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Meet the College Deans, Directors and Program Chairs

College Dean

Headshot of Dean Hisham Hegab, Ph.D.College Dean, Dr. Hisham Hegab




Associate Deans

Headshot of Dr. Katie EvansAssociate Dean for Strategic Initiatives,
Director of Mathematics & Statistics and Online Programs, Dr. Katie Evans



Headshot of Dr. James PalmerAssociate Dean of Research,
Director of Biomedical Engineering, Dr. James Palmer



Headshot of Dr. Heath TimsAssociate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Heath Tims

Headshot of Dr. Collin WickInterim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Collin Wick

Academic Directors

Headshot of Dr. Galen TurnerDirector of Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Dr. Galen Turner



Headshot of Dr. David HallDirector of Project-Based Learning,
Director of Industrial Engineering and Instrumentation & Control Systems Engineering Technology, Dr. David Hall


Headshot of Dr. Lee SawyerDirector of Chemistry and Physics, Dr. Lee Sawyer




Headshot of Dr. Daniela MainardiInterim Director of Chemical Engineering, Nanosystems Engineering and Assessment, Dr. Daniela Mainardi



Headshot of Dr. Leland WeissInterim Director of Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Leland Weiss




Director of Development

Headshot of Mr. Gary StrebeckDirector of Development, Mr. Gary Strebeck




Research Center Directors

Headshot of Dr. Dentcho GenovCenter for Applied Physics Studies, Dr. Detcho Genov




Headshot of Dr. Leon IasemidisCenter for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science, Dr. Leon Iasemidis




Headshot of Dr. Sumeet DuaCenter for Secure Cyberspace, Dr. Sumeet Dua




Headshot of Dr. Niel CrewsInstitute for Micromanufacturing, Dr. Niel Crews




Headshot of Dr. John MatthewsTrenchless Technology Center, Dr. John Matthews




Undergraduate and Master's Program Chairs

Headshot of Dr. Steve JonesBiomedical Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Steve Jones




Headshot of Dr. Eric ShererChemical Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Eric Sherer




Headshot of Dr. Marilyn CoxChemistry, Program Chair, Dr. Marilyn Cox




Headshot of Dr. Jay WangCivil Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Jay Wang




Headshot of Dr. Jean GourdComputer Science, Program Chair, Dr. Jean Gourd




Headshot of Dr. Norm PumphreyConstruction Engineering Technology, Program Chair, Dr. Norm Pumphrey




Headshot of Dr. Miguel GatesCyber Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Miguel Gates




Headshot of Dr. Davis HarbourElectrical Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Davis Harbour




Headshot of Dr. Michael SwanbomElectrical Engineering Technology, Program Chair;

Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering Technology, Program Chair, Dr. Michael Swanbom


Headshot of Dr. Jun-Ing KerIndustrial Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Jun-Ing Ker



Headshot of Dr. Dave MengMathematics and Statistics, Program Chair, Dr. Dave Meng



Headshot of Dr. Jinko KannoMathematics and Statistics, Master's Program Coordinator, Dr. Jinko Kanno



Headshot of Dr. Henry CardenasMechanical Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Henry Cardenas



Headshot of Dr. Sandra ZivanovicNanosystems Engineering, Program Chair, Dr. Sandra Zivanovic



Headshot of Dr. Steve Wells

Physics, Program Chair, Dr. Steven Wells




Ph.D. Program Chairs

Headshot of Dr. Weizhong DaiPh.D. in Computational Analysis and Modeling, Dr. Weizhong Dai



Headshot of Dr. Steve JonesPh.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Steve Jones



Headshot of Dr. Shengnian WangPh.D. in Engineering, Dr. Shengnian Wang




Headshot of Dr. Gergana NestorovaPh.D. in Molecular Sciences and Nanotechnology, Dr. Gergana Nestorova