Staff

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Davis
2064 Kemper Hall
Davis, CA 95616-5294
(530) 752-0583
Fax: (530) 752-8428

Administrative Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except University holidays.

Denise Christensen

Department Manager

Email:
Phone:
(530) 752-9548

In consultation with Department Chair, manages the department's administrative, business, human resources, and fiscal activities, including financial administration, resource planning, oversight of instructional and research programs, and organizational/operational improvements.

Student Services

Kyle Westbrook

Graduate Program Coordinator

Email:
Phone:
(530) 752-8251

Administers Graduate Group and serves as resource to MS and Ph.D. students in regards to program requirements; fellowship/scholarship programs, and other funding opportunities; resource for graduate program recruitment and retention; admissions; assists with program development, outreach, and program reviews. Represents department at outreach and recruitment functions.

Kate Creveling

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Email:
Phone:
(530) 752-0897

Undergraduate adviser for students in the two undergraduate majors administered by the Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering; prepares quarterly class schedules and course approval forms; coordinates student petitions and exception requests; assists with the development and implementation of outreach, recruitment, admissions, and retention efforts for undergraduate students. Coordinator for ongoing review and evaluation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology [ABET]. Represents department at outreach and recruitment functions that include, among others, Preview Day, High School Scholars Day, annual student orientations, and parent/student visitations, and advisor meetings. Assists Vice Chair with teaching assistant and reader appointments; directs student evaluation of instructors and teaching assistants.

Administrative Office

Reneé Kuehnau

Business Office Assistant / Student Services Assistant

Email:
Phone:
(530) 752-1986

Purchasing, accounts payable, graduate student payroll and personnel, accounts management, gifts, equipment inventory.

Yulia Kiefer

Contracts and Grants Analyst

Email:
Phone:
530-752-1437

Contracts and grant administration, business contracts and consulting agreements, policy compliance, gifts, graduate student payroll and personnel, purchasing, accounts payable, equipment inventory.

Natalie Killeen

Contracts and Grants Analyst

Email:
Phone:
530-752-2455

Contracts and grant administration, graduate student payroll and personnel, purchasing, accounts payable.

Technical and Computer Support

Lance Halsted

Development Engineer

Email:
Phone:
(530) 752-8959

Computer Engineering class laboratory support and development.

Philip Young

Programmer

Email:
Phone:
(530) 752-8472

Systems backup and accounts maintenance. General computer support.