The Physics Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) is a volunteer board consisting of leading members of industry and academia.
Their relevant education, experience and accomplishments in the field enable them to provide advice to the faculty and administration on a wide variety of areas and topics to enable the department to effectively produce outstanding graduates. Physics Industrial Advisory Board is associated with both Applied Physics degree and Engineering Physics degree programs. Physics IAB expertise includes industrial relevance of course topics, scholarly pursuits, research, graduate studies, k-12 education, current affairs, departmental infrastructure, curriculum, cooperative education, and accreditation, to name a few.
Physics Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) is one of the main constituents of physics program along with Students, Alumni, Faculty, and Industry and co-op sponsors. Input and feedback from our program constituents helps us to keep our educational programs current and relevant. The current members of the Physics Industrial Advisory Board are:
OptoAtmospherics, Inc (President)
Mid Michigan Medical Center – Midland – Medical Physicist (Physics Department Alum)
Wright Patterson Air Force base - Materials and Manufacturing Directorate - Senior Materials Scientist
Wayne State University – Professor and Department Chair of Physics and Astronomy
Michigan State University – Department of Physics (Associate Professor of Physics)
The Cooper Tire Co. (Chief Research Scientist – retired)
Square One Education Network (Executive Orchestrator)