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Master of Engineering Staff

Derek dunn-Rankin

Director, Master of Engineering

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering



Nikki Spratt

Associate Director, Recruitment and Admissions


 Jean Macneil

Director, Graduate and Professional Studies



Debbie Lewis

Associate Director, Career Services


MAster of Engineering Faculty

Graduate Advisor

Prof. Ozdal Boyraz  |  email:oboyraz@uci.edu

Concentration Directors

Advanced Manufacturing: Prof. Carl Soderhjelm |  email: csoderhj@uci.edu 

Biomedical Engineering: Prof. Christine King |  email: kingce@uci.edu 

Civil and Environmental Engineering: Prof. Joel Lanning |  email: joel.lanning@uci.edu       Brian Tarroja | email: btarroja@uci.edu

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science: Prof. Payam Heydari  |  email: payam.heydari@uci.edu    Prof. Yanning Shen  |  email: yannings@uci.edu

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering:  Prof. Lawrence Kulinsky  |  email: lkulinsk@uci.edu    Prof. Mark Walter  |  email: m.walter@uci.edu

Capstone Project Faculty Advisors 

Prof. Farzad Ahmadkhanlou |  email: farzad.a@uci.edu 

Prof. Vince McDonell |  email: vgmcdone@uci.edu 

Entrepreneurship & Leadership

Prof. Neil Sahota |  email: nsahota@law.uci.edu 


UCI Samueli School of Engineering faculty members are scholars and leaders in their disciplines and have achieved worldwide honors and recognition for their pioneering research and dedicated teaching. Nearly a third are fellows in professional societies, and 14 are members of the National Academy of Engineering. The school has eight endowed chairs, eight Distinguished Professors and four Chancellor’s Professors.

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