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Convocation
Fall 2013
Sarah A. Rajala
Dean
James & Katherine Melsa
Professor of Engineering
Welcome
and
Introduction
Goals for 2013-14
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Deliver a high quality education to all of our students
Hire at least 17 new, diverse, high-quality faculty members
Develop a new model for Engineering Online to encourage growth,
new pedagogical development and sustainability
Increase the number of graduate students who have been enrolled
or accepted admission by 5%
Expand research portfolio and increase expenditures by 7.5%
Develop a new plan for renovation and expansion of CoE space
Raise $22M in new private gifts
Role of Educating Students
Educating tomorrow’s engineering leaders
• Focus on strong academics
• ABET accreditation
• Global and engaged learning
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Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment
5030
Fall 2009
5448
Fall 2010
5935
Fall 2011
6495
Fall 2012
7000
Fall 2013*
Engineering Graduate Enrollment
996
Fall 2009
1069
Fall 2010
997
1013
1000
Fall 2011
Fall 2012
Fall 2013*
Faculty and Staff
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Importance of high quality faculty and staff
More than 400 faculty and staff critical to our
success
All are dedicated to student achievement
Welcome New Engineering Faculty
ABE
Norman Muzzy - Lecturer
CBE
Zengyi Shao - Assistant Professor
CCEE
Junwon Seo - Research Assistant Professor
Jiehua J Shen - Associate Professor
An Chen - Assistant Professor
ECpE
Ikenna Nlebedim – Adjunct Assistant Professor
Siddartha Khaitan – Research Assistant Professor
Meng Lu - Assistant Professor (ECpE/ME)
Kathryn Stolee - Assistant Professor
IMSE
Caroline Krejci - Assistant Professor
ME
Xianglan Bai - Assistant Professor
Ming-Chen Hsu - Assistant Professor
Travis Sippel - Assistant Professor
MSE
Eliseo deLeon - Lecturer
Anja Mudring - Professor
Ruifeng Zhang - Research Assistant Professor
Welcome New Engineering Staff
ABE
CCEE
Tamara Kerns – Academic Advisor
Traci Goldberg - Academic Advisor
Joshua Kruse - Accountant
Dana Woolley – Communications Specialist (ABE/AERE)
Paul Ledtje - Research Associate
AERE
Jennifer Simba - Academic Advisor
ECpE
Tracy Borts - Program Assistant
Helen Drake – Program Assistant
Kelsey Hummer - Program Assistant
Carrie Graves-Warden – Academic Advisor
Andrew Jordan - Teaching Lab Associate
Benjamin Holland – Research Associate
Cameron Rayburn – Academic Advisor
Lucinda Sheehy – Academic Advisor
Katrina Williams – Academic Advisor
Christine Jensen - Teaching Lab Associate
CBE
Michael Forrester - Assistant Scientist
Jennifer Gibbs – Academic Adviser
Michelle Grawe - Teaching Lab Coordinator
Molly Seaboch - Program Assistant
IMSE
Angela Stone - Administrative Specialist
Holly Twedt - Program Assistant
Welcome New Engineering Staff
ME
Cindy Bartleson - Administrative Specialist
Derek Dickson - System Support
Mallory Quinn - Program Assistant
Craig Severson - Teaching Lab Coordinator
MSE
Cory Johns - Desktop Systems Administrator
Jacqueline Kester - Program Assistant
Michelle Lenkaitis - Administrative Specialist
College Relations
Ann Wilson – Director
Career Services
Kellie Mullaney - Program Assistant
Engineering-LAS Online Learning
Sonya Nichols - Instructional Support
Jane Tomesch - Program Coordinator
Engineering Research Institute
Deborah Moses - Program Coordinator
Rachael Voas - Administrative Specialist
Student Services
Jeana Gingery - Program Coordinator
Nancy Jeffs - Program Coordinator
Technology Support
Kevin Wickham – System Analyst
CIRAS
Chris Hill - Industrial Specialist
Peter Nadolny - Program Manager
Carey Novak - Industrial Specialist
Glenn Volkman - Program Manager
Promotions in the Engineering College
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Hui Hu (AERE) to Professor
Eric Cochran (CBE) to Associate Professor
Nadia Gkritza (CCEE) to Associate Professor
Rangan Gopalakrishnan (CCEE) to Senior Lecturer
Dionysios Aliprantis (ECpE) to Associate Professor
Sumit Chaudhary (ECpE) to Associate Professor
Chris Chu (ECpE) to Professor
Liang Dong (ECpE) to Associate Professor
Lizhi Wang (IMSE) to Associate Professor
Gap Kim (ME) to Associate Professor
Xiaoli Tan (MSE) to Professor
General Fund Revenue Budget
$86 Million
Undergraduate Tuition - $43 Million
35%
50%
4%
11%
Graduate Tuition - $10 Million
Indirect Cost Recovery - $3 Million
State Appropriations - $30 Million
Engineering Budgets for Academic
and Administration
Academic Department - Millions ($)
Administration and Service Units - Millions ($)
$48.6
$44.0
$39.1
$35.5
$32.6
$15.4
FY2010
$15.5
FY2011
$12.4
FY2012
$11.4
FY2013
$10.9
FY2014
Engineering Research Expenditures
$67.5
$70.6
FY2008
FY2009
$74.4
FY2010
$78.5
FY2011
$83.9
FY2012
Engineering Facilities Update
Medallion Awards
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Named faculty positions established with private support
enable the college to attract and retain world-class
professors and researchers
Thank you to the donors who established these
prestigious positions
Recognize 13 recipients
Ashraf Bastawros
Grace Miller Wilson and T. Wilson
Endowed Engineering Faculty Fund
Sumit Chaudhary
Northrop Grumman Professorship
in honor of Fred W. O’Green
Kristen Constant
Wilkinson Professor
of Interdisciplinary Engineering
Randall Geiger
Tunc and Lale Doluca
Professorship in
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Caroline Hayes
Lynn Gleason Professorship
in Interdisciplinary Engineering
Andrew Hillier
Wilkinson Professor
of Interdisciplinary Engineering
Charles Jahren
W.A. Klinger
Teaching Professorship
Suraj Kothari
Willard & Leitha Richardson
Professorship in
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Richard Lesar
Lynn Gleason Professorship
in Interdisciplinary Engineering
Anja Mudring
Glenn Murphy
Professor of Engineering
Krishna Rajan
Wilkinson Professor
of Interdisciplinary Engineering
Janis Terpenny
Joseph Walkup Professorship in
Industrial and Manufacturing
Systems Engineering
Song Zhang
William and Virginia Binger
Professorship in
Mechanical Engineering
Patent Awards
Patents are a prestigious form of recognition
• Recognize 11 recipients
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Sang Wu Kim
Cooperative Spatial Multiplexing
Shihwu Sung
Micro-Aeration of Sulfide
Removal from Biogas
Atul Kelkar
Pneumatic Vibration Isolation Device
Srikanta Tirthapura
Computing Time-decayed Aggregates
in Data Streams
Arun Somani
Logic Element Architecture for
Generic Logic Chains in
Programmable Devices
Jaeyoun Kim
Elastomeric Device for
Tunable Imaging
Thomas Lograsso
Magnetostrictive Materials, Devices
and Methods Using High
Magnetostriction, High Strength
FeGa and FeBe Alloys
Balaji Narasimhan
Antimicrobial Compositions
and Methods
Rana Biswas and
Kristen Constant
Manufacturing Method of
Photonic Crystal
Stuart Birrell
Combination Residue Spreader
and Collector for Single Pass
Harvesting Systems
Faculty and Staff Awards
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Honoring faculty and staff from the college
Recognize 6 recipients
Leslie Potter
Superior Engineering
Teaching Award
Konstantina (Nadia) Gkritza
Early Career Engineering Faculty
Research Award
Iver E. Anderson
David R. Boylan
Eminent Faculty Research
Melissa Skinner
Dean’s Staff Excellence Award
DeAnn Pitman
Dean’s Staff Excellence Award
Devna Popejoy-Sheriff
Superior Engineering
Advisor Award
Thank You

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