Peter Martin

Rochester Institute of Technology

Research Faculty

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Peter Martin recently joined GIS from Pacific Gas & Electric Company, where he served for three years as a Senior Advising Materials Engineer. His prior experience includes eight years in Product Development at Pentair Technical Solutions, where he reached the level of Principal Engineer, and nine years of basic and applied research in the Materials Manufacturing and Engineering Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has extensive expertise in ceramic processing, and a diverse background that includes direct experience in the selection, characterization, and failure analysis of various ceramic, polymeric, and metallic systems. Peter holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

Tim Millwood

Cummins, Inc.

Vice President, Global Manufacturing

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Tim was appointed to Vice President – Global Manufacturing effective April 2018. Prior to that, Tim was Vice President - Procurement. He began his career with Cummins 27 years ago as an engineer in component machining for the Engine Business. In those 27 years, he has held a variety of engineering and purchasing roles in both the United States, as well as abroad in both Brazil and the UK. Between the years of 2011-2013, Tim was a member of the fourth Cummins Executive Development group (WIN7).

Tim’s leadership purpose is to provide organization, structure and insights to help people solve problems and succeed. He enjoys engaging in problems directly or through coaching opportunities with others, both at work and in his personal life. Working at Cummins, Tim had many leaders take time to share their experiences with him which has inspired him to “pay it forward.” Each year, Tim mentors many employees across his teams and other organizations. Sharing his experiences, insights and organization for personal and professional success provides great personal satisfaction to him as a leader.

Alison Sander

Boston Consulting Group

Director, BCG's Center for Sensing & Mining the Future

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Alison leads BCG's Center for Sensing & Mining the Future, which tracks more than 100 megatrends that cut across the latest technological developments, demographic shifts, economic requirements, and consumer shifts—and helps clients find the next areas of growth. Alison has supported the center since 2005; from 1997 to 2005 Alison served as globalization topic advisor to BCG. Alison brings more than 20 years of experience working with senior management teams on complex global issues.

Mark Walluk

Rochester Institute of Technology

Mechanical Design and Analysis Engineer

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Mark Walluk is a mechanical design and analysis engineer at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he applies his technical expertise in research, development, and engineering projects for commercial and defense programs. Prior to joining RIT, Mark worked in industry where he managed nuclear propulsion plant components for next generation ships and worked as an engineer for undersea proton exchange membrane fuel cell power plants. He is an author on publications in ASME, SAE, IJHE, and Energy&Fuels.