External Advisory Board


The UMERC Advisory Board (AB) was established to provide external direction, guidance, and relevance to UMERC in achieving its vision and mission. These leaders in industry, government, and NGOs are dedicated to providing UMERC with high-level strategic guidance and progress review.
James Connaughton
President and CEO, Nautilus Data Technologies
Former Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Victor Der
Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy, U.S. DOE (retired)
Joseph Dominguez
Sr. Vice President, Govermental and Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy, Exelon Corp.
Brian Hinman
Venture Partner, Oak Investment Partners
Philip Perconti
Director, Sensors & Electron Devices Directorate, Army Research Laboratory
Eric Spiegel
President & CEO, Siemens Corporation
Ellen Williams
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Physics and IPST
University of Maryland