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Dean, School of Engineering

Tarek M. Sobh, Ph.D., P.E., CMfgE 
Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research and Dean of the School of Engineering
Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Computer Science
Fellow, African Academy of Sciences
Member, The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

 

Director Grand Challenge Scholar Program

Khaled M. Elleithy, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research
Associate Dean of the School of Engineering
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering

 

Grand Challenge Scholar Program Faculty Advisors

Jani Macari Pallis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
jpallis@bridgeport.edu

Abhilasha Tibrewal, MS
Senior Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering
abhilash@bridgeport.edu

 

Grand Challenge Scholar Advisory Board

Dave Benjamin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Global Development
Chair of the M.A. in Global Development and Peace
College of Public and International Affairs

Elena Cahill, J.D.
Chair Entrepreneurship Department
Director, Student Entrepreneurship Center
School of Business

Navarun Gupta, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering

Keith Hassel, MS
Director, The Center for Career Development

Stephen Hess, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Chair of the International Political Economy and Diplomacy (IPED) Program
UB Peace Corps Prep Coordinator
College of Public and International Affairs

Junling (Joyce) Hu, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering

Brandon LaFavor, M. Ed.
Director of the Education Abroad Resource Center

Ausif Mahmood, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering

Kelli Meyer
Director of Campus Activities and Civic Engagement

Jessica A. Nelson, Ph.D., MFT
Director of Undergraduate Research
Assistant Professor, Counseling
School of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Turner
Civic Engagement Coordinator