Useful Contacts

Student Affairs

Cassandra Kokofu, Student Affairs Manager, 212-854-9108
• EE Undergrad Advising Inquiries: ee-undergrad-advising@ee.columbia.edu
• CE Undergrad Advising Inquiries: ce-undergrad-advising@ee.columbia.edu

Undergraduate advising (EE/CE), support for accreditation review (ABET), classroom reservation, requests for access to EE spaces, and course scheduling.

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Elsa Sanchez, Director of Student Affairs, 212-854-3104
• CE MS Advising Inquiries: ce-ms-advising@ee.columbia.edu
• CE MS Admission Inquiries: ce-ms-admissions@ee.columbia.edu
• MS Advising Inquiries: ee-ms-advising@ee.columbia.edu 
• PhD Advising Inquiries: ee-phd-advising@ee.columbia.edu
• PhD Admission Inquiries: ee-phd-admissions@ee.columbia.edu

Graduate Student Affairs: PhD student recruiting, student advising, internship support.

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Michal Zussman, Graduate Admissions, 212-851-9389
• MS Admissions Inquiries: ee-ms-admissions@ee.columbia.edu

MS Admissions support, coordination of graduate student orientation.

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Career Placement

Raina Ranaghan, Career Placement Officer, 212-851-9252
Email: ee-career@ee.columbia.edu

MS Student Career Placement, internships, employer relations.

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Computing Labs

Dustin King, Senior Systems Administrator, 212-854-6020
helpdesk@ee.columbia.edu 

System administration for EE/CE teaching computing labs (Mudd 1205, 1206, 1214, 1218 and 1235) for students and instructors; computing teaching lab maintenance and upgrades. Maintenance of infrastructure servers.

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Teaching Lab Support

John Kazana, Associate Director of Lab Services, 212-854-2427
Email: ee-teachinglabs@ee.columbia.edu

Support for EE teaching labs (Mudd 1205 and 1206) for students and instructors; lab inventory and space lab management & scheduling.

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Payroll and Student Accounts

Laura Castillo, Financial Coordinator, 212-854-1745
Email: ee-payroll@ee.columbia.edu

Paycheck distribution and non-faculty salary inquiries, student account reconciliation.

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Travel and Business Reimbursements

Maribel Autie, Financial Assistant, 212-854-3105
Email: ee-reimbursements@ee.columbia.edu

Reimbursement requests, food orders, front-desk duties. 

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Purchasing

Yoel Rio, Financial Assistant, 212-854-7711
Email: ee-purchasing@ee.columbia.edu

Purchasing Card (P-Card) orders, Requisitions for Purchase Orders, processing vendor invoices.

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Events and Communications

Eliese Lissner, Manager of Events and External Relations, 212-854-5019
• Event Inquiries: ee-events@ee.columbia.edu
• Communications Inquiries: ee-news@ee.columbia.edu

Event planning, communications, EE news, website management, external affairs; EE calendars.

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Room and Lab Reservations

• Room Reservations: ee-room-res@ee.columbia.edu
• Lab Reservations: ee-teachinglabs@ee.columbia.edu

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Human Resources and Faculty Affairs

Susan Ceballo, HR and Academic Affairs Coordinator, 212-854-6578
Email: ee-hr@ee.columbia.edu

Academic appointments processing, including visa for faculty, adjuncts, researchers, graduate students, and visitors; support for faculty promotions and tenure cases; Administrative appointments; support for faculty meetings.

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Grants Administration

Sarah Santos, Senior Grants Analyst, 212-851-9356
Email: ee-grants@ee.columbia.edu

Sponsored Projects financial administration, including quarterly reports and reconciliations.

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Finance and Budget

Pamela Gordon, Business Manager, 212-854-4358
Email: ee-finance@ee.columbia.edu

EE Budget review and reconciliation, accounts payable, creation of new accounts (unrestricted and gifts), grants management, facilities and operations. 

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Finance and Administration

Wendy Villa, Director of Finance and Administration, 212-854-1736
Email: ee-DFA@ee.columbia.edu

All administrative and financial matters, including Human Resources and Academic appointments, Student Affairs, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Sponsored Projects Management, and Operations.

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