Faculty, staff, and graduate students; college strategy and development
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Dr. Melissa Burt
Dr. Melissa Burt was appointed as Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion after a decade of experience leading diversity and inclusion initiatives with an NSF Science and Technology Center, headquartered in the Department of Atmospheric Science.
Engineering Success Center
Current students, student organizations, summer program initiatives, and outreach
Outreach and Equity Coordinator Claudia Hernandez
Claudia (pronounced CLOUD-ee-ah) Hernandez is the Outreach and Equity Coordinator, working in the Don and Susie Law Engineering Success Center. Claudia works with with the diversity programs in engineering, reaching out to current students on campus and outreach in the local community.
First Generation student initiatives, Scott Scholars
Scott Scholars Program Coordinator Susan Benzel
Susan Benzel works with the best and brightest engineering students to help them achieve their maximum potential, and become models of excellence in leadership.
Department Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Please visit department pages for full contact information. Chairs of the Departmental/Program Diversity and Inclusion committees sit on the College-level Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
Sue van den Heever (co-chair), Charlotte DeMott (co-chair), Bernie Connell, Daniela Faggiani Dias, Dave Randall, Sagar Rathod, Matt Rogers , Alex Sokolowsky, Sarah Tisdale (ex-officio)
Ashok Prasad (chair), Margarita Herrera-Alonso, Claire Lavelle, Brian Munsky
Joe Scalia (chair), Rebecca Atadero, Ellison Carter, Susan De Long, Shannon Miller
Dean’s Office and college units
Ellen Brennan-Pierce, Russ Dickerson, Beth Hallmark, Lisa Metz, Karen Mueller, Cathy Smith, Renee Hirschenhofer
Ali Pezeshki, Mahdi Nikdast, Priscilla Vazquez, Kathryn Stewart-Sweeney
Jason Quinn (chair), Sam Bechara, Tami Bond
Tom Bradley (chair), Ingrid Bridge, Chrissy Charny, Mary Gomez, Steve Simske, Jim Cale, Kamran Shahroudi, Dan Herber, Cailin Simpson, Hugh Nguyen, Erika Miller