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.

Zhifeng Kou
Biomedical Engineering & Radiology

Hwai-Chung Wu
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Gene Liao
Electric-drive Vehicle Engineering
Alternative Energy Technology

Kyoung-Yun Kim
Manufacturing Engineering

Ming-Chia Lai
Mechanical Engineering

Yinlun Huang
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Dongxiao Zhu
Computer Science

Ivan Avrutsky

Ivan Avrutsky
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ratna Chinnam
Industrial & Systems Engineering (PhD)

Jeremy Rickli
Industrial Engineering (MS)


Simon Ng

Simon Ng
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Sondra Auerbach

Sondra Auerbach
Assistant Dean of Student Services