland, Ph.D.

B.S. in Physics 1962
M.S. in Physics 1964
Ph.D. in Physics 1967

Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, Augusta University

Charles F. Touchton

Charles "Charlie" F. Touchton

B.S. in Physics 1957

Senior Programmer Consultant (Retired), IBM

Nse Ufot profile

Nsé Ufot

B.S. in Psychology 2002

Chief Executive Officer, New Georgia Project (NGP) and New Georgia Project Action Fund (NGP AF)

G. David Williamson

G. David "Dave" Williamson, Ph.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1973

Associate Director for Science
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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James Belanger, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 2012
B.S. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 2007

Head of Weather, Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners

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Eva Heintz, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemistry 2004

Manager, Strategic Key Accounts, Solvay Specialty Polymers

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Stu Long

B.S. Physics 1975

Managing Director, Patriots for Reliable Electric

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Jack McCallum, M.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1972

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IntegerHealth

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Jessica McDermott, M.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 2004

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Rocky Mountain Regional Medical Center