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The Department of Biological Systems Engineering’s Advisory Board supports the success of the Department in each of our mission areas: teaching, research, and extension. 

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The perspectives and experiences of Board members are key to maintaining educational program relevance, capitalizing on research and extension opportunities, and elevating the profile and reputation of the department. Selected on the basis of proven judgment and professional achievement, our Board members provide highly-valued service in the form of informed counsel; direct engagement with students to enhance professional development; external advocacy; and participation in high-profile activities that promote the achievements of BSE students, staff and faculty.

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Director of Research and Development, The J.M. Smucker Company

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Environmental Engineer, US Navy

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Department Head and Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, Virginia Tech

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Principal Engineer, Frito Lay

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Engineering Specialist, Merck

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Faculty Represenative for the Board, Professor, Biological Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Tech

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Managing Scientist, Exponent

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President of the Board, Executive Director, The Food Processing Center and Research Progessor, Biological Systems Engineering Department, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

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Downstream Processing Team Lead, DSM Nutritional Products

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Research Engineer, Luna, Inc. 

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Vice President of the Board, Global Network Strategy Director, AstraZeneca

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Senior Project Manager, Tetra Tech

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President, Quality Associates

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Interim Dean, College of Engineering, Auburn University

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