October 24, 2007

The Department of Chemical Engineering (ChE) Industrial Advisory Committee has been reorganized. The committee serves to provide feedback to the Department on its undergraduate and graduate programs; also, they assist the in shaping the curriculum so that ChE graduates are better prepared to enter the workforce of local industrial providers. The committee will also aid in various matters relating to the ChE Department, including the current fundraising campaign for the new ChE Building. The new committee members consist of LSU alumni and industry representatives.

Vernon Fabre (Chair) (BS, 1973)

BASF Corporation


David Toups (Vice Chair)



Ronald Cambre (BS, 1960)

Newmont Mining Corporation


Sharon Hulgan (BS, 1994)

Dow Chemical


Ronald Rousseau (PhD, 1969)

Georgia Tech


Margaret Reaves (BS, 2002)

Shell Chemical Company


Karl Anderson (MS, 1989)

Shell Global Solutions


Claire Cagnolatti (MS, 1982)

Solomon Associates, Inc.


Jack Hopper (PhD, 1969)

Lamar University


Wyndham Cook



Les Jensen

ProSys, Inc.


Rich Bedell

Marathon Petroleum Company


Marvin Borgmeyer

ExxonMobil Chemical


Larry Schwartz



Ed McGinnis, PE

Monsanto Co.


Todd Levy (BD, 1981)



Information gathered from the Department of Chemical Engineering alumni newsletter, Volume 23, Fall 2006/Spring 2007



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