Corporate Giving


Dean’s Corporate Advisory Board

The Dean’s Corporate Advisory Board provides executive-level representation for industry partners of UCLA Engineering. By invitation from the dean, corporate executives are asked to participate based on industry alignment, prior or anticipated relationship to the school, and ability and willingness to provide high-level though leadership and expertise. This opportunity for professional development and civic


engagement is integral to shaping and advancing mutually beneficial partnerships between academia and industry. The board will leverage the school’s strengths and assets nationally and globally, helping to create relationships between industry and UCLA Engineering faculty, students, alumni, research centers and institutes.

Melani Austin ’83
Vice President of Execution and Integration
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Mark Berman MS ’92, PhD ’95
Integrated Circuit Design Engineer

Lisa Cagnolatti  ’83
Vice President of Customer Service Operations
Southern California Edison

Chris Chandler ’94
General Manager, Corporate Strategy
Phillips 66

Mike Del Checcolo
Engineering Vice President and Chief Engineer
Space and Airborne Systems

Tim Frei ’85, MS ’87, CERT ’01
Sector Vice President Global Strategy and Mission Solutions
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

Newsha Ghodsi ’94, MBA ’01
Operations Manager

Dan M. Goebel ’77, MS ’78, PhD ’81
Senior Research Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA

Wayne Goodman
Senior Vice President, Operations and Support Group
Aerospace Corporation

Arnold Hackett ’87
Vice President of Alliance and Partnership Management

Simon Kuo ’89
Vice President of Corporate Quality and Managing Director, Asia

Durga Prasad Malladi MS ’95, PhD ’98
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Leslie A. Momoda ’85, MS ’87, PhD ’90
Vice President
HRL Laboratories

Thierry R. Sanglerat, P.E.
Executive Vice President
Geosyntec Consultants

Dr. James D. Soash
Program Manager, National Systems Programs
Boeing Government Satellite Systems

Dwight Streit MS ’83, PhD ’86
Institute for Technology Advancement, UCLA

Stephen Trilling
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Security Analytics and Research Division


William Welser IV
Director, Engineering and Applied Sciences (EAS) Department

Thomas Williams
Vice President, Engineering and Site Director
Google LA