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Meet the College Leadership Team and Program Chairs

College Leadership Team

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




Headshot of Mrs. Sylvia ShultzExecutive Office Manager, Mrs. Sylvia Shultz

Headshot of Dr. Bala "Ramu" RamachandranExecutive Associate Dean of Research, Dr. Bala "Ramu" Ramachandran

Headshot of Dr. Jenna CarpenterAssociate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Jenna Carpenter

Headshot of Dr. Jim PalmerAssociate Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Jim Palmer

Headshot of Dr. Eric GuilbeauAcademic Director of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Dr. Eric Guilbeau




Headshot of Dr. Lee SawyerAcademic Director of Chemistry, Nanosystems Engineering, and Physics, Dr. Lee Sawyer




Headshot of Dr. David HallAcademic Director of Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering, Dr. David Hall



Headshot of Dr. Sumeet DuaAcademic Director of Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, and Industrial Engineering, Dr. Sumeet Dua



Headshot of Dr. Bernd SchroederAcademic Director of Mathematics and Statistics, Dr. Bernd Schroeder




Budget Manager, Mrs. Carrie Kelly

Director of Development and Executive Director of the Engineering and Science Foundation Board, Ms. Catherine Fraser


Undergraduate and Master's Program Chairs

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




Headshot of Dr. Daniela MainardiChemical Engineering, Dr. Daniela Mainardi




Headshot of Dr. Collin WickChemistry, Dr. Collin Wick




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




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




Headshot of Dr. Rob McKimConstruction Engineering Technology, Dr. Rob McKim




Headshot of Dr. Travis AtkisonCyber Engineering, Dr. Travis Atkison




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




Headshot of Dr. Glen DeasElectrical Engineering Technology, Dr. Glen Deas




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




Headshot of Dr. Bernd SchroederMathematics and Statistics, Dr. Bernd Schroeder




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




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




Headshot of Dr. Kathleen Johnston

Physics, Dr. Kathleen Johnston





Ph.D. Program Chairs

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



Headshot of Dr. Jim PalmerPh.D. in Engineering, Dr. Jim Palmer




Headshot of Dr. Bala "Ramu" RamachandranPh.D. in Molecular Sciences and Nanotechnology, Dr. Bala "Ramu" Ramchandran




Headshot of Dr. Eric GuilbeauPh.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Eric Guilbeau