Jack Baskin School of Engineering
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

  • 831-459-4877 - Dean's Office
  • 831-459-4046 - Fax
  • 831-459-5840 - Undergraduate Advising
  • 831-459-5737 - Graduate Advising (AMS, BME, CS)
  • 831-459-2576 - Graduate Advising (CE, EE, TIM)
  • 831-459-2158 - Room Reservations for Baskin Engineering and Engineering 2 Buildings


Interim Dean

Joe Konopelski

Senior Director of Corporate Development

Frank P. Howley, Jr.
Senior Director of Corporate Development

Baskin Engineering 391

Associate Director of Development

Alan Wong
Associate Director of Development


Facilities and Laboratory Director

Robert Vitale
Director of Laboratories and Facilities
Electrical Engineer

831-459-3794 (Office)
831-596-5360 (Mobile)
Baskin Engineering, Room 349
via appointment on UCSC Google Calendar; M-F 9am - 6pm

Computing Director

Terry Figel
Computing Director

408-919-8930 (Santa Clara Tuesdays)
Baskin Engineering, Room 315B
M - Th , 7:30am - 4:30pm

Academic Human Resources Coordinators

Kathy Beattie
Academic Personnel Coordinator

Baskin Engineering, Room 321

Rosa Chung
Academic Personnel Analyst

Baskin Engineering, Room 319
Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm

Director Undergraduate Student Affairs

Adrienne Harrell
Director of Undergraduate Student Affairs

Baskin Engineering, Room 235

Office of Sponsored Projects

Senior Department Managers

Patricia Guevara
Senior Department Manager, Computer Engineering
Senior Department Manager, Electrical Engineering
Senior Department Manager, Technology & Information Management

Engineering 2, Room 298G

Dana Pierce
Senior Department Manager, Computer Science
Senior Department Manager, Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Senior Department Manager, Biomolecular Engineering

Engineering 2, Room 298E

Student Affairs

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies


Associate Dean for Research

Lise Getoor
Professor, Computer Science
Associate Dean for Research

Engineering 2, Room 347A

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

Charlie McDowell
Associate Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate Affairs
Professor, Computer Science

Engineering 2, Room 349B
TuWedThur 2-3PM

Associate Dean for Industry Programs

Patrick Mantey
Associate Dean for Industry Programs
CITRIS Campus Director
Director of ITI
Jack Baskin Endowed Professor, Computer Engineering

Engineering 2, Room 595J
Thursday 4-6 PM and by appointment

Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics Graduate Director

Richard Edward Green
Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Engineering

Biomed 146

Computer Engineering Graduate Director

Katia Obraczka
Professor, Computer Engineering

Engineering 2, Room 323

Computer Science Graduate Director

Wang-Chiew Tan
Professor, Computer Science

Engineering 2 Room 343B

Electrical Engineering Graduate Director

Hamid R. Sadjadpour
Professor, Electrical Engineering

Engineering 2, Room 245B
M 3:00 pm - 4:00 p.m. and W 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Statistics and Applied Mathematics Graduate Director

Athanasios Kottas
Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Baskin Engineering, Room 365A
Wednesday 2pm-3pm

Technology and Information Management Graduate Director

John Musacchio
Associate Professor, Technology & Information Management

Engineering 2, Room 557

Undergraduate Student Affairs Director

Adrienne Harrell
Director of Undergraduate Student Affairs

Baskin Engineering, Room 235

Department Chairs

Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Nicholas Brummell
Chair, Applied Mathematics & Statistics
Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Baskin Engineering, Room 357A

Biomolecular Engineering

David Deamer
Chair, Biomolecular Engineering
Research Professor, Biomolecular Engineering

Physical Sciences, Room 405B

Kevin Karplus
Vice Chair, Biomolecular Engineering
Professor, Biomolecular Engineering

Physical Sciences, Room 318
F 11–1 (Spring 2014)

Computer Engineering

J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves
Chair, Computer Engineering
Jack Baskin Endowed Professor, Computer Engineering

831-459-4153 (Office)
Engineering 2, Room 317
By appointment.

Computer Science

Phokion G. Kolaitis
Chair, Computer Science
Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Engineering 2, Room 345A

Electrical Engineering

Joel Kubby
Chair, Electrical Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering

Baskin Engineering, Room 249
Tu/W 1-2 PM

Technology Management

Brent M. Haddad, MBA, Ph.D
- Associate Dean, Engineering for Technology Management
- Chair, Technology Management Department
- Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
- Director, Center for Integrated Water Research
- Professor, Environmental Studies

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