Young Alumni Advisory Board

The purpose of the Young Alumni Advisory Board is to provide value to the College of Engineering in achieving its strategic plan/vision by providing input and advice in the areas of: 1

  • Perspectives, knowledge and experiences as a student and as a new engineer in the workplace.
  • Engaging young alumni in the life of the College.
  • Supporting the University of Iowa Alumni Association goal to engage more students and young (age 30 and younger) alumni as well as increase opportunities for young alumni participation. 
  • Creating in young alumni a strong interest and commitment to the College and developing a network of mutually beneficial relationships among alumni, students and faculty. 
  • Developing a loyalty to the College so alumni will want to invest in the College with volunteer and financial support
Current Members

Alex Brodsky
(BSE 2012 Electrical Engineering)
IT Development Manager
Tampa, FL

Alex Brown
(BSE 2015 Biomedical Engineering)
Visiting Researcher
Zurich, Switzerland

Ian Flynn
(BSE 2011 Industrial Engineering)
Director of Engineering
Raining Rose
Cedar Rapids, IA

Austin Hangartner
(BSE 2015 Chemical Engineering)
Production Engineer
Charles City, IA

Kayla Kamber Hill
(BSE 2012 Industrial Engineering)
Industrial Engineering Manager
Mars Chocolate North America
Chicago, IL

Krista Lea
(BSE 2012 Industrial Engineering)
Packaging Process Lead
General Mills
Wellston, OH

Michael J. Lee
(BSE 2008 Mechanical Engineering)
Product Manager
CIVCO Medical Solutions
Coralville, IA

William Liechty
(BSE 2007 Chemical Engineering)
Associate Research Scientist
Dow Chemical Engineering
Midland, MI

Alyssa Neiers Kurt
(BSE 2010 Biomedical Engineering)
Development Engineer
Medical Murray
North Barrington, IL

JD McCullough
(BSE 2015 Mechanical Engineering)
Vice President, OCT Solutions
Iowa City, IA

Eric Pahl
(BSE 2015 Biomedical Engineering, PhD Candidate in Health Informatics)
HealthTech Solutions
Iowa City, IA

Liz Risius
(BSE 2013 Electrical Engineering)
Integration Engineer and Technical Project Manager
Epic Systems
Madison, WI

Stephanie Swanson
(BSE 2011 Mechanical Engineering)
Project Engineer
Romeoville, IL

Stephanie Swiatlo
(BSE 2013 Biomedical Engineering)
Disposables Manufacturing Engineer
Baxter Healthcare
Round Lake, IL 

Matt Tarnoff
(BSE 2014 Civil Engineering, MS 2015 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Trinity Consultants
West Burlington, IA

Nicholas S. Turner
(BSE 2011 Civil Engineering)
Project Engineer
Alliant Engineering, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN 

Joseph Whitlock
(BSE 2011 Mechanical Engineering)
Program Manager, Team Lead
Marquardt Switches
Syracuse, NY

Danielle Wright
(BSE 2013 Industrial Engineering)
Quality Supervisor
Eden Prairie, MI