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

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

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.


James Belanger, Ph.D.

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

Head of Weather, Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners

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.

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.

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Karla Haack, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Biology 2009

Associate Medical Writer, Merck


Eva Heintz, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemistry 2004

Manager, Strategic Key Accounts, Solvay Specialty Polymers

Jeffrey Scott Hurley

Jeffrey S. Hurley, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Chemistry 1992

President, Tazza Brands

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.

Fred A. Levin

Fred A. Levin, M.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1972

President (Retired)
East Atlanta Gastroenterology


Stewart W. Long

B.S. in Physics 1975

Managing Director, Patriots for Reliable Electric Power


Jack McCallum, M.D., Ph.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 1972

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IntegerHealth


Jessica McDermott, M.D.

B.S. in Applied Biology 2004

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

Nathan Meehan

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

B.S. in Physics 1975

CMG Petroleum Consulting, Ltd., Founder

David Moody

David Moody

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry 1988

Chief Executive Officer, Jadex Inc.

Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Peck

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

Mathematical Analyst (Retired), The Coca-Cola Company

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

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Christa Sobon

M.S. in Psychology 1996

Director of Digital Business Operations, Manheim

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

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