College Committees

The College Bylaws identify five standing committees, but allow for the creation of various ad-hoc committees. The committee membership for academic year 2020-2021 is listed below.

Executive Committee*
Role Committee Member
Chair/Dean Rama Venkat
Associate Deans Mohamed Trabia
Yingtao Jiang
CE Sajjad Ahmad
CS Kazem Taghva
ECE BJ Das
ME Brendan O'Toole
AFROTC Joshua Williams
ARMY ROTC John Churchill

Standing Committees**

Faculty Affairs Committee
Role Committee Member
Chair Georg Mauer
CE Jaci Batista (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 2nd Term)
CS Laxmi Gewali (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 1st Term)
ECE Emma Regentova (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 1st Term)
ME Georg Mauer (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 1st Term)
Curriculum Committee
Role Committee Member
Chair Melissa Morris
CE Haroon Stephen (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 1st Term)
CS Matt Pedersen (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 2nd Term)
ECE Emma Regentova (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 1st Term)
ME Melissa Morris (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 1st Term)
Academic Standards Committee
Role Committee Member
Chair Angelo Yfantis
CE Hualiang Teng (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 2nd Term)
CS Angelo Yfantis (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 2nd Term)
ECE Bob Schill (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 1st Term)
ME Douglas Reynolds (2017-2018 & 2018-2019, 2nd Term)
Student Jake Hill (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 1st Term)
College Bylaws Committee
Role Committee Member
Chair Sarah Harris
CE Neal Opfer (2019-2020 & 2020-2021, 2nd Term)
CS John Minor (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 2st Term)
ECE Sarah Harris (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 2st Term)
ME Georg Mauer (2018-2019 & 2019-2020, 1st Term)

(*) Per College Bylaws 2.3.1: The ongoing activities of the College related to faculty, staff, students, and curriculum shall be conducted to a large extent by committees made up of faculty and, in some cases, staff and students. The standing committees of the College shall be the Academic Standards Committee, the Curriculum Committee, the Faculty Affairs Committee, and the College Bylaws Committee. The Executive Committee is a permanent College Committee.  The Dean will appoint ad hoc committees as may be required from time to time.  The Dean and Associate Deans are non-voting ex officio members of all committees.

(**) Per College Bylaws 2.3.3:  The term of service on a committee shall be for two academic years.  Faculty committee members shall be elected/appointed in staggered terms such that about one-half of the membership carries over to the following year.  Elections and appointments shall be made near the end of the spring semester to take effect at the start of the fall semester.  No more than two consecutive terms of service are permissible.  Student members shall be selected as early in the fall semester as possible.