Advisory Board

The Board serves as the advisory group to the Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering. The Advisory Board advises the Chair and the Department on:

  • Undergraduate and graduate program opportunities and educational objectives to meet the workforce needs of the future;
  • Research and innovation opportunities and potential collaborative partnerships;
  • Matters of public relations and the overall image and importance of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering as a source of intellectual capital;
  • Recognition of the accomplishments of alumni and other notable professionals; and
  • Cultivation and development of resources and support to enable the Department to fulfill its mission.

Current Members of the CBEE Advisory Board

Scott Banta
Department of Chemical Engineering
Columbia University
’97, chemical engineering

William Bentley
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park

Michael J. Betenbaugh
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University

Wilfred Chen
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware

Mary Kay Foley
MD-DE-DC Water Science
US Geological Survey
Baltimore, MD

Ken Guttman
Vice President
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Camp Hill, PA
’97, chemical engineering

Bhisma Mehta
Supervisory Patent Examiner
US Patent Office
’91, chemical engineering,
M.S. ’93 chemical & biochemical engineering

Bill Moss
Regional Engineering Manager
Research Triangle Park, NC
’05, chemical engineering
PhD ’13 chemical & biochemical engineering

Lauren Nordeck
Senior R&D Engineer
W.R. Grace & Company
Curtis Bay, MD
’07, chemical engineering

Mark Teeters
Associate Director
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Philadelphia, PA
’98, chemical engineering

Timothy W. Wolfe
Chief, Office of Engineering & ConstructioBureau of Water and Wastewater
Baltimore City, Department of Public Works



Sanjeev Ahuja
Senior Scientist
Gaithersburg, MD

Dominic DiToro
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Delaware

Ken Hannon
Engineering Program Manager
Brightfields, Inc. Environmental Services
Wilmington, DE

Tim Iannuzzi
Senior Vice President/Principal Scientist
Highlands Ranch, CO

Konstantinos Konstantopoulos
Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Mark R. Matsumoto
Dean, School of Engineering
Professor of Environmental Engineering
University of California, Merced
Merced, CA

Venkat Raghavan
Director, Research and Development
Gaithersburg, MD

Tyrell Rivers
Executive Director
Gaithersburg, MD

Chittoor Narahari Rao
Senior Scientist
Purification Process Development
Bristol Myers Squibb
Devens, MA

Steve Sarnecki
Vice President, U.S. Public Sector Sales
San Leandro, CA