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Convocation Fall 2013. Sarah A. Rajala Dean James & Katherine Melsa Professor of Engineering. Welcome and Introduction. Goals for 2013-14. D eliver a high quality education to all of our students Hire at least 17 new, diverse, high-quality faculty members

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convocation fall 2013

ConvocationFall 2013

Sarah A. Rajala


James & Katherine MelsaProfessor of Engineering

goals for 2013 14
Goals for 2013-14
  • Deliver a high quality education to all of our students
  • Hire at least 17 new, diverse, high-quality faculty members
  • Develop a new model for Engineering Online to encourage growth, new pedagogical development and sustainability
  • Increase the number of graduate students who have been enrolled or accepted admission by 5%
  • Expand research portfolio and increase expenditures by 7.5%
  • Develop a new plan for renovation and expansion of CoE space
  • Raise $22M in new private gifts
role of educating students
Role of Educating Students
  • Educating tomorrow’s engineering leaders
  • Focus on strong academics
  • ABET accreditation
  • Global and engaged learning
faculty and staff
Faculty and Staff
  • Importance of high quality faculty and staff
  • More than 400 faculty and staff critical to our success
  • All are dedicated to student achievement
welcome new engineering faculty
Welcome New Engineering Faculty


Norman Muzzy - Lecturer


Zengyi Shao - Assistant Professor


JunwonSeo- Research Assistant Professor

Jiehua J Shen- Associate Professor

An Chen - Assistant Professor


IkennaNlebedim– Adjunct Assistant Professor

SiddarthaKhaitan– Research Assistant Professor

Meng Lu - Assistant Professor (ECpE/ME)

Kathryn Stolee- Assistant Professor


Caroline Krejci- Assistant Professor


XianglanBai- Assistant Professor

Ming-Chen Hsu- Assistant Professor

Travis Sippel - Assistant Professor


EliseodeLeon - Lecturer

AnjaMudring- Professor

Ruifeng Zhang - Research Assistant Professor

welcome new engineering staff
Welcome New Engineering Staff


Tamara Kerns – Academic Advisor

Joshua Kruse - AccountantDana Woolley – Communications Specialist (ABE/AERE)


Tracy Borts - Program Assistant

Kelsey Hummer - Program Assistant

Andrew Jordan - Teaching Lab Associate

Cameron Rayburn – Academic Advisor

Katrina Williams – Academic Advisor

Christine Jensen - Teaching Lab Associate


Michael Forrester - Assistant Scientist

Jennifer Gibbs – Academic Adviser

Michelle Grawe- Teaching Lab Coordinator

Molly Seaboch- Program Assistant


Traci Goldberg - Academic Advisor

Paul Ledtje- Research Associate

Jennifer Simba- Academic Advisor


Helen Drake – Program Assistant

Carrie Graves-Warden– Academic Advisor

Benjamin Holland – Research Associate

Lucinda Sheehy – Academic Advisor


Angela Stone - Administrative Specialist

Holly Twedt - Program Assistant

welcome new engineering staff1
Welcome New Engineering Staff


Cindy Bartleson- Administrative Specialist

Derek Dickson - System Support

Mallory Quinn - Program Assistant

Craig Severson - Teaching Lab Coordinator


Cory Johns - Desktop Systems Administrator

Jacqueline Kester- Program Assistant

Michelle Lenkaitis - Administrative Specialist

College RelationsAnn Wilson – Director

Career Services

Kellie Mullaney- Program Assistant

Engineering-LAS Online Learning

Sonya Nichols - Instructional Support

Jane Tomesch- Program Coordinator

Engineering Research Institute

Deborah Moses - Program Coordinator

Rachael Voas- Administrative Specialist

Student Services

Jeana Gingery - Program Coordinator

Nancy Jeffs- Program Coordinator

Technology Support

Kevin Wickham – System Analyst


Chris Hill- Industrial Specialist

Peter Nadolny-Program Manager

Carey Novak - Industrial Specialist

Glenn Volkman- Program Manager

promotions in the engineering college
Promotions in the Engineering College
  • Hui Hu (AERE) to Professor
  • Eric Cochran (CBE) to Associate Professor
  • Nadia Gkritza (CCEE) to Associate Professor
  • RanganGopalakrishnan (CCEE) to Senior Lecturer
  • DionysiosAliprantis (ECpE) to Associate Professor
  • SumitChaudhary (ECpE) to Associate Professor
  • Chris Chu (ECpE) to Professor
  • Liang Dong (ECpE) to Associate Professor
  • Lizhi Wang (IMSE) to Associate Professor
  • Gap Kim (ME) to Associate Professor
  • Xiaoli Tan (MSE) to Professor
engineering budgets for academic and administration
Engineering Budgets for Academicand Administration











engineering research expenditures
Engineering Research Expenditures






medallion awards
Medallion Awards
  • Named faculty positions established with private support enable the college to attract and retain world-class professors and researchers
  • Thank you to the donors who established these prestigious positions
  • Recognize 13 recipients
randall geiger tunc and lale doluca professorship in electrical and computer engineering
Randall Geiger Tunc and LaleDolucaProfessorshipin Electrical and Computer Engineering
caroline hayes lynn gleason professorship in interdisciplinary engineering
Caroline HayesLynn Gleason Professorship in Interdisciplinary Engineering
patent awards
Patent Awards
  • Patents are a prestigious form of recognition
  • Recognize 11 recipients
Thomas LograssoMagnetostrictive Materials, Devices and Methods Using High Magnetostriction, High Strength FeGa and FeBe Alloys
faculty and staff awards
Faculty and Staff Awards
  • Honoring faculty and staff from the college
  • Recognize 6 recipients