Departmental Staff

Our departmental staff is available to help current or prospective students, faculty and staff with any questions they may have about the department, degree requirements, or advising. For more information, see the alphabetical list below for the appropriate contact person.

TBA
Coordinator of Data Science
Office: 308 Levine

Phone: 215-573-2431
Fax: 215-898-0587

Contact with questions regarding the Data Science Program

Amy Calhoun
Director of Integrated Studies Programs, Penn Engineering

Office: 156 Levine
Phone: 215-898-1593
Fax: 215-573-7453
Email: cal1@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the Integrated Studies Programs

Jackie Caliman
Director of Administrative Operations

Office: 306 Levine
Phone: 215-898-5326
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: jackie@cis.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding Departmental Administration

Britton Carnevali
PhD Coordinator; Social Media & Networking Associate Director

Office: 310 Levine
Phone: 215-898-5515
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: brittonc@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the PhD Program, Webpages and Social Media

Desirae Cesar
Associate Director

Office: 309 Levine
Phone: 215-573-2582
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: cis-undergrad-advising@seas.upenn.edu

Current Student Appointments: https://desirae.youcanbook.me/

Contact with questions regarding Undergraduate Advising

Mike Felker
Mike Felker CIS/MSE and on-campus MCIT Program coordinator

Office: 158 Levine
Phone: 215-898-9672
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: mfelker@cis.upenn.edu
Personal Website | Phased Retirment Status

Contact with questions regarding CIS/MSE and on-campus MCIT Programs, applying, etc.

Laura Fox
Associate Director

Office: 309 Levine
Phone: 215-898-3191
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: cis-undergrad-advising@seas.upenn.edu

Current Student Appointments: Make Advising Appointment

Contact with questions regarding Undergraduate Advising.

Cheryl Hickey
Administrative Coordinator

Office: 502 Levine
Phone: 215-898-3538
Fax: 215-573-8190
Email: cherylh@cis.upenn.edu
Personal Website

Contact with questions regarding CIS Space, Faculty Recruiting, and the CIS Colloquium Series

Lily Hoot
Program Manager and Social Media Outreach, NETS and the Warren Center

Office: 402B, 3401 Walnut
Phone: 215-573-0861
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: lhoot@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the Warren Center and NETS

(Liz) Wai Ping Ng
Assistant Director, PRECISE Center; Associate Director, Embedded Systems MSE Program

Office: 313 Levine
Phone: 215-898-8543
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: wng@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding PRECISE Center

Charity Payne
Associate Director, GRASP Lab & PERCH; Graduate Program Coordinator for Robotics MSE Program

Office: Pennovation Works
Phone: 215-898-0374
Fax: 215-898-0587
Email: charity@cis.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding GRASP Lab and Robotics master’s program

Rita Powell
Director of CIS Diversity

Office: 158 Levine
Phone: 215-898-0051
Email: rpowell@cis.upenn.edu
Personal Website

Contact with questions regarding CIS diversity issues

Jasmin Robinson
Administrative Assistant

Office: 302 Levine
Phone: 215-898-8560
Email: jrobi@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the CIS Front Office

Jennifer Sheffield
Program Research Coordinator, Cognitive Computation Group

Office: 453C, 3401 Walnut Phone: 215-746-5695 Email: sheffiel@cis.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the Cognitive Computation Group.