"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." John F. Kennedy

The College of Engineering is fortunate to have among its world-renowned faculty a group of leaders committed to fulfilling the mission and vision of the college. Dean Ali Abolmaali and the college's associate deans work tirelessly to ensure that we are delivering the highest quality outcomes in education and research.

For questions regarding development, marketing, research support and other administrative matters, please contact an appropriate member of ourĀ dean's office staff.


Ali Abolmaali
Dean, College of Engineering

Dean's Executive Assistant

Kelly Plummer-Sherrard
Executive Assistant to the Dean

Associate Deans

Leela Mohana Reddy Arava
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies; Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Charles Manke
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Leslie Monplaisir
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs; Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Department Chairs

Cynthia Bir
Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Nabil Chalhoub
DeVlieg Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Ratna Babu Chinnam
Professor, Chair, and Founding Director, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Nathan Fisher
Professor and Chair, Computer Science
Mohammed Ismail
Chair and Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jeffrey Potoff
Chair and Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
William Shuster
Professor and Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ece Yaprak
Professor and Division Chair, Engineering Technology