UIC Advisory Board


The University of New Hampshire Instrumentation Center Advisory Board’s mission is to provide a forum for the Instrumentation Center partners and collaborators to help shape the future of the organization to the benefit of the students, faculty, researchers and industrial clients.

Goals and Objectives

  • To promote the objectives and interests of the UNH-UIC to the research and scientific community at the USNH, the industrial community, governments, UNH Administration, other New England colleges and New England schools (grades K-12)
  • To provide thought leadership on innovative concepts and directional input for the UIC initiatives and strategic direction.
  • To provide guidance and support in the definition of shared instrumentation needs, acquisition, and obsolescence.
  • To help champion efforts and provide leadership in members areas of responsibility to aid in facilitating change.
  • To provide input to ensure UIC alignment with stakeholders’ and users’ initiatives and requirements.
  • To take concrete steps toward K-12 outreach activities designed to help grow the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) pipeline, particularly through increased awareness of capabilities and opportunities.

Board Members

  • Shawn Banker         Director, University Instrumentation Center
  • John Tsavalas          Research Asst Prof/Affil Asst Prof – Mater. Science
  • Rick Cote                    Professor/Chair - MCBS
  • Kevan Carpenter    CEPS Tech Services Manager - UNH
  • Laurie Westover     Director of Laboratory Services - MCBS
  • Kelley Thomas         Prof - MCBS/Director and Chair – Hub. Gen. Ctr
  • Sterling Tomellini  Professor - Chemistry
  • Glenn Shwaery         Project Director - NTIC
  • Kevin Gardner           Faculty Fellow – OSVPR & Prof – Envir. Res. Gr