Advisory Board Members

The Advisory Board of the SMART2 Project includes:


  • Dr. Yash Bhandari: Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL)
  • Mr. Shane Buchanan: Engineering General Manager at Kasai North America, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Mr. Wayne Ellington: Maintenance, Reliability Engineering Supervisor at Nissan North America at Nissan- Smyrna Automotive Plant, Smyrna, TN
  • Mr. Howard Hale: Society of Manufacturing Engineers- Education Awards Chairman.
  • Ms. Fran Jones: Manager of the Bridgstone North American Manufacturing Educational Center (NAMEC), La Vergne, TN
  • Mr. Dean Phillips: Link Systems- Sr Production Enhancement Engineer
  • Mr. Todd Tripp: Engineering Manager at ZF TRW Integrated Active & Passive Safety Systems, Lebanon, TN
  • Dr. John Williams: Research Engineer at The Boeing Company, Huntsville, AL