Administration & Contacts

                 

Groups

Dean's Office Staff
Engineering Opportunities Center Staff
Engineering Computing Services Staff
Development Staff
T-STEM Center Staff
Department Chairs

 

Dean’s Office Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Judy Bailey
Judy Bailey
Administrative Assistant
Email
Website
806.834.2573
Amy Donnerberg
Amy Donnerberg
Program Coordinator, Distance Learning
Email
Website
806.834.5709
Stephen Ekwaro-Osire
Stephen Ekwaro-Osire, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs, Professor
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Responsible for the quality and development of the college's faculty, master's, and doctoral research programs
  • Work with faculty to enrich pedagogy and develop opportunities in faculty research and scholarship
  • Serve as a catalyst for research innovation
  • Foster and facilitate interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations across the university.
Julie Farley
Julie Farley
Manager, Finance and Administration
Email
Website
806.834.3017
  • Manage dean's office finances and oversee college finances
  • Provide human resources support for the dean's office and college
Zaida Gracia
Zaida Gracia
Director of Special Projects
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Megan Guajardo
Megan Guajardo
Administrative Assistant
Email
Website
806.834.8998
Brent Guinn
Brent Guinn
Senior Director, Distance Learning
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Al Sacco Jr.
Al Sacco Jr., Ph.D.
Dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
Jeff Sammons
Jeff Sammons
Director, Marketing and Communications
Email
Website
806.834.0879
  • Establish marketing and communications strategies for the college
  • Edit, manage, and distribute college publications
  • Maintain college web pages
  • Manage marketing projects in support of development and external relations
Rumeysa Tekin
Rumeysa Tekin
Postdoctoral Associate
Website
806.742.3453
Juliusz Warzywoda
Juliusz Warzywoda, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Email
Website
806.834.2560
  • Oversee operation of the college`s Materials Characterization Center
  • Train users on the equipment housed in the Materials Characterization Center
  • Provide guidance on the equipment selection/use and assist in data interpretation
  • When required, perform materials characterization using the equipment available in the Materials Characterization Center

Engineering Opportunities Center Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Mackenzie Broughton
Mackenzie Broughton
Unit Coordinator, Career Services
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Serve as contact for companies looking to recruit engineering students
  • Plan and execute the Engineering Job Fairs
  • Organize on-campus interviews and info sessions for engineering companies
Molly Fisher
Molly Fisher
Unit Coordinator, Enrichment and Diversity Services
Email
Website
806.834.7188
Cody Henley
Cody Henley
Academic Advisor
Email
Website
806.834.8611
  • Assists in current student retention initiatives
  • Academic advising for the college
  • Assists in the recruiting of prospective students
  • Representative for the Dean's Office at college events
Audra N. Morse
Audra N. Morse, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Professor
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Responsible for the quality and development of the college's undergraduate programs
Jamie Perez
Jamie Perez
Assistant Director, Student Services
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Manage engineering student organizations
  • Plan and implement student events
Tonette Rittenberry
Tonette Rittenberry
Unit Coordinator, Academic Services
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Distribute graduation information to departments, students, faculty, and staff
  • Maintain student records
  • Provide support to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and undergraduate academics office staff
John Rivera
John Rivera
Assistant Academic Dean
Email
Website
806.834.0229
  • Manage undergraduate academic support services such as mentoring and tutoring
  • Direct initiatives to retain and graduate students
  • Direct initiatives to increase diversity
  • Support efforts in undergraduate recruiting, orientation and graduation
Becky Underwood
Becky Underwood
Administrative Business Assistant
Email
Website
806.834.2309
Allison Wright
Allison Wright
Director, International Programs
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Oversee the International Engineering Program
Shannon Younger
Shannon Younger, M.Ed.
Lead Undergraduate Advisor
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • 2+2 Agreements with community colleges
  • Recruiting at community colleges
  • Assist departments with advising needs
  • Present college, departmental, and course information during new student orientations

Engineering Computing Services Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Travis Bruster
Travis Bruster
IT Support Technician I
Email
Website
806.742.3453
  • Provide desktop/workstation support
  • Support and management of Cloud Computing
Tom Heisey
Tom Heisey
Manager
Email
Website
806.742.3453
Remi Kiwior
Remi Kiwior
Server Administrator III
Email
Website
806.742.3453
Jerry J. Perez
Jerry J. Perez
IT Support Technician I
Email
Website
806.834.8217
Larry Winfrey
Larry Winfrey
Director
Email
Website
806.742.3453
  • Provide technology support for the dean's office and the college
  • Serve as liaison between the IT Division and the college
  • Implement technology plans and strategies for the college

Development Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Karen Dillard
Karen Dillard
Development Officer
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Glenn Gantt
Glenn Gantt
Development Officer (DFW)
Email
Website
214.630.7471
  • Coordinate and manage development and alumni relations in the Dallas-Fort Worth region
  • Organize and host alumni and donor events
Sara Kerr
Sara Kerr
Unit Coordinator, Development
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Support the daily operations of the engineering development office
  • Maintain records for gifts to the college
  • Maintain donor records and report requests
Jessica Lopez
Jessica Lopez
Development Officer
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Katelyn Perry
Katelyn Perry
Coordinator of Alumni and Donor Relations
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Coordinate alumni and donor relations for the college
  • Plan and implement alumni and development events
Susan E. Smith
Susan E. Smith
Senior Director of Development
Email
Website
806.834.0815
  • Direct development and alumni operations for the college
Julia Whitehead
Julia Whitehead
Senior Administrative Assistant (Houston)
Email
Website
713.647.9600
  • Support the daily operations of the Houston development office

T-STEM Center Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Cathy H. Allen
Cathy H. Allen, M.Ed.
Senior Director
Email
Website
806.834.2618
  • Direct the functions and staff of the T-STEM Center
  • Supervise all T-STEM Center programs
  • Secure external support for the T-STEM Center
  • Engage in K-12 education, community, and industry partnerships
  • Report to Texas Education Agency and the Texas High School Project
  • Sit on STEM-related boards
John Chandler
John Chandler, Ph.D.
Director
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Direct development of curriculum, professional development, other STEM resources
  • Write T-STEM Center proposals, publications, and other operating documents
  • Develop and implement pre-college engineering and other STEM programs
  • Serve various committees and advisory boards involved in STEM education
  • Initiate partnerships with education, industry, regulatory, other STEM stakeholder-entities
De`Lila Holder
De`Lila Holder, M.Ed.
Unit Associate Director
Email
Website
806.834.6961
Suzette Mason
Suzette Mason
Unit Coordinator
Email
Website
806.834.4143
  • Manage and reconcile T-STEM Center financial accounts
  • Act as administrative assistant to T-STEM Center directors
  • Assist in T-STEM Center special events, programs, and conferences
Debra Nash
Debra Nash
Associate Director
Email
Website
806.834.4212
  • Oversee development and implementation of STEM curriculum
  • Provide PBL training to T-STEM academies and area schools
  • Assist in integrating the Engineering FRAME model into the PBL curriculum offerings
Jana Winter
Jana Winter
Project Manager
Email
Website
806.834.4581
  • Manage data compilation for grant reporting
  • Manage the TechTotes Program
  • Manage T-STEM Technology Initiative

Mailing Address:

Texas Tech University
Whitacre College of Engineering
Box 43103
Lubbock, TX 79409-3103

Shipping Address:

Texas Tech University
Whitacre College of Engineering
100 Engineering Center
Lubbock, TX 79409-3103

Phone

806.742.3451
or 1.800.528.5583

Fax

806.742.3493