A tradition built on research and teaching excellence, guided by a strategic vision which strives to take our institution from great to best.
Office of the Dean
The Office of the Dean is responsible for the leadership and administration of the Michigan Engineering community, supporting faculty, students and staff as they pursue their programs in education, research and service.
Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering
Dr. Alec D. Gallimore is the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dean Gallimore is a rocket scientist. He is a leader in the field of advanced electric propulsion, who has excelled in research, teaching and service. His experience and creativity have led to program innovations to assist the growth of faculty and students. He is passionate about creating an inclusive environment and ensuring all individuals are treated with equity.
Under Dean Gallimore, Michigan Engineering is asserting a leadership role and voice in solving societal big problems, based on a strong foundation of breakthrough interdisciplinary research and forward-looking academic-industry partnerships.
Department Chairs & Program Directors
- Aerospace Engineering: Anthony Waas
- Biomedical Engineering: Lonnie Shea
- Civil and Environmental Engineering: Jerome Lynch
- Chemical Engineering: Sharon Glotzer
- Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering: Tuija Pulkkinen
- Electrical and Computer Engineering: Mingyan Liu
- Computer Science and Engineering: Brian Noble
- Industrial and Operations Engineering: Brian Denton
- Integrative Systems and Design: Diann Brei
- Mechanical Engineering: Ellen Arruda
- Materials Science and Engineering: Amit Misra
- Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering: Jing Sun
- Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences: Gary Was (Interim Chair)
- University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute: James R. Sayer
Dean's Cabinet top
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
ADAA oversees faculty hiring, promotion and tenure; merit review, budget review and planning; and space allocation.
Associate Dean for Research
ADR provides support for the College’s research enterprise, seeking to enhance the strength and vitality of engineering research.
Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Education
ADGE is responsible for the education and welfare of Michigan Engineering’s graduate students.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
ADUE oversees curriculum development, assessment, teaching and pedagogy, first-year courses and cross-disciplinary programs.
Chief of Staff
The Chief of Staff advises on matters related to the College’s mission and long-range plans.
Deputy Chief of Staff
Byron Roberts, Deputy Chief of Staff, Senior Director of Advancement
The Deputy Chief of Staff provides primary support for College strategic planning and Dean’s office communications.
John Balbach, Sr. Executive Director
The Office of Advancement (OOA) will establish, build and foster quality relationships that generate resources to achieve Michigan Engineering objectives.
Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach
Lyonel Milton, Managing Director
The Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach (CEDO) fosters a campus climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Communications & Marketing
Jennifer Judge Hensel, Executive Director
Communications & Marketing (C&M) provides strategic marketing and communications that strengthen relationships between the College, our community and the public.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Sara Pozzi, Director for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion implementation committee works to cultivate a culture of excellence and diversity at the College.
Information Technology (CAEN)
Dan Maletta, Executive Director
Information Technology (CAEN) manages our information technology portfolio and offers IT services for students, staff and faculty.
Mike Drake, Senior Director
Research Relations serves as a conduit facilitating engagement between corporations and researchers on a broad range of opportunities.
Resource Planning & Management
Deborah Mero, Sr. Executive Director
Resource Planning & Management (RPM) provides administrative support for financial planning and management, human resources and facilities planning.
Jeanne Murabito, Executive Director
The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) builds alliances between undergraduates, the classroom and other aspects of campus life, and helps graduate students navigate the graduate school experience and launch successful careers.
Leadership Advisory Board
The Leadership Advisory Board (LAB) is composed of leaders of business, industry, government, and the research and engineering education communities who volunteer their time, expertise and counsel to help chart the future course of the College.