Dean's Council of Advisors

The Dean's Council 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 council provides the dean of the Bourns College of Engineering with an external perspective on the college’s programs and activities; identifies issues important to the success of these initiatives; provides guidance, counsel, consultation, and recommendations to the dean; reviews curricula for relevance and research for purpose and progress; and provides other assistance and support as required by the dean.

Gordon Bourns

Mr. GordonBourns

Chairman and CEO, Bourns, Inc.
Chairman, BCOE Council of Advisors

Ruth Chao

Ms.RuthChaoGeneral Affairs Manager, Delta Electronics (Americas) Ltd.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Winston Chung

Mr. WinstonChungChairman, Winston Global Energy
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Michael Clinch

MichaelClinchPh.D.Senior Consultant and Materials Development Group Leader, Innoval Technology
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Lea Deesing

Ms.LeaDeesingChief Innovation Officer, City of Riverside
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Mohammad Dehghani

MohammadDehghaniPh.D.Vice Provost, Stevens Institute of Technology
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Nora Hackett

Ms.NoraHackettVisiting Scholar, Deparment of Botany and Plant Science - University of California, Riverside
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Michael Hartnett

MichaelHartnettPh.D.Chairman, CEO and President, RBC Bearings, Inc.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Brian Hawley

Mr.BrianHawleyChairman and CTO, Luminex Software, Inc.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

William Johnson

Mr. WilliamJohnsonPresident and CEO, Johnson Machinery Co.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

David Key

Mr. DavidKeySaaS Thought Leader, Cloud Strategies, Agile Equity, Corent Technology
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Robert Krieger

Mr. RobertKriegerChairman of the Board and Principal Engineer, Krieger and Stewart, Inc.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Ernest Levister

Dr. ErnestLevister

Physician, Private Practice
Vice Chairman, BCOE Council of Advisors

Ching Liu

Ms.ChingLiuExecutive Vice President, SolarMax Technology Inc and Inland Empire Renewable Energy Regional Center, LLC.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Kevin Marcus

Mr. KevinMarcusFounder and CTO of Versium Analytics, Inc.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Carole Sanders

Ms. CaroleSandersPCM Design-Build Overisght Manager, Arcadis
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Thaddeus Sandford

ThaddeusSandfordPh.D.Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Boeing (Retired) 
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Eric Sheppard

Mr.EricSheppardResearch Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, Hampton University
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Victor Tolan

Mr.VictorTolanPresident and CEO, B&K Precision Corporation
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

Shane Trussell

Mr.ShaneTrussellPresident, Trussell Technologies, Inc.
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors

David Tsai

Mr.DavidTsaiPartner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Member, Bourns College of Engineering Council of Advisors