College Administration

A tradition built on research and teaching excellence, guided by a strategic vision which strives to take our institution from great to best.

Our Vision, Mission & Goals

2020/21 College Profile

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.

Colin Powell and Dean Gallimore on stage at Hill Auditorium
General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, answers questions introduced by Alec Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Professor of Engineering, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, at the annual James R. Mellor Lecture at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, MI on September 19, 2017.

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.

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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Portrait of Steve Ceccio.

Steve Ceccio
ADAA oversees faculty hiring, promotion and tenure; merit review, budget review and planning; and space allocation.

Associate Dean for Research

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Eric Michielssen
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

Portrait of Mary-Ann Mycek.

Mary-Ann Mycek
ADGPE is responsible for the education and welfare of Michigan Engineering’s graduate students.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Portrait of Joanna Millunchick.

Joanna Millunchick
ADUE oversees curriculum development, assessment, teaching and pedagogy, first-year courses and cross-disciplinary programs.

Chief of Staff

Portrait of Jon Kinsey.

Jon Kinsey
The Chief of Staff advises on matters related to the College’s mission and long-range plans.

Deputy Chief of Staff

Portrait of Byron Roberts

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.

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

Portrait of Sara Pozzi

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.

Research Relations

Michael Drake portrait

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.

Student Affairs

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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

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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.