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 Nicole Grosland 319-335-5634
Assistant to the Dean Jill McNamara 319-335-5765
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research Milan Sonka 319-335-5191
Assistant to the Associate Deans for Graduate Programs and Research and Diversity and Outreach Kristina Venzke 319-384-2204
Director, Marketing and Communications Jason Kosovski 319-384-0550
Director, Finance April Tippett 319-335-5952
Director, Human Resources Cathy Koebrick 319-335-5078
Director, Facilities   John Millsap 319-335-5773
Chief Technology Officer Matt McLaughlin 319-335-5751
Director, NEXUS of Engineering and Art Deanne Wortman 319-335-6300
Executive Director, Engineering Development, University of Iowa Foundation Elizabeth Simpson 319-335-3305
Associate Director, Engineering Development, University of Iowa Foundation Matt Kuster 319-335-3305


Engineering Student Success Team

Position Name Phone
Engineering Registrar Megan Allen 319-335-5768
Director, Academic Resources and Support Josh Atcher 319-384-0500
Director, Hanson Center for Technical Communication Scott Coffel 319-335-6097
Director, Admissions and First-Year Experience Jane Dorman 319-335-5769
Director, Engineering Career Services Travis Greenlee 319-335-6280
Librarian, Lichtenberger Engineering Library Kari Kozak 319-335-6046
Director, Global Experiences and Academic Advisor Anat Levtov


Assistant Director, Hanson Center for Technical Communication Sarah Livesay


Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Programs Natalie Potter 319-335-6026
Director, Women in Science and Engineering Linda Varvel 319-335-3511
Engineering Student Success Team Administrator Laura Vasser 319-335-5763


Outreach, Admissions, Scholarships & Inclusion Services (OASIS)

Position Name Phone
Director K-12 School Engagement
Femineer® Affiliate Director
Chelle Lehman 319-335-5702<
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
Administrative Services Coordinator Kristina Venzke 319-384-2204



Position Name Phone
Departmental Executive Officer, Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering Joseph Reinhardt 319-335-5634
Departmental Executive Officer, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering C. Allan Guymon 319-335-5015
Departmental Executive Officer, Civil and Environmental Engineering Allen Bradley 319-335-6117
Departmental Executive Officer, Electrical and Computer Engineering Er-Wei Bai 319-335-6052
Departmental Executive Officer, Industrial and Systems Engineering Geb Thomas 319-335-5936
Departmental Executive Officer, Mechanical 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, Iowa Technology Institute Karim Abdel-Malek 319-335-5676
Director, IIHR -- Hydroscience and Engineering Gabriele Villarini 319-384-0596
Co-Director, Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging Milan Sonka 319-335-6052
Director, NADS -- National Advanced Driving Simulator Daniel McGehee 319-335-6819
Director, IFC -- Iowa Flood Center  Witek Krajewski 319-335-5231
Director, IGS -- Iowa Geological Survey  Keith Schilling 319-335-1422



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