Department DEI Committees

Biomedical Engineering

  • Joyita Dutta, Committee Chair & Associate Professor
  • Jingjing Gao, Assistant Professor 
  • Martin Hunter, Senior Lecturer
  • Natalia Kolk, Academic Advisor 
  • Aaryan Chaudhary (BME Senior) 
  • Julie Lindfeldt (BME Junior) 
  • Elizabeth Clancy (BME Sophomore) 
  • Laura Martin Mendez (BME Freshman) 
  • Vibha Balaji, (BME Graduate Student)
  • Tailynn McCarty (BME Graduate Student)

Chemical Engineering

  • Ashish Kulkarni, Committee Chair
  • Anna Marie LaChance, Lecturer
  • Amity Lee, Administrative Staff
  • Isaac Ramírez Marerro, Graduate Student
  • Anna Wirasaputra, Graduate Student

The ChE Feedback Portal allows the community to submit questions, comments, or requests for the UMass Chemical Engineering DEI Committee

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Emily Kumpel, Committee Chair
  • Nicholas Tooker, Professor of Practice
  • Eleni Christofa, Associate Professor
  • Mariana Lopes, Assistant Professor
  • Jodi Ozdarski, Academic Advisor
  • Judy Pierce, Administrative Staff
  • Carlton Ho, Professor
  • Jessica Boakye, Assistant Professor
  • Song Gao, Professor

The CEE Feedback Portal allows the community to provide feedback on the department's culture.

Electrical and Computer Engineering 

  •  Brenda Phillips, Committee Chair
  •  Mike Zink, Assistant Professor
  • Emily Krems, Academic Advisor
  • Yasra Chandio, Graduate Student

The ECE Feedback Portal allows the community to provide feedback on the department's culture.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

  • Shannon Roberts, Committee Chair
  • Meghan Huber, Assistant Professor
  • Stephen S. Nonnenmann, Associate Professor
  • Jonathan Rothstein, Professor

Being targeted?

If you feel that you are being targeted or have any concerns about other members of our community being targeted, please contact resources in your department, the College of Engineering DEI Office, the UMass Office of Equity and Inclusion, and/or the UMass Campus Police

Please know that we support you in taking action and are here to listen to and guide you. You have done nothing to warrant this treatment, and building a public evidence base is an actionable way to change the culture.