Dean’s Office Team

Responsibilities of the Dean include providing vision and leadership in directing, coordinating, integrating, and balancing the College’s teaching, research, and outreach missions. The Dean consults with faculty and administrators to provide overall strategic planning, program development, and continuous quality improvement of curriculum and instruction; resource acquisition and management (including budget preparation and supervision), space and facilities planning, and personnel administration (appointments, development, retention). The Dean represents the College within the University System; the academic and business communities and advocates for the College at local, regional, and national levels.

Contact

Office of the Dean
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
College of Engineering and Information Technology
1000 Hilltop Circle
Information Technology & Engineering, Room 217
Baltimore, MD 21250

Phone: 410-455-3270
Fax: 410-455-3559
Email: coeit@umbc.edu

Directory

Visit COEIT departments or use UMBC Directory Search for a complete listing of College of Engineering and Information Technology faculty and staff. Information about the administrative units that support COEIT can be found on the organization chart. [PDF]

You may use the links on this page to contact team members of each unit.

Dean’s Office Team | Finance & Shared Services Center | Undergraduate Student ServicesEngineering and Computing Education Program | Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering | Computer Science and Electrical Engineering | Information Systems | Mechanical Engineering | Centers

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Dean’s Office Team

Keith J (He, Him, His) Bowman

Keith J (He, Him, His) Bowman

Dean

College of Engineering and Information Technology
Mechanical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 217

kjb@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3270

Amy Heckhaus

Amy Heckhaus

Manager, Chief of Staff

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217

heckhaus@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3978

Erin Lavik

Erin Lavik

Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development and Professor

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 217F

Donique Lewis

Donique Lewis

Executive Administrative Assistant II

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217F

djlewis@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3270

Karen D. Mattingly

Coordinator

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217I

mattingly@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3303

Marc Olano

Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Learning and Associate Professor

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Imaging Research Center

Information Technology & Engineering 354

olano@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3094

Maria Sanchez

Maria Sanchez

Director of Engineering and Computing Education Program and Professor of the Practice

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217H

msanchez@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 6324


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Finance & Shared Services Center

Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer

Assistant Dean of Finance and Director of Shared Services Center

College of Engineering and Information Technology
Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217G

mpalmer@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 5603

Lindita Dietzen

Lindita Dietzen

Assistant Director, FP&A

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 207

lindietz@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 4711

Gina Fischer

Gina Fischer

Assistant Director, SRT

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Engineering 202

ginam@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 5575

Kathy Suess

Kathy Suess

Assistant Director, BOT

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Engineering ENGR 202

kathy@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 1775

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Undergraduate Student Services

Catherine Bielawski

Catherine Bielawski

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Student Services

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 206

bielawsk@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 1641

Emily Abrams-Stephens

Emily Abrams-Stephens

Assistant Director & Academic Advisor

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 205

eastephe@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3519

Anne Arey

Anne Arey

Assistant Director & Academic Advisor

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering ITE 203

annearey@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3096

Kim Casimbon

Academic Advisor, Computer Science at The Universities at Shady Grove

Chris Kiehne

Chris Kiehne

Academic Advisor

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 203

chriskiehne@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8436

Ethan Ide

Ethan Ide

Academic Advisor

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 202

Krista Wallace

Krista Wallace

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs and Pre-Transfer Advising

Engineering and Information Technology
Academic Engagement and Transition Programs (AETP)

Information Technology & Engineering 204

kriswall@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3293

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Engineering and Computing Education Program

Mark Berczynski

Mark Berczynski

Lecturer

Information Systems
Engineering and Computing Education Program (ECEP)

Information Technology & Engineering 215

Megean Garvin

Megean Garvin

Director of Research and Assessment, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Engineering and Computing Education Program (ECEP)

mgarvin@umbc.edu

+1 443 243 0509

Toby Gouker

Lecturer and Assistant Graduate Program Director of Professional Engineering Programs

Division of Professional Studies

Information Technology & Engineering 218

tgouker@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 0616

Danyelle Tauryce Ireland

Danyelle Tauryce Ireland

Associate Director (CWIT) / Research Assistant Professor (ECEP)

Center for Women in Technology
Engineering and Computing Education Program (ECEP)

Information Technology & Engineering 452C

direland@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3109

Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff

Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Engineering and Information Technology

Off Campus

dianne@umbc.edu

+1 301 445 2795

Maria Sanchez

Maria Sanchez

Director of Engineering and Computing Education Program and Professor of the Practice

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217H

msanchez@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 6324

Woodrow W. Winchester

Woodrow W. Winchester

Professor of the Practice and Graduate Program Director for Professional Engineering Programs

College of Engineering and Information Technology
Division of Professional Studies


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Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering

Department Chair


Mark Marten

Mark Marten

Professor and Department Chair

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Engineering 314

marten@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3400

Department Staff Contact


Fabiola Attime

Program Management Specialist

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Engineering 314

fattime@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3400

Academic Program Contacts


Mariajose Castellanos

Mariajose Castellanos

Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Director

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Engineering 319

mariajose@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8151

Jennie Leach

Jennie Leach

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Engineering 320

jleach@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8152

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Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Department Chair


Anupam Joshi

Anupam Joshi

Professor and Department Chair

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 325

joshi@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 2733

Associate Chair


Mohamed Younis

Mohamed Younis

Professor and Associate Chair

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 318

younis@cs.umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3968

Department Staff Contact


Rebecca Dongarra

Rebecca Dongarra

Academic Affairs Manager

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering

dongarra@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3065

Academic Program Contacts


Gary Carter

Gary Carter

Professor and Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program Director

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering ITE 308

carter@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8181

Jeremy Dixon

Jeremy Dixon

Senior Lecturer and Computer Science Undergraduate Program Director

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 325J

jdixon@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8866

Richard Forno

Richard Forno

Senior Lecturer, Cybersecurity Graduate Program Director & Assistant Director, UMBC Center for Cybersecurity

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 325A

Jeannette Kartchner

Jeannette Kartchner

Lecturer, Associate Undergraduate Program Director, UMBC Computer Science Program at The Universities at Shady Grove

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 226

jkartch@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8944

Charles Nicholas

Charles Nicholas

Professor and Computer Science Graduate Program Director

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 356

nicholas@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 2594

Chintan Patel

Associate Professor and Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Graduate Program Director

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering ITE 322

cpatel2@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3963

Ergun Simsek

Ergun Simsek

Professor of the Practice and Data Science Graduate Program Director

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Division of Professional Studies

Information Technology & Engineering 325-K

simsek@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3540

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Information Systems

Department Chair


Vandana Janeja

Vandana Janeja

Professor and Department Chair - Information Systems

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 4104556238

vjaneja@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 6238

Associate Chair


Zhiyuan Chen

Zhiyuan Chen

Professor and Associate Chair

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 404J

zhchen@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8833

Liaison for Programmatic Innovation


George Karabatis

George Karabatis

Professor and Liaison for Programmatic Innovation

Information Systems
Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship

Information Technology & Engineering 404K

georgek@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3940

Liaison for Research Innovation


Andrea Kleinsmith

Andrea Kleinsmith

Associate Professor and Liaison for Research Innovation

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 437

andreak@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8837

Department Staff Contact


Lina Chung

Academic Affairs Manager

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 404I

lchung2@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3795

Academic Program Contacts


Jennifer Carter

Professor of the Practice and Business Technology Administration Associate Undergraduate Program Director, Information Systems Associate Undergraduate Program Director

Dina Glazer

Senior Lecturer and Associate Undergraduate Program Director for Advising

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 410

dgorin1@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3275

Karuna Pande Joshi

Karuna Pande Joshi

Associate Professor and Business Technology Administration Undergraduate Program Director

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 424

karuna.joshi@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8775

Anita Komlodi

Associate Professor and Online Information Systems Graduate Program Director

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 434/404L

komlodi@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3212

Ravi Kuber

Ravi Kuber

Associate Professor and Human-Centered Computing Graduate Program Director

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 435

rkuber@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3268

Mohammad Samarah

Professor of the Practice and Software Engineering Graduate Program Director

Sreedevi Sampath

Associate Professor and Information Systems Graduate Program Director

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 403

sampath@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8845

Richard Sponaugle

Senior Lecturer and Information Systems Undergraduate Program Director

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 409

rspona1@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 1850

Erin Van Dyke

Professor of the Practice and Health Information Technology Graduate Program Director

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Mechanical Engineering

Department Chair


Ruey-Hung Chen

Ruey-Hung Chen

Professor and Department Chair

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering 210B

chenrh@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3313

Department Staff Contact


Diane Zeenny Ghorayeb

Diane Zeenny Ghorayeb

Program Management Specialist

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering 210C

dianezg@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 2652

Academic Program Contacts


Soobum Lee

Associate Professor and Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Program Director

Mechanical Engineering

Carlos Romero-Talamas

Associate Professor and Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Director

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering 212

romero@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 8049

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Centers

Yelena Yesha

Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA) - Center Director and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 335

yeyesha@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3542

Govind Rao

Govind Rao

Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST) - Center Director and Professor of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering
Center for Advanced Sensor Technology

Technology Research Center 252A

grao@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3415

Don Engel

Don Engel

The Center for Space Sciences and Technology (CSST) - Center Director, Associate Vice President for Research Development, and Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Research Administration
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Center for Space Science and Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 220

donengel@umbc.edu

+1 410 929 3643

Claire Welty

Claire Welty

Center for Urban Environment Research & Education (CUERE) - Center Director and Professor of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education
Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

Technology Research Center 102

weltyc@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 1766

Anupam Joshi

Anupam Joshi

Center for Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity) - Center Director and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Information Technology & Engineering 325

joshi@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 2733

Carolyn Seaman

Carolyn Seaman

Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) - Center Director and Professor of Information Systems

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 404B

cseaman@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3937

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