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
Assistant to the Dean Jill McNamara 319-335-5765
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research Milan Sonka 319-335-5191
Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach Tonya Peeples 319-384-2681
Assistant to the Associate Deans for Graduate Programs and Research and Diversity and Outreach Jennifer Haywood 319-384-2204
Associate Dean for Academic Programs Keri Hornbuckle 319-384-0789
Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Programs Natalie Potter 319-335-6026
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 Technology Officer Doug Eltoft 319-335-5752
Director, Grant Support Joel Steele 319-384-0812
Director, NEXUS of Engineering and Art Deanne Wortman 319-335-6300
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 Anat Levtov


Director, Tutoring Josh Atcher 319-335-5763
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
Student Development Administrator Laura Vasser 319-335-5763


Outreach, Admissions, Scholarships & Inclusion Services (OASIS)

Position Name Phone
Director, Admissions and First-Year Experience Jane Dorman 319-335-5769
Director, Scholarships and Recruiting Janelle Miranda 319-335-5774
Interim Director, Women and Science and Engineering Jacquett Wade 319-335-3511
Affiliate Director, Iowa Project Lead the Way David Rethwisch 319-335-1413
Affiliate Administrator, Iowa Project Lead the Way Kandace Munson 319-335-5940
Outreach Director, Iowa Project Lead the Way Chelle Lehman 319‐335‐5702
Director, Diversity Programs and K-12 Outreach Tracy Peterson 319-335-5776
Coordinator, FTC Programs Rebecca Whitaker 319-335-5706
Administrative Services Coordinator Jennifer Haywood 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 Ching-Long Lin 319-335-5673


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
Co-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