Role: oversees the School and reports to the University Provost.
Senior Associate Dean
Role: responsible for space and infrastructure planning, facilities and research services, and the creation and cultivation of new
inter-school partnerships at Penn; enhancing the impact of academic programs and advising at all levels.
Role: responsible for oversight of doctoral education and postdoctoral training.
Deputy Dean, Budget and Administration
Role: head of budget and fiscal matters for the School; oversees facilities, technology and operations.
Sue AnnBidstrup Allen
Associate Dean, Educational Initiatives and Assessment
Role: 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.
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education
Role: head of undergraduate academic affairs for Penn Engineering; oversees educational programs; chairs the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.
Associate Dean, Research
Role: head of research initiatives and ties with industry, champions faculty-friendly policies for research and innovation, and promotes inter-school collaborations, especially in energy science and technology.
Associate Dean, Master's and Professional Programs
Role: responsible for all master’s programs.
Vice Dean, Development and Alumni Relations
Role: oversees all fundraising and alumni activities for Penn Engineering.
(senior staff are listed alphabetically by last name)
Director, Faculty Affairs
Role: manages all faculty administrative matters and Provost Staff Conference actions
Role: head of school communications and publications; serves as a liaison with the University’s communications office
Director, Online Learning
Role: manages online initiatives and institutional research
Director, Administrative Operations
Role: head of the Dean’s office staff; manages School-level events and is a liaison to the Penn Engineering Board of Overseers
Director, Diversity and Inclusion
Role: directs School programs aimed at recruiting and retaining underrepresented minority (URM) faculty, students and staff
Director, Information Technology
Role: School computing, telecommunications, and information security programs.