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 lists below for the appropriate contact. Visitors can get information here.

Administrative Staff

Allison Arfaa
Associate Director

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2770
Email: arfaa@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions about the Department Chair's schedule or departmental affairs

Angela Busichio
Administrative Coordinator

Office: 304 Towne Building
Phone: 215-746-3686
Email: busichio@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the Engineering Entrepreneurship program

Maryeileen Griffith
Associate Director of Graduate Programs

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2826
Email: mebg@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the Ph.D. program or Integrated Product Design

Current Student Appointments

Lauren Kemp
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-4825
Email: laurem@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the MEAM undergraduate program, the MEAM roster, and waitlists

Current Student Appointments

Peter Litt
Academic Coordinator

Academic Coordinator
Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-746-6763
Email: peterlit@seas.upenn.edu

Contact with questions regarding the MEAM Masters program or the MEAM seminar series

Current Student Appointments

Jonathan Singleton
Administrative Coordinator

Administrative Coordinator
Office: 229 Towne Building
Phone: 215-746-1818
Email: jonjames@seas.upenn.edu

Contact for general information or office inquiries

Technical Staff

Peter Bruno
Educational Laboratory Coordinator

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-573-5644
Email: pbrun@seas.upenn.edu

Jason Pastor
Instrumentation Technician

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-2865
Email: jmpastor@seas.upenn.edu

Peter Szczesniak
Manager, Manufacturing and Fabrication Services

Office: 191 Towne Building
Phone: 215-573-8150
Email: peterszc@seas.upenn.edu

Joe Valdez
Instrumentation Technician

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