Program Leadership

The MolE Ph.D. program is run by our Director of Education Alshakim Nelson and Graduate Program Advisor Doug Ballard and overseen by an interdisciplinary committee known as the Graduate School Interdisciplinary Committee (GSIC). This committee is comprised of faculty from a variety of departments across the College of Engineering and College of Arts & Sciences and is responsible for guiding the MolE Ph.D. program and making admissions decisions.

DepartmentGSIC Member
BioengineeringYing Zheng, Associate Professor
ChemistryAlshakim (Al) Nelson, Associate Professor (Chair of GSIC)
Chemical EngineeringVincent Holmberg, Assistant Professor
Civil & Environmental EngineeringJessica Ray, Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering / CSGeorg Seelig, Associate Professor
Materials Science & EngineeringPeter Pauzauskie, Professor
ChemistryDianne Xiao, Assistant Professor
Mechanical EngineeringIgor Novosselov, Associate Research Professor
PhysicsJens Gundlach, Professor