School of Engineering Leadership

Shekhar Garde
Shekhar Garde
Dean of Engineering
Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Chaired Professor 
Phone: 518-276-6298
Email: gardes@rpi.edu

Kurt Anderson
Kurt S. Anderson
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Phone: 518-276-6620
Email: anderk5@rpi.edu

Assad Oberai
Assad A. Oberai
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Phone: 518-276-3386
Email: oberaa@rpi.edu

Matt Oehlschlaeger
Matt Oehlschlaeger
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Phone: 518-276-6620
Email: oehlsm@rpi.edu

Engineering Department Heads

Suvranu De
Suvranu De
Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
J. Erik Jonsson '22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Phone: 518-276-6351
Email: des@rpi.edu

Juergen Hahn
Juergen Hahn
Professor and Department Head, Biomedical Engineering
Phone: (518) 276-6548
Email: hahnj@rpi.edu

Pawel Keblinski
Pawel G. Keblinski
Professor and Department Head, Materials Science and Engineering
Phone: 518-276-6373
Email: keblip@rpi.edu

Chris Letchford
Christopher Letchford
Professor and Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Phone: (518) 276-6362
Email: letchc@rpi.edu

Joel Plawsky
Joel L. Plawsky
Professor and Head,  The Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Phone: (518) 276-6378
Email: plawsky@rpi.edu

John Wen
John Wen
Professor and Department Head, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Phone: (518) 276-2895
Email: wenj@rpi.edu

Michael Wozny
Michael J. Wozny
Professor and Acting Department Head, Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Phone: (518) 276-2150
Email: woznym@rpi.edu

Dean's Staff Members

Phylis Federici
Manager, Engineering Administration
Phone: 518-276-8817
Email: federp@rpi.edu

Audrey Larkin Zurlo
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Phone: 518-276-6298
Email: larkia@rpi.edu

Barbara Ann Ruel
Director of Diversity and Women's Programs in Engineering
Phone: 518-276-6203
Email: ruelb@rpi.edu

Donna Tomlinson
Senior Business Manager
Phone: 518-276-6229
Email: tomlid@rpi.edu

Associate Dean's Staff Members

Sam Chiappone
Manager, Fabrication and Prototype Facility
Phone: Phone: 518-276-8295
chiaps@rpi.edu

Dana Chichester
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 518-276-6620
chichd@rpi.edu

Elizabeth Herkenham
K-13 Program Director
Phone: 518-276-6245
herkee2@rpi.edu

Kathryn Dannemann
Director, The Multidisciplinary Design Lab
Phone: 518-276-8293
Email: dannek2@rpi.edu

Valerie Louise Swenson
Senior Students Services Coordinator
Phone: 518-276-6626

swensv@rpi.edu