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School of Engineering External Advisory Board

The UC Merced School of Engineering External Advisory Board (EAB) meets regularly with the Dean of Engineering for the purposes of:

  • Assisting the School of Engineering in developing strategic relationships with the engineering and business communities across the state and beyond.
  • Improving the school’s responsiveness to the needs of the engineering profession and those organizations employing the school’s graduates.
  • Identifying and helping implement development programs necessary to ensure that the school can meet its academic and professional goals into the foreseeable future.

Meet our EAB Members

Vice President, Corporate Engineering
E&J Gallo Winery
Keysight Technologies (retired)
Founder and CEO
U First Capital
Co-Founder and Chairman
U First Capital
formerly of Amazon Devices and Services
VP Research
Pacific Biosciences
Managing Director
Jani Group of Companies
Project Director
California Department of Health Care Services
VP of Engineering, Silicon Technology & Manufacture
Western Digital Corporation/SanDisk Corp
UC Riverside | Bourns College of Engineering
Eric McAfee
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Associate Director
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Proton Equity Global
Spike Naryan
Director, IBM Science and Technology
IBM Research – Almaden
Tony Oliveira
Oliveira Advisory Services
Chief Operating Officer
Hilltop Ranch, Inc.
Principal and Registered Patent Attorney
Schwegman, Lundberg, & Woessner, P.A.
Formerly of AT&T Labs
Senior Engineer
Sandia National Laboratories