Useful Contacts

Finance and Administration

Wendy Villa, Director of Finance and Administration
Email: wc116@columbia.edu
Phone: +1 212-854-1736

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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Finance and Budget

Pamela Gordon, Business Manager
Email: pg2596@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-4358

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

Sarah Santos, Senior Grants Analyst
Email: sqs2103@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-851-9356

Sponsored Projects financial administration, including quarterly reports and reconciliations.
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Travel and Business Reimbursements

Maribel Autie, Financial Assistant
Email: ma2184@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-3105

Reimbursement requests, food orders, front-desk duties.
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Purchasing

Yoel Rio, Financial Assistant
Email: yr115@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-7711

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

Laura Castillo, Financial Coordinator
Email: lmc2232@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-1745

Paycheck distribution and non-faculty salary inquiries, student account reconciliation.
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Human Resources and Faculty Affairs

Susan Ceballo, HR and Academic Affairs Coordinator
Email: sc3871@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-6578

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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Student Affairs

Elsa Sanchez, Director of Student Affairs
Email: elsa@ee.columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-3104

Graduate Student Affairs issues: PhD student recruiting, student advising, internship support, and course scheduling.


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Cassandra Kokofu, Student Affairs Manager
Email: ck2833@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-9108

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

Raina Ranaghan, Career Placement Officer
Email: rmr2185@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-851-9252

MS Student Career Placement, internships, employer relations.
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MS Admissions

Michal Zussman, Graduate Admissions
Email: mz2344@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-851-9389

MS Admissions support, coordination of graduate student orientation.
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Computing Labs

Dustin King, Senior Systems Administrator
Email: dak2171@columbia.edu
Office Phone: +1-212-854-6020
Cell Phone: +1-916-599-3891

System administration for EE/CE teaching computing labs (Mudd 1200) for students and instructors; computing teaching lab maintenance and upgrades.  Maintenance 7 infrastructure servers.
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Teaching Lab Support

John Kazana, Associate Director of Lab Services
Email: kazana@ee.columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-2427

Support for EE teaching labs (Mudd 1200) for students and instructors; lab inventory and space lab management & scheduling.
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Events and Communications

Eliese Lissner, Manager of External Relations and Communications
Email: el3001@columbia.edu
Phone: +1-212-854-5019

Event planning, communications, external affairs; EE calendars.


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