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Pumps & Pipes Directors

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Alan Lumsden, MD

Director

Professor & Chairman, Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital

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Rustom Mody, MS

Director

Vice President Technology, Chief Engineer, Baker Hughes

Ioannis Kakadiaris, PhD

Director

Director, Computational Biomedicine Lab

Professor, University of Houston

Stephen R. Igo

Executive Director

Director Entrepreneurial Institute, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital

Nicole Pardo, MD

Associate Director

Founder & President, ReMinD Technologies

Pumps & Pipes Advisory Board

William Cohn, MD

Medicine

Vice President, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson

Director, Center for Device Innovation, Texas Medical Center

Denis DeBakey

Community

Principal, DeBakey Financial Resources

Matthew Franchek, PhD

Academics

Director, Subsea Engineering Program, University of Houston

Jane Grande-Allen, PhD

Academics

Chair, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University

Michael Hess

Aerospace

Associate Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Center

David Horsup, PhD

Energy

Vice President; Research, Development & Engineering; Global Oilfield operations

Bob Mitchell

Community

President, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

Scott Parazynski, MD

Aerospace

CEO, Fluidity Technologies

Co-Founder and Chief Explorer, Blue Marble Exploration

Frank Perez

Community

Chairman & CEO, Sfile Technology Corporation

Advisory Board Member, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital

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