Key Contacts

A list of commonly requested key contacts at SCS appears below. You may also search for individuals by keyword, name, department and research interest by visiting the SCS Faculty and Staff Directory.

Office of the Dean

Department Heads



Visit our Program Leadership page for program-specific contact information.

Undergraduate Education

  • Tom Cortina - Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
  • Veronica Peet - Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Experience
  • Mark Stehlik - Director, Undergraduate Major in Computer Science
  • Haiyi Zhu - Director, Undergraduate Major in Human-Computer Interaction
  • Phillip Compeau - Director, Undergraduate Major in Computational Biology
  • Reid Simmons - Director, Undergraduate Major in Artificial Intelligence
  • George Kantor - Director, Undergraduate Major in Robotics

Graduate Education

Entrepreneurship Education

  • Kit Needham - Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurial Initiatives; Director, Project Olympus
  • Melanie Simko - Senior Program Manager, Project Olympus


External Relations and Strategic Initiatives


Corporate and Government Relations




Marketing, Communications and Media Relations


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Jodi Forlizzi - Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Darla Coleman - Executive Director of SCS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Michelle Lane - Administrative Associate, SCS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


CS Pathways


Finance and Administration


Building Facilities


SCS Departmental Contacts

Ray and Stephanie Lane Computational Biology Department (Department Directory)

Computer Science Department (Department Directory)

Human-Computer Interaction Institute (Department Directory)

Language Technologies Institute (Department Directory)

Machine Learning Department (Department Directory)

Robotics Institute (Department Directory)

National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)

Software and Societal Systems Department (Department Directory)