Advisory Board

  • G. M. "Bud" Homsy received his B.S. at UC Berkeley, his MS/PhD at the University of Illinois, and had a NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship at Imperial College, London. Professor Homsy joined Stanford’s Chemical Engineering Department in Fall 1970, where he taught for 30 years before joining the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at UC Santa Barbara in 2001. He joined the Mathematics...
  • James Wescoat is an Aga Khan Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT.  His research concentrates on water systems in South Asia and the US, from the site to river basin scales.  At the site scale, he led the Smithsonian Institution's project titled, "Garden, City, and Empire: The Historical Geography of Mughal Lahore," which resulted in a co-edited...
  • Mr. Chishti is the founding Chairman and CEO of The Resource Group, the largest offshore-controlled business process outsourcing company in the world. With over $200 million in revenues and over 5000 employees, The Resource Group is Pakistan's most prominent growth company. At the Resource Group, Mr. Chishti has raised over $100 million in capital, including an initial public offering on the...
  • Hassan Ahmed is CEO and Chairman of Sonus Networks. As chief executive officer and chairman, Dr. Ahmed is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the company. Prior to joining Sonus as president and CEO in 1998, Dr. Ahmed was executive vice president and general manager of Ascend Communications' Core Systems Division, which grew under his direction to a $1 billion business....
  • Professor  Muhammad Hamid Zaman is Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University (Tribue Story). Dr. Zaman received his PhD from the University of Chicago in Physical Chemistry in 2003 and was subsequently a post-doctoral fellow at MIT. His current work has two major thrusts. The first focus is on developing new...
  • Prof Michael Pecht is a world renowned expert in strategic planning, design, test, and risk assessment of information systems. Prof Pecht has a BS in Physics, an MS in Electrical Engineering and an MS and PhD in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is a Professional Engineer, an IEEE Fellow, an ASME Fellow, an SAE Fellow and an IMAPS Fellow. He is the editor-in-...

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