Administrative Office Hours:

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


Open Position

Department Manager

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_westbrookKyle Westbrook

Graduate Program Coordinator

(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_crevelingKate Creveling

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

(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


renee_kuehnauReneé Kuehnau

Business Office Assistant / Student Services Assistant

(530) 752-1986

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

yuliaYulia Kiefer

Finance Manager

(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_wagnerNatalie Killeen

Contracts and Grants Analyst

(530) 752-9712

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

Katrina Wong

Assistant to the Chair and Academic Personnel

(530) 752-2455

Provide administrative assistance and business office support to the Chair, the CAO and other departmental faculty and staff. Provide administrative support for the academic personnel advancement and promotion process, for academic appointments, and for academic recruitments. Prepare and process visa paperwork for visiting scholars. Website maintenance.

Technical and Computer Support

lance_halstedLance Halsted

Development Engineer

(530) 752-8959

Laboratory support and development.

phil_youngPhilip Young

ECE Computer Support

(530) 752-8472

Systems backup and accounts maintenance. General computer support.