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Administrative Officers

Lei Ni:  Department Chair

Hans Wenzl:  Graduate Affairs Vice-Chair

  • AP&M 5256, (858) 534-2734, hwenzl@ucsd.edu
  • In cooperation with the Chair, oversee all aspects of the graduate program except graduate course assignments.

Patrick Fitzsimmons:  Undergraduate Affairs Vice-Chair

  • AP&M 5715, (858) 534-2898, pfitzsimmons@ucsd.edu
  • In cooperation with the Chair and the Council, oversee all undergraduate teaching and all course assignments.



Academic Affairs / Chair's Office

Diane Wagner:  Academic Personnel/Human Resources Manager

  • Manages all aspects of academic and staff in the Mathematics Department.
  • Provides expert advice, instruction and policy interpretation to the department on personnel management, classification, compensation, recruitment, benefits and employee relations.
  • Prepares files for faculty review process.
  • Provides analytical and administrative support to the Chair and MSO.

    VACANT:  Department Coordinator

    • Single point of contact for all information and activities that flow through the department and Chair's office.
    • Coordinate long and short-term department visitors, advising faculty sponsors of processes and services.
    • Manage office space assignments and security.
    • Serve as resource on visa requirements and application process for all department visitors.

    Maureen Gorman:  Academic Personnel Specialist

    • TBA



Student Affairs

Scott Rollans:  Student Affairs Manager

  • Oversight of all aspects of Undergraduate and Graduate programs
  • Responsible for quarterly scheduling, enrollment management, course and program planning, student advising
  • Responsible for undergraduate student employment

    Kelly Guerriero:  Undergraduate/Graduate Advisor

    • Academic planning/advising for all mathematics students (undergraduate or graduate)
    • Manage all required forms for student progress
    • Responsible for student outreach and communications
    • Primary advisor for Math Ph.D. and CSME

    VACANT:  Student Affairs Assistant

    • Intake advising
    • Process student petitions and requests
    • Responsible for undergraduate student timekeeping

    Holly Proudfoot:  Director of Instructional Support

    • Responsible for non-major advising, textbooks, room scheduling, and ad hoc reporting
    • Oversee all exam accommodations
    • Responsible for undergraduate payroll

    Jeffrey Saikali:  Undergraduate/Graduate Advisor

    • Academic planning/advising for all mathematics students (undergraduate or graduate)
    • Manage all required forms for student progress
    • Responsible for student outreach and communications
    • Primary advisor for Math M.A. and M.S.

    Debbie Shon:  Admissions and Instructional Support Specialist

    • Oversight of graduate admissions process
    • Maintain weekly seminars and colloquia announcements
    • Manage office supplies, duplication requests and coordination with Imprints

    VACANT:  Graduate Support Specialist

    • Oversight of all graduate fiscal processes and procedures
    • Responsible for graduate student employment
    • Manage Ph.D. admissions financial support



Fiscal / Contracts & Grants Administration

Joyce Cheng:  Fiscal Manager

  • Lead Fiscal team member for Mathematics Fiscal unit providing oversight of all Fiscal matters within the Mathematics Department.
  • Serve as contact for PIs regarding proposal, award, reporting and audit requirements for complex programs.
  • Provide policy and procedural review, analysis and direction to ensure compliance with campus and external agency requirements.
  • Coordinate all post award administration of contracts, grants, state funds, private gifts, and donations.

    James Ferris:  Fiscal Analyst

    • Responsible for all pre- and post- fund management functions for assigned PIs.
    • Reviews and authorizes appropriateness of expenditure, availability of funds and duplicate funding restrictions.
    • Coordinate assigned PIs research visitors funding and appointments.

    Leslie Foley:  Events Coordinator

    • TBD.

    Josie Medina:  Fiscal Analyst

    • Responsible for all pre- and post- fund management functions for assigned PIs.
    • Reviews and authorizes appropriateness of expenditure, availability of funds and duplicate funding restrictions.
    • Coordinate assigned PIs research visitors funding and appointments.
    • Responsible for Teaching Visitor appointment processes.



Computing Support

Wilson Cheung:  Computing Support Manager

  • Lead technical team member for the Mathematics computing unit.
  • Provides advanced technical support to the department via a variety of administrative, instructional and research computing systems.
  • Evaluates, deploys and maintains cross-platform software and hardware solutions, integrating them into the complex departmental infrastructure.
  • Monitors projects during implementation and provides team leadership and work flow direction.
  • Monitors software, system hardware and security at all device levels.
  • Provides technical consultation for software and hardware systems, security auditing and system patching, adherence to campus computer and network standards.

    Daryl Eisner:  Systems Administrator

    • Provides advanced technical guidance and support to faculty, staff visitors and graduate students in the department.
    • Continuously implements innovations and improvements to daily operations and seeks opportunities to automate these tasks whenever feasible.
    • Maintains computer laboratories for research and educational uses and technological upkeep of all department hardware.

    Saul Molina:  Systems Administrator

    • Provides advanced technical guidance and support to faculty, staff visitors and graduate students in the department.
    • Continuously implements innovations and improvements to daily operations and seeks opportunities to automate these tasks whenever feasible.
    • Maintains computer laboratories for research and educational uses and technological upkeep of all department hardware.



Management Services Officer (MSO)

Molly Love:  MSO (Department Business Officer)

  • Responsible for the management, strategic planning and leadership of all administrative activities in the department.

 

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