Alumni Industry Board

The Drexel Engineering Alumni Industry Board (AIB) was launched in Fall 2021 as part of the college’s initiative to sustain and expand our pursuit of collaborative, two-way relationships with for-profit, non-profit and community organizations, government agencies and other institutions, with the goal of informing and supporting all aspects of our research, program, curriculum and practice. Comprised of a diverse range of Drexel Engineering alumni, both in sector and experience, the AIB offers professional guidance and support to the college around the co-op experience R&D and continuing education.

Current members include:

  • Dan Corey
    1995 - Civil Engineering
    VP National Director Mobility Technologies, STV Incorporated
  • Chris Christian
    1997 - Civil and Arch. Eng.
    US Dept. of Commerce, Area Director
  • Michael Gallagher
    1997 - Electrical Engineering
    NBC Universal, Director, Security Architecture
  • Seth Kovnat
    2008 - Mechanical Engineering
    SpaceX (California), Lead Structures Engineer
  • Padma Narayan
    1999 - Chemical Engineering
    Sage Therapeutics, Director, Formulation Development
  • Stan Niemczak
    1994 - Civil Engineering
    Jacobs Engineerng Group, Operations Leader, Pa. and Delaware
  • Dipul Patel
    2004 - Electrical Engineering
    Soluna, CTO
  • Robin Thorne
    1997 - Chemical Engineering
    CTI Environmental, President/CEO
  • Sarah (Holtz) Wilson
    1998 - Civil Engineering
    McMillen Jacobs Associates, Principal