People
Staff

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Jeff Stiers

Director of Dept. Initiatives
Phone: 847-467-6391
Office: Seeley Mudd 3305
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  • Director for CS+X faculty recruitment
  • Main point of contact for Initiative communications, outreach and support
  • CS+X events, guest speakers, and conferences coordinator
  • Point of contact for facilities and space matters
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Lance Drake

Business Administrator
Phone: 847-491-2861
Office: Seeley Mudd 3219
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  • Handles all financial oversight and financial inquiries
  • Manager for all Computer Science staff
  • Point of contact for facilities and space matters
  • Backup to Financial Coordinator and Financial Assistant for payroll
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Renee Cox

Research Administrator
Phone: 847-491-2934
Office: Seeley Mudd 3506
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  • Manages all proposal preparation and post-award management
  • Local subject matter expert and compliance monitor for all sponsored research activities
  • Processes no-cost extensions
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Melissa Duong

Academic Adviser
Phone: 847-467-7745
Fax: 847-491-4455
Office: Seeley Mudd 3546
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  • Undergraduate program student advising
  • Undergraduate program student support
  • Course permissions and registrations
  • Supports Computer Science DUS
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Judith (Judi) Hernandez

Program Assistant II/Graduate Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 847-491-8174
Office: Seeley Mudd 3546
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  • Graduate student admissions and support
  • Graduate student registration, GSTS entry, and assistant to department DGS
  • Backup for permissions and registrations
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Brianna Mello

Business Coordinator
Phone: 847-467-6558
Office: Seeley Mudd 3546
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  • CS+X events, guest speakers, and conferences coordinator
  • Supports faculty affairs and outreach
  • Supports promotion and tenure, reviews, and recruitment
  • Purchasing for CS+X
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Jillian Watson

Program Assistant III
Phone: 847-491-2770
Office: Seeley Mudd Faculty Service Center
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  • Purchasing and procurement for faculty and department
  • Enter and process: requisitions, vouchers, honorariums, expense reports etc.
  • Supports events
  • Assists with room reservations 
  • Point of contact for Computer Science website updates and edits
  • Point of contact for Wildcard and key requests
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Maya Simkin

Program Assistant II (Temp)
Phone: 847-491-2930
Office: Seeley Mudd Faculty Service Center
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  • Purchasing and procurement for faculty and department
  • Enter and process: requisitions, vouchers, honorariums, expense reports etc.
  • Point of contact for Wildcard and key requests
  • General administrative support
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Katie Wu

Financial Coordinator
Phone: 847-491-2959
Office: Seeley Mudd 3506
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  • Post-Award financial support, including projections
  • Sponsored and Non-Sponsored faculty account reconciliations
  • Research and Post-Doc staff payroll and appointment processing
  • Backup to Financial Assistant for payroll
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Iliana Vargas

Financial Assistant
Phone: 847-491-4205
Office: Seeley Mudd 3506
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  • Graduate student funding/payroll
  • SES entries and updates
  • Temporary and Peer Mentor payroll
  • Assists Financial Coordinator