The University of Iowa College of Engineering Administration

Office of the Dean

Position Name Phone
Dean, College of Engineering Alec B. Scranton 319-335-5766
Associate Dean for Academic Programs Keri C. Hornbuckle 319-335-5148
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research Milan Sonka 319-335-5191
Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach Tonya Peeples 319-384-2681
Director, Marketing and Communications Fred Streicher 319-384-0550
Director, Alumni Relations and Communications Wendy Brentner 319-335-5340
Director, Finance April Tippett 319-335-5952
Director, Human Resources Jan Waterhouse 319-335-5767
Director, Facilities   John Millsap 319-335-5773
Chief Technical Officer Doug Eltoft 319-335-5752
Director, Engineering Grant Support Joel Steele 319-384-0812
Executive Director, Engineering Development, University of Iowa Foundation Kate Metcalf 319-335-3305
Director, Engineering Development, University of Iowa Foundation Amy Brainard 319-335-3305


Engineering Student Services

Position Name Phone
Director, Academic Advising and Retention Nancy J. Schneider 319-335-5014
Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse 319-335-6280
Director, Global Experiences and Academic Advisor Amy Brewster 319-384-0552
Director, Tutoring and Academic Advisor Rebecca Machen 319-334-0500
Engineering Registrar Megan Allen 319-335-5768
Director, Hanson Center for Technical Communication Scott Coffel 319-335-6097
Librarian, Lichtenberger Engineering Library Kari Kozak 319-335-6046


Outreach, Admissions, Scholarships & Inclusion Services (OASIS)

Position Name Phone
Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach Tonya Peeples 319-384-2681
Director, Admissions and First Year Experience Jane Dorman 319-335-5769
Director, Scholarships and Recruiting Jennifer Bell 319-335-5774
Director, Women and Science and Engineering Chris Peterson Brus 319-335-3511
Affiliate Director, Iowa Project Lead the Way David Rethwisch 319-335-1413
Affiliate Assistant, Iowa Project Lead the Way Kandace Munson 319-335-5940
Director, Diversity Programs and K-12 Outreach Tracy Peterson 319-335-5776
Coordinator, FIRST Tech Challenge Rebecca Whitaker 319-335-5706
Administrative Services Coordinator N/A 319-384-2204



Position Name Phone
Departmental Executive Officer, Biomedical Engineering Joseph M. Reinhardt 319-335-5634
Departmental Executive Officer, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Allan Guymon 319-335-5015
Departmental Executive Officer, Civil and Environmental Engineering Michelle Scherer 319-335-5654
Departmental Executive Officer, Electrical and Computer Engineering Er-Wei Bai 319-335-6052
Departmental Executive Officer, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Andrew Kusiak 319-335-5674


College Research Centers and Institutes

Position Name Phone
Director, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Thomas Casavant 319-335-5953
Director, Center for Computer-Aided Design Karim Abdel-Malek 319-335-5676
Director, IIHR -- Hydroscience and Engineering Larry J. Weber 319-335-5597
Director, Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging Milan Sonka 319-335-6052



Position Phone
Engineering Admissions 319-335-5763
University of Iowa Foundation 800-648-6973
Lichtenberger Engineering Library 319-335-6047
Engineering Computer Services 319-335-5751
Engineering Electronics Shop 319-335-5760
Engineering Machine Shop 319-384-0600