Graduate program directors

Graduate Program Directors are faculty members appointed to work specifically with graduate students. Their main role is to advise WSU graduate students before they have been assigned an official advisor.

Liying Zhang

Liying Zhang
Biomedical Engineering
lzhang@wayne.edu

Mumtaz Usmen

Mumtaz Usmen
Civil & Environmental Engineering
musmen@eng.wayne.edu

Gene Liao
Electric-drive Vehicle Engineering
Alternative Energy Technology
geneliao@wayne.edu

Ming-Chia Lai
Mechanical Engineering
mclai@wayne.edu

Simon Ng

Simon Ng
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
sng@wayne.edu

Zhiqiang Cao

Zhiqiang Cao
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
zcao@wayne.edu

Dongxiao Zhu
Computer Science
dzhu@wayne.edu

Ivan Avrutsky

Ivan Avrutsky
Electrical & Computer Engineering
avrutsky@eng.wayne.edu

Jeremy Rickli
Industrial Engineering (MS)
jlrickli@wayne.edu

Leslie Monplaisir

Leslie Monplaisir
Industrial Engineering (PhD)
ad5365@wayne.edu

Sondra Auerbach

Sondra Auerbach
Assistant Dean of Student Services
sondra.auerbach@wayne.edu