College Leadership

Dean

Dr. Ala Qubbaj

Dr. Ala Qubbaj
Dean

Dean's Office

Constantine Tarawneh, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research

Constantine Tarawneh, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for
Research and Graduate Programs

Nazmul Islam, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academics

Nazmul Islam, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for
Academics and Undergraduate Programs

Mahmoud Quweider, Ph.D., Associate Dean for External Affairs

Mahmoud Quweider, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for P-16
Integration and Graduate Programs

not-available

Lisa Smith, MBA
Assistant Dean for Administration


Department Chairs/Program Directors

Jungseok Ho, Ph.D.

Jungseok Ho, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Civil Engineering

Emmett Tomai, Ph.D., Department Chair, Computer Science

Emmett Tomai, Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair
Computer Science

Hashina Huq, Ph.D.

Hashina Huq, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science

Rajiv Nambiar, Ph.D., Department Chair, Manufacturing Engineering

Rajiv Nambiar, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Manufacturing Engineering

Robert Freeman, Ph.D., Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering

Robert Freeman, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Mechanical Engineering

Support Staff

Leticia Ocañas

Leticia Ocañas
Administrative Associate
Dean's Office

Maureen Lopez

Maureen Lopez
Academic Business Analyst
Dean's Office

Irma Ovalle

Irma Ovalle
Accountant I
Dean's Office

Erminia Tovar

Erminia Tovar
Administrative Assistant II
Dean's Office

Aracely Esquivel

Aracely Esquivel
Financial Analyst
Dean's Office

JoAnn Balderrama

JoAnn Balderrama
Administrative Coordinator
Dean's Office

Technical Staff

Omar Castelan

Omar Castelan
Engineering Tech III
Dean's Office

Hector Arteaga

Hector Arteaga
Engineering Tech III
Dean's Office

Antonio Suarez

Antonio Suarez
Engineering Tech II
Dean's Office

Eddie Guzman

Eddie Guzman
Systems Analyst II
Dean's Office

Agapito Cruz

Agapito Cruz
Systems Analyst III
Dean's Office

Manuela Cantu

Manuela Cantu
Center for Railway Safety
Dean's Office

Fundraising Efforts

Vacant

Yvette C. Padilla
Division of Institutional Advancement
Senior Director of Development
(956) 665-5301
Yvette.Padilla@utrgv.edu