Council Meetings

Dean



Al Pisano
Albert P. Pisano
Walter J. Zable Chair in Engineering
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Dean, Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering

Council of Advisors



Martha G. Dennis
Chair

Martha G. Dennis, Ph.D.
Principal
Gordian Knot
La Jolla, CA
Ann Lee-Karlon, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair

Ann Lee-Karlon, Ph.D. (​M.S.​ '93, ​Ph.D.​​ '96)
Senior Vice President
Genentech
San Francisco, CA
Amir Abolfathi
Amir Abolfathi (B.S. ‘86)
President & CEO
Tusker Medical, Inc.
Menlo Park, CA​
Franklin Antonio (B.A. '74)
Chief Scientist
Qualcomm, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Joseph Beery
Senior Vice President & CIO
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Carlsbad, CA
Claude Benchimol
Claude Benchimol, Ph.D.
President
Damol Innovation
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Steve Blank
K & S Ranch
Menlo Park, CA
Linden S. Blue
Linden S. Blue
Vice Chairman
General Atomics
San Diego, CA
Mary Bui-Pham
Mary Bui-Pham, Ph.D.
(M.S. ’88, Ph.D. ’92)
Philanthropic
San Jose, CA
Malin Burnham
Malin Burnham
San Diego, CA
Peter C. Farrell
Peter C. Farrell, Ph.D.
Founder & Chairman
ResMed
San Diego, CA
John Fratamico
John J. Fratamico Jr., Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer Emeritus
Leidos
San Diego, CA
TanerHalicioglu
Taner Halicioglu
(B.S. ‘96)
Lecturer, Angel Investor, Advisor
San Diego, CA
ArleneHarris
Arlene J. Harris
CEO
Dyna LLC
Del Mar, CA
Steve Hart
Steve Hart (M.A. ‘80)
Co-Founder & CTO
ViaSat, Inc.
Carlsbad, CA
Waguih Ishak
Waguih Ishak, Ph.D.
Division VP, Science & Technology Director
Corning West Technology Center,
Corning Incorporated,
Palto Alto, CA
Irwin M. Jacobs


Honorary Chairman

Irwin M. Jacobs, Sc.D.
Founding Chairman & CEO Emeritus
QUALCOMM, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Sanjay K. Jha
Sanjay K. Jha, Ph.D.
Former CEO
Global Foundries, Inc.
Santa Clara, CA
Richard Kornfeld
Rick Kornfeld
(B.S. ‘82)
President and CEO
Kitu Systems
San Diego, CA
Patrick T. Lee
Patrick T. Lee
President
PXiSE Energy Solutions
San Diego, CA
Thomas M. Loarie
Thomas M. Loarie
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
BryoLogyx
Danville, CA
Talk Show Co-Host
The Mentors Radio, Salem Network
San Francisco, CA
San Diego, CA
Gioia Messinger
Gioia Messinger
(B.S. ‘84)
Founder & CEO
LinkedObjects, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
Chief Executive Officer
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Steve Mollenkopf
Anton Monk, Ph.D. (B.S. '89, Ph.D. '94)
Technology Strategy & Business Development
XCOM Labs
San Diego, CA
Paul Muret
Paul Muret (B.S. '92)
Vice President​, ​Product and Engineering
Google
Mountain View, CA
Henry Nordhoff
Henry L. Nordhoff
Executive Chairman
Banyan Biomarkers Inc.
Alachua, FL and
Chairman
Chugai Pharmaceuticals USA
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Bahram Nour-Omid
Bahram Nour-Omid, Ph.D.
Chairman and
Managing Partner
Scopus Ventures
Los Angeles, CA
Gregory M. Papadopoulos
Gregory M. Papadopoulos
(B.A. ‘79)
Venture Partner
New Enterprise Associates
Menlo Park, CA
Tom Pieronek
Tom Pieronek
Vice President, Basic Research
Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA
Tom Pieronek
Steve Poizner
Entrepreneur in Residence
UC San Diego Rady School of Management
La Jolla, CA
Richard Rashid
Richard F. Rashid, Ph.D.
Corporate Vice President Emeritus
Microsoft Corporation
Founder
Microsoft Research
Prescott, AZ
Ronald Reedy
Ronald Reedy, Ph.D.
(M.S. ‘81, Ph.D. ‘83)
Co-Founder & CTO Emeritus
Peregrine Semiconductor
San Diego, CA
David Schwab
David Schwab (B.A. ‘79)
Founder & Managing Director
Vertical Ventures
San Francisco, CA
John Fratamico
Sachio Semmoto, Ph.D.
Executive Chairman and Representative Director
Renova, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan
Andrew E. Senyei
Andrew E. Senyei, M.D.
Capitalist & Managing Director
Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
La Jolla, CA
James (Jim) H. Thompson
James H. Thompson
Executive Vice President, Engineering
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Delores Washburn

Military Liaison Member

Delores Washburn
Chief Engineer
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
San Diego, CA

Julie Meier Wright
Julie Meier Wright
Retired President & CEO (retired)
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
San Diego, CA
PeterYanofsky
Peter Yanofsky
Founder & President
WowWee world wide
San Diego, CA

Honorary Member



Bernard Gordon
Bernard Gordon
Trustee
BMG Charitable Trust
Danvers, MA

Emeritus Members



  • Bob Akins
  • Daniel L. Alspach
  • Edward J. Brown, Jr.
  • Eugenio Clariond
  • Robert E. Englekirk
  • Hossein Eslambolchi
  • Gordon E. Forward
  • ​Kaigham Gabriel​
  • Richard Goldberg
  • Paul E. Jacobs
  • Carmela A. Keeney
  • Bertram Lubin
  • ​Scott McClendon
  • Paul Mirabella
  • William A. Owens, Admiral
  • Roberto Padovani
  • Ake Persson
  • Mark Zdeblick