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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Advisory Board

Kent Leyde

Kent Leyde

Kent Leyde
Chief Technical Officer
NeuroVista

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering – Washington State University – 1985
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering – Washington State University – 1984

Questions for WSU Alumni

What was your favorite CEA class?

EE 331, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

Who was your favorite CEA professor?

Dr. Glen Hower

What is your fondest WSU memory?

The start of a new school year; catching up with friends.

Who is your Engineering Hero?

Leslie Geddes, a living legend of biomedical engineering.

What tool or gadget do you use most often throughout the day?

A well-traveled laptop computer.

What keeps you focused?

A really interesting, difficult technical problem.

What is your inspiration?

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”
— Pablo Picasso

Why are you on the Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Advisory Board?

I continue to enjoy the benefits of the education I obtained at WSU and would like to help ensure that these benefits remain available to today’s students.