National Advisory Council

The National Advisory Council meets regularly with the dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Its members provide advice and resources to help enhance the educational programs and opportunities available to SEAS students.

 

Photo of Kevin Kelly, NAC Chair

 

Mr. Kevin Kelly is the current chair of the school's National Advisory Council.  He is the CEO of LGS Innovations.  Mr. Kelly received his MS in engineering management from GW in '97.

 

NAC Members

  • Gennaro Colabatistto, MS ’96; President, CAE, Inc.
  • Gregory Colevas, BS ’85; Division President, Mid-Atlantic Region,  Clark Construction
  • Terry Collins, D.Sc. '76; Retired Chairman, CEO and President, Argon ST
  • Elizabeth D'Andrea, DSc '06; Retired Program Manager, Office of Naval Research
  • Donald Dinger, MS, '64, Applied Scientist '78, Retired Consultant, US Department of Defense
  • Thomas Doherty, BS ’89, Managing Director: Asset-Backed Finance, Wells Fargo & Co.
  • Barbara Fleming,CCAS BS '81, SEAS MS '85; Former Senior Cyber Security Policy Advisor, Department of Defense
  • Michael Fleming, MS '82; Of Counsel, Irell & Manella LLP
  • Gulu GambhirMS ’92, DSc ’98; Chief Technology Officer, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Randy A. Graves, D.Sc. '78; President, Graves Technologies, Inc.
  • Jon Halpern, BS '79; President, Jon B. Halpern & Associates, LLC
  • Alexandra Halvordson, BS ‘08, Engineer, General Dynamics Electric Boat
  • Aran Hegarty, MS '97, President, Hegarty Research LLC
  • Todd Hetherington, MS ‘87, CEO, NM Management, Inc.
  • Mark V. Hughes, III, MS '77; Retired President, System and Network Solutions Group, SAIC
  • Naeem Hussain, MS ’99; Entrepreneur and Management Consultant, Agile Trailblazers, LLC,  Medzpeed Solutions & Elevertek LLC
  • Ashok Jha, MS' 92; CEO, Adnet Systems, Inc.
  • Kevin Kelly, MS’97; CEO, LGS Innovations (Chair)
  • Gazelle Hashemian Kimiavi, MS '97, CEO & President, BlueJuniper Inc.
  • Sassan Kimiavi, BS '85, MS '87, D.Sc. '98, Founder and CEO, ALTA Development, LLC
  • Matthew Knouse, Abuse Analyst, Google, Inc., BA '09, MS '11
  • Anirudh Kulkarni, BS '86, MS '88; Managing Principal & CEO, Customer Value Partners, Inc.
  • Andrew Lacher, BS '86, MS '70; UAS Integration Lead and Research Strategist, The MITRE Corporation
  • Simon LeeMS '05; Chairman and CEO, STG, Inc.
  • Dov Levy, MS ‘83; President and CEO, Dovel Technologies
  • Elma Levy, Friend, Chair of the Board and Co-founder, Dovel Technologies
  • Patrick J. Marolda, MEA '86; COO-Defense, Rolls-Royce (Retired)
  • Asghar Mostafa, BS '81, MS '82; President and CEO, Rubriq Corporation
  • Mark Mykityshyn, Ph.D., Friend, Executive Chairman and CEO, Tangible Security, Inc.
  • Nick Paleologos, BS '69; Vice Chairman, Miller & Long Co., Inc.
  • George Reynolds, MS ‘73, Director of University-Industry Initiatives, Northrop Grumman
  • T. Richard Stroupe, Jr., Founder and Managing Principal, Crimson Consulting Group, MS '01
  • Howard Tischler, MS '80; CEO, Eversafe, Inc.
  • L. William Varner, BS '73; President and COO, ManTech International Corporation (MCIS Group)
  • Indrajeet Viswanathan, MS ’12; Alexandria City Public Schools, Energy Manager
  • Charles Watt, MEA '73, D.Sc. '86; Director, Watt Family Innovation Center
  • Bradley Whittington, Friend, Director of Technology and Intelligence, Raytheon Company
  • Christopher Wiernicki, MS '83, Chairman, President, & CEO; American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

NAC Emeritus Members

  • Will Alexander, BS '04, MBA ‘06; Senior Associate, JM Zell and Partners
  • W. Scott AmeyMS '75; Chairman of the Board, Amyx, Inc.
  • Manjit Bakshi, BS '64
  • Gary Baldwin, MS '92
  • Gary Bard, MS '63
  • Rick Barry, former faculty
  • Gurminder Bedi, BS '69; Retired Vice President, North American Truck, Ford Motor Company
  • John Chino, D.Sc. '86
  • Nolan Danchik, BS '64, MS '68
  • Ray Everett, Esq., JD '97
  • Carolyn Fritz, MS '89
  • John Holmblad, MS '80, Graduate Certificate '02, Founder and CEO, Acadia Secure Network
  • Douglas Humphrey, Friend
  • David Karlgaard, D.Sc. '74; Retired CEO, PEC Solutions
  • Shaun Kim, MS '70
  • Allyn Kilsheimer, BS '63
  • Jim McDowell, MEA '73
  • Heather Nicholas, MS '98
  • John O’Brien, MEA '78
  • Cagatay Ozdogru, MS '91
  • Giovanna PattersonMS '91, Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Richard Reich, MS '76, Retired Executive, Phillips Lifeline Systems
  • Elias Shams, MS '96
  • Rachel Usdan, BS '03, MS '07
  • Louis Wagman, BS '64
  • David Wang, BS '51

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