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ECE Mission Statement

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University is a partnership among students, faculty and staff in Service in the profession of Electrical and computer engineering through academic excellence, Research and real-world experiences, dedicated to a Vision of the future that includes Industry and community, Continuous improvement, and personal Enrichment and growth (SERVICE).


Industrial Advisory Board

As of September 2021

The Industrial Advisory Board consists of recognized leaders in the community and plays an essential role in helping to shape the future of the ECE Department.

Raymond Allen, Ph.D.
Pulsed Power Physics Branch
Naval Research Laboratory

Bryan Brew
Director of Business Development
Capstone Corporation

Shreya Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Amazon.com Services, Inc.

Charles Randy Cole
Engineering Manager
Teledyne Hastings

Eric Cooper
Head, Safety Critical Avionics Branch
NASA Langley Research Center

J. Kevin Curtis
Vice President - Technical Solutions
Dominion Energy

Michael P. Francis, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer
Embody LLC

Brad Greene
Senior Associate
Booz | Allen | Hamilton

Eric Haynes
Principal Engineering
GE Power Systems

Elaine Horn-Ranney, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & CEO
Tympanogen LLC

Harry Johnson, D. Eng.
Senior Solutions Architect, Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization
Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Tom Jones
Director, IT Operations
Newport News Shipbuilding

Anushka Lakdawala
Hardware Engineer Senior Staff
Lockheed Martin-Rotary Missions Systems

David K. Miano
Director, Science and Technology
First Naval Construction Division

Michael O'Brien
Branch Head
NAVSEA Dam Neck

C. J. Reddy, Ph.D.
Vice President Business Development
Altair Engineering, Inc.

Andrei Seryi
Associate Director, Accelerator Operations & R&D
Jefferson Laboratory

Hans Seywald, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist
Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.

David Wommack
Operations Manager
Ross Video


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