Leadership

We enable our students to thrive in their chosen fields and shape their future according to their unique talents and interests.
  • David M. Collard
    David M. Collard
    Interim Dean and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    404.894.7532
  • Matthew Baker
    Matthew Baker
    Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Professor of Mathematics

    404.894.0613
    Responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing programs that enhance the instructional, research, and career opportunities for faculty. Key areas of responsibility include faculty hiring; mentoring of faculty; faculty retention, promotion, and tenure; and diversity, equity, and inclusion at the faculty level.
  • Lizanne DeStefano
    Lizanne DeStefano
    Associate Dean for Outreach; Executive Director, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC); and Professor of Psychology

    404.385.1393
    Leads efforts to make systemic changes to increase interest and performance of K-12 students in STEM fields, particularly those from underrepresented minorities; participates in Georgia Tech’s efforts to improve the quality of teaching and student experience in STEM education.
  • Julia Kubanek
    Julia Kubanek
    Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Biology, and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

    404.894.0326
    Builds research opportunities and relationships for faculty and students; advocates on behalf of Georgia Tech scientists to grow research facilities on campus; connects researchers with collaborative and funding opportunities; supports career development of faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students.
  • Lew E. Lefton
    Lew E. Lefton
    Assistant Dean for Information Technology (IT) and Senior Academic Professional in the School of Mathematics

    404.385.0052
    Supports and advises the College on computing issues; manages all College-level IT support staff, including hiring and classification; works with other colleges to explore collaborations; provides the College's perspective on Institute-level initiatives; facilitates communication and best practices among research faculty, school administrators, and technical staff.
  • J. Cameron Tyson
    J. Cameron Tyson
    Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and Senior Academic Professional in the School of  Chemistry and Biochemistry

    404.385.0418
    Leads undergraduate recruitment; develops and coordinates activities to support undergraduate experiential learning and student retention; works with schools to develop and implement various programs to enrich the undergraduate experience, including undergraduate research and study abroad; coordinates scholarship programs and awards.

Chairs of Academic Schools

Administration

We are advocates for all College constituents; we are resources for guidance, assistance, and creative problem-solving.
  • Juan Archila
    Juan Archila
    Assistant Director of Facilities

    404.385.2948
    Serves as the College's contact for facilities management, building construction and renovations, and unit relocations.
  • Dian A. Chung
    Dian A. Chung
    Director of Administration

    404.894.8584
    Plans and directs administrative operations, performing various duties in support of the Dean’s strategic and administrative activities and responsibilities for the College, including human resource programs and services; serves as Human Resources Representative for the College and its units.
  • Erica S. Edwards
    Erica S. Edwards
    Director of Financial Administration II

    404.385.0645
    Produces and oversees the College’s budget and its allocations to the schools within the College, serves as the College’s contact and representative for finance and budgets.
  • Justin Filoseta
    Justin Filoseta
    Director of Information Technology and Research Scientist II in the School of Mathematics

    404.894.7385
    Advises on technology, data, and research computing matters; identifies and directs the design, development, and implementation of IT services and solutions to support and enhance the academic and research missions of students and faculty; coordinates IT resources; serves as a campus technical expert.
  • Jennifer K. Leavey
    Jennifer K. Leavey
    Integrated Science Curriculum Coordinator, Director of Georgia Tech Urban Honeybee Project, and Senior Academic Professional in the School of Biological Sciences

    404.385.7229
    Leads interdisciplinary co-curricular programming including the College of Sciences SMaRT Living Learning Community, the Georgia Tech Urban Honey Bee Project, and science-related service learning and community partnerships; coordinates campus involvement with the Atlanta Science Festival; assists with undergraduate recruitment.
  • Gerald E. O'Brien
    Gerald E. "Jerry" O'Brien
    Director of Facilities

    404.894.8745
    Works with faculty, staff, and students to develop plans for renovation of undergraduate and research laboratories; manages renovation projects during design, construction, and occupancy; represents the College in programming, planning, and construction of new buildings that College units will occupy.
  • Keith L. Oden
    Keith L. Oden
    Director of Academic Diversity

    404.894.8163
    Collaborates with faculty, student organizations, academic departments, research centers, and undergraduate/graduate admissions offices on recruitment and retention of underrepresented populations, such as ethnic minorities, women, and first-generation college students; advises the Georgia Tech student chapters of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) and the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE).
  • A. Maureen Rouhi
    A. Maureen Rouhi
    Director of Communications

    404.385.5207
    Coordinates College’s internal and external communications; works with Institute and College communicators to disseminate news about students, faculty, and staff and demonstrate College’s excellence and leadership in science and mathematics research and education; highlights achievements of students, faculty, and staff to attract the best students, staff, and collaborators and to strengthen connections with alumni.
  • Arthur G. Wasserman
    Arthur G. Wasserman
    Director of Development

    404.894.3529
    Works with College leaders and faculty to attract private philanthropy to support the College’s priorities; to advance excellence in teaching and research; and to address needs in student scholarships and fellowships, faculty development, and facility and equipment enhancements.