Board of Affiliates

  • Assists with curriculum development, recruitment, internships, and placement
  • Insures the value of our graduates through their involvement in the design and implementation of the program
  • Keeps faculty aware of changes in the workplace that influence the needs and potential of our graduates

Industry Experts Share Their Opinions on the PSM Program at Rice

Name Company Title
Steve Altemus Intuitive Machines President and CEO
Martha Barnes Santa Clara Minerals President
Sushma Bhan Shell Information Technology Chief Data Officer
Shagun Bhat Geosyntec Env. Consultant
Ed Biegert Shell Inc Geophysicist
Mike Coburn Research!America President
William Cohn Texas Heart Institute Director
Thomas Coolbaugh ExxonMobil Oil Spill Response Advisor
Marisa Covington KBR Deputy Chief, Space & Missions Solutions
Heather Cowardin NASA Laboratory & In Situ Lead, Orbital Debris Business Unit Manager, XI5 Deputy Manager- on rotation
Rick Bost I2M Associates Env. Consultant
Alice Bullington Shell Inc. Senior Risk Management
Jim Burch Southwest Research Institute Vice-President of Space Science and Engineering Divison
Quasi Darugar Baker Hughes Manager- Enterprise Molecular and Nano Science Research
Bruno Drochon Schlumberger Quality Systems Manager
Ross Durland Kurr Therapeutics Senior VP
Mike Dilling Baylor Licensing Group Director
Ole Engels Baker Hughes Director, Geoscience & Petroleum Engineering
Leslie Fan DOW Associate R&D Director, Core R&D Analytical Science
Lewis Foxhall MD Anderson VP for Health Policy
Julie Garvin Roxanna Oil President
Geoffrey Haddad Conoco Phillips Geological Fellow
Ed Harris Edge of Space Co-Founder
Maria Hartley Chevron Energy Technology Company ESHIA and Natural Resources
Michael Hawes Lockheed Martin Space Systems VP and Program Manager
Ron Huijsman HUCO Environmental Consulting President
Laura Isaacs Boeing ISS ATCS Manager
Deborah January-Bevers Houston Wilderness President and CEO
Thomas Kowalski Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute President and CEO
Sven Krueger Baker Hughes, a GE company Senior Director of Enterprise R&D
Randy N. Lack Element Markets LLC Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer
Roderick A. Larson Oceaneering COO
Mitchel Le-Vot Total Director Geosciences America
Eberhard Lucke Niquan Energy Manager
Kamlesh Lulla NASA Director for University Collaboration and Partnership
Don Lyons InterOperant President
Arturo Machuca Ellington Airport & Houston Spaceport Business Development Manager
Kathleen Matthews Rice University Faculty
John McDougal Element Markets VP of Environmental Products
Tom McHugh GSI Environmental Inc. Vice President
Kevin McTigue Deloitte Manager
Patty Miller USI Southwest Sr. VP Operations
Myriam Mills Hess Corp EHS Manager
Padraig Moloney BAE Systems, Inc Director
Robert Morrow Blue Cross Blue Shield President/Houston SE Texas
Don Paul USC Energy Institute Executive Director
Steve Pondell ImmunoMet Therapeutics VP
Laurence Price Lockheed Martin Deputy Program Manager
Kathrine Price Hoelscher Schlumberger Research Scientist/Team Leader
Carmen Rezenik Shell Chemicals, LP Manager, Chemicals Product Stewardship
Patrick Rodi Rice University Rice Faculty & Lockheed Martin Retiree
Jason Saunders Arnold & Saunders Patent Attorney
John Scott NASA Chief, Energy Conversion Branch
Robert Shaddox Winstead Shareholder/Patent Attorney
Larry Strader GeoControl Systems, Inc. General Manager
Martin Stauble Shell Inc. VP Exploration
Julian Talley Evercore Associate
Ann Tanabe BioHouston President & CEO
Alberto Tohme Tohme Consulting President
Barrett Watts Schlumberger Senior Development Chemist
Caroyln White Memorial Park Conservancy Conservation Director