Advisory Board

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Board (ECEAB) shall serve as a senior advisory body to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This shall include helping to set goals for the Department, helping to establish general administration policies, and setting and reviewing plans for continual improvement. Specifically, it shall:

  1. Provide advice and recommendations to the Department on all matters deemed appropriate by the ECEAB, the Department Head, or the Dean of Engineering.
  2. Seek to inform the external public of the programs, accomplishments, and goals of the Department.
  3. Aid the Department in securing the support necessary for it to carry out its mission of instruction, research, and service.

H.E. (Ed) Blakeslee, Mississippi Power — Vice President (Retired)

Ken Buss, International Paper — Manager, Technical Services-Capital

Joanie Campbell, AFCEC/COSM — Air Force Electrical and Electronics Engineer

Derrick Cherry, Alabama Power Company — Engineer

Bruce Deer, Neopolis Technology Inc. — President and CEO

Kevin Heering, Westminster Christian Academy — Director of Operations

Greg Howell, BHP Billiton — Senior Manager, Projects

Glenn Isom, Entergy- Mississippi, Inc. — Engineering Supervisor

Ivy Kelly, C Spire — Distinguished MTS Technology Strategist

Donald Kidd, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline — Principal Engineer

Danny Merchant, Camgian Microsystems — Chief Technology Officer

Huey Ngo, GEN* Technologies LLC — Founder/Consultant

Everette Ramage, Adtran, Inc. — Vice President of Engineering (Retired)

Nashlie Sephus, Amazon Web Services- AI — Applied Science Manager

Anthony Sones, Aerojet Rocketdyne- Stennis Space Center — SSC Test Operations Sr. Manager

Van Wardlaw, Tennessee Valley Authority — Executive Vice President and Chief External Relations Officer

Terrance West, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities- Development Command — Branch Chief of Plans and Programs, Missile Technology Division

Albert Williams, San Joaquin Business Unit- Chevron North America Exploration & Production Company — Vice President

Shun Williams, Avenuhs — Strategic Consulting & Program Management

Anthony Wilson, Mississippi Power — Chairman, President and CEO

Nicolas Younan, MSU — Retired ECE Department Head