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Sanjay Raman

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




Associate and Assistant Deans

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


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

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

Paula 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 BrenaSergio F. Breña  [Email]
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 Hoke
Director of Advising and Student Success
126 Marston Hall | Student Affairs Staff


Career Development and Experiential Learning Center

Jason Wall
Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning Center
413-577-4235 | Marston 116 | Career Development Staff


Equity and Inclusion Programs

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


Junior Year Writing Program – Engineering

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


College Administrative Services

Business Office

Kelley Ives
Director of Human Resources
413-545-6386 | Marston 127 | Business Office Staff

Jessica Kazmier
Director of Finance
413-545-4789 | Marston 127 | Business Office Staff


Communications Office

Heather Demers
Director of External Relations & Communications
413-577-0231 | Marcus 121 | Communications Staff

Dean’s Office

Linda Goldstein
Executive Assistant, Dean
413-545-6388 | Marston 125 | Dean’s Office Staff

Development Office

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

Engineering Computer Services (ECS)

Russell Tessier | Engineering Computer Services Staff

Research Development Services

Brian Kearns
Director of Research Development