School Leadership and Senior Staff

School Leadership
Dean Glandt Vijay Kumar
Nemirovsky Family Dean,
Penn Engineering
Dean of Penn Engineering; oversees the school and reports to the university provost. Email  

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Kathleen Stebe

Kathleen Stebe
Deputy Dean, Research and Innovation
Head of research for Penn Engineering; point of contact for all innovation in the school, serves as liaison to PCI and the President’s Agenda on Innovation. Email

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Tom Stump

Thomas K. Stump
Deputy Dean, Budget and Administration
Head of budget and fiscal matters for the school; oversees facilities, technology and operations. Email
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Sue Ann Bidstrup Allen
Associate Dean, Educational Initiatives and Assessment

Responsible for educational initiatives and assessment, accreditation, records and data; oversees pre-freshman programs and the Engineering Summer Academy Program; manages diversity initiatives across all levels.

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Beth Winkelstein Russell Composto
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education
Head of undergraduate academic affairs for Penn Engineering; oversees educational programs; chairs the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.

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Kostas Daniilidis Kostas Daniilidis
Associate Dean for Doctoral Education and Director for Online Education
Head of doctoral education and online education; leads initiatives in online education.

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Jan Van der Spiegel
Associate Dean, Professional Programs and Director for Undergraduate Advising
Responsible for all master's programs; oversees undergraduate academic advising.

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George Hain George Hain
Vice Dean, External Affairs
Oversees all fundraising and alumni activities for Penn Engineering. Email
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Senior Staff
Joan Gocke
Joan Gocke
Director of Special Projects and Communications
Head of school communications and publications; serves as a liaison with the university’s communications office. Email

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Cora Ingrum
Cora Ingrum
Director of Multicultural Programs
Directs school programs aimed at recruiting and retaining minority students, faculty and staff. Email
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Chambrel Jones Chambrel Jones
Staff Assistant to the Dean
Head of the Dean’s office staff; handles school-level events and is a liaison to the Penn Engineering Board of Overseers. Email
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Sandy Rathman
Sandra Rathman
Director of Faculty
Affairs
Manages all faculty administrative matters and Provost Staff Conference actions. Email
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Ira Winston
Ira Winston
Executive Director, IT
Director, Facilities Planning
Oversees all facilities and technology for the school, including Engineering Operations Services (EOS) and CETS. Email
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