Creating success for our members by transforming applied research into business advantages

The Industrial Operations Board (IOB) provides oversight of CCAM’s operations. Based on the approved CCAM research strategy and its technology roadmap, the IOB approves CCAM’s annual program for generic research funded in whole or in part by CCAM industry membership fees. It will also review the progress of the research program during the year.

Chair: Nezih Yaramanoglu

Industrial Operations Board (IOB) Members

Peter Beling | Associate Professor | University of Virginia

Leighton Cooper | Director of Technology | Alcoa

Chris Dambra | Manager Coatings Solution Center Americas | Oerlikon Metco

David Dress | Associate Director for Space Technology and Advanced Development Programs, Space Technology and Exploration Directorate | NASA Langley Research Center

William Durow | Member Representative, CCAM | Sandvik Coromant

Dawit Haile | Assoc. Prof., Mfg. Engineering | Virginia State University

Ram Gupta | Associate Dean for Research | Virginia Commonwealth University

David Hills | Director, Research and Technology | Airbus Americas Inc.

Scott Killian | Business Development Manager – Aerospace | EOS

Jackie McCuiston | Director, Manufacturing Engineering & Planning | Newport News Shipbuilding

Ravi Shankar | Director, Coating and Process Technologies | Chromalloy

Kevin J. Smith | Senior Director, Process Engineering | Aerojet Rocketdyne

John Sokolowski | Executive Director, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) | Old Dominion University

Brian Warner | Head of Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) | Rolls-Royce

Jason Wells | Chief Technical Officer | SGS Tool

Jim Whitton | Program Manager Technology Group | Chromalloy

Chris Williams | Assoc. Prof., Mfg. Engineering | VT

Nezih Yaramanoglu | Director Solution Architecture | Siemens PLM Software Inc.