School of Engineering

101 King Hall

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Phone: 734.487.2040

Engineering Advisory Board

About Us

Established November 2017 (Updated: 2023)


Bashar S. AbdulNour, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering Practice, Kettering University

Salah Abusalah
Senior Software Program Manager, General Motors, Warren, MI

Dave Cammenga
Engineering Director – Prototype and Development, Gentex Corporation, Zeeland, MI

Robin Cash, Ph.D.
Entrepreneur, Innovation Consultant (formerly, Ford Motor Company)

Jennifer O. Daneshgari
Vice President – Financial Services and Operations, MCA Inc., Grand Blanc, MI (formerly General Motors)

Kiran Govindswamy, Ph.D.
Vice President – Powertrain, Vehicle Engineering & NVH, FEV North America, Auburn Hills, MI

Ray Kach, Ph.D.
Project Manager, Core CAE Methods (retired), Ford Motor Company

Bashar Khasawneh, Ph.D
Director, Battery System Engineering, Canoo, Rochester, MI

Gary T. Krus
Vice President of Business Development, HIROTEC AMERICA, Auburn Hills, MI

Dave Langlois, P.E.
Highway Design Section Manager, HNTB CORPORATION, Detroit, MI

Chang Liu, Ph.D.
Global Technical Specialist - Vehicle Motion Embedded Controls, General Motors, Milford, MI

Christopher D. Morgan, PE, Ph.D., INCE Bd Cert
Global Specialist, Noise and Vibration Control, Autoliv ASP, Inc., Southfield, MI

Tarek Nahlawi, Ph.D.
President, Dipsol of America, Inc., Livonia, MI

Gary Newton, Jr
Director, Driving Simulators & Solutions Sales - Americas, VI-grade a Division of HBK's VIrtual Test Division, Canton, MI

Palani Palaniappan
Executive Program Manager - Advanced Mobility, Toyata North America, Saline, MI

Bob Rebandt
Engineering Director, Test Operations, Tenneco - Grass Lake Technical Center, Jackson, MI

Behrooz Shahidi
CAE Integration Manager, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI

Ibraheem Shunnar, PE
Principal, The Mannik and Smith Group, Inc., Canton, MI

Zhaohui Sun, Ph.D.
Director, Product Engineering NVH | AAM, Driveline - Rochester Hills Technical Center, Rochester Hills, MI

Daniel Wagner
Dean of Business, Industry, Technology and Workforce Development, North Central State College, Mansfield, OH

Rachel Wheeler, Ph.D.
Software Defined Vehicles Produect Manager, General Motors, Milford, MI

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