Our Leadership

College of Sciences Deans

Susan Lozier

Susan Lozier

College of Sciences Dean and Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Chair

Chief academic officer of the College, providing leadership to more than 3,000 students and 500 faculty members and researchers conducting over $60 million in annual research across six internationally ranked schools. Learn more.

David M. Collard

David M. Collard

Senior Associate Dean in the College of Sciences and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Coordinates activities related to recruitment, retention, curriculum, instructional facilities, scholarships, and awards; directs initiatives to broaden participation in STEM and build capacity for undergraduate research.

Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker

Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the College of Sciences and Professor of Mathematics

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.

Laura Cadonati

Laura Cadonati

Associate Dean for Research in the College of Sciences and Professor of Physics

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.

Jennifer K. Leavey

Jennifer K. Leavey

Assistant Dean for Faculty Mentoring for the College of Sciences and Principal Academic Professional in the School of Biological Sciences

Leads college efforts related to mentoring of tenure track and non-tenure track faculty of all levels. Coordinates college educational programs related to science and sustainability including the Georgia Tech Urban Honey Bee Project and the Living Building Science Vertically Integrated Project Team.

Carrie Shepler

Carrie Shepler

Assistant Dean for Teaching Effectiveness in the College of Sciences and Principal Academic Professional in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Leads college efforts to improve student learning experiences through robust support of faculty through mentoring and formative assessment while contributing to college initiatives focused on increasing diversity in and inclusiveness of campus learning spaces.

J. Cameron Tyson

J. Cameron Tyson

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs in the College of Sciences and Principal Academic Professional in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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; manages college-level scholarship programs and awards; coordinates academic program reviews in the College of Sciences.

 

College of Sciences School Chairs


 

College of Sciences Directors

Kristin Berthold

Director of Finance

Serves as financial advisor to the College’s executive leadership and chief financial liaison to the College’s six schools; oversees all fiscal affairs of the College, including budget administration and financial operations.

Dian A. Chung

Dian A. Chung

Director of Human Resources

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.

Ashley Coogan

Director of Development

Secures philanthropic support to advance the mission and goals of the College of Sciences and its schools.

Justin Filoseta

Justin Filoseta

Director of Information Technology and Research Scientist II in the School of Mathematics

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.

Jess Hunt-Ralston

Jess Hunt-Ralston

Director of Communications

Leads communications strategy, planning, news and public relations to advance the mission and vision of the College of Sciences and its schools. Serves as the College's primary liaison with Institute Communications for media relations and external outreach, brand management and development, interdisciplinary communications and marketing. Advises and counsels College leadership and researchers to help share the story of science and math at Georgia Tech.

Lewis A. Wheaton

Lewis A. Wheaton

Director of the Center for Promoting Inclusion and Equity in the Sciences (C-PIES),  Director of the Cognitive Motor Control Lab and Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences

Leads diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts and programming for the College of Sciences; as well as the recruitment, support, and retention of a diverse population for all sectors of our community ― staff, faculty, and students ― and building of an inclusive community that broadens access to science and mathematics and creates opportunities for advancement.

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