Departmental Staff

Our departmental staff is available to help engineering students, faculty and staff with any questions they may have about the department, degree requirements, or advising. For more information, see the list below for the appropriate contact.

Administrative Staff

Maryeileen Banford Griffith
Associate Director of Graduate Programs
Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2826
Email: mebg@seas.upenn.edu
Desirae Cesar
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-4825
Email: desirae@seas.upenn.edu
Nora Powell
Administrative Assistant
Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-746-1818
Email: npowell@seas.upenn.edu
Susan Waddington Pilder
Office Manager and Assistant to the Chair
Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2770
Email: waddingt@seas.upenn.edu
 

Technical Staff

Terry Kientz
Electronics and Laboratory Projects Engineer
Office: 457 GRW
Phone: 215-746-2861
Email: tkientz@seas.upenn.edu

Nicholas Parrotta
Coordinator of Instructional Laboratories
Office:187 Towne
Phone:
Email: parrotta@seas.upenn.edu

Peter Rockett
Instrumentation Technician
Office: 166 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2865
Email: prockett@seas.upenn.edu
Peter Szczesniak
Manager, Manufacturing and Fabrication Services
Office: 168B Towne Building
Phone: 215-573-8150
Email: peterszc@seas.upenn.edu

Joe Valdez
Journeyman Machinist
Office:  191 Towne Building
Phone:  215-898-4473
Email: vjoseph@seas.upenn.edu.