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Advisory Board

The Nyheim Plasma Institute advisory board is comprised of a small group of the Institute’s strongest and most dedicated supporters who have made outstanding contributions to the Institute. The members of the advisory board bring a diverse set of experiences and knowledge that includes business, civic leadership, and scientific research. They are available to advise the director and NPI faculty on a range of strategic issues including organizational development, institutional advancement, and further directions of scientific research.

John A. Nyheim

John A. NyheimJohn A. Nyheim has been among the longest-serving members of the Drexel University Board of Trustees, he is one of the founders of C. & J. Nyheim Plasma Institute.

Mark Kushner

Mark KushnerGeorge I. Haddad Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,

Director of Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering.

Rick Kaplan

Rick KaplanG&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc. Senior Vice President.