About Us

Have Questions?

If you have questions, please reach out to us.  We would like to hear from you and tell you more about our program.


Email: gradengr@uci.edu

Phone: 949.824.8090

Mailing Address:
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697


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Our Staff

Debbie Lewis

Associate Director, Career Services


Nikki Spratt

Associate Director, Recruitment and Admissions


Jean Macneil 

Director, Graduate and Professional Studies


Derek dunn-Rankin

Director, Master of Engineering

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Athina Markopoulou

Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Studies

Our Faculty

Concentration Directors

Each concentration has dedicated faculty contacts to assist students. Below are the current concentration and specialization directors:

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

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science: Digital & Image Signal Processing, and High-Speed Communications Circuits & Systems:          Prof. Ozdal Boyraz  |  email: oboyraz@uci.edu           Prof. Yanning Shen  |  email: yannings@uci.edu

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering: Autonomous & Intelligent Machines & Systems, Energy Systems, Nanotechnology & Microsystems:  Prof. Lawrence Kulinsky  |  email: lkulinsk@uci.edu            Prof. Mark Walter  |  email: m.walter@uci.edu


Concentration Coordinators

Advanced Manufacturing (Coming Fall 2024): Prof. Lorenzo Valdevit |  email: valdevit@uci.edu 

Civil and Environmental Engineering: Sustainable Infrastructure (Coming Fall 2024): Prof. Joel Lanning |  email: joel.lanning@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 

Our 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.

Click below to see the Engineering Faculty Directory.