Graduate Chairs and Coordinators

Each degree program is managed through a Graduate Chairperson/Faculty Director. The Chair is assisted by a Graduate Coordinator, who is the first point of contact for questions about a program or major. The list below shows contact information by department, as well as contact information for specific master's|Ph.D. programs.

DEPARTMENT Program COORDINATOR(s) Grad Chair / Director
Bioengineering (BE) Master's | Ph.D. Kathy Venit
215-746-8604
Ravi Radhakrishnan, Graduate Chair
215-898-0487
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Biotechnology (BIOT) Master's Tori Frew
215-898-0221
Scott Diamond, Director
215-573-5702
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) Master's | Ph.D. Tamika Easley
215-898-4427
John Crocker, Graduate Chair
215-898-9188
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Computer Graphics and Game Technology (CGGT) Master's Mike Felker
215-898-9672
Stephen Lane, Director
215-898-6021
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Computer and Information Science (CIS) Master's | Ph.D. Mike Felker
215-898-9672

Swapneel Sheth, CIS/MSE Program Chair

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Computer and Information Technology (MCIT) Master's Mike Felker
215-898-9672
Arvind Bhusnurmath, Director
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Data Science (DATS) Master's

Ammarah Aftab
215-898-8113

Susan Davidson, Director
215-898-3490
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Electrical Engineering (EE) Master's | Ph.D. Christina Burton
215-898-9390
Tania Khanna, Director
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Embedded Systems (EMBS) Master's Liz Wai Ping Ng
215-898-8543
Rahul Mangharam, Director
215-573-3636
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Integrated Product Design (IPD) Master's Maryeileen B. Griffith
215-898-2826
Sarah Rottenberg, Associate Director
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Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Master's | Ph.D. Irene Clements
215-898-8337
Mahadevan Khantha, Program Director
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Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM) Master's | Ph.D. Maryeileen B. Griffith
215-898-2826

Howard Hu, Director
215-898-8504

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Nanotechnology (NANO) Master's Kristen Field
215-746-2488
Mark Allen, Director
215-898-5901
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Robotics (ROBO) Master's Charity Payne
215-898-0374
Camillo J. Taylor, Director
215-898-0376
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Scientific Computing (SCMP) Master's Abigail Behrends
215-898-6227
Talid Sinno, Director
215-898-2511
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Systems Engineering (SE) Master's Christina Burton 
215-898-9390
Barry Silverman, Director
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