A committee of external advisors supports the chancellor and the academy director on programming initiatives and on developing partnerships with research universities in other countries.

Serving as committee chair is David L. Morse, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Corning Incorporated.

Advisory Committee Members

David L. Morse
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Corning Incorporated
Yakov Kutsovsky
Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of R&D
Cabot Corporation
Stephen F. Brauer
Hunter Engineering Company
Former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium
Kimberly K. Marteau
Board of Directors
Human Rights Watch
Gary Calabrese
Senior Vice President, and Director, Global Research
Corning Incorporated
John F. McDonnell
Retired Chairman of the Board
McDonnell Douglas Corporation
Daniel F. Cole
Chair, Board of Trustees
Missouri Historical Society
Thomas R. Pickering
(Former) Senior Vice President for International
The Boeing Company
Former Ambassador to the United Nations
David P. Conner
Retired CEO of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation
Robert S. Reiter
Head of Research and Development
Baer Crop Science
Steve Degnan
Chief Human Resources Officer
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Deck S. Slone
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Public Policy
Arch Coal, Inc
John B. Emerson
Chairman, American Council on Germany
Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany
L. Cartan Sumner, Jr.
Vice President, International Operations
Centene Corporation
Greg Hyslop
Chief Technology Officer
The Boeing Company
Senior Vice President
Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology
Strobe Talbott
Distinguished Fellow in Residence – Foreign Policy
The Brookings Institution
Ganesh M. Kishore
Managing Partner
Spruce Capital Partners LLC
Ian J. Watkins
Senior Vice President and Chief Human
Resources Officer
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Douglas Koch
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Yang Xuegang
China Risun Group (Hong Kong) Limited
Milind Kulkarni
CEO, Renewable Technologies
Suzlon Group