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College Leadership


Jacqueline Isaacs
Interim Dean of the College of Engineering,  Office of the Dean
Professor,  Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Associate Director,  Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Affiliated Faculty,  School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Economic-environmental assessment of alternative manu/nanomanufacturing routes towards sustainable design and manufacturing, societal implications of nanomanufacturing, with interdisciplinary collaborations in political science, philosophy, industrial hygiene and industrial engineering, development and assessment of educational games for engineering students and for K-12 outreach activities.


Akram N. Alshawabkeh
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education,  Office of the Dean
George A. Snell Professor of Engineering,  Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director,  PROTECT Superfund Research Center
Director,  Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development in Puerto Rico (CRECE)

Geoenvironmental engineering, soil and groundwater remediation; electrokinetic and electrochemical processes; contaminant fate and transport environmental restoration


Jasmine Sun
Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance,  Administrative Resource Center


Susan Freeman
Interim Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education,  Office of the Dean
Teaching Professor,  First Year Engineering Program
Affiliated Faculty,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Waleed Meleis
Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education,  Office of the Dean
Associate Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Affiliated Faculty,  Bioengineering

Combinatorial optimization, algorithm design and analysis, scheduling, machine learning, parallel computing.


Sinan Muftu
Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs,  Office of the Dean
Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Affiliated Faculty,  Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mechanics and tribology of axially moving materials, webs; numerical simulation of tissue healing and bone remodeling; high velocity impact of micron scale particles


Mike Booras
Assistant Dean,  Development and Alumni Affairs


Richard Harris
Assistant Dean, Academic Scholarship, Mentoring and Outreach & Director of NU Program in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME),  Diversity Programs


Lisa Koch
Assistant Dean of Educational and Computer Technology,  Engineering Computer Center
617.373.4430
lkoch@coe.neu.edu


Candace Martel
Assistant Dean,  Undergraduate Academic Advising


Lorraine Mountain
Assistant Dean & Senior Co-op Coordinator,  Cooperative Education

Departmental Programs: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Data Analytics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Energy Systems, Engineering Management, Engineering Public Policy, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Robotics, and Sustainable Building Systems.


Rachelle Reisberg
Assistant Dean, Engineering Enrollment and Retention & Director of Women in Engineering,  Diversity Programs
Advisor,  SWE: Society of Women Engineers, NU Student Chapter

Department Chairs


Jerome F. Hajjar
CDM Smith Professor and Chair,  Civil and Environmental Engineering
Affiliated Faculty,  Marine and Environmental Sciences

Steel and composite steel/concrete structures; earthquake engineering; structural stability; large-scale experimental testing of structures; regional simulation


Lee Makowski
Professor and Chair,  Bioengineering & Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Professor,  Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Affiliated Faculty,  Electrical and Computer Engineering

Image and signal processing as applied to biophysical data designed to answer fundamental questions about the molecular basis of living systems


Emanuel Melachrinoudis
Professor and Interim Chair,  Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
617.373.4850
emelas@coe.neu.edu

Deterministic operations research and multi-criteria optimization; facility location; supply chain, transportation and logistics; wireless sensor network lifetime maximization with sink mobility; wildfire prediction and mitigation


Srinivas Tadigadapa
Professor and Chair,  Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sensor Devices and Smart Sensor Systems realized through interdisciplinary field of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS); including the design, optimization, fabrication, testing, and networking of such transducers; fabrication of novel micro and nano-sensors and actuators by integrating non-traditional materials using silicon planar microfabrication techniques and exploring phenomenon at the micro-nano interfaces; development of sustainable sensing solutions for biomedical applications including investigation of robust magnetic technologies for interfacing to the brain


Ronald J. Willey
Professor & Interim Chair,  Chemical Engineering

Process safety and catalysis (industrial)