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Department ofComputer Science and Engineering

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Computer Science and Engineering Department meets twice each year to provide input on academics, research, administration, outreach, advocacy, and development. The Board reviews the graduate and undergraduate curriculum and degree programs, program educational objectives, and program outcomes, and offers suggestions for change to keep them current. The Board evaluates the quality and scope of our research, its relationship to our programs, its relevancy and helps guide future directions. The Board recommends ways to build new relationships with industry and to strengthen those we have. The current members of the Advisory Board are:

Victoria Colemanimage

Victoria Coleman

Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Nayan Dawalbhaktaimage

Nayan Dawalbhakta

Senior Solutions Architect at ADARA Networks

Suresh Duddiimage

Suresh Duddi

VP of Engineering at Yahoo

Wesley Higakiimage

Wesley Higaki

Director of the Software Assurance for Symantec Corporation

Jeff Krenekimage

Jeff Krenek

Senior Consultant at Hewlett-Packard

Patrick Manteyimage

Patrick Mantey

Jack Baskin Professor of Computer Engineering at UC Santa Cruz

Dan O'Neillimage

Dan O'Neill

Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Trusonic, Inc.

Carol Reileyimage

Carol Reiley

Roboticist; Co-founder and President of drive.ai.

Debra Richardsonimage

Debra Richardson

Professor of Informatics (former founding dean) at UC Irvine

Sundar G. Sankaranimage

Sundar G. Sankaran

VP Engineering at Ruckus Networks

Gordon Stittimage

Gordon Stitt

President and Chief Executive Officer of Extreme Networks

Chong Xuimage

Chong Xu

Senior Director/Head of Security Research at Intel Security/McAfee LLC

Contact Us

Chair: Nam Ling
Administrative Assistant: Pam Lin

Computer Science and Engineering
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Heafey-Bergin, Bldg. 202

408-554-6805