The Engineering Communication Program maintains relationships with practicing engineers in industry and government agencies through our Industrial Advisory Board meetings, the TCC Internships, and the Master of Engineering distance degree programs.


Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) for the Engineering Communication program represents companies in the Madison area and throughout the state. Engineering and technical communication professionals contribute time and expertise through annual meetings and other events during the year.

Members of the 2014 Industrial Advisory Board include:

Jan Kucher, P.E.
Project Manager
Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC
Scott Coon
Mechanical Engineering
Eric Urtes
Project Manager
Public Works Division of Dane County
Kathleen Standen
Environmental Regulatory Manager
WE Energies
Tracy Melin
Quality Specialist
Amanda G. Stone, P.E.
Water Resources Engineer
Baird and Associates
Skye McAllister
Senior Project Engineer
3M Division Engineering
Susan Ottmann
Vice President/General Manager
Molecular Spectroscopy Business Unit
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ryan Nicometo
Operations & Technology Director
Motorola Mobility
Derek Hungness, P.E., PTOE, AICP
SRF Consulting Group, Inc.


TCC Internship

The Technical Communication Internship program (InterEGR 398) works with area companies and government agencies who sponsor internships for Technical Communication Certificate students. If your company or agency is interested in sponsoring a Technical Communication Internship student, please contact Laura Grossenbacher (

Masters of Engineering Degrees

The Master of Engineering degree programs, taught through Engineering Professional Development, offer an online graduate-level course in communicating technical information for professional engineers.