Industry Advisory Board

The Duke ECE Industry Advisory Board (IAB) is a diverse group composed of thought leaders with interest and expertise in research, education and new technologies. The IAB represents a broad range of disciplines relating to electrical and computing engineering, and provides strategic guidance to the department's leadership.

IAB members will serve for an initial three-year term that begins in May of 2021. Membership is renewable for a second three-year term.

Board Members

 Basav Ghosh

Basav Ghosh, PhD

Sr. Director and Team/Site Lead, Global Technology and Engineering




Mark McClure

Mark McClure PhD'98*

CTO and Executive VP

Systems & Technology Research




Andy Rindos

Andy Rindos, PhD

Head, RTP Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), WW CAS and US University Relations




CTO and Executive VP at Systems & Technology Research


Debanjan Saha, PhD

VP/GM, Data Analytics




Heather Splawn


Heather Ann Splawn M.S./PhD'09*

President & CEO

Kyma Technologies



Peter Torrione


Peter Torrione M.S./PhD'08*

Chief Technology Officer

CoVar Applied Technologies



Kevin Zhang


Kevin Zhang PhD'94*

Senior Vice President, Business Development 



*Duke ECE alumni