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, CM, EE, GPM, TIM)
  • 831-459-2158 - Room Reservations for Baskin Engineering and Engineering 2 Buildings



Joseph Konopelski
Dean, Baskin School of Engineering
Professor, Chemistry

Baskin Engineering, Room 337

Director of Resource Planning and Management

Maureen McLean
Director of Resource Planning & Management

831-459-1564 (office)
Baskin Engineering, Room 347

Senior Director of Corporate Development

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

Baskin Engineering 391

Director of Corporate Development

Timothy J Bensch
Director of Corporate Development

Baskin Engineering, Room 391

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
M-F 9am-6pm via appointment UCSC Google Calendar rvitale@ucsc.edu

Computing Director

Terry Figel
Computing Director

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

Academic Personnel Coordinators

Kathy Beattie
Academic Personnel Manager
Interim Assistant Dean

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

Danielle D. Ditmars
Senior Department Manager, Electrical Engineering
Senior Department Manager, Computer Engineering
Senior Department Manager, Technology Management

Engineering 2, Room 298C

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 Research

Lise Getoor
Professor, Computer Science
Associate Dean for Research, BSOE

Engineering 2, Room 341B

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

Tracy Larrabee
Professor, Computer Engineering
Associate Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate Affairs

Engineering 2, Room 337A
By appointment

Associate Dean for Industry Programs

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

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

Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics Graduate Director

Richard Edward Green
Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Engineering

Biomedical Sciences Bldg, Room 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.

Applied Mathematics and Statistics Graduate Director

Athanasios Kottas
Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Baskin Engineering, Room 365A
By appointment only

Technology and Information Management Graduate Director

Yi Zhang
Associate Professor, Technology Management

831-459-4549 (Office)
Engineering 2, Room 565
By appointment

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 Bldg, Room 405B

Kevin Karplus
Professor, Biomolecular Engineering
Program Chair and Undergraduate Director, Bioengineering
Undergraduate Director, Bioinformatics

Physical Sciences Bldg, Room 318
W 12:30–1:30 (Summer 2015)

Computational Media

Michael Mateas
Chair, Computational Media
Professor, Computational Media
Director, Center for Games and Playable Media

Engineering 2, Room 373
By Appointment Only

Computer Engineering

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

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

Computer Science

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

Engineering 2, Room 345A

Electrical Engineering

Joel Kubby
Chair, Electrical Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering

Baskin Engineering, Room 249
Tu/W 4-5 PM

Technology Management

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

Engineering 2, Room 567