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Sanjay Raman

Sanjay Raman

125 Marston Hall
engineeringdean [at] umass [dot] edu 




Associate and Assistant Deans

Russell TessierRussell Tessier [Bio] [Email]
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Operations
134 Marston Hall | 413-545-0160
Focus: facilities; strategic planning; distance learning programs; extended campus programs

Michael KnodlerMichael Knodler Jr. [Bio] [Email]
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs
129 Marston Hall | 413-330-2662
Focus: research; graduate studies; faculty diversity


James RinderleJames Rinderle [Bio] [Email]
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
(Academic Dean)

129 Marston Hall | 413-545-5901
Focus: curriculum; accreditation; advising

Paula ReesPaula Rees [Bio] [Email]
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
128 Marcus Hall | 413-545-6324
Focus: academic programs and support; student organizations; K-12 outreach

MK YoungMary-Knight "MK" Young [Bio] [Email]
Assistant Dean for Development
413-545-6396 (office)
215-694-0340 (cell)
Focus: fundraising


Chair of Faculty Diversity

Sergio BreñaSergio F. Breña [Email]
Professor & Associate Department Head, CEE Dept.
233 Marston Hall | 413-545-0349
Focus: advancing diversity in engineering; member ADVANCE leadership team


Student Services

Office of Student Affairs

Julia HokeJulia Hoke
Director of Advising and Student Success
126 Marston Hall | Student Affairs Staff


Career Development and Experiential Learning Center

Todd ButynskiTodd Butynski
Interim Director, Career Development & Experiential Learning Ctr.
413-545-4757 | Marston 112 | Career Development Staff

Equity and Inclusion Programs

Paula ReesPaula Rees
Assistant Dean for Diversity
413-545-6324 | 128 Marcus Hall | Equity and Inclusion Staff


Junior Year Writing Program – Engineering

James RinderleJames Rinderle
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Dean
413-545-5901 | 129 Marston Hall | Junior Yr. Writing Staff


College Administrative Services

Business Office

Kelley IvesKelley Ives
Director of Human Resources
413-545-6386 | Marston 127 

Jessica KazmierJessica Kazmier
Director of Finance
413-545-4789 | Marston 127 


Communications Office

Heather DemersHeather Demers
Director of Communications
413-577-0231 | Marston 128 | Communications Staff


Dean’s Office

Linda GoldsteinErin Devaney
Executive Assistant, Dean
413-545-6388 | Marston 125


Development Office

MK YoungMK Young
Assistant Dean of Development
413-545-6396 | Marston 140 | Development Staff


Engineering Computer Services (ECS)

Russell TessierRussell Tessier | (ECS) Staff



Research Development Services

Brian KearnsBrian Kearns
Director of Research Development | RDS Staff