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Staff Roles

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    Director and Instructor of Lab Operations
    Rodney Broome

    Mechanical Engineering

    Responsible for maintaining and operating the laboratory facilities used for Mechanical engineering and STEM shop operations-based instruction and research. Regularly maintain, calibrate equipment, and instrumentation. Responsibility for safety in the laboratories and provide formal laboratory instruction to students.

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    System Administrator
    Jason Chong

    Engineering Computing Center

    ECC and WAVE: Windows Desktop/Servers, Virtualization, Research Computing, Remote Access, Deployment, Application Management, Systems Administration and Management, Manage and train student support staff

  • Mary Coady
    Director of Corporate and External Relations
    Mary Coady

    Dean's Office

    Responsible for relationships with supporters, donors, and community organizations. Liaison with Engineering Advisory Board. Liaison with University Relations. Supports School of Engineering fundraising; manages School fundraising operations.

  • Jose Diaz
    Communications and Alumni Relations Specialist
    Jose Diaz

    Dean's Office

    Provides internal and external communications support for the School of Engineering and is responsible for developing alumni engagement.

  • Kelly Gonzalez, Senior Administrative Assistant for Electrical and Computer Engineering and General Engineering
    Director of Research and Finance
    Kelly Gonzalez

    Dean's Office

    Provides administrative and financial support for the School of Engineering and interdisciplinary research programs alongside the Senior Assistant Dean. Supports the Associate Dean for Research in interrelated activities regarding interdisciplinary research programs, and related external entities. Ensures that all School of Engineering interdisciplinary activities are in compliance with SCU policies and procedures, and with local, state, and federal laws.

  • Dan Ignacio
    Building & Operations Manager
    Dan Ignacio

    STEM

    Building & Operations manager for the Sobrato Campus of Discovery and Innovation: Bldg. 402 - Discovery and Innovation, Bldg. 202 - Heafey, and Bldg. 203 - Bergin.

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    Director of Records & Operations
    Lisa Jocewicz

    Graduate Programs

    Responsible for various graduate student services, from registration through graduation.

  • Sandra Joe-Hu
    Assistant Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Outreach
    Sandra Joe-Hu

    Graduate Programs

    Primary contact for prospective students looking to apply to or need assistance in applying to our Graduate Engineering program. Responsible for planning and organizing recruitment and outreach efforts such as information sessions, virtual appointments, electronic communications, and admissions announcements.

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    Engineering Computing Center Manager
    Lantz Johnson

    Engineering Computing Center

    Supervise ECC staff, develop, execute and manage short, mid, and long-range strategic planning, budget planning and purchase of resources, Linux/Unix and Oracle System Administration.

  • Yohannes Kahsai
    Lab Manager
    Yohannes Kahsai

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Responsible for maintaining and operating the laboratory facilities used for Electrical and Computer Engineering instruction and research. Regularly maintain, calibrate equipment, and instrumentation. Responsible for safety in the laboratories and provide formal laboratory instruction to students.

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    Senior Administrative Assistant
    Pam Lin

    Computer Science and Engineering

    Provide administrative support to the Department Chair and faculty, assist students with departmental issues, and serve as the first point of contact for various internal and external constituencies.

  • Matt Maese
    Senior Administrative Assistant
    Matt Maese

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Provide administrative support to the Department Chair and faculty, assist students with departmental issues, and serve as the first point of contact for various internal and external constituencies.

     

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    Director of Programs and Partnerships for the Frugal Innovation Hub
    Allan Báez Morales

    Frugal Innovation Hub

    Manages the Frugal Innovation Hub's administrative operations, identifies and build relationships with organizations (from the private and public sector), and identifies and defines project options for students and faculty. Provides project management support to FIH projects deploying solutions at communities and coordinates the Frugal Innovation Gigs (FIGs). Acts as the liaison between SCU’s Travel Advisory Committee (TPAC) and SoE's international traveling proposals, promotes community outreach to engage local organizations and schools on STEM, humanitarian technology and Frugal Innovation. Develops, supports and participates in special initiatives internationally as well as local, and coordinates the Humanitarian Task Force of the International Association of Jesuits Schools.

  • Nicole Morales
    Director of Marketing and Communications
    Nicole Morales

    Dean's Office

    Provides leadership in the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and communications plan for the SoE. Responsible for digital marketing including social media, website, and digital signage. Assists with graphics for events and marketing collateral. Also responsible for advancing the school through use of available and emerging technology.

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    Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
    Rima Nemechek

    Dean's Office

    Responsible for all aspects of faculty affairs, managing our administrative staff, and overseeing our strategic initiatives and School priorities.

     

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    Programs Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM
    Ricardo Padilla, Jr.

    Undergraduate Programs/STEM

    Provides leadership and management for outreach and programming related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and supports efforts to improve DEI enrollment, retention, and experiences in the STEM fields.

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    Director of Admissions and Recruitment
    LaToya Powell

    Graduate Programs

    Responsible for all aspects of admissions operations and recruitment including strategy development and the admissions application cycle. Collaborates with the Engineering Graduate Programs team to cultivate a culture of excellence in customer service and metric-driven decision-making for our prospective graduate students.

  • Stacey Tinker
    Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
    Stacey Tinker

    Graduate Programs

    Responsible for the long term planning, development, coordination, and implementation of graduate recruitment, enrollment management, marketing, and student services strategies to achieve enrollment and student services goals across the School of Engineering.

  • Jean Tsai
    Program and Events Coordinator
    Jean Tsai

    Undergraduate Programs

    Provides support in assisting with the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of our programs and activities for Undergraduate Programs. Responsible for managing School of Engineering student-facing events.

  • Jiayi Wang
    Sr. Research Associate II, Maker/Innovation Interdisciplinary Program
    Jiayi Wang

    Mechanical Engineering

    Provides administrative and technical support to the School of Engineering Innovation Zone Maker Lab and Robotic Systems Lab. Provides developmental and educational support to the School of Engineering's Maker/Innovation interdisciplinary program.

  • Shane Wibeto, Undergraduate Engineering
    Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Student Services
    Shane Wibeto

    Undergraduate Programs

    Responsible for services and programs to support undergraduate engineering students and departments. Coordinate course scheduling, undergraduate bulletin updates, senior capstone funding and conference planning, internal transfer applications, engineering tours and prospective student engagement, first-year peer advising program, alumni/ae mentoring program, communications to engineering undergraduates and support for engineering student organizations.

  • Darcy Yaley
    Senior Administrative Assistant
    Darcy Yaley

    Mechanical Engineering

    Provide administrative support to the Department Chair and faculty, assist students with departmental issues, and serve as the first point of contact for various internal and external constituencies.

     

  • David Zheng, Director of Dry Laboratory Operations
    Director of Dry Laboratory Operations
    David Zheng

    Dean's Office

    Directs dry lab operations of STEM, including the dry labs of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Physics; Mechanical Engineering; Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering; and Center for Nanostructures. These dry labs are located in Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation, Alameda Hall, Daly Science, and Heafey/Bergin Hall.

Contact Us

Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Heafey-Bergin, Bldg. 202
Sobrato Discovery, Bldg. 402

408-554-4600
408-554-5474 fax

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