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Dr. Kenneth Ball, dean of the Volgenau School of Engineering, speaks with George Mason students.

Dr. Kenneth Ball, dean of the Volgenau School of Engineering, speaks with students at an event. Faculty members enjoy getting to know students outside the classroom, to share ideas and help them decide which career paths they want to explore.

Administrative Staff and Offices

Dean's Office

Kenneth S. Ball, Dean
Contact: Elizabeth Dean Special Assistant to the Dean
Location: Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5100
Phone: 703-993-1500

Sharon A. Caraballo, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Contact: Letisha Brooks, Office Manager/Assistant to the Associate Dean
Location: Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2500
Phone: 703-993-1511

Liza Wilson Durant, Professor and Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives & Community Engagement
Contact: Elizabeth Dean, Special Assistant to the Dean
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5100
Phone: 703-993-1500

Deborah Goodings, Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Contact: Romy Ginsberg, Assistant to the Associate Dean
Nguyen Engineering Building, Suite 2500
Phone: 703-993-1504

Arthur Pyster, Associate Dean for Research; Professor, SEOR
Contact: Elizabeth Dean, Special Assistant to the Dean
Location: Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5109
Phone: 703-993-1500

Ariela Sofer, Associate Dean for Administration & Faculty Affairs; Professor SEOR
Contact: LIzzie Barnfield, Admin Asst.
Location: Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5100
Phone: 703-993-6415

Christopher Carr, Chief Diversity Officer
Location: Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2202
Phone: (703) 993-2567

Advancement and Alumni Relations

Michele Brumsey, Director
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2704
Phone: 703-993-6069

Kira Woitek, Associate Director
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2621
Phone 703-993-1704

Ana Lopez, Administrative Assistant
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2621
Phone 703-993-1497

Communications

Martha Bushong, Director of Communications & External Relations
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2620
Phone: (703) 993-5595

Ryley Mcginnis, Digital Content Developer
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2520
Phone (703) 993-6419

Nanci Hellmich, Communications Specialist
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2520
Phone (703) 217-4917

Computing Resources

VSE Computer Labs
(Computing Resources)

VSE Computing Help Desk
Phone: 703-993-1515

Jonathan GoldmanDirector, IT and Security
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 1503
Phone: 703-993-3506

Larry JacksonLab Manager
Phone: 703-993-4448

Alastair Neil, Unix Systems Administrator
Phone: 703-993-3953

Jeffrey Oslik, Windows Administration Specialist 
Phone: 703-993-2680

Dan O'Brien, Linux and Database Administrator 
Phone: 703-993-1649

Nelson Sheffield, Windows Administration Specialist 
Phone: 703-993-2782

Volgenau Webmaster - to report broken links or problems with this site

Finance

Kim Goodwin-Slater, Director of Finance
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5107
Phone: 703-993-5990

Kim Holmes, Finance Coordinator
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5201
Phone: 703-993-1709

Graduate Studies

Deborah Goodings, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Nguyen Engineering Building, Suite 2500
Phone: 703-993-1504

Suddaf Ismail, Director, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2400
Phone: (703) 993-1512

Jennifer Skorzawski-RossDirector, Graduate Academic Affairs
Graduate Student Academic Affairs

Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2400
Phone: (703) 993-1505

Romy Ginsberg, Assistant to the Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2400

(703) 993-1504

Human Resources

Nicole Holiday, Human Resources Manager
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5303
Phone: 703-993-3394

Jennifer Lee
Personnel Assistant, Volgenau School of Engineering
5100 Nguyen Engineering Building
Phone: (703) 993-5387

Sponsored Research Administration

Terri Mancini, Director, Sponsored Research Administration
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5302
Phone: 703-993-9550

Jackie Kang, Financial Administrator
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5200
Phone: 703-993-1500

Joyce Kong, Financial Administrator
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5201
Phone: 703-993-1666

David Oler, Financial Administrator
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5201
Phone: 703-993-5340

Sarah Spear, Financial Specialist
Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 5301
Phone: 703-993-6313
 

Map and Directions

Getting Here: We're at the Nguyen Engineering Building, 4511 Patriot Circle, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030. When you get to Mason, get on University Drive, which will turn into Patriot Circle. Go through two lights; at the second stop sign, turn right on Sandy Creek Way. Make an immediate left into the visitor parking level of the Shenandoah Parking Deck.

Parking: From the Shenandoah Park Deck, proceed towards the back exit; (parking closest to the exit will be closest to the Engineering Building). Walk out of the garage exit and downhill on York River Road. The Engineering building is on the right next to Research Hall.

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