School Administration

Office of the Dean

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    Jim McGuffin-Cawley

    Interim Dean, Case School of Engineering
    Arthur S. Holden Professor of Engineering
    Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

    Develops new methodologies for material processing, characterizes processing-property relationships, studies high-temperature diffusion and solid-state reactions, fosters industry-university relationships

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    Marc Buchner

    Associate Dean, Academics
    Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Director, Virtual Worlds Lab - Gaming and Simulation

    Applies computer gaming technology and digital signal processing, especially VR and AR, to problem-solving in fields including psychology, nursing and medicine

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    Chris Zorman

    Interim Associate Dean, Research
    Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Director, Microfabrication Laboratory
    Director, APT Center

    Develops materials and processing techniques for microsystems, especially for challenging applications

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    Lisa Camp

    Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives, CSE Dean's Office

    Leads strategic initiatives on behalf of the engineering school

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    Lyn Spellman

    Executive Aide to the Dean, CSE Dean's Office

    Provides support to the Dean of the Case School of Engineering as well as other Dean's office senior staff as needed.

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    Kathleen Ballou

    Project Coordinator, CSE Dean's Office

    Assists the Associate Dean of Academics with administration of engineering school academic programs and special projects

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    Sheila Campbell

    Department Assistant, CSE Dean's Office

    Provides administrative and financial expertise within the Dean's Office

 

Administration and Finance

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    Cena Hilliard

    Associate Dean of Finance, Administration and Business Operations, CSE Dean's Office

    Serves as the chief financial and operations office for the engineering school

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    Deborah Hamzah

    Director, Research Administration

    Supports the Case School of Engineering budget and research functions

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    Ann Boughner

    Director of Human Resources & Leadership Development, CSE Dean's Office

    Planning and overseeing human resource-related functions for the Case School of Engineering.

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    Rimas Biliunas

    Director of Information Technology, CSE IT (U-Tech)

    Develops and implements a strategic information technology plan for the Case School of Engineering

 

Marketing and Communications

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    Christine Coolick

    Assistant Dean of Marketing and Communications, Office of the Dean

    Develops and implements a strategic marketing and communications plan for the engineering school

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    Jacqueline Fitch

    Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications, CSE Dean's Office

    Assists in sharing the Case School of Engineering story to boost the school’s reputation among its peers and drive student recruitment

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    Carol Martincic

    Department Assistant, Development and External Affairs, and Sears think[box]

    Supports the Office of Development and External Affairs at the engineering school and Sears think[box]

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    Tiarra Thomas

    Assistant Director, Office of Development and External Affairs

    Develops strategy to encourage philanthropic support for the Case School of Engineering, and provides support to ensure execution of future goals

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    Lauren Biddlecombe

    Director of Donor Relations and Events, Office of Development and External Affairs

    Leads donor relations and events for the engineering school

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    Marina Corleto

    Senior Director of Development, Office of Development and External Affairs

    Designs and implements comprehensive development and fundraising strategies for the engineering school

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    Anne Cunningham

    Executive Director for International Development Initiatives, Office of Development and External Affairs

    Leads global development and engagement with alumni, friends, industry and foundations

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    Michael Dolsak

    Associate Dean of Development and External Relations, Office of Development and External Affairs
    Associate Vice President, Development

    Leads and advances development initiatives for the engineering school

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    Roger Cerne

    Executive Advisor, Office of Development and External Affairs

    Assists the engineering school dean, vice dean and development staff in strengthening relationships with alumni and friends

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    Daniel Ducoff

    Vice President for Engineering and Global Development and Vice Dean for External Relations, Office of Development and External Relations

    Advances university goals through strategic fundraising globally

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Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice

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    Deborah Fatica

    Assistant Dean, Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice

    Provides leadership, management, and administration to the Division of Engineering Leadership & Professional Practice.

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    Bonnie Worthy

    Department Assistant, Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice

    Supports cooperative education, global engineering, dual-degree programs, industry relations team and pre-K-12 activities.

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    Genine Apidone

    Director, Cooperative Education, Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice

    Provides the strategic vision and goals, leadership, management and operational implementation of the co-operative education program.

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    Laura Marshall

    Senior Business Leader, Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice

    Connects professional and student talent to industry opportunities

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    Nazanin Tousi

    Industry Relations and Talent Manager, Division of Engineering Leadership and Professional Practice

    Connects companies to engineering student talent

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    Bob Kirsch

    Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
    Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor
    Professor, Biomedical Engineering
    Director, Cleveland FES Center
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    Daniel Lacks

    Department Chair, Chemical Engineering
    C. Benson Branch Professor
    Professor, Chemical Engineering

    Develops first-principles molecular-scale theories of chemical processes and materials properties

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    Xiangwu Zeng

    Department Chair, Civil Engineering
    Frank H. Neff Professor
    Professor, Civil Engineering

    Develops geotechnical solutions for earthquake design, space exploration, wind turbines and vibration attenuation

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    Alexis Abramson

    Interim Department Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Milton and Tamar Maltz Professor of Energy Innovation
    Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Director, Great Lakes Energy Institute

    Uncovers innovative solutions in energy, including smart materials for thermal management and software for virtual building efficiency audits

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    David Schiraldi

    Department Chair, Macromolecular Science and Engineering
    Peter A. Asseff, PhD, Professor of Organic Chemistry
    Professor, Macromolecular Science and Engineering

    Develops bio-based, flame-retarded plastics, polymer aerogels and packaging materials; and studies properties of polyesters

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    Frank Ernst

    Department Chair, Materials Science and Engineering
    Leonard Case Jr. Professor of Engineering
    Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
    Faculty Director, Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis of Materials

    Studies and engineers microstructures, interfaces and surfaces of metallic materials by novel methods of processing and microcharacterization

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    Robert Gao

    Department Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Cady Staley Professor of Engineering
    Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Develops multi-physics sensing and stochastic modeling methods for improving observability in dynamical systems