Our Advisory Council is a group of dynamic individuals that allocate their time to help the ITT Lab in executing our strategic programs. Council members are located from around the US and include industry sector experts, leaders in technology, business professionals and government officials. The Advisory Council provides the ITT Lab with professional expertise, diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; their connections to local, national or international resources, colleagues or peers; and their philanthropic support or other forms of needed assistance.

Nick Patel M.D.
Chief Digital Officer
PH-USC Medical Group – Vice Chair for Innovation
Clinical Assistant Professor UofSC School of Medicine
Prisma Health


Robert David Dawson, Ph.D., CRC
Clinical Assistant Professor
UofSC School of Medicine
Department of Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Science
Rehabilitation Counseling Program


Michel Van Tooren, Ph.D.
SmartState™ Chair for Multifunctional Materials and Structures
Director of the SmartState™ Center for Multifunctional Materials and Structures (MFMS)
UofSC College of Engineering and Computing
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Anthony L. Dillon
Clinical Instructor
Director of Internships
UofSC College of Engineering and Computing Integrated Information Technology Department

Dr. G. Bahar Basim
Professor of Practice
University of Florida
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
205 C PS&T, Gainesville, FL 32611