Dean's Executive Committee

The Dean’s Executive Committee is composed of executive-level leaders, including venture capitalists and successful entrepreneurs. The Dean’s Executive Committee works closely with staff and faculty to assist the College of Engineering at UC Davis through advocacy, prospective donor identification and cultivation, and personal philanthropy.

Brian Underwood

Brian Underwood, Commitee Chair

M.S. '91 Materials Science
Business Owner
Whaleback SBG, LLC

Richard L. Corsi

Richard L. Corsi

M.S. '85, Ph.D. '89 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dean
UC Davis College of Engineering

Andy Botka

Andy Botka

B.S. '87 Electrical Engineering
Vice President, Strategic Planning
Keysight Technologies

Jeff Bush

Jeff Bush

B.S. '79 Mechanical Engineering
Partner
Greenbush Capital LLC

Tim Bucher

Tim Bucher

B.S. '86 Electrical Engineering
Chief Product Officer
Scientific Games

Richard Chuang

Richard Chuang

B.S. '79 Electrical Engineering
CEO
d1n0

Mike Coffey

Mike Coffey

B.S. '84 Electrical Engineering
Retired Senior Vice President, Global Delivery and Assurance
AT&T Services, Inc.

Pam Fair

Pam Fair

B.S. '80 Chemical Engineering
Retired Vice President
San Diego Gas & Electric

Linda Frager

Linda Frager

B.S. '87 Electrical Engineering
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Home and Audio, Worldwide Product Marketing
Apple

Janet Gee

Janet Gee

B.S. '78 Chemical Engineering
Consultant
HP, Inc.

Layton Han

Layton Han

B.S. '88 Mechanical Engineering
CEO
Adara

Michael Hurlston

Michael Hurlston

B.S. '88, M.S. '91 Electrical Engineering
President and CEO
Synaptics

Tim Jellison

Tim Jellison

B.S. '83, M.S. '84 Mechanical Engineering
Principal
Fresh Look Strategies

Francis Lee

Francis Lee

B.S. '74 Electrical Engineering
Board Chairman
Synaptics

Rose McCallen

Rose McCallen

M.S. '84, Ph.D. '93 Mechanical Engineering
Senior Staff Manager
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Steven Montoya

Steven Montoya

B.S. '77 Electrical Engineering

Cynthia Murphy-Ortega

Cynthia Murphy-Ortega

B.S. '91 Chemical Engineering
Manager, University Partnerships and Association Relations
Chevron Corporation

Earl Rennison

Earl Rennison

B.S. '88 Electrical Engineering
Founder, CEO and Managing Director
Rincaro LLC

Rob Tobias

Rob Tobias

B.S. '86 Electrical Engineering
CEO
HDMI Licensing Administrator

John Wasson

John Wasson

B.S. '84 Chemical Engineering
President and CEO
ICF

John Weinberg

John Weinberg

B.S. '70 Mechanical Engineering
COO
Workin.com

Bruce West

Bruce West

B.S. '71, M.S. '73 Civil Engineering
Retired Founding Principal
West Yost & Associates, Inc.

Dean's Executive Committee Member Emeritus

Michael Child

Michael Child

B.S. '76 Electrical Engineering
Senior Advisor
TA Associates