Engineering Advisory Board


College of Engineering

Dean’s Office
320 McLaughlin Hall # 1700
Berkeley, CA 94720-1700

The Berkeley Engineering Advisory Board is composed of successful alumni, tech pioneers, industry leaders and creative visionaries. The board advances our academic and research excellence by:

  • strengthening relationships with our partners in academia, industry and government;
  • shaping new research agendas;
  • envisioning new educational initiatives;
  • developing fellowships, endowed chairs and other forms of student and faculty support; and
  • creating sustainable funding models, among other efforts.

Engineering Advisory Board 2019-20

Diane B. Greene

Diane B. Greene, Co-chair, M.S.’88 EECS
Former founding CEO, VMware

Paul E. Jacobs

Paul E. Jacobs, Co-chair, B.S.’84, M.S.’86, Ph.D.’89 EECS
Founder, chairman & CEO, XCOM

Tsu-Jae King Liu

Tsu-Jae King Liu
Dean and Carlson Professor of Engineering

Michael F. Ableson

Michael F. Ableson, M.S.’83 ME
Vice president, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Dado Banatao

Dado Banatao
Managing partner

Tara Bunch

Tara Bunch, B.S.’85 ME
Head of Global Operations

Purnendu Chatterjee

Purnendu Chatterjee, M.S.’72, Ph.D.’74 IEOR
Founder and chairman

Wenchi Chen

Wenchi Chen
President and CEO

T.Y. Chiu

T.Y. Chiu, Ph.D.’83 EECS
Vice chairman and non-executive director

Dipanjan Deb

Dipanjan Deb, B.S.’91 EECS
Co-founder and CEO

William S. Floyd, Jr.

William S. Floyd, Jr., B.S.’56 IEOR
Vice president (retired)

Coleman Fung

Coleman Fung, B.S.’87 IEOR
Board chair, Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Charles Giancarlo

Charles Giancarlo, M.S.’80 EECS
CEO, PureStorage

Michael Grimes

Michael Grimes, B.S.’87 EECS
Managing director

Ashraf Habibullah

Ashraf Habibullah, M.S.’70 CEE
Founder, president & CEO

Deirdre Ryan Hanford

Deirdre Ryan Hanford, M.S.’85 EECS
Chief security officer

Barbara Humpton

Barbara Humpton
President & CEO

Kristin Johnsen, B.S.'88 IEOR
Corporate VP

E. Floyd Kvamme

E. Floyd Kvamme, B.S.’59 EECS
Partner emeritus

James Lau

James Lau, B.A.’81 CS & Applied Math

Ann Lee-Karlon

Ann Lee-Karlon, B.S.’89 BioE
SVP, Portfolio Management & Operations

Mark Liu

Mark Liu, M.S.’81 Ph.D.’83 EECS
President & co-CEO

Jeffrey Massimilla

Jeffrey Massimilla
Vice President, Global Cybersecurity

Sanjay Mehrotra

Sanjay Mehrotra, B.S.’78, M.S.’80 EECS
President & CEO

Kim K. Polese

Kim K. Polese, B.S.’84 Biophysics

In Sik Rhee

In Sik Rhee, B.S.’93 EECS
General partner

Sandra L. Rivera
EVP & Chief People Officer

Clyde Rodriguez, B.S.‘95 EECS
CTO, Cloud & Advanced Technology

Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, M.S.’79, Ph.D.’82 EECS
Former CEO, Google, Inc.

Harry Shum

Harry Shum
Advisor, MSRA (Microsoft Research Asia)

Thomas Siebel

Thomas Siebel
Founder, chairman and CEO

Darlene Solomon

Darlene Solomon

Roger Strauch

Roger Strauch
Chairman and co-founder

Sehat Sutardja

Sehat Sutardja, M.S.’85, Ph.D.’88 EECS

Lib-Bu Tan

Lip-Bu Tan
Chairman, Walden International

Kirsi K. Tikka

Kirsi K. Tikka, M.S.’84, Ph.D.’89 Naval Architecture
EVP, Global Marine (retired)

Robert Tjian

Robert Tjian, B.S.’71 Biochemistry

Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, B.S.’86 EECS

Weijie Yun, M.S.’89, Ph.D.’92 EECS
Founder & Managing Partner