Industry executives provide support for the center, including research ideas, personal knowledge and experience, and company participation in selected projects. Current participants include those listed below. Others are invited to join by contacting either director.

Rubik Babakanian
Sr. VP, Worldwide Materials, Western Digital Corporation

Chris Harrington
VP Strategy & Business Development, Toshiba


Michael Mandel
Chief Economic Strategist
Progressive Policy Institute

Frank Mayadas
Program Officer, Sloan Foundation

Rory Read
President, AMD