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

Stephen F. Brauer
Hunter Engineering Company
Former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium

Gary Calabrese
Senior Vice President, and Director of Corporate Research
Corning Incorporated

Daniel Cole
Ameren Services Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Ameren Corporation

David P. Conner
Retired CEO of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

Steve Degnan
Chief Human Resources Officer
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

John B. Emerson
Capital Guardian Trust Company
Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany

Jon Epstein
Fila U.S.A., Incorporated

Ganesh M. Kishore
Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund

Douglas Koch
Senior Vice President & Chief Talent  & Strategy Officer
Caleres Company

Milind Kulkarni
CTO, Solar Materials Group

Yakov Kutsovsky
CTO, Senior Vice President of R&D
Cabot Corporation

Kimberly K. Marteau
Board of Directors
Human Rights Watch

John F. McDonnell
Retired Chairman of the Board
McDonnell Douglas Corporation

Thomas R. Pickering
Former Ambassador to the United Nations

Robert S. Reiter
Global Vice President, Research & Development Integration Strategy

Hari Sankaran
Vice Chairman & Managing Director

Deck S. Slone
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Public Affairs
Arch Coal, Inc.

L. Cartan Sumner, Jr.
Community Representative

Strobe Talbott
The Brookings Institution

Ian J. Watkins
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Yang Xuegang
China Risun Group (Hong Kong)